Backup Windows System via SMB Using BackupPC

Welcome to our guide on how to backup Windows system via SMB using BackupPC server. There are three methods in which BackupPC can use to backup data. These include the use of SMB protocol for backing up Windows systems, Rsync and Tar for backing up Linux/Unix/MacOSX systems. In this guide, we are going to learn how to...

Install and Setup GlusterFS on Ubuntu 18.04

Welcome to our guide on how to install and setup GlusterFS on Ubuntu 18.04. Well, so what is GlusterFS? GlusterFS is an opensource distributed and scalable network file system that clusters various disk storage resources into a single global namespace. GlusterFS is suitable for data-intensive tasks such as cloud storage and media streaming. Some of the common features for...

How to Upgrade ownCloud 9 to ownCloud 10 on Ubuntu 16.04

Hello there, welcome to our guide on how to upgrade ownCloud 9 to ownCloud 10 on Ubuntu 16.04 . ownCloud 10 also ownCloud X is the lastest version. So you could be still running ownCloud server version 9 and whenever you want to synchronize your files with your upto-date ownCloud desktop client you get some version mismatch issues? Worry not...

How to Install and Configure BackupPC as a Backup Server on Ubuntu 18.04

In this guide, we will learn how to install and configure BackupPC on an Ubuntu 18.04 server and use it as back up server. BackupPC is a free, high-performance enterprise-grade backup software suite with a web-based frontend that can be used for backing up Linux, Windows and macOS PCs and laptops to a server's disk. BackupPC is highly configurable, easy...

How to install and Configure iSCSI Storage Server on Ubuntu 18.04

Hello guys, in this tutorial we are going to learn how to install and configure iSCSI storage server on Ubuntu 18.04. Well, iSCSI, an acronym for Internet Small Computer System Interface, is a Storage Area Network protocol that is used by the organizations to facilitate online storage management. It relies on TCP/IP networks to send SCSI commands between the initiator...

How Install and Configure iSCSI Storage server on CentOS 7

In our previous tutorial, we covered how to install and configure iSCSI storage server on Ubuntu 18.04 and in this tutorial, we are going to learn how to implement the same on CentOS 7 and other RHEL derivatives. In this deployment, we will be using two CentOS 7 servers, one acting as the iSCSI target while the other functions as...

How to Configure NFS Server on Ubuntu 18.04 Server

In this tutorial, we will discuss how to configure NFS server on Ubuntu 18.04 server. NFS operates on a server-client architecture and therefore to demonstrate how to configure NFS server on Ubuntu 18.04 server to share directories and files over the network and Ubuntu 18.04 desktop as our NFS client, follow through this guide. Network File system (NFS) is a commonly...

How to Install and Configure NFS Server on RHEL/CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we will learn how to Install and Configure NFS Server on RHEL/CentOS 7. Network File system (NFS) is a commonly used file-based storage system that allows remote systems to access files over a computer network and interact with them as if they were locally mounted. This enables system Administrators to group resources onto centralized servers on a...

How to Create an LVM Logical Volume

In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to create LVM logical volumes. Before we dive deeper, let us have a look at LVM architecture. LVM ARCHITECTURE OVERVIEW The structure of an LVM disk environment is simply illustrated in the figure below. LVM Logical Volumes Components The underlying structure of an LVM environment is a block device such a partition or...