Category Archives: Installation

How to setup Network File Server on CentOS / Redhat with Automatic Backups — RackSpace

NFS SERVER SETUP ON CETNOS 6.5 / Redhat 6.5 / Fedora

In this tutorial let us see how to install and configure NFS server and how to share files between NFS server and clients. Though i have tested these steps in Cent-OS 6.5 32 bit edition, it will work on RHEL/Fedora/ 64 bit architecture.


NFS Server Operating System : CentOS 6.5 64 bit (Minimal server install)

NFS Server Operating System  : CentOS 6.5 64 bit (Minimal server install)

NFS Client Operating System  : CentOS 6.5 64 bit (Desktop Minimal)

NFS Server IP Address              Host rackspace-nfs01:

NFS Server IP Address              Host rackspace-nfs02:

NFS Client IP Address               Host rackspace-jon:

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Nagios Installation on Production server via Source code compilation

We have CentOS Linux Operating System as a Server OS

[root@nagiosprod nagios]# yum install httpd php gcc glibc glibc-common gd gd-devel
[root@nagiosprod nagios]# yum install httpd php gcc glibc glibc-common gd gd-devel openssl-devel wget perl make
[root@nagiosprod nagios]# /usr/sbin/groupadd -g 310 nagios
[root@nagiosprod nagios]# /usr/sbin/useradd -g 310 -u 310 -c "Nagios" -d /home/nagios nagios
[root@nagiosprod nagios]# passwd -x nagios
[root@nagiosprod nagios]# wget
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Installation & configuration of ModSecurity on APACHE

Mod Security is a web based firewall (WAF) designed for apache (though there is a version available for IIS too). It is widely used and highly effective. But there is a learning curve in using modsec. You can start exploring by installing ModSec on your system.


To install modsec from YUM you will need to install EPEL ( Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux )

Depending upon your Linux installation run the following command

[yOMan@ x-machine ~]# uname -a

     Linux 2.6.18-308.1.1.el5 #1 SMP Wed Mar 7 04:57:35 EST 2012 x86_64           

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Installing MantisBT – A Bug Tracking System

By: Muhammad Farrukh Siddique

MantisBT version: 1.2.17
CentOS version: 6.2
Apache version: 2.2.15
PHP version: 5.3.3
MySQL version: 5.1.73

Disable SELinux and configure iptables accordingly.

to disable SELinux open file

# vim /etc/sysconfig/selinux

change the enforcing status to disables, as below:


save and quit

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