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Install and Setup Docker Using Ansible on Ubuntu 18.04 (Part 2)

Install and Setup Docker Using Ansible on Ubuntu 18.04 (Part 2)

In the last guide, you learned how to set up, install, and configure Ansible on Ubuntu 18.04. Now, you will use the Ansible to install and set Docker on a remote machine. To begin this guide, you need the following: One Ansible Control Node: You need a Ansible installed and configured machine. One or more Ansible …

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How to Install and Configure Ansible on Ubuntu

How to Install and Configure Ansible on Ubuntu (Part 1)

Ansible is a Configuration Management and Application Deployment system that is designed to streamline the process of controlling a large number of servers, basically for administration and operational processes. In other words, it allows you to control several remote machines in an automated fashion from a location.Ansible uses an SSH channel for communication to control …

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Install and Configure CSF ConfigServer Firewall

Install and Configure CSF ConfigServer Firewall

Install and Configure CSF ConfigServer Firewall About CSF Firewall ConfigServer Security and Firewall, also known as CSF, is an opensource software firewall application. It is working based on iptables. Firewall configuration script created to provide better security for your server while giving you an easy to use, advanced interface for managing your firewall settings. CSF configures …

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Installing docker with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Mint 17 and CentOS 7

Installing docker with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Mint 17 and CentOS 7 A brief introduction to virtualization Today we will learn installing docker with Ubuntu, mint and CentOS 7 Linux,  Before the evolution of the concept of virtualization, to run one application one dedicated server was required,  if you wanted to  run 20 application like mail …

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Setting up Linux Containers (LXC) 1

Setting up Linux Containers (LXC)

What are LXCs? Containers are a lightweight virtualization technology. They are more akin to an enhanced chroot than to full virtualization like Qemu or VMware, both because they do not emulate hardware and because containers share the same operating system as the host. Installing lxc First of all, you have to install lxc and its …

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Installing Lighttpd with PHP (PHP-FPM mode) and MySQL or MariaDB on Ubuntu 15.04

Installing Lighttpd with PHP (PHP-FPM mode) and MySQL or MariaDB on Ubuntu 15.04 Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 15.04 server with PHP support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation …

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Linux RAID Mdadm Cheat Sheet

Linux RAID Mdadm Cheat Sheet Mdadm is the modern tool most Linux distributions use these days to manage software RAID arrays; in the past raidtools was the tool we have used for this. This cheat sheet will show the most common usages of mdadm to manage software raid arrays; it assumes you have a good understanding …

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Make Samba Go Faster

Make Samba Go Faster After installing a wired gigabit network in my house I tested the performance in the network using shares (Windows – samba installed centos 7). I got around 500-600MBit/sec in read speeds and about 600-700MBit/sec in write speeds. But why ? After looking at the samba configuration file I saw that Async IO …

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Protecting Apache Server From Denial-of-Service Attacks

Protecting Apache Server From Denial-of-Service Attacks Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack is an attempt to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users, such as to temporarily or indefinitely interrupt or suspend services of a host connected to the Internet. A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) is where the attack source is more than one–and often …

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Things to do after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Things to do after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS To have a fully functional and smoothly running Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop users need to have some services application running before they start working with this fresh flavor of Ubuntu, although it depends upon nature of services for which system will be utilized, we have tried to figure …

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