How to create a Web server using Nginx on Centos 7

In our project, the web server will be running on Nginx. Of course Apache is another great web server, but here, I’ll use Nginx v1.12.2. If you’d like the Apache…

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How to create a Database Server using MariaDB on Centos 7

In our project, the database server will run on MariaDB Prerequisites A VPS with Centos 7 installed Root access to the VPS What do we want? We intend to setup…

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How to create a Web server using Apache on Centos 7

In our project, the web server will be running on Apache. Of course Nginx is another great web server, but here, I’ll use Apache v2.4. If you’d like the Nginx…

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Generate CSR for your domain from Terminal in Centos 7

To obtain an SSL certificate, a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) must be generated. This can be done using openssl on Linux based servers. The procedure is as follows: 1. Install…

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How to create a DNS server using BIND in Centos 7

How to create a DNS server using BIND in Centos 7 We all know that domains need name servers to operate. As part of a simple project covered in this…

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How to issue a new cPanel SSL on server hostname

Have you ever installed cPanel on a server and it comes with an self signed SSL certificate? Or have you ever changed the hostname of your server and experienced issues…

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How to Install Comodo SSL on a domain in Centos Web Panel (CWP) running Apache

We are heading to a period when SSL won’t be optional anymore. As long as you have applications and websites online, they’ll need to run on https – sooner rather…

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How to configure custom apache redirects in Centos WebPanel (CWP)

Most times server admins would like to have users redirected to specific URLs when accessing the server. One example is when accessing a control panel login page. A good security…

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ConfigServer Security and Firewall (csf)

csf is a firewall based on iptables that is very easy to configure and use. Together with it comes the Login Failure Daemon (lfd) that, other than logging failed log…

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How to create sudoer in Centos 7 using Ansible

Ansible is a great automation, configuration and server orchestration tool. In this example we will develop a script in ansible to create a sudo user. Prerequistes: Centos 7 server Step1:…

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