LFCS

How to Install, Secure and Performance Tuning of MariaDB Database Server
A database server is an critical component of the network infrastructure necessary for today's applications. Without the ability to store, retrieve, u...
Implementing Mandatory Access Control with SELinux or AppArmor in Linux
To overcome the limitations of and to increase the security mechanisms provided by standard ugo/rwx permissions and access control lists, the United S...
Setup a Basic Recursive Caching DNS Server and Configure Zones for Domain
Imagine what it would be like if we had to remember the IP addresses of all the websites that we use on a daily basis. Even if we had a prodigious mem...
Perf- A Performance Monitoring and Analysis Tool for Linux
When we talk of performance in computing, we refer to the relationship between our resources and the tasks that they allows us to complete in a given ...
An Ultimate Guide to Setting Up FTP Server to Allow Anonymous Logins
In a day where massive remote storage is rather common, it may be strange to talk about sharing files using FTP (File Transfer Protocol). However, it...
How to Install Cygwin, a Linux-like Commandline Environment for Windows
During the last Microsoft Build Developer Conference held from March 30th to April 1st, Microsoft released an announcement and gave a presentation tha...
How to Set Access Control Lists (ACL's) and Disk Quotas for Users and Groups
Access Control Lists (also known as ACLs) are a feature of the Linux kernel that allows to define more fine-grained access rights for files and direct...
How to Change Kernel Runtime Parameters in a Persistent and Non-Persistent Way
In Part 13 of this LFCS (Linux Foundation Certified Sysadmin) series we explained how to use GRUB to modify the behavior of the system by passing opti...
LFCS Monitor Linux Processes Resource Usage and Set Process Limits on a Per-User Basis - Part 14
Due to recent modifications in the LFCS certification exam objectives effective from February 2nd, 2016, we are adding the needed articles to the LFCS...