How to Install and Configure 389 LDAP Directory Server on CentOS 6.5

Change 389 LDAP Password

A directory server provides a centralized directory service for your organization. It is alternative to windows active directory. This post will describes how to install and configure 389 LDAP Directory Server with a basic Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) directory implementation. 389 Directory Server was formerly known as the Fedora Directory Server and it is an […]

How to Install and use Glances – System Monitor In Ubuntu

There are various default system monitor tools in Ubuntu that come with basic functions. However, there is recommended powerful free monitoring called Glances – An eye on your system. Glances is the monitoring tools that used to monitor GNU/Linux or BSD operating system from a command line interface and it uses the library libstatgrab to […]

How to Backup and Restore Email in Zimbra

This post will describes the quick steps how you can perform backup and restore in zimbra email server. Assumed that the domain ehowstuff.local have one user with the email id user@ehowstuff.local. Email administrator was requested to perform backup and restore without login to user, meaning the backup and restore task should be perform via command […]

How to Check gcc Version on Ubuntu

Question : How to check gcc version on my Ubuntu ? Answer : gcc – GNU project C and C++ compiler. There are a few options to obtain GCC version in Ubuntu. Option 1 Issue command “gcc –version” Example : ehowstuff@ubuntu14:~$ gcc –version gcc (Ubuntu 4.8.2-19ubuntu1) 4.8.2 Copyright (C) 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This […]

How to Install and Configure NTP Server on Ubuntu 14.04

The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize between computer systems over the network. Time synchronization is very crucial to determine when events happened to computers system or server systems. NTP will be very useful when we want to implement replication between servers. NTP uses 123/UDP protocol. Please make sure UDP port from each […]

How to Setup Squid Proxy in Ubuntu Server 14.04

Squid is a proxy server that provide cache services to the clients. It redirects client requests from web browsers to the proxy server and delivers the client’s requests and keeps a copy of them in the proxy hard disk cache. This will speeding up internet access especially for frequently-used files and reduces internet bandwidth. Squid […]

CoreOS Announces Managed Linux, World’s First “OS-as-a-Service”

CoreOS, the lightweight Linux distribution optimized for massive server deployments, on Monday introduced a new service called Managed Linux that its developers describe as the world’s first OS-as-a-Service. The announcement of the monthly subscription service comes on the heels of Series A funding in which the commercial entity that distributes CoreOS raised $8.5 million from […]