NFS server setup

IP of nfs server: Step 01 – enable / start nfs systemctl enable nfs systemctl start nfs Step 02 – Setup share in exports # example share called datavault – that allows read / write echo ‘/datavault,no_root_squash)’ >> /etc/exports Step 03 – Setup firewall firewall-cmd –permanent –add-service=nfs firewall-cmd –permanent –add-service=rpc-bind firewall-cmd –permanent –add-service=mountd […]

Areca RAID Controller – Updating Firmware and Passing Password to ArecaCLI / Cli64

Verify that cli64 is in your path which cli64 Firmware Page: If you do not know the model of your Areca RAID Controller: lspci -vv | grep -C 10 -i areca Example Output: 08:00.0 RAID bus controller: Areca Technology Corp. ARC-188x series PCIe 2.0/3.0 to SAS/SATA 6/12Gb RAID Controller (rev 02) Subsystem: Areca Technology […]

Areca Raid Controller – CentOS 7 Setup and Cli64 Quick Reference

Setup of RHEL/CentOS 7 for Cli64 # prerequisites for centos 7 yum -y install wget unzip ## to obtain areca cli64 wget If the above command does not work, get the version number for wget command unzip cd linuxcli_V1.15.8_180529/x86_64/ chmod +x ./cli64 # option one – move to PATH mv cli64 /bin/cli64 […]

Setting Up Automatic Updates RHEL/CentOS 7

This guide will show you how to setup automatic updates using yum-cron on CentOS7 and RHEL7 linux. This requires that 2 packages be installed (yum-cron and yum-utils). Installing and Configuring – yum-cron yum -y install yum-cron – installs yum-cron vi /etc/yum/yum-cron.conf – edit the following config file with your desired editor. Before: # you will […]

Setting up PIA VPN – CentOS7

Prerequisites yum install -y epel-release openvpn curl unzip wget Verify starting public IP: wget -qO – Configure OpenVPN cd /etc/openvpn # download the PIA .ovpn files wget # unzip file unzip # Create cred file by inserting username on line one and password on line two: vi /etc/openvpn/cred.conf # Change permissions on […]

KVM and Vagrant Setup on RHEL/CentOS 7

Step 1 – KVM and Vagrant Installation Installs needed packages for KVM and Vagrant yum -y install virt-manager qemu qemu-kvm qemu-img libvirt libvirt-python libvirt-devel python-virtinst libvirt-client ruby-devel gcc Auto-starts libvirt on system boot systemctl enable libvirtd Starts the libvirt service immediately systemctl start libvirtd Obtaining Vagrant RPM wget Go to to ensure it […]