Linux management and configuration News
July 07, 2015
Red Hat users are in the midst of transitioning to Satellite 6 and have found some potholes -- and some big plusses -- in the move from version 5.
October 27, 2011
CFengine now natively supports Windows, and Opscode Chef does too. But will Windows shops accept their advances?
March 16, 2011
The popular open source configuration management system, Puppet, along with DevOps made it possible for Constant Contact to scale operations from hundreds to thousands of servers in their data center.
August 27, 2010
With the demand for Linux admins on the rise, CIOs are having trouble finding the right candidates with the right Linux skills and personality to manage open source environments.
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Puppet is an open source systems management tool for centralizing and automating configuration management. Administrators can encode the configuration of a service as a policy, which Puppet then monitors and enforces. Continue Reading
SUSE Manager maintains control over server patching on SUSE and Red Hat OSes, but what happens with Red Hat's shift away from Spacewalk? Continue Reading
New Linux server administrators will find mounting storage devices very different than they have seen on Windows servers. Continue Reading
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Btrfs proves a viable and more flexible file system for production Linux servers, with proper configuration and setup. Continue Reading
Red Hat overhauled its Satellite server management tool in version 6, which means a lot more functionality and features but a complex adjustment period for server admins. Continue Reading
SCCM maintenance windows allow for patching, upgrading and reconfiguring servers. Here's how to include Linux in the mix. Continue Reading
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There's a sure-fire way to increase your knowledge about the Linux kernel and how to troubleshoot Linux servers: Build one yourself. Continue Reading
The method for configuring Linux servers' firewalls changed with RHEL 7 and other new distributions. Learn how to set up firewalld, and what to avoid. Continue Reading
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I deleted a partition on my Linux system, but I still see a boot menu. How do I re-install GRUB2 and not lose data? Continue Reading
I want to write a shell script that contains commands for Linux partition creation. Can I automate everything so the user only inputs the partition size and details? Continue Reading
Setting permissions one by one will eat up an administrator's time. Control permissions better with Linux ACLs. Continue Reading