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by LHammonds
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install DHCP server on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 2
Views: 34

Configure DHCP Server

Configure DHCP Settings Backup the default config file: sudo cp /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.bak Edit the DHCP configuration file: sudo vi /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf Set the following, save and close: # dhcpd.conf authoritative; default-lease-time 600; max-lease-time 7200; ddns-update-style none;...
by LHammonds
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install DHCP server on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 2
Views: 34

Install DHCP Server

Install DHCP Server Start PuTTY and connect to your server with your administrator account and type the following: sudo apt update sudo apt install isc-dhcp-server Here is the default configuration file at /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf (most of it is commented out with the # character at the beginning of th...
by LHammonds
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install DHCP server on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 2
Views: 34

How to install DHCP server on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS

WORK-IN-PROGRESS ------------------- WORK-IN-PROGRESS WORK-IN-PROGRESS ------------------- WORK-IN-PROGRESS Greetings and salutations, I hope this thread will be helpful to those who follow in my foot steps as well as getting any advice based on what I have done / documented. To discuss this thread...
by LHammonds
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to setup Raspberry Pi with Raspbian 9.4 Stretch
Replies: 3
Views: 51

Scripts and Firewall

Script Location Lets make a location for our scripts and script data. mkdir --parents /var/scripts/prod mkdir --parents /var/scripts/test mkdir --parents /var/scripts/data mkdir --parents /var/scripts/common chown --recursive root:root /var/scripts Install Uncomplicated Firewall apt-get install ufw...
by LHammonds
Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to setup Raspberry Pi with Raspbian 9.4 Stretch
Replies: 3
Views: 51

Operating System Setup

Secure the Admin Account Login with the well-known default admin account of "pi" and password of "raspberry" Add a new administrator account sudo adduser administrator sudo usermod -aG sudo administrator Logout of the pi account and login with the new administrator account and verify that you can i...
by LHammonds
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to setup Raspberry Pi with Raspbian 9.4 Stretch
Replies: 3
Views: 51

Hardware Initialization

We will need to format the SD card and place an operating system on it so the Raspberry Pi can start. Take the 8GB+ SD card and plug it into your computer. Use a USB 3.0 connection for fastest performance. I used an Insignia USB 3.0 card reader but any kind should work. Make note of which drive lett...
by LHammonds
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:33 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to setup Raspberry Pi with Raspbian 9.4 Stretch
Replies: 3
Views: 51

How to setup Raspberry Pi with Raspbian 9.4 Stretch

Greetings and salutations, I hope this thread will be helpful to those who follow in my foot steps as well as getting any advice based on what I have done / documented. High-level overview Raspberry Pi can be used for many things and has very low power requirements which makes it perfect for always-...
by LHammonds
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install Xibo 1.7.8 on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Install Xibo

Copy the URL of the current release by visiting http://xibo.org.uk/get-xibo/ wget https://github.com/xibosignage/xibo-cms/archive/1.7.8.tar.gz -O /tmp/xibo.tar.gz tar xvzf /tmp/xibo.tar.gz -C /var/www/html/ --strip-components=1 chown www-data:root --recursive /var/www/html find /var/www/html/. -typ...
by LHammonds
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install Xibo 1.7.8 on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Prerequisites

Partition Changes We will be using the /srv partition to store the large video files so we will need to increase this partition. We will assume we have an additional 30 GB of space available. Here are the commands to increase the volume to 21 GB and then expand the file system to 20 GB. lvextend -L...
by LHammonds
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install Xibo 1.7.8 on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 2
Views: 105

How to Install Xibo 1.7.8 on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS

WORK-IN-PROGRESS ------------------- WORK-IN-PROGRESS WORK-IN-PROGRESS ------------------- WORK-IN-PROGRESS Greetings and salutations, I hope this thread will be helpful to those who follow in my foot steps as well as getting any advice based on what I have done / documented. To discuss this thread...
by LHammonds
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Migrate to New Host

Migrate Web Site to New Host These are the steps to migrate your website to a new host (assuming the dedicated database remains on the same server). This is what I do when upgrading the server operating system. For example: Current production running on Ubuntu Server 14.04, new server setup on Ubun...
by LHammonds
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Upgrade Manually

These notes are for upgrading a WordPress site in its current location. Backup the database mysqldump wordpress > /bak/2017-09-14-wordpress.sql Backup the web site files tar -cpzf /bak/2017-09-14-wordpress.tar.gz /var/www/html Get the latest version of WordPress cd /tmp wget https://wordpress.org/la...
by LHammonds
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Web Developer Access

Web Developer Access Let's say you have a user John Doe that needs access to the web files, here is how you can allow him access to upload files to the site. Create a user called jdoe and set his home folder to the root of the web site and make him part of the group that the web service belongs to:...
by LHammonds
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Active Directory Authentication

Active Directory Authentication I would like AD authentication to reduce the number of places where IDs and passwords are stored but chose not to do so because of the security risks noted in this article: Apache and Active Directory WordPress Plugins Once you get logged into your WordPress dashboar...
by LHammonds
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 8
Views: 150

WordPress Installation

Install WordPress Now we are going to download the WordPress archive and extract it to our site and setup the correct permissions. cd /tmp wget http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz tar -xvzf /tmp/latest.tar.gz -C /var/www/html/ cp /var/www/html/wordpress/wp-config-sample.php /var/www/html/wordpress/w...
by LHammonds
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Web Server Installation

Apache Web Server Installation Connect to the SRV-WordPress server using PuTTY. At the login prompt, login with your administrator account ( administrator / myadminpass ) and then temporarily grant yourself super user privilages by typing sudo su Type the following commands: apt-get -y install apac...
by LHammonds
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Database Creation

Configure MariaDB / MySQL In this scenario, a dedicated and general-purpose database server already exists and it will be used to hold the application's database. Connect to the MariaDB/MySQL server using PuTTY. At the login prompt, login with your administrator account ( administrator / myadminpas...
by LHammonds
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Dedicated Server Installation

Installation of Ubuntu Server This documentation will assume you have installed Ubuntu Server according to this article: How To Install Ubuntu Server Installation of Database Server This documentation will assume you have installed a separate and dedicated MariaDB server according to this article: ...
by LHammonds
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 8
Views: 150

How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 18.04

WORK-IN-PROGRESS ------------------- WORK-IN-PROGRESS WORK-IN-PROGRESS ------------------- WORK-IN-PROGRESS Greetings and salutations, I hope this thread will be helpful to those who follow in my foot steps as well as getting any advice based on what I have done / documented. This is a Work-In-Prog...
by LHammonds
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install a certificate server on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 1
Views: 184

Install Ubuntu Server

Install Ubuntu Server The Ubuntu Server Long-Term Support (LTS) is free but we have the option of buy support and that is the main reason this server was selected. The steps for setting up the base server are covered in this article: How to install and configure Ubuntu Server It is assumed that the...