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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 the Open Query Graph engine (OQGRAPH) for MariaDB 10.0 on CentOS 7

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MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. It is easy to install, offers many speed and performance improvements, and is easy to integrate into most MySQL deployments. Answers for compatibility questions can be found at: MariaDB versus MySQL – Compatibility. MariaDB offers more storage engines than MySQL, including Cassandra (NoSQL),......
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List Which Apache 2 Modules are Enabled on CentOS 7

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The Apache web server is one of the most popular and powerful web servers in the world due to its ease of administration and flexibility. This flexibility comes Apache’s modular design, and allows for such features as: URL rewriting for SSL encryption natively, and Outlook Anywhere passthrough support in reverse......
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How to Install Varnish 4 on CentOS 7

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Varnish is a proxy and cache, or HTTP accelerator, designed to improve performance for busy, dynamic websites. By redirecting traffic to static pages whenever possible, varnish reduces the number of dynamic page calls, thus reducing the load. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for installing the Varnish on CentOS......
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How to Install Pip on CentOS 7

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Pip is a tool for installing and managing Python packages. Python is a programming language that has a design philosophy that emphasizes code readability. It is widely considered to be a very easy programming language to master because of that focus on readability. Python is open source, and will run......
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How to Install and Connect to PostgreSQL on CentOS 7

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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 or Upgrade Django Using Pip

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Django is a Python web framework; it’s free, open source, and often used with complex, database-driven websites. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for installing Django, a Python web framework. I’ll be working from a sxi.io Web Core Managed CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.......
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Installing cPanel/WHM On CentOS 6 & 7

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What is cPanel?  cPanel is a server control panel which allows users the ability to access and automate server tasks and, provides the tools needed to manage the overall server, their applications, and websites.  Some features include the capability to modify php versions, creating individual cPanel accounts, adding FTP users,......
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How to Check the glibc (GNU libc) Version on CentOS 6 and CentOS 7

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Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for checking the installed version of glibc. I’ll be working from a sxi.io Web Core Managed CentOS 6 and CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as root. Using ldd ldd --version This should return a result similar to: ldd (GNU libc)......
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How to Install Ansible on CentOS 7 via Yum

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Ansible is an automation engine, similar to Chef or Puppet, that can be used to ensure deployment and configuration consistency across many servers, and keep servers and applications up-to-date. Though, unlike some other tools, Ansible does not require a client component/agent. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for installing......
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How to Use Ansible

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Ansible is an easy to use automation software that can update a server, configure tasks, manage daily server functions and deploys jobs as needed on a schedule of your choosing. It is usually administered from a single location or control server and uses SSH to connect to the remote servers.......