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    Basic iptables Configuration

    It’s always a good idea to setup a local firewall on hosts that are on unprotected networks. The internet “winds” blow harder and harder each day, and it’s only a matter of time before some daemon has an exploit that gets taken advantage of. I use CentOS 5 for all my web servers, and here […]

    A Complete List of Open Source VoIP Software

    Open source VoIP software is a great tool for businesses, not only because it saves thousands of dollars a year in telephony costs, but also because it can be customised according to a specific business’s needs. VoIP software allows businesses to conduct voice conversations across IP-based networks, including voice and video calls, chatting and conferencing. […]

    CentOS 6.4 – help with MySQL on another drive

    CentOS 6.4 – help with MySQL on another drive by TrevorH » 2013/09/06 08:47:09 I haven’t read the article you are following but changing the default mysql data directory will get you into issues with selinux. The best thing to do is to Create a new LVM Logical Volume of the required size Format it […]

    HOWTO Install phpMyAdmin in CentOS 5

    I am using CentOS 5 in one of my Virtual Servers and I wanted it to have phpMyAdmin. I tried installing it by doing yum install phpmyadmin but it said No package phpmyadmin available. So I add to add a repo. I discovered that rpmforge repo had this package. To add it, I executed the […]

    How To Completely Removing MySQL Server in CentOS

      This guide is used to re-install MySQL at CentOS (64x) if the 32x version of MySQL gets in conflict with coming updates. May be it’s good idea to backup databases before doing this. How to uninstall MySQL server Step 1: Check list the mysql rpm which is installed on server #rpm -qa | grep […]

    How to retrive vos3000 admin password or reset password

    How to retrive vos3000 admin password or reset password If you forget Vos3000 admin password you don’t need to worry if you know your MySQL root password.Vos3000 store their password in clear text  so you can read the password. This is how to retrive vos3000 admin password Login as root on vos3000 server login to […]

    Resetting the root password for MySQL running on RHEL or CentOS

    I recently had to reset the MySQL root password due to the fact that initializing it the way I assumed it should did not work. The following procedure will work in CentOS/RHEL/Scientific Linux and Fedora. After installing MySQL using # yum install mysql-server I ran the command # mysqladmin -u root password 'new-password' Trying to […]

    Linux Hard Disk Format Command

    Q. I’ve installed a new 250GB SATA hard disk on our office CentOS Linux server. How do I format a hard disk under Linux operating system from a shell prompt? A.. There are total 4 steps involved for hard disk upgrade and installation procedure: Step #1 : Partition the new disk using fdisk command Following […]

    CentOS Web Panel – Installation

    Installation guide To avoid any issues, please make sure to read all of this documentation carefully before you begin the installation process. Before you start CentOS Web Panel installer, you must know the following information: – We only support static IP addresses. We do not support dynamic, sticky, or internal IP addresses. We do not […]

    18 Open Source/Commercial Control Panels to Manage Linux Servers

    Download Your Free eBooks NOW – 10 Free Linux eBooks for Administrators As an owner of the website it is very difficult to manage multiple websites without a control panel. However to suit the needs, we need a custom hosting plan. A Web hosting control panel is a totally web-based interface which has capability to […]


    MySQL is a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases.  For more information on MySQL, you can visit their website at http://www.mysql.com (link is external). Version This documentation was written for MySQL 5.0.45 but may be usefull with other versions. How to install MySQL […]

    Installing MySQL Server on CentOS

    MySQL is an open-source relational database. For those unfamiliar with these terms, a database is where an application keeps its data, and relational refers to how the data is organized and accessed within the database. SQL refers to the language used by application queries to retrieve and store data: Structured Query Language. MySQL is free […]

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