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How to Install and Configure dnsmasq in Linux

Introduction Dnsmasq is a lightweight DNS forwarder and resource constrained routers and firewalls. It is widely used for tethering on smartphones and portable hotspots, and to support virtual networking in virtualisation frameworks. Dnsmasq is included in most Linux distributions like FreeBSD, OpenBSD and NetBSD. Step 1: Install dnsmasq First install dnsmasq package using yum command. […]

How to create FTP user and assign quota in Solaris

Introduction File Transfer Protocol(FTP) is a network protocol used for the transfer of files between a client and server on network. Step 1: Create User First create FTP user by using following method. # useradd test # passwd test Step 2: Create FTP user Directory Make a directory in ftpdata folder # cd /ftpdata/ # ls -l […]

How to install snmp in Redhat 7/CentOS 7

Introduction SNMP stands for Simple Network Management Protocol. It is a protocol used to monitor servers. It is used for collecting information from, and configuring, network devices, such as servers, printers, hubs, switches, and routers on an Internet Protocol (IP) network.\ Step 1: Install SNMP # yum install -y net-snmp net-snmp-utils # cd /etc/snmp # […]

How to set session timeout

Step 1: Introduction The utmpx and wtmpx files are extended database files that have superseded the obsolete utmp and wtmp database files. The utmpx database contains user access and accounting information for commands such as who(1), write(1), and login(1). The wtmpx database contains the history of user access and accounting information for the utmpx database. […]

How to Install TOP package in Solaris 10

Step-1: PreRequisites For installation of top, download the following package. # wget http://www.sunfreeware.com/sparc/10/top-3.6.1-sol10-sparc-local.gz Step-2: Extract Zip File Extract top package using below command. # gunzip top-3.6.1-sol10-sparc-local.gz Step-3: Installation Install and configure top package as given below: # pkgadd -d top-3.6.1-sol10-sparc-local The following packages are available: 1 SMCtop top (sparc) 3.6.1 Select package(s) you wish to […]

How to Install Raid 1 in Solaris 10

# format Searching for disks…done AVAILABLE DISK SELECTIONS: 0. c1t0d0 /pci@1f,0/pci@1/scsi@8/sd@0,0 1. c1t1d0 /pci@1f,0/pci@1/scsi@8/sd@1,0 Specify disk (enter its number): ^Z # prtvtoc /dev/dsk/c1t0d0s2 > c1t0d0s2.vtoc # fmthard -s c1t0d0s2.vtoc /dev/rdsk/c1t1d0s2 # df -kh # metadb -a -c 3 -f c1t0d0s7 c1t1d0s7 # umount /export/home # metadb -a -c 3 -f c1t0d0s7 c1t1d0s7 # umount /export/home0 […]

How to Install TightVNC viewer in Linux

Introduction TightVNC is a cross-platform free and open-source remote desktop software application. Step 1: xStartup Installation In order to install TightVNC, first install “X Window System” as prerequisites. # yum groupinstall “X Window System” “Desktop” # yum -y install tigervnc-server xorg-x11-fonts-Type1 Step 2: Configuration Edit the TightVNC configuration file and set the geometry according to […]

Prometheus: Solve montoring in the cloud

Hundreds of companies are now using the open-source Prometheus monitoring solution in production, across telecommunications and cloud providers across video streaming and databases. In the run-up to CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe 2017, which takes place in Berlin from March 29 to 30, we spoke with Brian Brazil, the founder of Robust Perception, and one of […]