Filesystem Tutorials and HowTos
Tutorials and commands about Linux, Apple OS X, BSD and Unix like file system. Includes file system management, creating file systems & volumes, software RAID, backups, recovery, and conman operations on file systems ( rss feed ).
am using NFS server version 4.x on a CentOS/RHEL based system. I'm mounting my shared /var/www/ directory on five Apache based nodes using the following syntax:
mount -t nfs4 -o rw,intr,hard,proto=tcp rocknas02:/httproot/www /var/www/
I noticed that due to bug in my app user can sometime upload executable or other device files to get out of chrooted Apache server. How can I prevent such security issues on a CentOS or RHEL based NFS client and sever setup?
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ecently, I switched from MS-Windows based web-server to CentOS Linux based Apache web-server. All user uploaded files are stored in /var/www/uploads/ directory. Is there command that can give me a list of files that have been added to the filesystem at /var/www/uploads/ in last 7 days on Linux/Unix-like oses? [click to continue…]
y cloud based backup service provider has ssh access to the backup system. How do I install and configure duplicity software for remote backups in incremental and encrypted format on Debian or Ubuntu Linux based desktop / laptop / server? [click to continue…]
just switched from MS-Windows server admin to Debian Linux server admin role. I need to find a directory called project.images. I was also told that the locate command is the simplest and quickest way to find the locations of files and directories on Linux. But, the locate command is not working out for me. How do I find project.images directory using command line options only? [click to continue…]
am a desktop support professional with experience working in a corporate call center environment. Recently, I started to admin RHEL based IBM Linux server. How do I determine how much disk space left in my Linux server? How do I find out how much disk space I have in Linux for each partition? [click to continue…]
I am a new Linux and Unix-like system user. How do I find out gcc compiler path on Linux? How can I locate a program file in path on Linux or Unix-like systems?
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ow can I check if a file exists in a directory with Python and then delete/remove it using python program? [click to continue…]