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How to Create Grafana and InfluxDB Docker Containers in Ubuntu-14.04

by | Tutorials | 9th October, 2016

InfluxDB : InfluxDB is an open-source time series database written in Go that has been built to work best with metrics, events, and analytics. Using InfluxDB, you can easily store system and application performance data and manage any time series data. Grafana : Grafana is an open-source, general purpose dashboard...

Working with Logical Volume Management

by | Tutorials | 25th September, 2016

Introduction LVM stands for logical volume management and it’s software that is used to manage multiple volumes and filesystems. You can easily create, grow and and shrink partitions as required. LVM manages three main components, volume groups, physical volumes and logical volumes. Volume groups are a combination of physical and...

Developing for Snappy Ubuntu from Arch Linux Using LXC

by | Tutorials | 25th September, 2016

Introduction Snappy Ubuntu Core is the perfect system for large-scale cloud container deployments, it is perfect for Docker deployments. It is a very nice, minimal and stripped down version of Ubuntu, specially designed to run securely on autonomous machines. Requirements Arch Linux desktop installed on your system. A non-root user...

How to Capture Network Traffic using Tcpdump

by | Tutorials | 25th September, 2016

Introduction Tcpdump is one of the most widely used and powerful command line utilities out there that can be used to capture TCP/IP packets transferred over a network. Tcpdump provides various options to save the packet in data file. Tcpdump runs on all Unix-based operating systems and uses libpcap library...

Nmap Command Line Tips and Tricks

by | Tutorials | 25th September, 2016

Nmap is an open source security scanner and one of the most widely used tools for network exploration, security auditing and scanning. Nmap provides lots of options that can make the utility more powerful. Nmap is used for network audit, security scans and finding open ports on a remote machine....

Install and Configure Chef Server on Ubuntu-14.04

by | Tutorials | 23rd September, 2016

Introduction Chef is an open source configuration management and automation tool writen in Ruby and Erlang that is used to manage your IT infrastructure from centralized location. As today’s IT infrastructure requirements, managing and administrating server by hand becomes very difficult task for the system administrator. Chef is specially designed...

Netstat Command Line Tips and Tricks

by | Tutorials | 19th September, 2016

Introduction Netstat is a command line network statistics tool that is used for checking your network configuration and activity. It displays both incoming and outgoing network connections, routing tables, network interface and network protocol statistics. It is available on unix operating systems such as Linux, Solaris and BSD, and is...

Top Network Monitoring Tools You Need to Know

by | Tutorials | 19th September, 2016

Introduction Network administrators need to know whats going on with their network, who’s using the bandwidth and how their IT infrastructure is handling the load. It is a very dificult task for every network admin to monitor and debug Linux network related problems. But, it is much easier, if you...

Install and Configure UFW Firewall on Ubuntu 16.04

by | Tutorials | 19th September, 2016

Introduction Security is very important thing to consider when you run your own server. The UFW (uncomplicated firewall) is a frontend for managing firewall rules and it is easy to use for host-based firewalls. UFW is used through the command line interface and aims to make firewall configuration easy. Iptables...

Working with Iptables

by | Tutorials | 19th August, 2016

Setting up a good firewall is necessary for every system administrator to secure their operating system. Iptables is a command line tool that allows a linux system administrator to configure the tables provided by the linux kernel implemented within the Netfilter project. Iptables is used to protect your server from...