Disk Backup With Amanda On Debian Lenny

November 10th, 2010 by jennyamy 
1. Introduction Amanda is an open source client/server solution to back up filesystems. Backups are triggered by the backup server, backup definitions are located on the servers but exclusion lists are located on the client. Amanda is not yet to the level of backup solutions like IBM TSM/TDP or Legato Networker but it is the best open source solution I found so far. 2. Landscape bckserver.mydomain.com...

Installing PowerDNS (With MySQL Backend) And Poweradmin On Debian Lenny

November 10th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This article shows how you can install the PowerDNS nameserver (with MySQL backend) and the Poweradmin control panel for PowerDNS on a Debian Lenny system. PowerDNS is a high-performance, authoritative-only nameserver – in the setup described here it will read the DNS records from a MySQL database (similar to MyDNS), although other backends such as PostgreSQL are supported as well. Poweradmin...

Install Imule On Debian Lenny

November 10th, 2010 by jennyamy 
1. Introduction iMule (invisible Mule) is a free open source anonymous P2P (peer to peer) file sharing software which connects through the anonymous I2P (Invisible Internet Project) network and the Kad network. (ref wikipedia). I2P builds an anonymous network. By combining Imule and I2P you can download anonymously on the ed2k network. When I write these lines, the latest version of Imule is 1.4.6...

Caching With Apache’s mod_cache On Debian Lenny

November 10th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This article explains how you can cache your web site contents with Apache’s mod_cache on Debian Lenny. If you have a high-traffic dynamic web site that generates lots of database queries on each request, you can decrease the server load dramatically by caching your content for a few minutes or more (that depends on how often you update your content). I do not issue any guarantee that this will...

How To Configure PureFTPd To Accept TLS Sessions On Debian Lenny

November 9th, 2010 by jennyamy 
FTP is a very insecure protocol because all passwords and all data are transferred in clear text. By using TLS, the whole communication can be encrypted, thus making FTP much more secure. This article explains how to configure PureFTPd to accept TLS sessions on a Debian Lenny server. I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 1 Preliminary Note You should have a working PureFTPd setup...