How to take Backup in windows XP

Open Windows XP Backup Windows XP includes its own backup program, although you may need to do some digging to find it. You can also take your pick of third-party programs (listed at the end of this column) that add bells and whistles you won’t find in the basic Windows XP Backup utility. If you(…)

Tips On Home network security

The Internet is great fun and a very useful tool, but you need to be careful to protect your computer from Internet threats. Just like you would lock the doors to your home, you should take a few minutes to keep your computer safe. Fortunately, Microsoft Windows XP makes it simple to protect your computer.(…)

Protect your network from viruses and malicious software Windows

Malicious software, known as malware, affects many computers that are connected to the Internet. Malware can get onto your computer without your knowledge and cause it to become unreliable and slow. Malware often makes itself known by opening unwanted windows and displaying advertisements, but it also runs invisibly in the background. Malware might monitor and(…)

How to Set permissions for folders and files In Windows Xp

If you have multiple computers connected to your home network and have enabled file sharing, you can open and access files located on other computers on the network. Being able to share files makes computing a lot more flexible for everyone using the network. If you have your files stored on your home office desktop(…)

How to protect your wireless network

Most wireless networks are completely unprotected when you first set them up. However, in just a few minutes, you can protect your wireless network by using the same method banks use to protect your password when you log on to their Web sites: encryption. Encryption scrambles data on your wireless network so that only computers(…)

How to Monitor Windows Machines with Nagios

Introduction This document describes how you can monitor “private” services and attributes of Windows machines, such as: Memory usage CPU load Disk usage Service states Running processes etc. Publicly available services that are provided by Windows machines (HTTP, FTP, POP3, etc.) can be monitored easily by following the documentation on monitoring publicly available services. Note:(…)

How to install Nagios 3.x OpenSUSE

Introduction This guide is intended to provide you with simple instructions on how to install Nagios from source (code) on openSUSE and have it monitoring your local machine inside of 20 minutes. No advanced installation options are discussed here – just the basics that will work for 95% of users who want to get started.(…)

How to install Nagios 3.x Fedora Quickstart

Introduction This guide is intended to provide you with simple instructions on how to install Nagios from source (code) on Fedora and have it monitoring your local machine inside of 20 minutes. No advanced installation options are discussed here – just the basics that will work for 95% of users who want to get started.(…)

How to Install Zenoss 2.0 core on CentOS

Log-in as root and run the following commands. yum -y install mysql mysql-server net-snmp net-snmp-utils Running Transaction Test Finished Transaction Test Transaction Test Succeeded Running Transaction Installing: perl-DBI ######################### [1/8] Installing: mysql ######################### [2/8] Installing: net-snmp-libs ######################### [3/8] Installing: perl-DBD-MySQL ######################### [4/8] Installing: lm_sensors ######################### [5/8] Installing: net-snmp ######################### [6/8] Installing: net-snmp-utils ######################### [7/8] Installing:(…)

How to install Zenoss 1.1.2 on Centos 5.0

This is a how to on installing Zenoss 1.2 on a new Centos 5.0 installation. Here is a updated guide for Zenoss 2.0. This guide assumes a new Centos 5 install with the default “server” software selection, no gui, and has SElinux disabled, if it is not disabled run setenforce 0 as root before starting.(…)

How to install Curl?

Download curl from the following link wget http://curl.haxx.se/download/curl-7.16.0.tar.gz tar -pxzf curl-7.16.0.tar.gz cd curl-7.16.0 ./configure –with-ssl make make install ldconfig -v Then use –with-curl in PHP’s configure For use with Perl use http://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/perl/ wget http://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/perl/WWW-Curl-2.0.tar.gz tar -pxzf WWW-Curl-2.0.tar.gz cd WWW-Curl-2.0 perl Makefile.PL make make install ####### We also had problems usign Curl to talk to a(…)

How did you install PHP with –mcrypt and –mhash?

wget http://kent.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/mcrypt/libmcrypt-2.5.7.tar.gz tar -pxzf libmcrypt-2.5.7.tar.gz cd libmcrypt-2.5.7 ./configure –disable-posix-threads make make install cd .. echo “/usr/local/lib/libmcrypt” >>/etc/ld.so.conf ldconfig cd /usr/src wget http://kent.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/mhash/mhash-0.9.4a.tar.gz tar -pxzf mhash-0.9.4a.tar.gz cd mhash-0.9.4 ./configure make make install cd .. cd /usr/src wget http://easynews.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/mcrypt/mcrypt-2.6.4.tar.gz tar -pxzf mcrypt-2.6.4.tar.gz cd mcrypt-2.6.4 ./configure make make install cp /usr/local/lib/libmcrypt.* /usr/lib ln -s /usr/local/lib/libmhash.so.2 /usr/lib/libmhash.so.2 ldconfig Update(…)