If you have one or more servers that need to always be available and ready for action, how do you keep track of uptime? How can you receive alerts to notify you when there’s an issue? In this episode, Tom and Jay discuss some of the tools they use to monitor servers and important metrics.
Building your own Git Server with Gitea on AlmaLinux
Gitea is a self-hosted git server you can run on your Linux rig, enabling you to be in full control of hosting your own repositories. In this video, the process of setting up Gitea is shown on an AlmaLinux server. You’ll see the process of setting up the server, installing Gitea, and even making your first commit to a repository that’s being hosted on your new server.
Continue reading for an overview of the commands that were used in this video.
Linux Servers: Which Distro should you use?!
In the Linux community, there’s constant debate about which distribution is best for your desktop. However, there’s not as much discussion regarding Linux distros for your server. There are many good options for your Linux server project, and in this video Jay discusses his top 6 choices.
Proxmox Backup Server: Full Getting Started Guide!
Proxmox Backup Server is a custom Linux distro that you can run on your server to have it serve as a backup endpoint. It integrates quickly and easily with Proxmox Virtual Environment, making it a great solution to back up your virtual machines and containers. In addition to that, it can also be used to store non-VM backups too, so running Proxmox Virtual Environment is NOT a requirement. In this video, I’ll teach you everything you need in order to get started with Proxmox Backup Server.
You can download the Proxmox Backup Server ISO image from here. Also, feel free to check out the official documentation pages to learn even more.
Be sure to check out the Proxmox Full Course for Virtual Environment here if you haven’t already.
Awesome Linux Tools: Lynis from CISOfy
In this episode of Awesome Linux Tools, the spotlight is on Lynis – a really awesome utility you can use to get a better understanding of the overall security hygiene of your server. In this video, Jay will show you how to install it, and also how to run an audit.