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How to Add a User and Grant Root Privileges on CentOS 6.5

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Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for adding a user on CentOS 6.5. I’ll be working from a sxi.io Web Core Managed CentOS 6.5 server, and I’ll be logged in as root. Step 1: Add the User It’s just one simple command to add a user. In this case,......
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How to Install and Configure VSFTPD on CentOS 6

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FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is probably the most popular method of uploading files to a server; a wide array of FTP servers, such as vsftpd, and clients exist for every platform. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for installing the vsfptd on CentOS 6. I’ll be working from a......
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Fully Managed Templates Now Optimized with FCGI

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Note: Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation for an older account management system. Your fully managed cPanel server has several different PHP handlers from which to choose, including DSO, SuPHP, and FCGI. These handlers are responsible for reading/interpreting PHP code, then compiling and executing it. Selecting the......
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How to Install the MongoDB PHP Driver (Extension) on CentOS 6

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Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for installing the MongoDB PHP Driver (Extension) on CentOS 6. I’ll be working from a sxi.io Web Core Managed CentOS 6.5 server, and I’ll be logged in as root. Step 1: Setup Environment, Install PHP Extension & Application Repository (PEAR) As a matter......
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How to Install and Connect to PostgreSQL on CentOS 6

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PostgreSQL (pronounced ‘post-gres-Q-L’) is a free, open-source object-relational database management system (object-RDBMS), similar to MySQL, and is standards-compliant and extensible. It is commonly used as a back-end for web and mobile applications. PostgreSQL, or ‘Postgres’ as it is nicknamed, adopts the ANSI/ISO SQL standards together, with the revisions. Pre-Flight Check......
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How To Install Cassandra on CentOS 6

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Apache Cassandra is a NoSQL database intended for storing large amounts of data in a decentralized, highly available cluster. NoSQL refers to a database with a data model other than the tabular relations used in relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended......
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chkconfig Command Examples for Red Hat and CentOS

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chkconfig is a command for checking and updating runlevel information for system services. For a primer on runlevels, check out our tutorial: Linux Runlevels Explained. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for checking and updating chkconfig. I’ll be working from both a sxi.io Web Core Managed CentOS 7 server,......
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How to Install Git on CentOS 6

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Introduction Git is an open source, distributed version control system (VCS). It’s commonly used for source code management (SCM), with sites like GitHub offering a social coding experience, and popular projects such as Perl, Ruby on Rails, and the Linux kernel using it. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended for......
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Error: Failed to connect to ‘127.0.0.1:7199’: Connection refused (Cassandra) [SOLVED]

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Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for solving the error: Failed to connect to ‘127.0.0.1:7199’: Connection refused. I’ll be working from both sxi.io Web Core Managed CentOS 6 and CentOS 7 servers, and I’ll be logged in as root. Error While Using Cassandra’s ‘nodetool’ This error may occur when......
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How to Install Logwatch on CentOS 6

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Logwatch is a Perl-based log management tool for analyzing, summarizing, and reporting on a server’s log files. It is most often used to send a short digest of server’s log activity to a system administrator. What are log files? Logs are application-generated files useful for tracking down and understanding what......
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Install Dogecoin Wallet on CentOS

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Dogecoin (Ɖ) is one of the many open-source cryptocurrencies that has penetrated the post-Bitcoin marketplace. As of February 2014, Dogecoin rates fifth (5th) in market capitalization among Bitcoin, Litecoin, and all other cryptocurrencies (source). This particular coin’s name is based on the “doge” meme, a slang term for “dog”. Dogecoin......
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How to Install lsyncd on CentOS 6

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lsyncd is an rsync-based tool that monitors specified directories (including subdirectories) for updates and modifications, then syncs those changes to a specified destination. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for installing the lsyncd on CentOS 6. I’ll be working from a sxi.io Web Core Managed CentOS 6 server, and......
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How To Install MariaDB 5.5 on CentOS 6

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MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. It is easy to install, offers many speed and performance improvements, easy to integrate into most MySQL deployments. Answers for compatibility questions can be found at: MariaDB versus MySQL – Compatibility. MariaDB offers more storage than MySQL, including Cassandra (NoSQL), XtraDB (drop-in replacement......