Julio's Blog


Upgrading to Fedora 24.

In today post I will show you how to upgrade to Fedora 24 from Fedora 23. The first thing that we are going to check the current version of Fedora and also apply any patches to the system: [email protected]:[~]#cat /etc/redhat-release Fedora release 23 (Twenty Three) [email protected]:[~]#dnf update -y After this we will refresh the system: [email protected]:[~]# dnf upgrade --refresh RPM Fusion for Fedora 23 - Free - Updates 13 kB/s | 1.3 kB 00:00 RPM Fusion for Fedora 23 - Nonfree - Updates 11 kB/s | 1.3 kB 00:00 Open source multiplatform video transcoder 239 kB/... read more »


Installing and configuring CSF on CentOS 7.

I have been using CSF (ConfigServer Security and Firewall) in my Linux systems for a while now with great results. CSF is more than a Firewall software, it is also an SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection), LID (Login/Intrusion Detection), and an Application Security software. But the best part of CSF is not how powerful and reliable it is but how easy is to install, configure and use. In this post, I will show how to install and do some basic configuration of CSF on CentOS 7. Disable default Firewall The first step will be to disable firewalld on your system. To do this: [[email protected] ~]# systemctl... read more »


Fedora 24 released!

Fedora 24 was released on June 20, 2016. To download the different editions of Fedora 24, please visit the Fedora Project site. For the Workstation, Cloud, and Server editions: Fedora 24 Workstation Fedora 24 Cloud Fedora 24 Server For the other releases like Spins, Labs, and ARM: Fedora 24 Spins Fedora 24 Labs Fedora 24 ARM You could read the full release notes for this Fedora release here.... read more »


Ansible role to deploy and configure Rally.

I put together an Ansible role to deploy and configure OpenStack Rally. I used the upstream rally bits for this and could be built on Fedora or CentOS/RHEL machines. You could get the playbook from here: https://github.com/juliovp01/rally-deployment . More details about the role could be found in the README file in GitHub. Please feel free to fix and provide enhancements to the code.... read more »


Adding PHP support to Nginx.

In the last post, I show how to install and configure Nginx on CentOS. In this post, I will show you how to add PHP support to that installed Nginx web server. There are two ways to add PHP support to Nginx: One by Using PHP-FastCGI and the other way is to use PHP-FPM. Using PHP-FPM is the simple way to add PHP support to Nginx and the way that i will demonstrate on this blog. Enabling REMI First, we will need to add the REMI repository to the system. To do this we will download and install the remi-release rpm (notice that EPEL needs to... read more »