Posts

How to Create a Cluster of NGINX web server with an Instance Group

John C TaylorSeptember 8th 2021, 3:03
There may be some scenarios in which you need your NGINX web server to be completely infallible. Unfortunately, there’s no such thing as an unbreakable server. However, you can queue up multiple web servers to use as backups in the event your primary server fails. You need to use Instance...
880

How to Run Startup Scripts on Google Cloud Console

John C TaylorSeptember 5th 2021, 6:59
Google Compute Engine can be used to set up a secure Linux VM via the Cloud Console. From there, it’s relatively easy to launch startup scripts designed to automate NGINX installations. It’s helpful for when you want to create more VMs but don’t have the time to configure the settings...
747

How to Use Identity-Aware Proxy TCP Forwarding to Enable Administrative Access to Your Windows VM

John C TaylorSeptember 3rd 2021, 2:36
These instructions explain how to establish administrative accesses for a Windows Virtual Machine using Identity-Aware TCP forwarding. It’s important to do this if your VM lacks an external IP address and cannot connect to the web. IAP TCP forwarding is a secure method for sending RDP, SSH and other types...
781

How to Use Google Compute Engine to Create a Linux Virtual Machine

John C TaylorSeptember 3rd 2021, 2:11
You need to set up an NGINX server on the Google Cloud Console to create a Linux Virtual Machine using Google Compute Engine. This provides unlimited access to the NGINX web server via the cloud-hosted OS. The first step is using the Google Compute Engine to set up a Linux...
416

How to Use Google Compute Engine to Create a Virtual Windows Machine

John C TaylorSeptember 3rd 2021, 1:04
The application requires a Windows server for successful installation. It also requires some configuration changes to the operating system. Ensure you have the necessary permissions to make these changes. The first step is using the Google Compute Engine to set up a virtual Windows server on the Google Cloud Console....
419

How to install Usermin in Webmin

Kevin J DonovanAugust 26th 2021, 2:40
What is Usermin Usermin is a web-based account management application for webmail, password changing, mail filters and fetchmail. The only tasks that can be done with a non-root account that are not done on the command line. Installing Usermin To install the Usermin application, users will need to follow these...
773

How to create Other Webmin Users

Kevin J DonovanAugust 26th 2021, 1:12
Below are the steps to create a Webmin user account that has permission to only shutdown your web server: Step 1 : In the Webmin menu, go to the Webmin Users module. Step 2 : To activate your account, create a new privileged user. Step 3 : Create a username...
434

How to Manage Linux Systems with Webmin : Cluster Group

Kevin J DonovanAugust 26th 2021, 1:11
The final modules all pertain to clustering multiple VPSs and having them all run Webmin. Each module lets you run a single command on multiple machines simultaneously, like updating software packages.
391

How to Manage Linux Systems with Webmin : Hardware Group

Kevin J DonovanAugust 26th 2021, 1:10
Partitions on Local Disks A virtual private server is a good choice for anyone who doesn't want to deal with the hassles of hardware. Under the "Options" tab in the Printer Settings menu are two options: Printer Administration and System Time Printer Administration Printer Administration (that can be used to...
299

How to Manage Linux Systems with Webmin : Networking Group

Kevin J DonovanAugust 26th 2021, 1:10
The Networking group contains modules that help you manage how your computer connects with the outside world. Bandwidth Monitoring You can use plugin to detect all the connections made to and from your VPS. Firewall The Firewall option specifies which ports should be accessible and which should not. It also...
410