Tag: centos

Installing and configuring ownCloud on CentOS 7

As the internet evolves to accommodate more and more of our needs and requirements, it also becomes increasingly vulnerable to threats. More and more people learn how to hack their way into databases, storage spaces and generally, all kinds of places where they can find sensitive data that they can exploit so as to serve […]

Configuring Sphinx on CentOS

Configuring Sphinx on CentOS

As an open-source search engine, Sphinx is a popular choice for those looking to perform searches over large data efficiently. Its high indexing performance, advanced result post-processing, scalability and versatility make it stand out among similar software. To set up Sphinx on a server running CentOS, you’ll need a sudo non-root user and mySQL already […]

How to install Nextcloud 11 on CentOS 7

How to install Nextcloud 11 on CentOS 7

Nextcloud is an open source software for creating and using file hosting services. It has a lot of extra Calendar, Sync and Contacts features, apart from their file hosting features. It is a great free alternative to some popular services such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, etc. In order to run Nextcloud on your VPS, […]

How to Open Ports in Ubuntu and CentOS using IPtables

Having a properly configured firewall is very important for the overall security on your server. In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to set up your firewall and open the ports you need on your Linux VPS. While there are few powerful tools to manage the firewall on a Linux server, we […]

Set up a mail server with PostfixAdmin and MariaDB on CentOS 7

In this guide, we will explain how to setup and configure a mail server with PostfixAdmin, Postfix, Dovecot, MariaDB and SpamAssasin on a CentOS VPS. PostfixAdmin is a PHP-based web front-end that allows you to manage virtual domains and users for a Postfix mail transport agent. This guide should work on other Linux VPS systems […]

How to Enable HTTP/2 in Nginx on Ubuntu and CentOS

HTTP/2 is a major revision of the HTTP network protocol and it focuses on performance improvements. Its goal is to reduce the latency as well as to make the web applications faster by allowing multiple concurrent requests between the web browser and the server across a single TCP connection. In this tutorial, we are going […]

How to Install SquirrelMail on CentOS 7

Squirrelmail is one of the most popular Web-based email clients written in PHP. It has built-in pure PHP support for IMAP and SMTP, and it is designed to render all pages in pure HTML 4.0 with no JavaScript required, for maximum compatibility across browsers. Its installation and configuration is pretty simple. Note that if you […]

How to Set Up a Firewall with iptables on Ubuntu and CentOS

In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to set up a firewall with iptables on a Linux VPS running Ubuntu or CentOS as an operating system. Iptables is an administration tool for IPv4 packet filtering and NAT and it is used to set up and manage the tables of IPv4 packet filter […]