If you run any kind of data server at home, like a NAS, or homelab, keeping an eye on your hard drive health is imperative. smartmontools can provide an indicator of health using the disks’ SMART values. What is SMART? SMART stands for Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology, most modern hard drives, SSD, and eMMC […]
I’m no helicopter admin, not for lack of trying, I usually pop in a few times a week to run some routines and make sure nothing is terribly going awry. I handle most of my business via the terminal, which is all fine and dandy, but outside the various top commands, I’ve never thought of […]
Ever need to monitor your Linux server’s services or HD space? Learn how to achieve that with Monit!
You may have heard of UFW but today we bring you Firewalld, which is commonly found on RHEL systems.
Is your server or website getting attacked? Slow down those hackers by protecting your server and website using Fail2ban!
Now it is time to get into more with KVM and QEMU! Virt-Manager, a professional tool that provides control, compatibility and portability.
Email is a tricky subject… Should you host your own private email? Ever thought about it? Come discover open source Linux email solutions you should try!
Ever needed a solution to work with a group of people remotely? We will explain what a NFS share is, not to mention what it can do for you!
Netplan has been the Ubuntu default network manager for a long time now. Ever come across it and have had NO idea how to use it? Find out today!
MySQL is a popular cross-platform, open-source database server, developed by Michael Widenius, now owned by Oracle. If you are a web developer you’ll encounter it sooner or later, as it often provides the “M” in LEMP/LAMP web stacks, and fulfills the database requirement (or its fork, MariaDB) for WordPress, Drupal and other CMS. Skeptical? It’s […]