How to Install sysstat on CentOS 5.7 Linux Server

In this post i will show how to install sysstat on Linux CentOS 5.7 server. Sysstat package is on of the method to monitor the linux server. sysstat package contains the sar, iostat and mpstat which are the system performance tools for Linux operating system. The sar command collects and reports system activity information. The […]

How to Install phpMyAdmin on CentOS 5.7 using RPMforge Repository

phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the World Wide Web. It can manage a whole MySQL server (needs a super-user) as well as a single database. phpMyAdmin supports a wide range of operations with MySQL. The most frequently used operations are supported by the […]

How to Install and Configure yum-priorities on CentOS 5/RHEL 5 Linux Server

In this post, i will show on how to install and configure yum-priorities on CentOS 5 or RHEL 5 Linux server. Theoretically, the repositories with the lowest numerical priority number have the highest priority. This is one of the method to prevents mistakes such as accidentally running yum upgrade with everything. This steps has been […]

How to Add the RPMforge Repository on CentOS 5/RHEL 5 Linux Server

In this post i will show on how to add the RPMforge repository into CentOS 5 and Linux Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5) and also applicable on CentOS 5.1,CentOS 5.2,CentOS 5.3,CentOS 5.4,CentOS 5.5 and CentOS 5.6. RPMforge repository is a collaboration of Dag, Dries, and other packagers. This steps has been tested on […]

How to Check Memory and I/O with vmstat on Linux CentOS 5/CentOS 6/RHEL 5/RHEL 6 server – System Performance

vmstat command is a utility that will provides interesting information abaout processes, memory, i/O and CPU activity. When you run vmstat utility command without any arguments, you will see the output as below. This post will guide you on how to check memory and I/O with vmstat on Linux CentOS 5/CentOS 6/RHEL 5/RHEL 6 server […]

How to Track System Activity With top Command on Linux CentOS 5/CentOS 6/RHEL 5/ RHEL 6 server – System Performance

Top command is utility to monitor system activity interactively. When you run top from shell window, it will display all the activity processes and updates the screen. In this post i will show the usage of top command on CentOS 5/CentOS 6/RHEL 5/ RHEL 6 server to keep track system activity and to optimize the […]

How to Backup and Restore MySQL Database on CentOS/RHEL

In this post, i will share on how to backup and restore MySQL database on Linux server. I have tested this on my CentOS and RHEL servers. MySQLDump — A Database Backup Program, Click for more info. The mysqldump client is a backup program originally written by Igor Romanenko. It can be used to dump […]

How to Install MySQL Database Server on CentOS 5.7

In this post, i will show you on how to install MySQL server on CentOS 5.7. MySQL is a popular choice of database server that can stores and retrieves data for the blog, websites and applications. This post assumed that you have direct internet connection. Simply run this command to install MySQL server: root@CentOS57 ~]# […]

How to Uninstall Webmin 1.570 on CentOS 5.7

In this post, i will guide on how to properly remove the Webmin package that was installed from tar.gz file. Just run the command /etc/webmin/ [root@CentOS57 ~]# /etc/webmin/ Are you sure you want to uninstall Webmin? (y/n) : y Stopping Webmin server in /usr/local/webmin Running uninstall scripts .. Deleted init script /etc/rc.d/init.d/webmin Subroutine list_servers redefined […]

How to Modify the Default Webmin’s Port Number on CentOS 5.7

To improve the security on my linux centOS server, it is recommended to change the default port of the service and change it to custom webmin’s port number. In this post i will show you on how to modify the default port, 10000 to 10101. Check default port number : [root@CentOS57 ~]# netstat -plunt | […]

How to Stop, Start and Reload Webmin Service on CentOS 5.7

It would be a good idea to not have Webmin running all the time. You can start Webmin via ssh when you need it. Not also Webmin, it’s recommended to install the software or packages in linux when you need it. This will improve the security for your server. Less port opened, more secure your […]

How to Install Webmin 1.570 on CentOS 5.7 from tar.gz file

In this post, i will share on how to install the Webmin, a web-based interface for system administration for Linux, on CentOS 5.7 server. Different from my previous post on “How to Install Webmin 1.570-1 on CentOS 6.2 using RPM“, this post will show you the steps on installing the webmin from the tar.gz file. […]

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