find command is used for locate files in a directory hierarchy on Linux/Unix systems. You can search for files according to name, owner, group, type, permissions, date and other criteria. The search is recursive in that it will search all sub directories too. If you are a beginner, the following examples will make you clear about the find command. […]
chkconfig command is used to start, stop and view the status of all services running on the system. It allows you to display and change the services on your system at all levels. Let us see some basic commands in this short how-to.
The “top” command provides a dynamic real-time view of a running system. It can display system summary information as well as a list of processes or threads currently being managed by the Linux kernel. The types of system summary information shown and the types, order and size of information displayed for processes are all user configurable and that configuration can […]
Question! How to make OpenSUSE work from your workplace or somewhere where credentials are needed for an internal proxy? In my case, I am working in a company where a proxy is needed to connect to the Internet. Try some proxy settings # yast2 --update Please edit: # […]
SSHGuard is a fast and lightweight monitoring tool written in C language. It monitors and protects servers from brute force attacks using their logging activity. If someone continuously trying to access your server via SSH with many(may be four) unsuccessful attempts, the SSHGuard will block him/her for a bit by putting their IP address in […]
ClusterSSH is a Cluster administration tool via SSH. It is used to control number of xterm windows via a single graphical console window to allow commands to be interactively run on multiple servers over an SSH connection. If you’re are a Linux administrator managing hundreds of machines, you may have chances to enter same command on many […]
A gateway is a node or a router that acts as an access point to passes network data from local networks to remote networks. There are many ways to find out your gateway in Linux. Here are some of them from Terminal. You can find default gateway using ip, route and netstat commands in Linux […]
rsnapshot is a filsystem snapshot utility written in Perl. It is a remote backup utility used to take single or multiple backup of filesystems from local or remote systems using rsync. In this tutorial, my scenario will be as follows: My local system (Backup server) is Ubuntu 13.04 desktop with IP address 192.168.1.100/24 and remote […]