Category: Administration

Different Ubuntu versions 0

Different Ubuntu versions

There are many different Linux distributions out there, it is hard to find the best distribution for special cases. One very popular distribution is called Ubuntu. Ubuntu is popular, because Canonical invests a lot of...

My perfect server – Part 4 0

My perfect server – Part 4

This part of my article series about my perfect server is about how to administrate Virtual Box without direct SSH or VNC connection to the server and without the need to plug in a...

My perfect server – Part 3 0

My perfect server – Part 3

The third part of this series is about configuring the host system and Virtualbox. All this is done to get some virtual machines running. We start by installing Virtual Box which is my favorite...

My perfect server – Part 2 0

My perfect server – Part 2

Last week I defined all necessary hardware and software and gave you a better understanding of how this server will be used. Now its time to start installing and configuring. The first important question...

Caching with Apache web server 0

Caching with Apache web server

The Apache2 web server is a very compact, fast and efficient web server. But sometimes there are a large number of requests per second and there it is not a good idea to run...

Get your external IP Address 4

Get your external IP Address

You may also know the problem. You know your home network very good and can name your gadgets by its IP addresses, but you do not know how your IP address from the world...

Create a certificate request (CSR) 0

Create a certificate request (CSR)

I already described how to create a SSL certificate for your own server. I did this for an Apache web server and also for a Tomcat web server. I also showed you how to...

HTTPS for Tomcat web server 2

HTTPS for Tomcat web server

All applications are normally only available with the normal HTTP port on Tomcat web server. If you want to use a trusted SSL connection (HTTPS) you have to configure your Tomcat. In this article...