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Advanced ( Expert) Linux / Unix System Administrator

These tutorials assumes that you have rock solid understanding of Unix like operating systems and very comfortable with most aspects of the Unix/Linux such as networking/distributed computing environments,routing, firewalls, servers, client/server programming, and the design of consistent network-wide filesystems, load-balancers, security and much more. ( rss feed )

Linux Configure Firewall Using Shorewall Under RHEL / CentOS

A properly configured firewall can greatly increase the security of RHEL / CentOS based system. How do I configure a shorewall based firewall for CentOS or Red Hat Enterprise Linux system with an Internet connection? How do I install and configure shorewall to protect the following small business network?

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CentOS / RHEL: Install ipset Administration Tool For IP Sets and IPTables

How do I install the ipset extension to Netfilter/iptables on Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS Linux v6.x?
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MySQL/MariaDB Server: Bind To Multiple IP Address

I have MySQL/MariaDB database system running on a FreeBSD/Linux server. The server has multiple ip address. The mysqld used by many websites hosted on two other CentOS Linux based servers. I would like to bind MySQL sever running on a Linux or Unix-like server to more than one IP address such as 202.54.1.2, 202.54.1.10, and 202.54.1.15. How can I bind mysqld to multiple ips?
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HowTo: Linux Rename a RAID Array From md0 to md2

I am moving a raid array called /dev/md0 from serverA to serverB. On serverB /dev/md0 is already in use. How do I rename a RAID array from /dev/md0 to /dev/md2?
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Linux View Process Address Space

How do I view process address space under Linux operating systems?
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Linux FTP Server Traffic Control And Throttle Port 21

I‘ve setup a FTP server at port 21 and 40000:41000 as range of passive ftp. How do I control outgoing traffic for the FTP server/service running on my Debian/CentOS/Ubuntu Linux server?
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Debian / Ubuntu Linux: Install and Configure Shoreline Firewall (Shorewall)

I know how to setup a firewall under RHEL / Fedora and CentOS Linux quickly. How do I setup a host-based firewall under Debian or Ubuntu Linux server or desktop system? How do I install Shoreline firewall (Shorewall) utility to build firewall based on the Netfilter under Debian or Ubuntu Linux?
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