Tag: hostname

How to change the hostname on CentOS and Ubuntu

    The hostname is used to identify the server when connected on a network and it is configured during the initial server setup. Changing the initial server hostname is a task that you might like to perform while you are using the server and in …

How to install Gitlab on Debian 8

  What is Gitlab? As stated in official website, “GitLab is an application to code, test, and deploy code together. It provides Git repository management with fine grained access controls, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds, wikis, and continuous integration”. Many big IT-companies, like IBM, Red …

How to install ISPConfig 3 on Ubuntu 16.04

  ISPConfig is an open source hosting control panel which is very fast, secure and stable. It is used by many system admins to manage their servers via a web-based interface instead of using the command line. It comes with support for many services including Apache, …

7 useful SFTP command line examples

We are all familiar with the FTP protocol and if you are reading this article you’ve probably used it for transferring files to your virtual server and your local computer. FTP is very simple protocol, but it is also very insecure. All transmissions, including the username …

How to build a Ceph Distributed Storage Cluster on CentOS 7

How to build a Ceph Distributed Storage Cluster on CentOS 7 Ceph is a widely used open source storage platform. It provides high performance, reliability, and scalability. The Ceph free distributed storage system provides an interface for object, block, and file-level storage. Ceph is build to …

How to setup rsyslog for Centralized Log Management

How to setup rsyslog for Centralized Log Management This tutorial will explain how to setup rsyslog as a centralized log management server. Centralized log management means to collect all sorts of logs from several physical or virtualized servers on one log server to monitor the health …

How to set up MySQL Cluster on Ubuntu

The MySQL NDB Cluster integrates the standard MySQL server with an in-memory clustered storage engine called NDB (Network DataBase). In this tutorial, we will show you how to set up MySQL Cluster on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. We will use a total of 4 virtual servers, …

How to Identify a Competitor’s IP Address

In “How to Spy on Your PPC Competitors,” my post in August, I addressed going to “stealth mode” by excluding your competitors’ IP addresses in Google AdWords and other pay-per-click platforms. This prevents competitors from seeing your PPC ads. Not only does that keep competitors from …

How to install and configure web2py on CentOS 7

  Web2Py is a simple yet powerful Python framework for developing web applications. In this tutorial we will show how to install the Web2Py framework on a CentOS 7 VPS. First things first. Once you have the VPS make sure that you update it so that …

Install Froxlor on CentOS 7

  In this article, we will install Froxlor on a CentOS 7 VPS. Froxlor is a lightweight control panel that can be used for managing multi-user or shared servers. With Froxlor you can manage domain names, FTP accounts, email accounts, support tickets and customers that are …

How to Setup an Email Server with Mail-in-a-Box on Ubuntu

  Today we will show you how to setup Mail-in-a-Box on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS. Mail-in-a-Box is a free and open source application that makes it easy to turn your Ubuntu 14.04 server into a complete, full-stack email solution for multiple domains. Mail-in-a-Box helps individuals take …

An introduction to Linux log files

  Before you start with this guide it is recommended that you login to your VPS and follow this guide while looking at the files in there, as that is the best way to learn and memorize the things. Learn about the log files when your …

Solus review

  Hello. Solus, I believe, is the continuation of the SolusOS distro from some time ago, which was an interesting and colorful little piece of work that piqued my attention. This new version has a different name but a similar flavor. Plus it comes with the …

How To Install Deluge BitTorrent Client On Ubuntu 16.04

How to install the latest Deluge BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu 16.04/16.10. Install Deluge BitTorrent Client in Ubuntu, using PPA. Deluge is a fully-featured cross-platform BitTorrent client. Deluge contains the common features to BitTorrent clients such as Protocol Encryption, DHT, Local Peer Discovery (LSD), Peer Exchange (PEX), …

How to fix Resolving Host (DNS) issues on Windows

Sometimes when you are using your computer you may experience issues when trying to connect to specific sites, services or using specific programs. Depending on the program in question, you may get a status message such as "resolving host" or something similar. Google Chrome for instance …