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Install WordPress with Nginx and MySQL 8 on CentOS 8

Want to create a free website or build your personal blog? Well then WordPress is what you are looking for. With CentOS 8 having been released, follow through this guide to learn how to install WordPress with Nginx and MySQL 8 on CentOS 8. Install WordPress with Nginx and MySQL 8 on CentOS 8

Upgrade Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04

Well, Ubuntu 20.04, codenamed Focal Fossa is now available for testing with official version being likely to be released on April 2020, based on the Ubuntu release cycles trend. As such, let us see how to Upgrade Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04. Upgrade Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04 Disclaimer: Note that...

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Ubuntu 20.04

If you have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on VirtualBox, you realize that it is not in fullscreen. In this guide, you will learn how to install VirtualBox guest additions on Ubuntu 20.04. Apart from enabling the virtual machine to have a full screen view, guest additions offers many other features; Mouse pointer integrationShared folders for...

Install Ubuntu 20.04 on VirtualBox

Well, Ubuntu 20.04 is the next major release in Ubuntu lifecycle releases. It has been codenamed Focal Fossa. Follow through this guide to learn how to install Ubuntu 20.04 on VirtualBox. Ubuntu Long Term Support releases are published every two years in April and hence, based on this trend, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) will likely be...

Install and Configure Squid Proxy on CentOS 8

In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and configure Squid proxy on CentOS 8. Squid is a full-featured web proxy cache server application which provides proxy and cache services for HTTP, FTP, SSL requests and DNS lookups. It also performs transparent caching that reduces bandwidth and improves response time by...

Configure OpenLDAP Host Based Authentication

How do you configure OpenLDAP such that access is restricted based on host name of the computer being accessed and the user associated with the host name? Well, in this guide, we will learn how to configure OpenLDAP host based authentication. Disclaimer: This guide is based on the configurations I made on my...

Configure SSSD for OpenLDAP Authentication on CentOS 8

In this guide, we are going to demonstrate how to configure SSSD for OpenLDAP Authentication on CentOS 8. In our previous guides, we have covered how to install and setup OpenLDAP on CentOS 8 as well how to configure SUDO via OpenLDAP. See the links below; Install and Setup OpenLDAP on CentOS 8

How to Create OpenLDAP Member Groups

While assigning specific access rights or permissions to users whose access to various organization systems or resources are controlled via directory or identity management tools like OpenLDAP or FreeIPA, it is more feasible and less time consuming to manage this as a group. In this guide, we are going to learn how to Create OpenLDAP Member Groups...

Install Prometheus Node Exporter on CentOS 8

In this guide, you will learn how to install Prometheus Node Exporter on CentOS 8. Prometheus Node Exporter is used to expose the system hardware and OS metrics such as CPU, disk, memory usage etc with pluggable metrics collectors so that they can be scraped by Prometheus for monitoring. Install Prometheus Node Exporter on CentOS...

Install and Setup DVWA on Debian 10

Want to shape your skills on web application security? Well how about you play around with Damn Vulnerable Web Application? Follow through this guide to learn how to install and setup DVWA on Debian 10 Buster as a legal environment to run your tests. Install and Setup DVWA on Debian 10