Everyday Notes from a Unix Administrator. A website created to serve as online notes, documentation, tips and tricks for System administrators.
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.
DNS Server Setup for Centos 6 / RHEL 6
DNS stands for Domain Name System, or Domain Name Server. DNS resolves an IP address to a hostname or viceRead more.
Setup NFS share in Linux
Network File System (NFS) is the standard protocol used for sharing files/folder between Linux/Unix systems. This is helpful on productionRead more.
Installing Transmission Daemon on CentOS 6 / RHEL 7
Transmission is a popular torrent client on modern Linux systems. It has both a GUI for desktop and a daemonRead more.
Manage Drives and Disk Partitions using fdisk
One of the common administrative tasks under UNIX/Linux is to add a new disk to the system to increase itsRead more.
Logical Volume Management (LVM) Tutorial
What is LVM? Logical Volume Management or LVM allow the server to utilize multiple hard drives and combine them toRead more.
Setup Apache with Virtual Hosts on RHEL
The Apache HTTP server is a software that runs in the background (daemon), which primary role is to server webRead more.
Setup NPTD Server and client for CENTOS 6
Network Time Protocol is used to synchronize the time on Linux Server. NTP continuously sync and adjusts the time settingRead more.
Return MySQL query as PHP variable
If you have a PHP built webpage and you need to save the MySQL query as a PHP variable, thenRead more.