AWStats install and configure in RedHat RHEL

After brewing a great Latin America coffee from Peru I received an email from on of my clients. The client recently installed Apache on RedHat RHEL and wanted to install and configure AWStats in order to track their traffic. Personally, I don’t have much experience dealing with log files other than just using vim or …

smb_full_audit_connect: Samba Linux Failing connect

Another interesting error in Samba Linux I found the in logs of a clients Linux(RedHat 9.3) box: smb_full_audit_connect: Failing to connect A client contacted me about setting up shares in a Linux server, so Windows clients can connect. No AD lives in this environment, so I decided to setup a stand-alone Samba server. First, I …

4 ways to run Linux Commands in the Background

This is also another Linux command I tend to forget. I usually need to re-search how to run Linux commands in the background. This happens when I stop using the command line for a while. This time I’m going to write a brief Linux tutorial about this. First I need have brew a good cup …

Use the tar command to create/extract files in Linux

Sometimes I struggle to remember basic Linux commands. For example, how to create a tar.gz file in the command line is one of them. Also, how to extract the contents of a tar.gz file or view the contents or how to use my camera for street photography in Brooklyn. We need to use our friendly …

These ColdFusion components can only be accessed from localhost and other allowed IP addresses error

After installing ColdFusion 2023 on Red Hat Linux I got this error: “You tried to access the ColdFusion Administrator or other internal components from a disallowed IP address (70.x.x.x). These ColdFusion components can only be accessed from localhost and other allowed IP addresses.“ What my client wanted to do was to access the Admin portal …

How to Install ColdFusion 2023 on Red Hat Linux

Hola! strangely there are not many resources on how to install ColdFusion 2023 on Red Hat Linux out in the wild internet. Even on the Adobe support website there aren’t enough documentation resources specially for newbies that need to start working with ColdFusion. I know, there are still people out there using it. To be …

3 Ways to Check if a Port is in use Linux

After a delayed flight from Montevideo in Uruguay I decided to improve my networking Linux skills and teach myself a bit more about how to check if a port is in use on Linux. I must admit, I am not a networking person. To be honest, I don’t really like that branch in the tech …

Create Symbolic Links in Linux

Symbolic links in Linux is the same as creating a shortcut in Windows. Use the ln command to create symbolic links. I was a little confusing to me when I was learning about it. But, then I got it. After a walk in the new Long Island RR station at the Grand Central Terminal in …

Disable SELinux RedHat/Centos Server

To disable SELinux on RedHat/Centos server is an easy process. All we need is to edit a config file located here: Use your favorite text editor (I like vim) and edit the above file: Change the value to SELINUX=disabled Then, you must reboot your RedHat/Centos server in order for changes take effect: That’s all! Go …