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CentOS SElinux How to: Part 1, Theory and basics

Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) is an implementation of a mandatory access control (MAC) mechanism in the Linux kernel, checking for allowed operations after standard discretionary access controls (DAC) are checked. This article is the first in the series of CentOS SELinux How To, that guides you from theory and basics to advanced operations and troubleshooting SELinux.

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CentOS 7 install WordPress

You need do know how to deploy Wordpress locally for developers, web-designers or corporative environment. We will take a clean new CentOS 7 minimal install for that purpose, and make a default installation. This task can be divided into two main parts – LAMP installation and the installation of the Wordpress itself. Let`s get started.

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CentOS 7 Initial configuration

Our initial configuration will include – changing the host name, network configuration and tools, and finally, SELinux

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MAC OS How to reset password without any tool

So, you have your Mac, and you forgot everything – your password, AppleID, and you do not have any recovery disks. When every other way fail – try this set of actions, because it is independent of Mac OS version, and do not require any tool or flash drive. In short, we delete a specific file and tell the system to rerun the Welcome Wizard, create temporary administrative account and use in to reset password

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MCSA How to pass the exams and achieve the goal

Recently, I have passed the last exam in a row – 70 -412 – to earn a desired MCSA status. My path is not over – now I am heading for MCSE in messaging, but in this post I will describe all that helped me in my preparation, and all resources you need to achieve the same goal.

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CentOS Install Zabbix server on the minimal install configuration

Zabbix — is a distributed monitoring system. Zabbix if fully free and open source software without any paid versions or extensions. Here in this article we will describe the process of installing Zabbix server on a newly installed server with CentOS 7.1 with minimal install option on board.

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CentOS 7: Fixing Failed to start LSB error when importing/exporting a VM

When you export/import a VM under CentOS, in VMWare or Hyper-V environment, you can meet very annoying error – network service in the system can’t be started. Failed to start LSB: Bring up/down networking. Read more and learn how to fix this error

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Windows Server 2012 R2: Configure NIC teaming

NIC Teaming, also known as link aggregation or Load Balancing/Failover (LBFO), is a technology that allows to combine multiple network adapters into a single interface. To master NIC Teaming, you must know not only the steps to join several interfaces in one. NIC teaming is a feature, that has many interesting details like modes of work in a physical server, NIC teaming in virtual environment and network settings like using VLANs. And this is why we are here for

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Windows Server 2012 R2 Core remote management and basic configuration

Windows Server 2012 R2 Core – now a default option for installation. After finishing the installation, you see just a command shell – black screen, grey letters. We are used to GUI – but managing a server core is not a hard task. You can use everything you really need – Server Manager, MMC consoles and, of course, remote PowerShell. All you must do – is complete some simple initial tasks and configure your server for remote management.

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Windows Server 2012 R2: How to configure Features on Demand

Features on Demand – a new way of conserving system partition space in Windows 8 and Server 2012. It is possible not only uninstall a feature, but delete files associated with that feature – they are called payload. You can install a feature again when you need to, but you`ll have to provide a valid installation source. This feature can be used when working with installed operation system – for saving useful system partition space – or with installation media for reducing the size of the image.

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