Author Archive: Dwijadas Dey

Dwijadas Dey is working with GNU/Linux, Open source systems since 2005. Having avid follower of GNU/Linux, He believes in sharing and spreading the open source ideas to the targeted audience. Apart from freelancing he also writes for community. His current interest includes information and network security.

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How to Setup Naemon Networking Monitoring Tool in Linux

Naemon is an Open Source system and network monitoring application which watches hosts and other services that you specify, alerts you when things go bad and notifies you when they get better. Naemon is based on Nagios 4.0.2 and aims to be a drop in replacement for Nagios. Naemon Suite is currently roughly equivalent to […]

March 7, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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5 Prominent Linux Container Specific Operating Systems

Since the ascent of docker there is a need for an operating system that is lighter as well as secure. The docker container is dependent only on few set of kernel features whose size is around  few MB. So if you are hosting a micro apps inside a container and the container is hosted on […]

February 24, 2017 | By in DISTROS
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How to Setup Seafile File Storage Server on Ubuntu 16.04

Seafile storage server is an open-source cloud-based file storage system similar to Dropbox. Seafile can be deployed on a client’s own system and  this feature provides a stronger security as the passwords are only interchanged between the client who setup the system and his / her own users rather than a cloud hosting organization. This article […]

February 20, 2017 | By in STORAGE
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How to Install Terraform and Provision AWS EC2 Cloud Instance

The primitives of terraform used to define infrastructure as a code (IaaC). You can build, change and version your infrastructure in AWS, Digital Ocean, Google Cloud, Heroku, Microsoft Azure etc. using the same tool. Describe components of your single application or entire data center using terraform. In this tutorial, we will create an infrastructure using […]

February 13, 2017 | By in TRENDING
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How to Setup WordPress with Docker in Ubuntu 16.04

This article covers how to setup wordpress with docker using docker-compose quickly. WordPress requires LAMP or LEMP stack but the official wordpress docker image contains PHP and Apache, leaving us to install only MySQL docker image. But for managing MySQL through web interface, we will also install PHPMyAdmin docker image. Docker compose makes it easy to […]

February 10, 2017 | By in TRENDING
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How to Setup OpenVPN Access Server on AWS

This article covers how to setup OpenVPN access server using amazon's machine image. OpenVPN is an open source application that uses a VPN method for creating a secure connection between point-to-point OR site-to-site connections in bridged/routed mode. It uses SSL and TLS connections to traverse NAT connections and firewalls. OpenVPN has been ported to embedded […]

February 9, 2017 | By in SECURITY
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How to Setup RatticDB Password Management Service on Ubuntu 16.04

RatticDB is an open source Django based password management service. The API provided by it is used for access by outside programs, and audit logs to ensure full accountability. There is also a "Change Queue" so as to track which passwords need to be changed and when. 1. Install Pre-requisite Update your system and install […]

February 7, 2017 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Setup Network Monitoring with OpenNMS on Ubuntu 16.04

OpenNMS is a carrier-grade, highly integrated, open source platform designed for building network monitoring solutions. It has the capability to discover and monitor the nodes automatically in a network. Also you can monitor a service by assigning it to Open-NMS.  It can do both automated and directed discovery too. Three main functional areas of it […]

February 1, 2017 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
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How to Setup Teampass Password Manager on Ubuntu 16.04

Teampass is a dedicated password manager for storing/accessing passwords securely in MySQL database. It is especially designed for business and enterprise environment and provides team manager a powerful tool for customizing passwords access depending on users role. This article covers how to setup Teampass on Ubuntu 16.04 with Apache and Mysql. Requirements: Apache, MySQL, PHP 5.5.0 […]

January 30, 2017 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Setup Jenkins on Docker Container

Jenkins is one open source tool to perform continuous integration and build automation. A developer can easily build and test software  using continuous integration through jenkins in a project life cycle. It allow continuous delivery of software by building pipelines and integrating with a large number of testing and deployment technologies. In this tutorial we […]

January 25, 2017 | By in DEVOPS
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How to Setup NGINX as Reverse Proxy Using Docker

A reverse proxy server is a server that typically position itself behind the firewall in a private network and retrieves resources on behalf of a client from one or more servers. A reverse proxy provides an additional level of abstraction like SSL termination, load balancing, request routing, caching, compression etc. It also provides control to […]

January 23, 2017 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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How to Setup LEMP Stack on Docker

In this tutorial we will setup a LEMP stack inside a docker. We can easily pull and setup LEMP image inside a docker in a couple of minutes. But for better understanding of the stack, we will setup each of the images NGINX, MySQL ,PHP/PHPMyAdmin one by one. Once you grasp the core idea of […]

January 16, 2017 | By in TRENDING
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How Setup Go in Docker and Deploy an Application

Hi, in this tutorial we are going to learn how to deploy a golang web application with a docker. You may be already aware of the fact that docker is entirely written in golang due to its high performance and reliability. Before we dive in details, make sure that you have already installed docker and […]

December 29, 2016 | By in LINUX HOWTO
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How to Setup Monitoring for Docker Containers using Prometheus

Prometheus is a next-generation open source monitoring system from SoundCloud and is designed for monitoring such as the generation and collection of metrics, graphing the resulting data on dashboards, and alerting on anomalies etc. In this tutorial we will install/configure following components - i)  Prometheus as a Docker service although it can be installed as […]

December 12, 2016 | By in MONITORING,TRENDING
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