Configure DNS with CentOS

Install BIND   [root@dlp ~]# yum -y install bind bind-utils   [2] Configure BIND This…

Configure postfix with CenOS

Install Postfix to configure SMTP Server. This example shows to configure SMTP-Auth to use Dovecot’s…

Mod Evasive for Apache (First line of defence against DOS attacks)

Though I wanted my first howto to be quite powerful and explanatory, here is what…

Apache PHP and Oracle Howto

Note: This is also a year old. But helps understand the basic principle of combining…

Automate user response using expect / pyexpect scripting tool

A few days ago, I was having problem extracting temperature values from a few of…

Installing Nagios 3.1.2.0 on CentOS 5.3

Step # 1 Checking for Prerequisites.   yum list installed | egrep ‘httpd|gcc|glibc|glibc-common|gd|gd-devel’   compat-gcc-34.i386…

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2) Installation On Oracle Linux 6

This article describes the installation of Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2) (64-bit) on Oracle Linux…

Tightening SPAM control on ISPConfig Server

Recently one of my clients shifted from Plesk to ISPConfig, and I was asked to…

Roundcube (0.2.1) webmail client installation on Centos 5.3

Warning: Before you move farther into installation, I must warn you that RoundCube is a Web…

Identifying Host Names and IP Addresses

This article presents a mixed bag of Oracle functionality relating to the identification of host…