Tag Archives: linux vps

How to install Nagios3 and Check_MK on an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS VPS

install-nagios3-on-ubuntu-13-10-vps-for-monitoring-virtual-servers-and-servicesThe following article guides through the steps of installing and configuring Nagios3 and Check_MK on a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS VPS.

Once deployed, you will be able to monitor your virtual servers and the services running on them.

Nagios3 is a robust and very powerful monitoring system, which in combination with Check_MK will provide you with a nice and easy way to monitor your virtual servers and services.

Continue reading

How to secure your SSH using two-step authentication on CentOS 6

unnamedThere are several things you can do to secure and protect your SSH. One of them is to use Google Authenticator and create a two-factor authentication on your CentOS VPS. Google Authenticator gives you an extra layer of security by generating time based one-time passwords (TOTP) on your smartphone that you must enter along with your username and password in order to login to the server via SSH.

Continue reading

Install Django CMS on Ubuntu 12.04 with MariaDB, Gunicorn and Nginx

django_cmsIn this blog post we will show you how to install the Django CMS on a Ubuntu VPS with MariaDB, Nginx and Gunicorn  .

Django CMS is open source content management system based on the Web framework Django. Some of the main features include: Plugin-based, Pretty URLs, Permission management, Apps, Frontend-Editing, Analytics, Blog ..etc.

 

Continue reading

How to install and configure eXo Platform with Java and Apache as a reverse proxy

exo platform vpsEXo Platform is an open source software written in Java which allow developers to build a modern social intranets, business portals with complete collaborative and content management features, websites, forums, wikis, workflows, work-spaces, activity streams and more – all in one single platform. The content can easily be aggregated in a secure and customizable way.

In this step-by-step tutorial, we will show you how to easily install eXo Platform on a Linux based virtual server.

Continue reading

Install the Sails.js framework on an Ubuntu VPS

sailsSails.js is a real-time MVC Framework for Node.js, which makes it easy to build custom, enterprise-grade Node.js apps. Sails.js is database agnostic, automatically generates a RESTful JSON API for your app, provides basic security and role-based access control by default, has automatic asset minification and many more.

In this blog post we will show you how to install the Sails.js framework on a Ubuntu VPS with Nginx as a reverse proxy.

Continue reading

Install and configure a simple mail server using Sendmail and Dovecot on a Fedora 20 VPS

Install and configure a simple mail server using Sendmail and Dovecot on a Fedora 20 VPS In the following article we will guide you through the steps of installing and configuring a simple mail server using Sendmail and Dovecot on a Fedora 20 linux vps.

What is Sendmail?

It is a general purpose email routing facility that supports many kinds of mail-transfer and delivery methods, including the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) used for email transport over the Internet.

Continue reading

Install, configure and administer BIND 9 on Debian Whezzy

BINDBIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) is the most used DNS software over the Internet. The BIND package is available for all Linux distributions, which makes the installation simple and straightforward. In today’s article we will show you how to install, configure and administer BIND 9 on a Debian VPS.

 

Continue reading

Install and run TiddlyWiki on a CentoOS 6 VPS using Nginx

install-and-run-tiddlywiki-on-a-centoos-6-vps-using-nginxIn this tutorial we will guide you through the steps of installing and running TiddlyWiki on a CentOS 6 VPS.

We will also install and configure Nginx as a reverse proxy, so you can run TiddlyWiki behind Nginx.

What is TiddlyWiki?

It is an open-source single page application wiki. The content is divided into a series of components called Tiddlers.

Continue reading