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How to Set Up an NFS Mount on CentOS 6

Introduction   NFS stands for Network File System and they are typically used to share directories between several servers. It helps in optimizing the disk space usage by keeping home directory on one server and others connecting it through the network. The machine which hosts the shared network is known as the server and the…

How to Install Linux, nginx, MySQL, PHP (LEMP) stack on CentOS 6

Introduction   LEMP is an open source software configuration used in web server and it stands for Linux, Nginx, MySQL, and PHP. This tutorial describes how to install LEMP stack on CentOS 6. The only difference between LAMP and LEMP stack is the web server in which the stack runs. Since the server is already…

How to Install and Setup Postfix on Ubuntu 14.04

Introduction   Postfix is an open source Mail Transfer Agent that is used to route and deliver electronic email. It attempts to be fast, easy in administering and more secure. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Postfix on Ubuntu 14.04. ┬áBefore we get down to install postfix, make sure you have a…

How to Install and Setup Postfix on Ubuntu 12.04

Introduction   Postfix is an open source Mail Transfer Agent that is used to route and deliver electronic email. It attempts to be fast, easy in administering and more secure. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Postfix on Ubuntu 12.04. ┬áBefore we get down to install postfix, make sure you have a…

How to Create Nagios Plugins With PHP On CentOS 6

Introduction   Nagios is an open source monitoring software application that helps organizations to prevent IT infrastructure problems. It can be used with Linux as well as other Unix variants. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create Nagios plugins with PHP on CentOS 6.   Initial Set Up   Before getting into the…

How to Create Nagios Plugins With Perl On CentOS 6

Introduction   Nagios is an open source monitoring software application that helps organizations to prevent IT infrastructure problems. It can be used with Linux as well as other Unix variants. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create Nagios plugins with Perl on CentOS 6.   Initial Set Up   Before getting into the…

How to Create Nagios Plugins With Bash On CentOS 6

Introduction   Nagios is an open source monitoring software application that helps organizations to prevent IT infrastructure problems. It can be used with Linux as well as other Unix variants. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create Nagios plugins with Bash on CentOS 6.   Initial Set Up   Before getting into the…

How to Create Nagios Plugins With Python On CentOS 6

Introduction   Nagios is an open source monitoring software application that helps organizations to prevent IT infrastructure problems. It can be used with Linux as well as other Unix variants. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create Nagios plugins with Python on CentOS 6.   Initial Set Up   Before getting into the…