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Mar
16th

Linux: KVM libvirt assign static guest IP addresses using DHCP on the virtual machine

Author: Vivek Gite | Files under syndicated

I am using KVM/libvirt on Linux operating system and how do I assign static IP address using dnsmasq dhcpd server for my default virtual network switch?
By default, an instance of dnsmasq dhcpd server is automatically configured and started by libvirt…


Mar
9th

How to configure Nginx with free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on Debian or Ubuntu Linux

Author: Vivek Gite | Files under syndicated

Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority for your website or any other projects. You can grab free TLS/SSL certificate including wildcard certificate to create encrypted HTTPS session for your site visitors. In this tutorial, I will explain how to use Let’s Encrypt to install a free SSL certificate for Nginx web server along with how to properly deploy Diffie-Hellman on your nginx server to get SSL labs A+ score on Debian and Ubuntu Linux server.

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Mar
1st

How to Install and Manage Docker on Ubuntu 15.10 & 14.04 LTS

Author: Rahul Kumar | Files under syndicated

Docker is container-based application framework, which wrap of a specific application with all its dependencies in a container. Docker containers can easily to ship to remote location on start there without making entire application setup. Below tutori…


Feb
18th

How To Patch and Protect Linux Glibc Getaddrinfo Stack-based Buffer Overflow Zero Day Vulnerability

Author: Vivek Gite | Files under syndicated

A stack-based critical buffer overflow was found in the way the libresolv library (glibc) performed dual A/AAAA DNS queries. A remote attacker could crash or, potentially, execute code running the library on Linux. How do I patch and protect my server …


Feb
10th

Filling your data lake with log messages: the syslog-ng Hadoop (HDFS) destination

Author: Peter Czanik | Files under syndicated

There are endless debates whether it is better to store all of your logs in your data lake (skeptics call it the grave :-) ) or keep only those that are relevant for operation or business analytics. In either case there are many benefits of using sys…


Feb
9th

Install and Configure Munin monitoring server in Linux

Author: Surendra Anne | Files under syndicated

Munin is an excellent system monitoring tool similar to RRD tool which will give you ample information about system performance in multiple fronts like disk, network, process, system and users. These are some of the default properties Mu…


Feb
8th

syslog-ng and rust: First steps towards simple and efficient parsers

Author: Peter Czanik | Files under syndicated

This post explaines the steps to use the experimental Rust language bindings for syslog-ng. If you want to create high quality, efficient parsers easily, writing them in Rust is worth considering. There is even some sample code to help you get started …


Feb
3rd

How to create unprivileged LXC container on Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS

Author: Vivek Gite | Files under syndicated

Unprivileged containers run the same way as privileged ones, simply without using sudo or root access. This is more secure as you can’t be root on the host even if you managed to escape container. This tutorial explains how to install, create and manag…


Jan
27th

How to install KVM on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Headless Server

Author: Vivek Gite | Files under syndicated

Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a virtualization module for the Linux kernel that turns it into a hypervisor. How can I install KVM, setup guest operating system as the back-end virtualization technology for non-graphic Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS ser…


Jan
25th

Find Out If Patch Number ( CVE ) Has Been Applied To RHEL / CentOS Linux

Author: Vivek Gite | Files under syndicated

I know how to update my system using the yum command. So many many vulnerabilities out there, how can I find out that patch has been applied to a package? How do I search CVE patch number applied to a package under a Red Hat Enterprise Linux/CentOS/RHE…