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Jishnu KS

Hi friends, I am a Linux Engineer. You can contact me at prittytimes@gmail.com. Happy Linuxing!!!!

Useful lsof Commands and Switches – Linux

lsof command in Linux: lsof is one of the most powerful tool for all sysadmins to check and analyze processes running on your Linux server. This gives a detailed information about processes running on the server, path to the executables and other library files the process is calling. In other …

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How to Use lsof Command in Security Analysis – Linux

Hi all, Server security is very important when we run important applications or websites on servers. As a Linux systems administrator enhancing security or finding intruders, hackers etc and block them from taking or destroying our data is inevitable. Security features can be added, there are many applications, tools for …

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Backup and Restore a Single Table in MySQL Database

Hello, Taking the backup of a single table of a MySQL database and restoring it is possible via command line. You might have done this using phpmyadmin or via other applications, let’s check how this can be done using the command line tool. I am not writing too much, let’s …

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How to use apache as proxy server – Linux

Hi again, In this blog I will explain how we set apache as a proxy server, this has many advantages and also this gives more security to the server. Why use apache as proxy? By using apache as proxy, you can forward then apache queries to a different server/port, so …

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Back-end files cPanel

The cPanel operations can be performed from the back-end/Terminal and some of the important files and their details are pasted below. WHM related filesConfiguration files/etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf --- apache configuration file /etc/exim.conf --- mail server configuration file /etc/named.conf --- name server (named) configuration file /etc/proftpd.conf --- proftpd server configuration file /etc/pure-ftpd.conf --- …

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remove IP from the blacklist DirectAdmin

Failed login attempts to the DirectAdmin control panel several times can mark your IP under blacklist in the server. You may get a message saying “Your IP is blacklisted” when you try to access the control panel via the web browser when the IP is blacklisted in the server. You …

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Services command line options

Restarting the services that run on the server is one of the common tasks, the services includes Apache, mail, ftp etc. The related service must be restarted to get the changes to take effect if changes are made to any of them. There arise situations at times where the services …

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How to Install Webmin on Ubuntu Server 12.xx, 13.xx, 14.xx

Hello, Webmin is one of the most commonly used free web-hosting control panel, it is comparatively a good one for beginners. Installation of Webmin on Ubuntu servers is a little complex compared to installing it on CentOS and all.There are mainly two methods using which the task can be accomplished. …

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Load Average on Linux and Unix-like Systems Explained

Hello, I know you are all familiar with load checking commands, we have many options to display the load average on the screen. I thought of explaining how the system calculates this load or load average. The logic is very simple and this is really good to know. [google-translator] We …

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