Monitorix is a free, open source, lightweight system monitoring tool designed to monitor as many services and system resources as possible. It has been created to be used under production UNIX/Linux servers, but due to its simplicity and small size you may also use it on embedded devices as well.
Apache Subversion (often abbreviated SVN, after the command name svn) is a software versioning and revision control system distributed under an open source license. Developers use Subversion to maintain current and historical versions of files such as source code, web pages, and documentation. Its goal is to be a mostly-compatible successor to the widely used […]
Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) is a Linux feature that provides a mechanism for supporting access control security policies, through the use of Linux Security Modules (LSM) in the Linux kernel. It is a set of Kernel modifications and user-space tools that can be added to various Linux distributions. Its architecture strives to separate enforcement of security […]
The mysqldump client is a backup program originally written by Igor Romanenko. It can be used to dump a database or a collection of databases for backup or transfer to another SQL server (not necessarily a MySQL server). The dump typically contains SQL statements to create the table, populate it, or both. However, mysqldump can […]
Nagios is one of the most powerful open source monitoring tool, its giving the opportunity for monitoring all OS and devices , in our previous posts, we did show you how to install Nagios from source in Fedora and CentOS, today we will see how to install it directly from yum in Fedora/Centos/SL(Scientific Linux) […]
Note: This tutorial is a continuation of the Sendmail tutorial; please read through the Sendmail tutorial first before you attempt to install Dovecot or Squirrelmail. Although most versions of CentOS come standard with a POP3/IMAP server, dovecot can be much easier to configure and works almost straight after installation. Both the POP3 and IMAP protocols […]
Sendmail is the default SMTP (Simple mail transfer protocol) server installed on CentOS and although it can be slightly more complicated for beginners to learn than similar alternatives such as Postfix, it can be quite powerful and useful to learn. Sendmail by itself as the name suggests is a MTA (Mail transfer agent) which is […]