ELS - Easy Linux Security - Install script

Looking for monthly updated - the best install script for many purposes which every newborn sysadmin must see? Here it is - ELS - Easy Linux Security script. ELS was created by the Server Monkeys Founder, Richard...

Install phpMyAdmin - database tasks via web-gui

  When it comes to manage your database tables outside terminal there comes a handy web-based tool : phpMyAdmin. This version comes from rpmforge repository. If you don't have rpmforge repo installed visit earlier...

Installing RHEL EPEL Repo on Centos 5 and 6

  If you have CentOS or RHEL on your VPS, it's wise that you ADD an EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) repository to Yum, with which you can install any of close to 7,000 EPEL packages. EPEL is a...

Secure for brute-force attempts : Fail2Ban

  Before we set our first webpage now it's time to install something to prevent Brute-force attempts on our VPS. My choose here: Fail2ban, first - because of its low requirements and scalability (it can run...

MySQL Database server configuration

MySQL comes pre-installed on a Hostinger VPS. And The advantage of using yum (as opposed to installing via source code) is that you will get any security updates (if and when distributed) and dependencies are...

Install and configure FTP server (vsFTPd)

Before we set-up our first webpage we have to gain access to our server via FTP client. To do this we have to install FTP server first - like vsFTPd (Very Security FTP daemon). It is a lighweight FTP server built...

Simple Apache + PHP support on your VPS

Now let's do the main puprpose of having VPS done - HTTP Server. For our needs (and for now) the choose will be Apache (obviously). The Apache+PHP and MySQL comes pre-installed on Hostinger VPS template. You have...

Play Lord of the Rings Online on Ubuntu

How to install and configure to successfully run LOTRO on Ubuntu 13.04 x64 (Unity). Do you know that even if you're not on Windows or Mac but you're using Linux you can play LOTRO - Lord of the Rings Online....

Installing nano, htop, mc - feel better?

As a newborn sysadmin you have already noticed how raw and ascetic could be a console environment and how much time took you to do simple tasks already, especially when you do not feel to powerfull in area of...

System update using 'yum'

When comes to installing and updating software on our CentOS server there is no easier method than using system tool called YUM and it is quite important security matter to have your server...