Linux: Ifconfig and its replacement

Recently I installed CentOS 7 Minimal, and lo and behold, command not found. As it turns out, ifconfig while you can still get via ‘yum install net-tools‘, we should be a bit more forward looking, and use it’s designated replacement. To quote Doug Vitale’s excellent article: some Linux tools that, while still included and functional […]

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SOLVED: rrd.h not found

I was trying to compile collectd on a old CentOS 6 host, and ./configure complained that rrdtool couldn’t be found; e.g. rrdtool . . . . . . . no (rrd.h not found) I’d intended to use rrdtool to collect instance-level metrics and then graph ’em out with CGP, so it was pretty annoying.┬áTIL that […]

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Proftpd for CentOS 6

More of a note to self than anything. As usual, YMMV. 1. Add RPMForge repo. # rpm –import http://apt.sw.be/RPM-GPG-KEY.dag.txt # wget http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el5.rf.x86_64.rpm # rpm -Uvh rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el5.rf.x86_64.rpm # yum install proftpd -y # chkconfig –level 345 proftpd on # /etc/init.d/proftpd restart # netstat -tnlp|grep proftpd tcp 0 0 :::21 :::* LISTEN 36615/proftpd 2. Configure iptables. # […]

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