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LSI StorCLI Commands

The LSI StorCLI is a command line tool to manage and control LSI MegaRAID controllers. In this article you will find a collection of useful commands to administer your LSI RAID controller. First Download and Install the utility It will


Install Zabbix Agent from Source on Linux

In our previous post we have installed Zabbix Server on Ubuntu from source. Let’s add and monitor another linux server with Zabbix Agent. Login to server as root and Create a new user and group Download and install latest version


Enable AWStats “Update Now” Button in cPanel

AWstats (Advanced Web Statistics) is a free powerful tool to track visitors on your website. AWstats provide useful information like unique visitors on your website, visits per visitor, pages per visit, hits per visit and KB per visit. Using AWstats

Managing Firewall Rules on Cent OS 7

Firewalld is a complete firewall solution available by default on CentOS 7 servers. In this article we will be discussing adding and removing basic firewall rules to allow incoming traffic with the firewall-cmd administrative tool. You can check the firewall

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Installing SSL Certificate on Plesk

To create the CSR code for the certificate activation please follow this post. If you already have an SSL certificate issued, proceed with the installation steps below: Log in to your Plesk Control Panel Click on Domains tab and select

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Generate CSR (Certificate Signing Request) in Plesk

To generate the CSR code in your Plesk 12.5 Panel, follow the instructions below. Log in to your Plesk Control Panel Click on Domains tab and select the domain you want to secure. Click on SSL Certificates Click on Add

Connect to Amazon EC2 using FileZilla and sFTP

If you want to use FileZila to upload to or download data from a normal FTP server if you have the user and password, just put the information in the “Host”, “Username”, “Password” box and connect. However for Amazon instance,

Install Zabbix Server on Ubuntu from Source

Zabbix is an enterprise-class open source distributed monitoring solution that can be used to monitor and track performance and availability of network servers, devices and other IT resources. Before installing Zabbix, we should have install and configure LAMP stack on

How to Monitor a Host with Nagios

In our previous post we have successfully installed and configured Nagios core in our Ubuntu server. Now, let us add some clients to monitor by Nagios server. To do that we have to install nrpe and nagios-plugins in our monitoring

Installing Nagios Core on Ubuntu/Debian

Nagios is a very popular open source monitoring system. In this tutorial, we will cover the installation of Nagios 4 and some basic configuration to to monitor host resources via the web interface. To follow this tutorial, you must have