How To Integrate ClamAV (Through mod_clamav) Into ProFTPd For Virus Scanning On Ubuntu 10.04

November 9th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This tutorial explains how you can integrate ClamAV into ProFTPd for virus scanning on an Ubuntu 10.04 system. This is achieved through mod_clamav. In the end, whenever a file gets uploaded through ProFTPd, ClamAV will check the file and delete it if it is malware. I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 1 Preliminary Note You should have a working ProFTPd setup on your Ubuntu 10.04...

Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

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 set up ProFTPd with TLS on an Ubuntu 10.04 server. I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 1 Preliminary Note In this tutorial I use the hostname server1.example.com...

Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On Ubuntu 10.04

November 9th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on Ubuntu 10.04. NFS stands for Network File System; through NFS, a client can access (read, write) a remote share on an NFS server as if it was on the local hard disk. I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 1 Preliminary Note I’m using two Ubuntu systems here: NFS Server: server.example.com, IP address: 192.168.0.100 NFS...

How To Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On Ubuntu 10.04

November 9th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This guide explains how to set up WebDAV with Apache2 on an Ubuntu 10.04 server. WebDAV stands for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning and is a set of extensions to the HTTP protocol that allow users to directly edit files on the Apache server so that they do not need to be downloaded/uploaded via FTP. Of course, WebDAV can also be used to upload and download files. I do not issue any guarantee...

Caching With Apache’s mod_cache On Ubuntu 10.04

November 9th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This article explains how you can cache your web site contents with Apache’s mod_cache on Ubuntu 10.04. 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 Set Up A USB-Over-IP Server And Client With Ubuntu 10.04

November 9th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This tutorial shows how to set up a USB-over-IP server with Ubuntu 10.04 as well as a USB-over-IP client (also running Ubuntu 10.04). The USB/IP Project aims to develop a general USB device sharing system over IP network. To share USB devices between computers with their full functionality, USB/IP encapsulates “USB I/O messages” into TCP/IP payloads and transmits them between computers....

Installing Liferay 6.0.5 Community Edition Bundled With Tomcat On Ubuntu 10.04

November 9th, 2010 by jennyamy 
Liferay Portal is an enterprise web platform for building business solutions that deliver immediate results and long-term value. Get the benefits of packaged applications and an enterprise application framework in a single solution. For this tutorial I am assuming you are logged in as root and have MySQL server already installed. I cannot guarantee this will work for you. 1. Install Java JDK a) First...

Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS On Ubuntu 10.04

November 9th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This tutorial shows how to set up a standalone storage server on Ubuntu 10.04. Instead of NFS, I will use GlusterFS here. The client system will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network...

iRedMail 0.6.1: Open Source Mail Server With Postfix, Dovecot, Amavisd, ClamAV, SpamAssassin, RoundCube On Ubuntu 10.04

November 9th, 2010 by jennyamy 
iRedMail is a shell script that lets you quickly deploy a Open Source Mail Server solution in less than 2 minutes. It supports Red Hat(R) Enterprise Linux & CentOS 5.x, Debian 5.0.x, Ubuntu 8.04/9.04/9.10/10.04, FreeBSD 7.x/8.x, it supports both i386 and x86_64. Most components used in iRedMail are provided by Linux distributions officially, it means iRedMail users can get software update support...

How To Set Up Software RAID1 On A Running System (Incl. GRUB2 Configuration) (Ubuntu 10.04)

November 9th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This guide explains how to set up software RAID1 on an already running Ubuntu 10.04 system. The GRUB2 bootloader will be configured in such a way that the system will still be able to boot if one of the hard drives fails (no matter which one). I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 1 Preliminary Note In this tutorial I’m using an Ubuntu 10.04 system with two hard drives, /dev/sda...

Ubuntu 10.04 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

November 9th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on Ubuntu 10.04 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain controller. In the resulting setup, every user has his own home directory accessible via the SMB protocol and all users have a shared directory with read-/write access. I do...

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 10.04

November 9th, 2010 by jennyamy 
Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 10.04 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support. I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 1 Preliminary Note In this tutorial I use the hostname server1.example.com with the IP address 192.168.0.100. These...