Tag: centos 6.5

How to Check Your CentOS Version

The following command works with all CentOS versions. If you’d like to check your kernel version then visit our tutorial on How To Check the Kernel Version in Linux / Ubuntu / CentOS Checking your CentOS Version cat /etc/centos-release You should receive a result similar to the following: CentOS release 6.5 (Final) You can also…

How to Install and Configure VSFTPD on CentOS 6

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 sxi.io Web Self Managed CentOS…

How to Install and Connect to PostgreSQL on CentOS 6

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 These instructions are intended specifically…

How to Install Logwatch on CentOS 6

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 has happened in the past….

How to Install lsyncd on CentOS 6

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 I’ll be logged in as…

How To Install MariaDB 5.5 on CentOS 6

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 for InnoDB), and OQGRAPH. Pre-Flight…

How to Install ProFTPD on CentOS 6

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is probably the most popular method of uploading files to a server; a wide array of FTP servers, such as ProFTPD, and clients exist for every platform. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for installing the ProFTPD on CentOS 6. I’ll be working from a sxi.io Web Core Managed CentOS…