How to Install lighttpd with Fastcgi on CentOS 6.3

This post will cover the step to install lighttpd with Fastcgi on CentOS 6.3. lighttpd is a secure, fast, compliant, and very flexible web-server that has been optimized for high-performance environments. It has a very low memory footprint compared to other webservers and takes care of cpu-load. Its advanced feature-set (FastCGI, CGI, Auth, Output-Compression, URL-Rewriting […]

How to Install php-mcrypt on CentOS 6.3

mcrypt exension for PHP is necessary if we want to use cookie based authentication with phpymyadmin. In default CentOS 6.3 yum repository or in CentOS 6.3 installation CD/DVD, php-mcrypt exension are not included. To install php-mcrypt on CentOS 6.3, we have to use third party yum repository. Follow this steps : 1. Download epel repository […]

How to Remove Squid on CentOS 6.3

Squid service plays two main roles which mainly act as a caching proxy server between the user and the web. Second role, squid also regularly used as a content accelerator, or reverse proxy, intercepting requests to a server and using a cached version of the page to serve the request. To remove squid service, execute […]

How to Install Squid on CentOS 6.3

This post cover the simple steps to install Squid on CentOS 6.3. Squid service plays two main roles which mainly act as a caching proxy server between the user and the web. Second role, squid also regularly used as a content accelerator, or reverse proxy, intercepting requests to a server and using a cached version […]

How to Install and Configure Iptables Firewall on CentOS 6.3

This post covers the steps to install and configure iptables on linux CentOS 6.3 server. Iptables is a packet filtering firewall package in linux. It used to set up, maintain, and inspect the tables of IP packet filter rules in the Linux kernel. Iptables interfaces to the Linux netfilter module to perform filtering of network […]

How to Add Webtatic Repository on CentOS 6.3

This post covers the steps on how to setup additional yum repository using Webtatic. Webtatic yum repository is a repository containing updated web-related packages for CentOS and Redhat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Webtatic goals are to provide CentOS/RHEL administrators with the latest stable minor releases of web development/hosting software, which are not provided in CentOS/RHEL distribution […]

How to Add Remi Yum Repository on CentOS 6.3

This post cover the steps to install remi repository on linux CentOS 6.3 server. There are several 3rd party repositories for CentOS 6 server. One of the popular one is remi repository. The Remi repository is a repository containing updated PHP and MySQL packages and is maintained by Remi. 1. Import the RPM-GPG-KEY key and […]

How to Install and Configure Bind 9 DNS on CentOS 6.3

This post covers the steps on how to install Bind DNS server on CentOS 6.3. Bind is the most popular software and the most widely used Domain Name System (DNS) software on the Internet for providing DNS services. The name BIND stands for “Berkeley Internet Name Domain” and it’s an implementation of the DNS protocols. […]

How to Install nslookup on CentOS 6.3

nslookup is part of the bind-utils package. Please note that the host, dig and nslookup are also part of the bind utilities. Without bind-utils package installed, you will get the following error when you try to nslookup any domain: [root@centos63 ~]# nslookup -bash: nslookup: command not found.3 To install the nslookup in CentOS 6.3, simply […]

How to Setup Webmin 1.590-1 on CentOS 6.3 using RPM

Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Linux. By using webmin at the browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. This post covers the steps to setup Webmin 1.590-1 on CentOS 6.3 using RPM. 1. Download Webmin : [root@centos63 ~]# wget http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/webadmin/webmin-1.590-1.noarch.rpm Examples : [root@centos63 ~]# wget […]

Google Chrome 21 is out

Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier. Google Chrome version 21.0.1180.60 (21.0.1180.57 for Mac and Linux) is out, fixing 15 security vulnerabilities in the search giant’s browser. Strictly from a security perspective, you should upgrade as soon as possible and download […]

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