Virtualization With Xen 3.3.1 On Debian Etch

November 12th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen on a Debian Etch (4.0) system. Xen lets you create guest operating systems (*nix operating systems like Linux and FreeBSD), so called “virtual machines” or domUs, under a host operating system (dom0). Using Xen you can separate your applications into different virtual machines that are totally independent from each...

Disk Based Backups With Amanda On Debian Etch

November 5th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This document describes how to set up Amanda (The Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver) on Debian Etch. For this tutorial I chose Ubuntu v7.04 as a backup-client. The resulting system provides a flexible backup-system with many features. It will be able to back up multiple hosts via network to various devices. I chose the disk based backup for this howto. This howto is meant as a practical...