Tutorials \ Linux \ Administration

Deploying a Puppet Master Server on CentOS 6

Learn how to deploy a Puppet Master server on CentOS 6.X using the free open-source release, and automate system configuration management in your infrastructure.

Tutorials \ Linux \ Web Servers

Deploy and Configure a Ubuntu 14 LAMP Web Server, Part 1

Overview The latest long-term support release of Ubuntu is out, and it’s finally time I released a series on how to use it for your web application’s infrastructure. In the first tutorial I’ll guide you through configuring an all-in-one web server based on LAMP – Linux, Apache, MariaDB, PHP. If you’ve read through my CentOS […]

Tutorials \ Linux \ Administration

Resetting the Root Password in CentOS and Red Hat

Overview It happens to the best of us. The root password for a particular server isn’t known, there are no other admin accounts available, and you need immediate access to the server.  It may have been the result of a previous employee not documenting it or maybe it was lost. Either way, it needs to […]

Tutorials \ Linux \ Database Servers

Installing and Configuring MariaDB on Ubuntu 14

Overview This tutorial will guide you through the deployment process of MariaDB on Ubuntu 14.  We’ll start by configuring the hardware and then move into the installation and configuration of MariaDB. MariaDB is a fork of the very popular and open source MySQL database, which is now owned by Oracle. In fact, the two were […]

Tutorials \ Linux \ Database Servers

Installing and Configuring MariaDB 10 on CentOS 6

This tutorial will guide you through the deployment process of MariaDB on a Red Hat-based Linux server, such as CentOS. We’ll start by configuring the hardware and then move into the installation and configuration of MariaDB.

Tutorials \ Windows \ Storage & File Systems

Connect Windows Server 2012 R2 to NFS Shares

Learn how to mount NFS shares exported from Linux servers in Windows Server 2012 R2 using the Client for NFS feature.

Tutorials \ Windows \ Network Services

Step-by-Step Creating a Windows Server DHCP Scope

Step-by-step instructions on how to create a new DHCP scope in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

Tutorials \ Windows \ Network Services

Step-by-Step DHCP Load Balance Cluster on Windows Server 2012 R2

In large environments a single DHCP server may become overwhelmed by the amount of client DHCP lease requests it receives. Load balancing your Windows DHCP server allows you to improve performance and availability by spreading the load across multiple servers.

Tutorials \ Windows \ Network Services

Step-by-Step DHCP Failover Cluster on Windows Server 2012 R2

This step-by-step tutorial will guide you through configuring a DHCP failover cluster on Windows Server 2012 R2.