OSSEC Install On Centos 7

OSSEC Installation On CentOS 7

OSSEC is a a open source host base intrusion detection system (HIDS). You can install it on linux, windows and mac. It allows for both local installs as well as a agent that can be deployed out to multiple systems witha centralized logging system.  It is capable of scanning logs,

Configure ProFTPd for SFTP on CentOS

Configure Proftpd for sFTP

This is a guide on how to configure ProFTPd for SFTP sessions. Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) is a secure version of FTP which transfers files via the SSH protocol. ProFTPD can be reconfigured to serve SFTP sessions vs using the default FTP protocol. This guide assumes you already have

How To Install Collectd On CentOS 7

How to install CollectD on Centos 7

Collectd is a daemon which collects system performance data and and metrics. It runs as a daemon and the data collectd collects can either be processed locally or sent to a central logging server. It is easy to configure and setup and can be configured to report to various metric

How To Setup mod_rewrite In Apache

Mod_rewrite on Apache

mod_rewrite is a Apache module installed on linux servers to manipulate URLs submitted in the browser to perform other functions than it appears. Mod_rewrite can improve SEO appearing to give it a static appearance. This guide assumes you already have Apache installed, if you do not please see How to Install Apache Enable

How To Reset A MySQL Root Password

How To Reset MySQL Root Password

MySQL contains it own 'root' password independent of the system root password, this is a guide on how to reset the MySQL root password. To reset it you will need root access on the server that has the MySQL instance. The same process applies to percona and mariadb servers as

How To Install And Configure mod_auth_mysql On Apache

How to install mod_auth_mysql

What Is Mod_Auth_Mysql? mod_auth_mysql is a Apache module used for authenticating users against a MySQL database. It is commonly used to protect pages and directories accessed via a web browser. You can view more about it on the project page. This guide assumes you already have a working mysql installation and Apache