Recently I had to deploy a number of new Centos 7 virtual private servers using VMware vSphere. This guide describes how to configure a LAMP setup on a new Centos 7 box. Network configuration This part of the guide is more for my own reference, however if you need to manually configure the network settings on your new VPS then... Read Arcticle
This article will guide you through how to install GitLab on Centos 5 from source as they do not officially provide any documentation on this.
So I recently purchased a new server, with the aim to run Virtualizor and OpenVZ on it which happened to mean installing Centos instead of my usual Debian. The experience was definitely an interesting one, but here’s what happened: Add the dropbear repo: rpm -Uvh http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm Install dropbear: yum install dropbear I was initially baffled as how to configure Dropbear... Read Arcticle
How to reclaim free disk space from a thinly provisioned VMware ESXi 5.5 container.
GitLab is great until it breaks, and they have a habit of pushing updates so often that bugs and regressions occur just as often. This guide tells you how to revert a bad omnibus installation.
Recently I’ve been using Centos a lot and SELinux has been somewhat painful to get used to in comparison to other systems, for example Debian. With some determination to not disable SELinux, I eventually found out how to understand why certain functionality was not performing as expected: Error log file: /var/log/audit/audit.log Converting to human readable error messages: yum install setroubleshoot-server... Read Arcticle