Complete Guide Installing Zabbix on Debian 8 or RedHat Distributions

Complete Guide Installing Zabbix on Debian 8 or RedHat Distributions

Zabbix is an open-source tool designed to monitor networks, servers, appliances and other hardware through a Linux-based server, which communicates to the native agents that are available for many operating systems, including Linux, UNIX and Windows.

Zabbix automatically collects and parses data from monitored hardware so administrators can check availability and see trends in network performance. The server communicates to the native software agents that are available for many operating systems, including Linux, UNIX and Windows. For operating systems without an agent, generic monitoring protocols such as Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) or Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) can be used.

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Complete Guide Installing OpenLDAP and PHPLdapadmin

Complete Guide Installing OpenLDAP and PHPLdapadmin

LDAP is specified in a series of Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Standard Track publications called Request for Comments (RFCs), using the description language ASN.1. The latest specification is Version 3, published as RFC 4511. For example, here is an LDAP search translated into plain English: "Search in the company email directory for all people located in Washington whose name contains 'Jesse' that have an email address. Please return their full name, email, title, and description."

LDAP Common Usage

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Diskless Remote Book on RedHat Distributions w/HTCondor

Diskless Remote Book on RedHat Distributions w/HTCondor

HTCondor with DRBL Diskless Remote Book on RedHat

What is DRBL

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How to Remove and Convert GPT / GUID to MBR

How to Remove and Convert GPT / GUID to MBR

What is GPT?

GUID Partition Table (GPT) is a standard for the layout of the partition table on a physical hard disk, using globally unique identifiers (GUID). GPT fdisk is a set of text-mode utilities for editing GPT disks. It consists of gdisk, sgdisk and cgdisk which are equivalent to respective tools from util-linux fdisk


Use gdisk instead of fdisk. It isn't installed by default, so get it by installing EPEL from the Fedora Project website.

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Install Back-Port Packages from Previous Versions of Ubuntu or Debian

Install Back-Port Packages from Previous Versions of Ubuntu or Debian

Backporting is the action of taking parts from a newer version of a software system or software component and porting it to an older version of the same software.

In this article I will explain how to install older versions from the terminal and how to specify Debian package versions from the command line and how to avoid errors and 404 errors.  I'll install BackPorts from Debian Jessie, Squeeze and Wheezy

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