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Cross-platform cross-environment RPC server creation

Post date: August 12, 2006, 18:08 Category: Network Views: 3217 Comments
Tutorial quote: Using XML-RPC it is possible to write software that can be accessed remotely by multiple means, from Ruby and Python to Perl and Ajax. Using a couple of simple libraries it is possible to setup a simple server in only a few minutes, with no need to worry about argument parsing, anything complex.

Sharing a printer to Windows XP clients with Samba and Cups

Post date: August 12, 2006, 18:08 Category: Network Views: 7859 Comments
Tutorial quote: Setting a printer in Debian Sarge from scratch and make it available for Windows XP clients on a LAN can be difficult, but using CUPS and samba it should be fairly straightforward if you have a supported printer. Here we will demonstrate how to do this.

Nagios 2.5 and Oreon 1.3 (Nagios web front end) installation with screenshots

Post date: August 11, 2006, 17:08 Category: Network Views: 4801 Comments
Tutorial quote: OreonĀ© is an Open Source monitoring solution based on Nagios. It offers to this monitoring standard a new front end and brings it a panel of new functionalities.

Easy SNMP Server and Client Configuration Steps

Post date: August 2, 2006, 18:08 Category: Network Views: 3492 Comments
Tutorial quote: Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a widely used protocol for monitoring the health and welfare of network equipment (eg. routers), computer equipment and even devices like UPSs. Net-SNMP is a suite of applications used to implement SNMP v1, SNMP v2c and SNMP v3 using both IPv4 and IPv6.

Postfix Spam Filter using Ubuntu Dapper, MailScanner and ClamAV(beta)

Post date: July 16, 2006, 16:07 Category: Network Views: 6127 Comments
Tutorial quote: This is a similar version of the HOWTO that can be found here: http://www200.pair.com/mecham/spam/spamfilter20050628.html. Except for using Ubuntu Server instead of Debian and MailScanner instead of Amavisd, the Postfix, Rayzor, Pyzor, DCC and ClamAV sections are almost the same.

Darkstat - Nework Traffic Analyzer or Network Monitor

Post date: July 3, 2006, 16:07 Category: Network Views: 3305 Comments
Tutorial quote: darkstat is a network statistics gatherer.

Effectively, it's a packet sniffer which runs as a background process on a cable/DSL router, gathers all sorts of useless but interesting statistics,and serves them over HTTP.

How to set up a CARP enabled Firewall

Post date: June 22, 2006, 21:06 Category: Network Views: 7173 Comments
Tutorial quote: CARP is the Common Address Redundancy Protocol. Its primary purpose is to allow multiple hosts on the same network segment to share an IP address. CARP is a secure, free alternative to the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol and the Hot Standby Router Protocol.

How to set up a DHCP Server

Post date: June 22, 2006, 21:06 Category: Network Views: 6385 Comments
Tutorial quote: Setting up a DHCP Server for your Home or Company Network is pretty simple with NetBSD. You don't need to install any Software, because everything you need, is part of the base system.

How To Run Your Own Name Servers With ISPConfig And GoDaddy

Post date: June 16, 2006, 22:06 Category: Network Views: 3901 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can run your own name servers for domains that you register with GoDaddy. Of course, this works with every other registrar as well, although the procedure might differ a little bit.

Updating multiple machines on low bandwidth

Post date: June 16, 2006, 21:06 Category: Network Views: 3005 Comments
Tutorial quote: There are situations where it is common to want to update multiple machines running Debian GNU/Linux whilst minimizing the bandwidth used for downloading packages and updates. There are several different solutions for this problem and here we'll look at one of them: apt-proxy.
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