Networking

Install ISPCONFIG 3 in UBUNTU 12.04

  Note: This is work in progress! You should probably test this in a virtual machine first and play around with various settings. There are a lot of tutorials over the Internet about how to configure an Ubuntu server for ISPConfig. I usually follow them, after all there aren’t so many variations on…

Category : Networking   11-04-2013  

How To Reset ISPCONFIG 3 Admin Password

  Losing/Forgetting your ISPConfig 3 administrator password is annoying, but can happen to anyone! (link tip: KeePassX) To reset the password, you need to follow the few steps below. You will need the root login for MySQL, you can find that information a ISPConfig 3 config file. cat /usr/local/ispconfig/server/lib/mysql_clientdb.conf $clientdb_host = ‘localhost’; $clientdb_user = ‘root’; $clientdb_password =…

Category : Networking   11-04-2013  

Php: Introduction to Mysqli Extension

  Experienced developers eschew the original MySQL extension because of its abandoned status in PHP. Nascent web developers, however, may be completely oblivious to its dormant past and dying future. Introductory tutorials for connecting to MySQL from PHP are certainly abundant, as is evident from a simple “php and mysql tutorial” Google…

Category : Networking   11-04-2013  

Enable SSH Secure Shell in Ubuntu 12.10

  This brief tutorial shows you how to enable SSH in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin. This request came in from one of our readers who wanted to know how to enable SSH in Ubuntu 12.04. As you may already know, SSH is a secure communication protocol that lets you remotely access…

Category : Networking   11-04-2013  

How to install LAMP (Linux,Apache,Mysql,Php) in Ubuntu 12.10

About LAMP LAMP stack is a group of open source software used to get web servers up and running. The acronym stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Since the virtual private server is already running Ubuntu, the linux part is taken care of. Here is how to install the rest. Set…

Category : Networking   11-04-2013  

How to install and configure vsftpd FTP server in Ubuntu 12.10

  This tutorial focuses on how to setup vsftpd server on your linux based VPS or a dedicated server. The vsftpd stands for “Very Secure FTP Daemon”. It is not just secure as the name suggests but also delivers excellent performance by consuming less memory. The tutorial also teaches you how…

Category : Networking   11-04-2013  

Install and Setup SSL in Webmin and Apache

  SSL is a protocol for making secure, authenticated connections across an insecure network like the Internet. It encrypts network traffic, so that an attacker cannot listen in on the network and capture sensitive information such as passwords and credit card numbers. It allows servers to authenticate themselves to clients, so…

Category : Networking   11-04-2013  

Apache:Setup a SSL Certificate with Thawte

Here is a short tutorial how to set up a Thawte SSL 123 SSL certificate (a domain-only validation SSL Certificate). In a nutshell, it takes two steps: First, you need to create your private key and the certificate signing request to request the certificate. In a second step you need…

Category : Networking   11-04-2013  

Apache: Install webmin on Ubuntu 12.10

Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. Webmin removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files like /etc/passwd, and lets you manage a system from the console or remotely. We…

Category : Networking   11-04-2013