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How do I create a symbolic links under Linux or Unix .

How do I create a symbolic links under Linux or Unix like operating systems using command line options? You need to use the ln command. It is a standard Unix / Linux / BSD command to create links to files. There are two types of links under UNIX, hard and soft link: Hard link vs.Read more about How do I create a symbolic links under Linux or Unix .[…]

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Linux: 20 Iptables Examples For New SysAdmins

 netfilter is a set of hooks inside the Linux kernel that allows kernel modules to register callback functions with the network stack. A registered callback function is then called back for every packet that traverses the respective hook within the network stack.

This Linux based firewall is controlled by the program called iptables to handles filtering for IPv4, and ip6tables handles filtering for IPv6. I strongly recommend that you first read ourquick tutorial that explains how to configure a hostbased firewall called Netfilter (iptables) under CentOS / RHEL / Fedora / Redhat Enterprise Linux. This post lists most simple iptables solutions required by a new Linux user to secure his or her Linux operating system from intruders.

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Top 20 Nginx WebServer Best Security Practices

Nginx is a lightweight, high performance web server/reverse proxy and e-mail (IMAP/POP3) proxy. It runs on UNIX, GNU/Linux, BSD variants, Mac OS X, Solaris, and Microsoft Windows. According to Netcraft, 6% of all domains on the Internet use nginx webserver. Nginx is one of a handful of servers written to address the C10K problem. UnlikeRead more about Top 20 Nginx WebServer Best Security Practices[…]

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HowTo: Find a Directory On Linux Based System

I just switched from MS-Windows server admin to Debian Linux server admin role. I need to find a directory called project.images. I was also told that the locate command is the simplest and quickest way to find the locations of files and directories on Linux. But, the locate command is not working out for me.Read more about HowTo: Find a Directory On Linux Based System[…]

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LVM How-to: Adding a new partition Linux

Initial setup

To begin, let’s define our goals: We have a partition (mounted as /), which we want to extend from 7G to 16G. We will do this by following these steps:

  1. Partition the new disk
  2. Create New Physical Device (pvcreate)
  3. Extend the existing volume group
  4. Extend the logical volume
  5. Extend the filesystem (ext4 in my case)

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Top 20 a problem of building Apache – Cpanel Server

Hi guys 🙂

Php compilation on server means the building and installation of PHP from its source. You may get a lot of error while compiling the PHP,
here some common PHP compilation errors and their fixes.

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