Everyday Notes from a Unix Administrator. A website created to serve as online notes, documentation, tips and tricks for System administrators.
Adding new disk on Amazon EC2 instance Centos/RHEL 6
Amazon VPS instances, by default only have a single disk for the whole filesystem of the server. Unless you chose toRead more.
Unison – file/folder sync for Centos/RHEL 6
Unison is a file-synchronization tool similar to rsync. The main difference is that unison tracks changes on both directions soRead more.
Install Gitblit Go on CentOS/RHEL 6/7
If you are a programmer or work with programmers, managing code repositories is one the task you’ll likely to encounter.Read more.
Setup Samba file sharing for CentOS 6
The SAMBA protocol allow Linux hosts to create/mount windows compatible network shared folders. Samba shares are preferred when the LANRead more.
Linux iptables Configuration Tutorial
Iptables is an extremely flexible command-line firewall utility built for Linux operating systems. It uses policy chains to allow orRead more.
What’s in the /etc folder?
The standard Linux directory structure mostly follows the POSIX Filesystem Hierarchy Standard. One of the system folders most commonly editedRead more.
Important MySQL commands
The following tutorials are example of the essential MySQL commands and techniques needed by system administrators. Although there are people/departmentsRead more.
Additional MySQL Commands
When you forgot the password to your MySQL server, you can reset it using the following steps. This will requireRead more.
Create a swap file in Linux
Some VPS on hosting providers like Amazon Web Services do not have swap by default. Or if your server wasRead more.
SFTP Server with chroot Setup CentOS 6 / RHEL 6
SFTP provides a secure way for providing FTP access to clients. It comes built-in with the openssh-server package. Creating SFTPRead more.