How to Enable EPEL and Remi Repository into CentOS 6

EPEL stand for Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux. EPEL repository is a Fedora Special Interest Group that creates, maintains, and manages a high quality set of additional packages for Enterprise Linux, including, but not limited to, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS and Scientific Linux (SL), Oracle Enterprise Linux(OEL). Remi repository is a yum repository […]

How to Secure OpenSSH (SSHD) on Linux

OpenSSH is a open source alternative to the proprietary Secure Shell software. It is also the SSH connectivity tools that allows you to remotely login, transfer remote file via scp or sftp. It was created as an open source alternative to the proprietary Secure Shell software. OpenSSH options are controlled through the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file. In […]

How to Check Realtime RAM Memory Usage Available in Linux VPS


On the previous post, i have teach you on how to check the memory usage on linux virtual Private Server (VPS) but only top command had provide real-time information and updates . This quick post will covers on how to check realtime RAM memory usage available in Linux VPS using watch command. Watch runs command […]

4 Top Command Howto on Linux RHEL 6/CentOS 6

In this article, i will help you to explore most frequently used top commands that linux system administrator use when analyzing the linux performance and use for daily system administrative jobs. Top command displays system summary information such as tasks currently being managed by the Linux kernel, displays ongoing look at processor activity in real […]

How to Setup Lynis Linux Auditing Tool on CentOS 6.2/CentOS 6.3

Lynis is a free and open source auditing tool for Unix-based operating system. It will provide report and makes suggestion after it scans the system and detect general system information, installed packages, configuration errors and security issues.┬áLynis aims in assisting automated auditing, software patch management, vulnerability and malware scanning of Unix based systems. Follow this […]

How to Install and Configure Piwik on CentOS 6.2

Piwik is an open source web analytics software that makes it easy to get the information you want from your visitors. It’s free software alternative to Google Analytics. 1. To run Piwik, your host needs to meets the following minimum requirements : -PHP version 5.1.3 or greater -MySQL version 4.1 or greater -Enabled PHP extension […]

How to Configure Persistent Static Routes on Linux CentOS 6.2


In this post, i will share on how to configure persistent static routes on linux CentOS 6.2 server. By using Static routes, we can improves overall performance of the network. Static route can be added and delete using “route” command. But the drawback is when linux server is rebooted, it will forget the static routes […]

How to Setup phpMyAdmin 3.5.1 on CentOS 6.2 using Remi Repository


phpMyAdmin is a free and open source tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL with the use of a Web browser. It is a tools that giving users the ability to interact with their MySQL databases to perform the task such as creating, modifying or drop databases, executing SQL statements, managing […]