Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool’s data storage and graphing functionality. Cacti provides a fast poller, advanced graph templating, multiple data acquisition methods, and user management features out of the box. All of this is wrapped in an intuitive, easy to use interface that makes sense for LAN-sized installations up to complex networks with hundreds of devices.


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phpSysInfo is a PHP script that displays information about the host being accessed.
It will displays things like Uptime, CPU, Memory, SCSI, IDE, PCI, Ethernet, Floppy, and Video Information.

Step 1. Requirements

Web server (apache2) with php4 or later.

Step 2. Installing phpsysinfo

apt-get install phpsysinfo

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The target of this tutorial is to have a successful installation of the ftp-daemon pureftpd working with virtual user accounts.

Step 1. Installation.

apt-get install pure-ftpd-common pure-ftpd

Step 2. Configuring Pure-ftpd

We now want to setup a few things so that we can run Pure-FTPd as a daemon.

Step 2.1 First you need to set Pure-FTPd as a standalone server:

mcedit /etc/default/pure-ftpd-common

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There are many different ways you can configure Apache2 to host multiple sites. Here we’re only going to cover the basics with the use of the NameVirtualHost directive.
The advantage of this approach is that you don’t need to hard-wire any IP addresses, and it will just work. The only thing you need is for your domain names to resolve to the IP address of your webserver.

For example if you have an Apache2 server running upon the IP address and you wish to host the three sites,, and you’ll need to make sure that these names resolve to the IP address of your server.

Since we’ll be hosting multiple websites on the same host it makes a lot of sense to be very clear on the location of each sites files upon the filesystem. The way I suggest you manage this is to create a completely seperate document root and logfile directory for each host. You can place these beneath the standard Debian prefix of /var/www or you may use a completely different root.

Step 1. If you’ve not already done create the directories to contain your content, etc, as follows:

Deb:~# mkdir /var/www/

Deb:~# mkdir /var/www/

Deb:~# mkdir /var/www/

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This guide will cover installing and updating Apache 2, MySQL 5 and PHP 5 on Debian Linux.

Step 1. To start with, its important to make sure apt-get is the latest version.

apt-get update && apt-get upgrade

* This line will update your aptitude to the latest version information and then upgrade the applications on your computer.

Step 2. Next, lets install Apache2.

apt-get install apache2

* This will install and provide basic configuration for apache2.
*  The default web directory will is /var/www and the Apache 2 configuration can be found in /etc/apache2/.

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