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Opening a SSH session to a remote machine

The SSH command line to open a session to a remote machine is called ssh.
The syntax is:

ssh remote_machine_ip/hostname
In this case, you will open a SSH session using your currently logged in user as a user for the remote machine,

the SSH command will interpret the command to:

ssh your_current_logged_in_user@hostname

[root@geek-kb ~]# whoami

How To: Set up Apache Virtual Hosts

In this article I will teach you the options available to create Apache Virtual Hosts in order to serve more than one site on the same machine. These scenarios are those involving multiple web sites running on a single server, via name-based or IP-based virtual hosts. Some info from wikipedia: Virtual hosting is a method for hosting multiple domain names (with separate […]

LVM Tutorial: Logical Volume Manager

In this tutorial, I will teach you how to use LVM. Some info from wikipedia: LVM is a logical volume manager for the Linux kernel; it manages disk drives and similar mass-storage devices. The term “volume” refers to a disk drive or partition thereof. It was originally written in 1998 by Heinz Mauelshagen, who based its design on that […]

Metasploit Framework installation

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How To: MySQL replication – Master / Sla

MySQL replication enables one database server (we’ll call it the Master server) to be replicated to one or more database servers (we’ll call those the Slave servers). With MySQL, replication is asynchronous. This means your Slave servers do not need to be connected permanently to receive updates from the Master – for example, you could […]

Memcache Linux installation


Memcache Linux installation process:   This post is more like a note to me, so that in future I can look up for steps involved in installing memcache on Linux servers like Centos or RHEL. If you have tried YUM and APT-GET and still could not install the memcache then read on, to find the alternate( read […]