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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 Test Go On CentOS

How To Install Go On CentOS

Go also known as golang, is a compiled computer programming language developed by google. It is loosely based on the C language but designed to overcome some of its short comings.  It is a general purpose language and can be used from server-side development to games and streaming media.  It

How To Install NTPD On CentOS 7

Install And Configure NTPD

NTP (Network Time Protocol) is a protocol which allows computers to synchronize time.  NTPd is a daemon that maintains the system time in synchronization with other NTP servers. This prevents drift which is the slow inconsistency of time on computers internal clocks. Keeping system time accurate is particularly important for

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