13 articles CentOS

How To Install cPanel on CentOS

Details This instruction will provide you with instruction on the installation of cPanel WHM software in CentOS. The first thing you would want to do is update your packages to support CentOS   Steps To update your packages perform the following. yum update -y Next you need to install perl with the following command. yum…

How to Install VirtualBox on CentOS 6.3 x64

Introduction Virtual Box developed by oracle is a powerful cross-platform virtualization software. These are the steps to follow for  installation of VirtualBox on CentOS.   Installation   The commands  to install VirtualBox are as follows: yum -y groupinstall Desktop yum -y install qt qt-devel SDL-devel tigervnc-server gcc make kernel-devel export KERN_DIR=/usr/src/kernels/2.6.32-358.2.1.el6.x86_64rpm -ivh http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.10/VirtualBox-4.2-4.2.10_84104_el6-1.x86_64.rpm /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup…

How to Create Nagios Plugins With PHP On CentOS 6

Introduction Nagios is an open source monitoring software application that helps organizations to prevent IT infrastructure problems. It can be used with Linux as well as other Unix variants. you will learn  to create Nagios plugins using PHP on CentOS 6. Initial Set Up You have to first install RPMForge repository and NRPE(Nagios Remote Plugin…

How to Create Nagios Plugins With Python On CentOS 6

Introduction Nagios is very handy tool for every network/system administrator. It is an open source monitoring software application that helps on monitoring your organization infrastructure and allows us to automate any host alert. It can be used with Linux as well as other Unix variants, however we are going to create nagios plugins with Python…

How to Copy Files With Rsync Over SSH

Introduction   Rsync is a software utility which is very handy for synchronizing files and directories over different locations with minimized data transfer. It is used to  copy files recursively with compression and over encrypted channels. We are going to copy files using rsync over SSH in  this tutorial.   Generate Public SSH Keys  …

How to Install Django

Introduction Django is a free and open source high-level Python web framework written in Python programming language that helps developers build complex web applications easily and quickly.With the help of Django Developers can built web application more quickly with less code and in easy manner. Initial Set Up Before using Django we have to install…

How to Install DenyHosts on CentOS 6

Introduction DenyHosts is a log-based intrusion prevention security tool intended to be run by Linux administrators to prevent SSH server attacks. It is a  script which is  written in Python that monitors server access logs and detects invalid authentication attempts. It can block the originating IP addresses after a certain number of invalid login attempts.  …

How to Create an SSL Certificate on Apache for CentOS 6

SSL(Self Signed Certificates) are useful for securing the information between  server and the user. It will encrypt the connection made by user to that server. The SSL certificate can reveal the virtual private server’s identification information to the site visitors. We are going to  create and install Self Signed Certificates on Apache for CentOS 6.…

How to Set Up Server With CentOS

This will help you to do the initial server setup with CentOS.  you will learn to: Set up a new user with root privileges Configure SSH for making secure connection Access your virtual private server with new user Root Login Since root login on regular basis is not recommended, we will be creating an alternative user for…