How to add a ploop disk to an existing OpenVZ container

Following my guide Open Virtuozzo [OpenVZ] installation manual for CentOS/RHEL, In this guide, I will teach you How to add a ploop device to an existing OpenVZ container. Requirements: A CentOS/RHEL machine installed with OpenVZ. Let’s Begin: Apart from the creation of the container_id.mount and container_id.umount files, where ever you see $VE_ID , replace it…

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Open Virtuozzo [OpenVZ] installation manual for CentOS/RHEL

What is OpenVZ?

OpenVZ (Open Virtuozzo) is an operating system-level virtualization technology based on the Linux kernel and operating system.
OpenVZ allows a physical server to run multiple isolated operating system instances, called containers, virtual private servers (VPSs),
or virtual environments (VEs).
OpenVZ is similar to FreeBSD jails and Solaris Containers.

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NRPE Installation and Configuration on CentOS/RHEL

Requirements: A Linux machine connected to the internet. Optional Requirement: A Linux machine running Nagios server (needed for running checks) What is NRPE? NRPE stands for Nagios Remote Plugin Executor. It’s a Nagios agent that allows remote system monitoring using scripts that are hosted on the remote systems. It allows for monitoring of resources such…

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Cacti Installation and Configuration on CentOS/RHEL 6.x

In this article we’re teach you how to Install and Configure Cacti on CentOS/RHEL 6. Some info from Wikipedia: Cacti is an open-source, web-based network monitoring and graphing tool designed as a front-end application for the open-source, industry-standard data logging tool RRDtool. Cacti allows a user to poll services at predetermined intervals and graph the…

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Set a static route in CentOS/RHEL 6.x

In this article, How To set a static route in CentOS/RHEL 6.x I will explain when it is necessary to use a static route and how to set it up. Static routing is a type of method of network routing. Static routing in not actually a routing protocol a manual configuration on the network route.…

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Setup Open Source Pure-FTPd with MySQL on CentOS/RedHat 6.x

Pure-FTPd is a free and secure FTP server. It provides efficiency and ease of use, simple answers to common needs, plus unique useful features for personal users as well as hosting providers. This how to guide will help you to setup Pure-FTPd with MySQL as user database. Also providing detailed instruction to create a user…

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How To: Upgrade CentOS Linux v6.x to v6.5

[ hana-code-insert ] ‘468×15’ is not found usage: CentOS Linux v6.5 has been released recently and it is available via repositories for immediate update. The new CentOS versions includes several hundred bug fixes for, and enhancements to the Linux kernel. If you would like to know how to Upgrade CentOS Linux v6.x to v6.5, then keep…

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