How to Reset Forgotten Root Password on Linux RHEL 7/CentOS 7

This article will explain the steps to reset a lost root password or to reset forgotten root password on Linux RHEL 7 or CentOS 7. Basically, the steps will adding a “rd.break” to the end of the line with kernel parameters in Grub to stops the start up process before the regular root filesystem is […]

How to a Add and Remove User Account on RHEL 6/7, CentOS 6/7, Oracle Linux 6/7

This article will explain and share how to add and remove user account with useradd(add) and userdel (remove) from the command-line on linux RHEL 6/7, CentOS 6/7, Oracle Linux 6/7 server. 1. Adding a New User to an Linux System. a) Get the useradd manual : # man useradd useradd – create a new user or […]

How to Install EPEL Yum Repository on Linux CentOS 7 / RHEL 7

Epel yum repository is an open source centos yum repository or rpm repository for developers and system administrators to perform the installation of RPM packages via yum on their virtual private server (VPS) or dedicated server. EPEL yum repository is redhat yum repository for CentOS and additional yum repository for the existing CentOS repository. It […]

How to Remove / Uninstall Nginx on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7 / Oracle Linux 7

Nginx web server is alternative web server to Apache and Lighttpd. Nginx popularity now growing because it focuses on high concurrency, high performance while maintaining low memory usage. However, due to certain reasons webmaster or system administrator can not use Nginx on their server and decide to uninstall Nginx. Most of the webmaster, administrator and […]

How to Prepare Local Yum Repository from CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image on RHEL 7

If you have installed Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7) but do not have access to the redhat official repo, you will encounter problems installing and updating software. To solve the above problems, I have prepared a short step to update and install the RPM package from the CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image for RHEL 7. This […]

How to Create LVM in Linux CentOS 7 / RHEL 7 / Oracle Linux 7

Storage technology plays a important role in improving the availability, performance, and ability to manage Linux servers. One of the most useful and helpful technology to linux system administrator is Linux Logical Volume Manager(LVM), version 2 (or LVM 2). LVM is a widely-used technique and extremely flexible disk management scheme for deploying logical rather than […]

Rescan SCSI Bus to Add or Remove a SCSI Devices on Linux

When you need to add a hard disk or network interface cards on the new VMware virtual machine on the production server, but you are not allowed to shutdown the server or you have several related issues as below. The following quick article shows how to rescan SCSI Bus to add or remove a SCSI […]

What are the Differences Between the Open-VM-Tools package and VMware Tools package

Question. Many of the system administrator asked whether they need to install Open-VM-Tools package or VMware Tools package that ships with ESX/ESXi VMware products. Answer. VMware Tools is a suite of utilities that enhances the performance of the virtual machine’s guest operating system and improves management of the virtual machine. –How to Install Vmware-tools for […]

3 Command to Change the Linux Date and Time in CentOS 7/RHEL 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 or CentOS 7 come with three default utilities or command line that help to configure and display the information about the system date and time: 3 Command to Change the Linux Date and Time in CentOS 7/RHEL 7 1.The timedatectl utility, which is new in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 […]

New Naming Scheme for the Network Interface on RHEL 7/CentOS 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7) and CentOS 7 come with the new naming scheme for the network devices. These features change the name of network interfaces on a system in order to make the network interfaces fully predictable, fully automatic, easier to differentiate and that broken hardware can be replaced seamlessly. This affects […]

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