Multiarch: How To Use 32bit Packages On A 64bit System (Debian 7 Wheezy)
On Debian Wheezy, it is now possible to run a i386-linux-gnu application on an amd64-linux-gnu system. This is called Multiarch and refers to the capability of a system to install and run applications of multiple different binary targets on the same system.
How To Use PHP 4.4.9 (FastCGI) With Apache & ISPConfig 3 (Debian Wheezy)
Since ISPConfig 3.0.5, it is possible to use multiple PHP versions on one server and select the optimal PHP version for a website. If you have some very old websites on your server, they might not work with PHP5, but only with PHP4. This tutorial shows how to build PHP 4.4.9 as a FastCGI version for use with Apache2 on a Debian Wheezy server. This PHP version can be used together with the default PHP (installed through apt) in ISPConfig.
Monitoring OpenStack Swift With Opsview
This is a quick how-to for Opsview users who need to monitor an OpenStack (Essex) Swift installation.
Using RoundCube Webmail With ISPConfig 3 On Debian Wheezy (Apache2)
This guide explains how to install the RoundCube webmail application on a Debian Wheezy server running ISPConfig and Apache2, and how to enable the ISPConfig 3 plugins for RoundCube so that users can perform actions like changing their email passwords from within RoundCube. Roundcube webmail is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface; it comes with functions like MIME support, address book, folder manipulation, message searching and spell checking.
How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On OpenSUSE 12.3
This tutorial describes how you can install Apache2 with mod_fcgid and PHP5 on OpenSUSE 12.3. mod_fcgid is a compatible alternative to the older mod_fastcgi. It lets you execute PHP scripts with the permissions of their owners instead of the Apache user.
High Availability NFS With DRBD + Heartbeat
This document describes information collected during research and development of a clustered DRBD NFS solution. This project had two purposes: HA NFS solution for Media-X Inc.; develop a standard tool kit and documentation that Win2ix can use for future projects.
The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 15 (Olivia)
This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 15 (Olivia) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.
Back Up Route53 To S3
r53dump is a shell script that will connect to AWS Route53 service and dump all zones in Bind format for the specified account. Logging is done to syslog (check /var/log/syslog). Multiple accounts, multiple zones are supported. "cli53" is used for all connectivity with AWS systems. Dumped zones can optionally be sent to s3 automatically.
Installing And Using OpenVZ On Debian Wheezy (AMD64)
In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare a Debian Wheezy server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution used by many providers that offer virtual servers. The OpenVZ kernel patch is licensed under the GPL license, and the user-level tools are under the QPL license.
Installing FreeIPA With Replication
Do you need a single point to add users within your organization for authenticating to multiple backends like your Linux servers? You've probably looked at OpenLDAP and found the same problem a lot of other users have: bad documentation and ridiculously hard to configure. Having done some installations of OpenLDAP in the past, the search was on to find a good alternative and more importantly, one that is far easier to do and has a good gui and CLI for adding users and groups.
Debian Wheezy Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend
This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on Debian Wheezy and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain controller. In the resulting setup, every user has his own home directory accessible via the SMB protocol and all users have a shared directory with read-/write access.
Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy
Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on a Debian Wheezy server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP).
Secure ISPConfig 3 And Services With GoDaddy Signed Certificate On CentOS
Let's set up a signed certificate from GoDaddy for the ISPConfig control panel, Pure-FTPD, Postfix, Dovecot, phpMyAdmin, and Squirrelmail. Don't forget to replace pluto.example.com with your own FQDN throughout this entire section!
Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Debian Wheezy
LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a Debian Wheezy server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.
nginx: How To Set A Connection Limit For Search Engine Bots Gone Wild (Especially Bingbot)
As a server administrator you might know this problem: you have done everything to optimize your server and it's working really well, and along comes a stupid search engine bot (like Bingbot) and hits all your vhosts at the same time with hundreds of connections, making your server load go up. Of course, you don't want to completely block the bot (unless you don't care about that particular search engine), so you can use robots.txt and/or nginx to control connections of a search engine bot to your server.
Setting Up A Subversion Repository On Linux
How To Use Multiple PHP Versions (PHP-FPM & FastCGI) With ISPConfig 3 (Ubuntu 13.04)
Since ISPConfig 3.0.5, it is possible to use multiple PHP versions on one server and select the optimal PHP version for a website. This feature works with PHP-FPM (starting with PHP 5.3) and FastCGI (all PHP 5.x versions). This tutorial shows how to build PHP 5.3 and PHP 5.4 as a PHP-FPM and a FastCGI version on an Ubuntu 13.04 server. These PHP versions can be used together with the default PHP (installed through apt) in ISPConfig.
Functions In PHP
Functions are considered to be a complicated topic in programming and many newbies think it will cost them a hand and a leg to master them. But mark my words and mark them well - functions are your friends and they are one of the easiest and most effective things in programming to learn.
Using Solr With TYPO3 On Debian Wheezy
TYPO3's default search extension called "Indexed Search" is fine for small web sites, but if your web site is bigger (> 500 pages), it is getting very slow. Fortunately, you can replace it with a search extension that uses the ultra-fast Apache Solr search server. This tutorial explains how to use Apache Solr with TYPO3 on Debian Wheezy.
Securing SSH On Ubuntu Precise With WiKID Two-Factor Authentication
SSH offers a highly secure channel for remote administration of servers. However, if you face an audit for regulatory or business requirements, such as Visa/Mastercard PCI, you need to be aware of some potential authentication related short-comings that may cause headaches in an audit. In this document we are going to demonstrate how to combine two-factor authentication from WiKID on Ubuntu. This document will also serve as the basis for additional tutorials because many services on Linux use PAM for authentication.