How to Install and Configure Vsftpd Ftp Server on RHEL 6/ CentOS 6.2/ Ubuntu 11.10/ Fedora /Debian. VSftpd (Very Secure FTP Daemon) is an FTP server for Linux distributions. Vsftpd is the default FTP server is the Fedora, RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, NimbleX Linux distributions. It is not just secure as the name suggests but also delivers excellent performance by consuming less memory.
In this tutorial, i will show how to install and configure Vsftpd service by adding ftp users and locking the directory to individual users on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL 6), Ubuntu, CentOS and Fedora.
Default ftp port : 21
Default configuration file : /etc/vsftpd.conf
Basic Vsftpd commands on RHEL/CentOS/Fedora
1. Install the Vsftpd service.
[root@rhel6 ~]# yum install vsftpd
2. Start Vsftpd Service :
[root@rhel6 ~]# service vsftpd start Read the rest of this entry »
Squid is a proxy server and web cache daemon. It has a wide variety of uses: caching web, filtering traffic, caching DNS and other computer network lookups for a group of people sharing network resources.
Squid is primarily designed to run on Unix-like systems but it also runs on Windows-based systems. In this tutorial I’ll show you how to install and configure squid proxy server to run under Linux and FreeBSD.
A proxy server software is based on the TCP/IP protocol. It monitors a special port such as 3128 or 8080. A computer who runs a proxy server software is called a proxy server. If other computer want to connect to Internet through the proxy server, it should know the proxy server’s IP address and proxy port.
1. Squid Installation
Squid source code is available from squid-cache.org.Installation instructions are available in the ReadMe file in the source tar file. There is also binary packages for CentOS, Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, FreeBSD and NetBSD.
To install Squid under CentOS/Fedora/RHEL, enter:
yum install squid
To install Squid under Debian/Ubuntu, enter: Read the rest of this entry »