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 How to install and configure Munin on CentOS

Munin surveys all your servers and remembers what it saw. It presents all the information in graphs through a web interface. Its emphasis is on plug and play capabilities. While it may not be the most scalable solution, it's flexible,...


 How to optimize Apache performance

  Squeezing the most performance out of your Apache server can make a difference in how your Web site functions and the impression it makes. Even fractions of a second matter, especially on dynamic sites.   Generally, after tuning...


 Installation CSF Firewall on CentOS

The guide below is applicable to systems running CentOS5, CentOS 6 and CentOS 7. The ConfigServer Security & Firewall is a popular open source Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall, Login/Intrusion Detection and Security...


 Installation Clam Anti Virus (ClamAV) on DirectAdmin / CentOS

Clam AntiVirus is a popular open source (GPL) anti-virus toolkit for UNIX, designed for e-mail scanning on mail gateways. It provides a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner and it can detect Trojan horses,...


 Installation Linux Malware Detect (Maldet) On CentOS

Linux Malware Detect (LMD) is a malware scanner for Linux released under the GNU GPLv2 license, that is designed around the threats faced in shared hosted environments. It uses threat data from network edge intrusion detection systems to...


 Installation Rootkit Hunter (rkhunter) on CentOS

  Rootkit Hunter (rkhunter) is a Unix-based tool that scans for rootkits, backdoors and possible local exploits. Rootkits are self-hiding toolkits secretly installed by a malicious intruder to allow that user to gain access to the...


 Installation of Directadmin on CentOS

In this guide I will be explaining how to install DirectAdmin on a clean installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS 5, 6 and 7, Debian, Ubuntu or FreeBSD. The procedure is exactly the same on all three operating systems and with...


 Installation of SpamAssassin on DirectAdmin

In this guide I will be explaining how to install and configure SpamAssasin on a Direct Admin based server running CentOS. SpamAssasin is used for e-mail spam filtering based on content-matching rules. SpamAssassin uses a variety of...