BIND primary and secondary DNS server

Last weeks BIND post cost me more time than I could’ve imagined. You can have a forwarding or caching server running in a matter of minutes, but fiddling with listening addresses and ACLs took me a bit more time. In retrospect, it was not hard, but I stumbled upon a couple of problems like the…

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BIND forwarding and caching DNS server

For my recent exam I had to study how to setup a BIND caching DNS server. Since this was too easy, I decided to make it a full featured primary and secondary DNS server, but that’s for the next post. I mentioned the BIND setup with a colleague of mine and he, somewhat jokingly, asked…

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Debian DirectAdmin installation – Quotas

Quotas are not enabled by default on Debian nor on DirectAdmin, but the latter needs it or else errors are flying all over the place. Fortunately it is not hard to setup. First we’ll take a closer look at your fstab file, I’ll do a quick rerun of an earlier post in this regards. Then…

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Multiple sites on Debian 9 with LEMP

In the last post we’ve setup a basic LEMP configuration on Debian 9. Installing the software, fiddling with some settings and firing up the PHP test site. As said in that post, I now want to move 3 WordPress sites and a Nexcloud setup to this new server. The old setup is a CentOS 7…

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Debian 9 LEMP stack

Now that we’ve got our awesome Debian server running, one of the first things you’ll probably need / want, is the LEMP stack. You must have heard a lot about the LAMP stack: Linux Apache MySQL PHP. LEMP is a bit different but is in my opinion more current and often more desirable. LEMP stands…

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