Ever need to track the performance of your internet connection in a pinch? I did the other day when a customer we installed DIA services for complained of poor performance. I’ve tried many schemes in the past to do this kind of testing and this time I wanted to do something new. I also wanted
I just finished building a really nice Windows 10 home workstation to replace my aging and sluggish 2013 Mac Pro system. I store most of my data on CentOS 7 server with over 40TB of RAID backed storage volumes.
Found yum broken on a legacy CentOS 5.x server while installing updates. The error was: root # yum update There was a problem importing one of the Python modules required to run yum. The error leading to this problem was: No module named cElementTree Please install a package which provides this module, or verify that
Updated February 22nd, 2015 I recently had a project that required data storage with deduplication, data integrity assurance, and hardware fault tolerance. Instead of going with a traditional hardware RAID solution I opted to test out ZFS. My configuration utilized a single 120GB SSD drive and four 1TB SATA drives. My solution was to run
I wrote this guide to show you how to do a proper KVM setup on your CentOS dedicated server. We will be using VNC and connecting to the dedicated server remotely from your workstation. I realize there are a lot of other guides for utilizing Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hardware virtualization. What sets this guide
Today we will show you how to install PHP 5.3.8 on a CentOS 5.6 server from source code. At the time of writing this article 5.8.3 is the newest stable release of PHP 5. First you will need to make sure you do not have PHP installed from your CentOS package manager. You can run:
We will be installing Pure-FTPd 1.0.32 on CentOS 5.6 in this tutorial. These are the latest versions at the time of writing this tutorial. Pure-FTPd offers a comprehensive FTP server solution that is easy to implement on CentOS. Let’s start: Now we will need to make a configuration for Pure-FTPd. We recommend using our configuration
The Exim MTA is used by many LAMP setups for mailing needs. cPanel, DirectAdmin and many other panels use it by default. This guide will contain useful Exim tools, configurations and general knowledge. General Commands Show mail queue volume (count): Show Exim IDs that are in the queue: Force a delivery of a specific message