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by LHammonds
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:19 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install and Configure an Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS
Replies: 19
Views: 4534

Future Research Items

Security Topics to Research and Incorporate Fail2Ban - Linode walkthru Gamin File Change Monitoring - Gamin web site PSAD intrusion detection - TheFanClub walkthru (Note, current version is 2.4.4 released on Feb 2017, Ubuntu repository version is 2.2.3 released in March, 2014) Tiger intrusion detec...
by LHammonds
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:19 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install and Configure an Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS
Replies: 19
Views: 4534

Security - Fail2Ban (Optional)

** EXPERIMENTAL SECTION ** Fail2Ban is an intrusion prevention system that can be used to protect servers from different kinds of attacks. Fail2ban scans log files for various services, such as SSH, FTP, SMTP, Apache and block the IP address that makes too many password failures. Install Fail2Ban a...
by LHammonds
Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Home Network Research Notes
Replies: 0
Views: 4

Home Network Research Notes

LDAP - User Authentication * Raspberry Pi LDAP Server (Ubuntu) * Raspberry Pi LDAP Server * LDAP Server with Ubuntu 12.04 Router / Firewall * ZeroShell Desktop OS for old computers * Damn Small Linux * Puppy Linux System / File Recovery * Ultimate Boot CD Anonymity Online * TAILS which utilizes the ...
by LHammonds
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:42 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04
Replies: 8
Views: 120

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
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:25 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04
Replies: 8
Views: 120

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
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:23 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04
Replies: 8
Views: 120

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
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:22 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04
Replies: 8
Views: 120

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
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04
Replies: 8
Views: 120

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
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:20 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04
Replies: 8
Views: 120

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
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: TEMP CODE EXAMPLE
Replies: 0
Views: 95

TEMP CODE EXAMPLE

phpBB Forums Post The purpose: A custom BBCode that works just like the CODE tag section but allows just the COLOR tag so important bits can be highlighted. Current problem 1: When Firefox end-users (no matter the version) select the text in the code box, none of the carriage returns are preserved ...
by LHammonds
Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04
Replies: 8
Views: 120

Database Creation

MySQL Database Creation A database and user account need to be created on the database server. Connect to the database server using PuTTY. At the login prompt, login with your administrator account ( administrator / myadminpass ) and then temporarily grant yourself super user privileges by typing s...
by LHammonds
Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04
Replies: 8
Views: 120

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 MySQL Server This documentation will assume you have installed a separate and dedicated MySQL server according to this article: How T...
by LHammonds
Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04
Replies: 8
Views: 120

How To Install and Configure WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04

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
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: 7 Days to Die - Scripts
Replies: 4
Views: 2169

Update Check

Here is a Bash script that can get the latest stable and experimental build numbers as well as the locally installed build number. The "AppDir" variable is probably the only thing you need to modify to reflect your installation of 7 Days to Die. /var/scripts/prod/sdtd-check-ver.sh #!/bin/bash ######...
by LHammonds
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install an FTP over SSL (FTPS) on Ubuntu Server 16.04
Replies: 6
Views: 695

Multiple Instances

***** NOT FINISHED ***** NOT FINISHED ***** NOT FINISHED ***** Multiple Instances If you want to create a new instance to service a different port, you can follow these steps. Let's assume we want to run another instance of the FTP server for port 21 without encryption. vsftp configuration file wil...
by LHammonds
Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 16.04
Replies: 6
Views: 678

Upgrading phpBB

Upgrading phpBB The download page for phpbb does a pretty-good job of telling you how to upgrade phpBB. It can get a bit confusing if you are upgrading very old versions of phpBB so here is what I did to upgrade 3.0.8 to 3.2.0 which required (for me) upgrading to specific versions in between. Pre-U...
by LHammonds
Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 16.04
Replies: 6
Views: 678

Install phpBB

Install phpBB At the login prompt, login with your administrator account ( administrator / myadminpass ) and then temporarily grant yourself super user privileges by typing sudo su Type the following commands: mkdir /var/www/html/forum cd /tmp wget https://www.phpbb.com/files/release/phpBB-3.2.0.zi...
by LHammonds
Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 16.04
Replies: 6
Views: 678

Create Database

Create Database The step to grant permission can require a bit more knowledge of how your server(s) is setup and can determine if you pass or fail in your connection attempt. For example, if your database is run on the same server as your app server, then you can grant access for the user ID to the...
by LHammonds
Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 16.04
Replies: 6
Views: 678

Install Apache Web Server

Install Apache Web Server and PHP Connect to the SRV-PHP server using PuTTY. At the login prompt, login with your administrator account ( administrator / myadminpass ) and then temporarily grant yourself super user privileges by typing sudo su Type the following commands: apt -y install apache2 php...
by LHammonds
Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 16.04
Replies: 6
Views: 678

MariaDB Server

Install MariaDB MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL which is enjoying feature/security/performance updates by the original MySQL team while MySQL languishes under the thumb of Oracle. The steps for setting up the base server are covered in this article: How to install and configure MariaDB