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by dedwards
Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:23 am
Forum: Ubuntu Linux
Topic: Self-Signed Certificates Ubuntu Server 10.04
Replies: 0
Views: 2052

Self-Signed Certificates Ubuntu Server 10.04

Self-Signed Certificate with NO password prompt upon Apache service start 1. Enable Apache2 SSL module sudo a2enmod ssl 2. Generate certificate request cd /tmp [code]sudo openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -keyout server.key -out server.csr[/code] You will be asked for the following minimum i...
by dedwards
Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:12 am
Forum: Ubuntu Linux
Topic: Fetchmail Ubuntu Server 10.04
Replies: 0
Views: 2289

Fetchmail Ubuntu Server 10.04

This guide will help you setup a system wide configuration of fetchmail service in order to receive email from other email servers. 1. Install Fetchmail sudo apt-get install fetchmail 2. Edit "/etc/default/fetchmail" and enable the fetchmail service vi /etc/default/fetchmail Uncomment the ...
by dedwards
Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: Ubuntu Linux
Topic: Setting up iSCSI Target Ubuntu 12.04 Server
Replies: 0
Views: 2665

Setting up iSCSI Target Ubuntu 12.04 Server

1. Install iSCSI Target Packages sudo apt-get install iscsitarget iscsitarget-source iscsitarget-dkms Accept all the dependencies. It may be necessary to install "libssl-dev". If it doesn't get install as part of the dependencies for the "iscsitarget" package, install as follows...
by dedwards
Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:36 pm
Forum: Ubuntu Linux
Topic: OpenBD, Apache2 Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 10.04
Replies: 0
Views: 9482

OpenBD, Apache2 Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 10.04

This guide will help you with installing and configuring OpenBD version 1.3 on Ubuntu Server 10.04. This guide assumes you have an installation of Ubuntu up and running. 1. Install apache sudo apt-get install apache2 Accept all the dependencies 2. Install OpenBD Goto http://openbd.viviotech.net/ and...
by dedwards
Thu Oct 14, 2010 3:03 pm
Forum: Ubuntu Linux
Topic: S.M.A.R.T Monitoring and Email Notification Ubuntu 14.04
Replies: 0
Views: 4000

S.M.A.R.T Monitoring and Email Notification Ubuntu 14.04

1. Install smartmontools and smart-notifier and accept all dependencies: sudo apt-get install smartmontools 2. Enable smart features on each drive. First list all the drives with: df If the drives are part of a linux software raid array issue this command first: mdadm –detail /dev/md0 Assuming your ...
by dedwards
Mon Oct 11, 2010 12:53 pm
Forum: Ubuntu Linux
Topic: Re-assemble existing Linux logical volume array Ubuntu 10.04
Replies: 0
Views: 2185

Re-assemble existing Linux logical volume array Ubuntu 10.04

Re-assembling and mounting existing Linux logical volume arrays can bit a bit tricky. Using logical volumes seems to not be worth the hassle involved in maintaining and recovering those arrays. Nevertheless, people seem hellbent on using logical volumes, so this guide will walk you through getting a...
by dedwards
Mon Oct 11, 2010 12:41 pm
Forum: Ubuntu Linux
Topic: Miscellaneous Linux Stuff
Replies: 0
Views: 2222

Miscellaneous Linux Stuff

Get system drive and partitions: lsblk -o NAME,SIZE,FSTYPE,TYPE,MOUNTPOINT Get Network Adapter Link speed: dmesg | grep -i eth0 Find out which directory on the server is taking up all the space cd / du -h --max-depth=1 Install/Re-Install Grub Install on the MBR of a drive sudo grub-install /dev/sdx...
by dedwards
Mon Oct 11, 2010 12:24 pm
Forum: Ubuntu Linux
Topic: Configuring Samba on Ubuntu Server 10.04
Replies: 0
Views: 2342

Configuring Samba on Ubuntu Server 10.04

The instructions below are for configuring Samba with local authentication using the samba account "samba_user". You can change "samba_user" to whatever account name you want. 1. Ensure Samba is installed by issuing the following command: sudo apt-get install samba If Samba is in...
by dedwards
Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:09 pm
Forum: Ubuntu Linux
Topic: Apcupsd with Ubuntu Server 10.04
Replies: 0
Views: 2302

Apcupsd with Ubuntu Server 10.04

Apcupsd with Ubuntu Server 10.04 Ensure apcupsd is installed by issuing the following command: sudo apt-get install apcupsd If it's installed the system will give you the following message: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done apcupsd is already t...
by dedwards
Sun Sep 26, 2010 8:32 am
Forum: Ubuntu Linux
Topic: Automatically update and secure Ubuntu Server 10.04
Replies: 0
Views: 2264

Automatically update and secure Ubuntu Server 10.04

Automatic Updates The "unattended-upgrades" package can be used to automatically install updated packages, and can be configured to update all packages or just install security updates. First, install the package by entering the following in a terminal: sudo apt-get install unattended-upg...
by dedwards
Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:59 am
Forum: Ubuntu Linux
Topic: Partitition, Format Mount NTFS Drive Ubuntu 10.04
Replies: 0
Views: 2175

Partitition, Format Mount NTFS Drive Ubuntu 10.04

Personally, I haven’t seen a speed difference copying files whether I’m using any Linux file system (ext3, XFS, JFS) or the NTFS file system on an external usb drive under Linux. So, I figure for maximum compatibility (HINT: being able to read the drive on both Linux and Windows systems) it makes se...
by dedwards
Wed Sep 01, 2010 9:01 am
Forum: Ubuntu Linux
Topic: Pure-FTPD on Ubuntu Server 10.04
Replies: 0
Views: 2569

Pure-FTPD on Ubuntu Server 10.04

Install ''Pure-FTPD'' with GUI Install the pure-ftpd package and the pureadmin package from the Universe Repository. sudo apt-get install pure-ftpd Install all dependencies Then use your favorite text editor and open up the /etc/inetd.conf file. Comment (add a # at the start of) the line containing...
by dedwards
Sat Mar 20, 2010 3:53 pm
Forum: Ubuntu Linux
Topic: Create Linux Software Array Ubuntu Server 14.04
Replies: 0
Views: 3147

Create Linux Software Array Ubuntu Server 14.04

This guide is assuming you are starting with brand new blank hard drives. If you are not and you decide to follow this guide be advised that the procedures in this guide will COMPLETELY ERASE ALL THE DATA ON YOUR HARD DRIVES!! First things first. Take an inventory of all your hard drives in your sys...
by dedwards
Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:36 am
Forum: Ubuntu Linux
Topic: Software RAID monitoring w/notifications Ubuntu Server 10.04
Replies: 0
Views: 2524

Software RAID monitoring w/notifications Ubuntu Server 10.04

This how-to assumes you have Ubuntu Server installed with Postfix. Postfix or a similar MTA is required and not covered by this tutorial. This guide was tested on Ubuntu Server 10.04. For the purpose of this tutorial we'll call the array /dev/md0. 1. Install mdadm. It should had been installed autom...