Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Installing Perf Performance Analysis Tool on Ubuntu 18.04

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Good day all. This guides is about installing Perf performance analysis tool on Ubuntu 18.04. Perf, also known as perf_events is a powerful performance counter for Linux systems that gathers data about hardware events such as instructions executed, branches mispredicted or cache-misses suffered. It also provides very low overhead profiling of applications to trace dynamic control flow and identify hotspots,...

Configure Rsyslog on Solaris 11.4 to Send logs to Remote Log Server

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to configure rsyslog on Solaris 11.4 to send logs to remote log server. By default, Solaris 11.4 used the native syslog as the default log manager. You can verify this by running the command below; svcs system-log STATE STIME FMRI disabled...

Configure Syslog on Solaris 11.4 for Remote Logging

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This guide presents a simple way of how to configure Syslog on Solaris 11.4 send logs to remote syslog server. In our previous guide, we discussed how to configure remote logging with rsyslog on Ubuntu 18.04. Configure Syslog on Solaris 11.4 for Remote Logging Before you can proceed to configure syslog on Solaris 11.4, first check if it is enabled. svcs system-log STATE...

Installing Linux Dash with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

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This guides presents a simple way installing Linux Dash with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Linux Dash is an opensource web based monitoring dashboard for Linux systems. It displays system metrics and properties such as number of running processes, number of logged in users, the CPU load, memory statistic, disk usage, network connections, internet connection speed etc. You can...

How to Install Programs from Source on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install programs from source on Ubuntu 18.04. More often than not, the easiest and hustle free method of installing programs on Ubuntu 18.04 or the whole Linux family is to use the respective distribution package manager. This ensures that you are installing a software that is optimized for your...

Install LibModsecurity with Apache on Fedora 30/29/CentOS 7

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install LibModsecurity with Apache on Fedora 30/29/CentOS 7. Modsecurity, is an open source web application firewall (WAF) which provides a robust event-based programming language which protects web applications against a wide range of attacks such as SQL injection, Cross-site Scripting (XSS), Local File Include, Remote File Include e.tc. Install LibModsecurity...

Install and Configure NAXSI Nginx WAF on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

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Welcome to our guide on how to install and configure NAXSI Nginx WAF on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. NAXSI is an acronym for Nginx Anti XSS and SQL injection. It is an opensource, high performance and low rules maintenance web application firewall (WAF) module for NGINX. Unlike other WAFs that rely on signatures to detect and prevent web attacks such as...

Install and Configure OpenLDAP server on Fedora 29

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This guide will take you through the steps required to install and configure OpenLDAP server on Fedora 29. As you already know, OpenLDAP is an implementation of Light weight directory access protocol (LDAP). It provides a central management point for user information. Install and Configure OpenLDAP server on Fedora 29 Update and upgrade your system packages; dnf update dnf upgrade To install LDAP server...

How to Install Osquery on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install osquery on Ubuntu 18.04. Osquery is an opensource tool that queries an operating system as if it were a relational database. It leverage SQL-like queries to gather Operating System information for performance, security, compliance audit analysis. It runs on multiple platforms such as Linux, FreeBSD, MacOS, Windows systems. Install...

Install Microsoft SQL Server 2017 on Fedora 29/CentOS 7

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Welcome to our guide on how to install Microsoft SQL server 2017 on Fedora 29/CentOS 7. Before you can follow through, ensure that your server meets the following minimum requirements; At least 2GB of RAM 64-bit CPU architecture At least 6GB of disk space At least 2x2GHZ CPU cores EXT4 or XFS filesystem Install Microsoft SQL Server 2017 on Fedora...