Category: Network

Installing docker with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Mint 17 and CentOS 7

Installing docker with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Mint 17 and CentOS 7 A brief introduction to virtualization Today we will learn installing docker with Ubuntu, mint and CentOS 7 Linux,  Before the evolution of the concept of virtualization, to run one application one dedicated server was required,  if you wanted to 

Make Samba Go Faster

Make Samba Go Faster After installing a wired gigabit network in my house I tested the performance in the network using shares (Windows – samba installed centos 7). I got around 500-600MBit/sec in read speeds and about 600-700MBit/sec in write speeds. But why ? After looking at the samba configuration file

Fedora Linux – Use dnf Command With A Proxy Server

How do I access and use dnf command with a web proxy server on a Fedora Linux? How do I configure dnf to use a proxy server only? Dnf repositories (“repos”) can be accessed through standard proxy servers such as Squid or any other proxy server. You need to configure

Install and Configure CSF ConfigServer Firewall

Install and Configure CSF ConfigServer Firewall About CSF Firewall ConfigServer Security and Firewall, also known as CSF, is an opensource software firewall application. It is working based on iptables. Firewall configuration script created to provide better security for your server while giving you an easy to use, advanced interface for managing

Setting up PPTP VPN server on CentOS Server

Setting up PPTP VPN server on CentOS Server There are 3 basic types of VPN servers: Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP), Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol(L2TP) and OpenVPN. (Yeah there are more but let’s deal with the basics here). In this post I will use PPTP as it’s supported by almost all devices and OSes

Configure FirewallD in RHEL/CentOS 7 and Fedora 21/22

In a previous post I’ve showed how to disable firewalld and roll back to our favorite post-systemd iptables firewall. In this post we gonna see how to Configure FirewallD in RHEL/CentOS 7 and Fedora 21/22. Firewalld is a dynamic daemon to configure and manage firewalls (iptables rules typically) with support

Console commands to hibernate and standby / sleep Linux machines

It’s great that Linux nowadays supports all the power management features available on computers. But it’s odd that beside the buttons to trigger standby/hibernate – which are only available in a graphical interface – there are no simple console commands to put the computer to sleep or into hibernation. Standby