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 cPanel on a Virtual Server Running Centos 6

About cPanel cPanel is a used  to manage servers via a GUI interface rather than through the conventional command line. Though cPanel installation is quite simple, the script does takes  a number of hours while running. Notes Once cPanel is installed  it is not possible to remove it from the server without full server restore.…

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…

How to Install Nginx on CentOS 6

Introduction Nginx is a free and open-source high performance web server software, popular for its stability, simplicity in configuration and low resource consumption. In this tutorial also, the user needs to have root privileges for execution of commands. Installation of EPEL For the installation of nginx using yum command, you will have to include the EPEL…

Installation of Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) on CentOS 6

About LAMP-Stack  LAMP represents Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.  It  is an open source software group which is used for managing web servers. Installation The user must have root privileges on the server to install and the steps are given below: Step One – Installation of Apache & MySQL Almost half of the web servers running across…