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Installing Puppet Modules – Librarian Puppet

Of course we can manually download the modules from Puppet Forge and install it but it becomes messy as you have to manually maintain the dependencies between the modules which definitely makes your repository bigger than necessary. Already I briefed about librarian-puppet  in my Blog At Xebia, still to provide little more context, it manages the Puppet modules your infrastructure depends on, ...

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Linux tar Examples

I am a real fan of learning Linux commands by examples and from my personal experience it will really help to see some Linux tar command examples. But first, a brief bit of background information. The name “tar” stands for “tape archive”. As that name implies, originally it was a command that Unix administrators used to deal with tape drives. ...

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Migrating from bash to zsh

These are my steps in migration from bash to zsh. I’m documenting these to keep the future reference for me (and possibly other readers as well). Motivation? Check out the Slideshare presentation: Why Zsh is Cooler than Your Shell Current shell to find out the current shell: ps -p $$ it’s useful during migration to make sure the new shell ...

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Apache MultiViews & Mod_Rewrite

Apache apparently has a server module call mod_negotiation which contains an option called MultiViews. MultiViews is a setting that gives the server the ability to decide the best representation for a requested file that doesn’t exist. Furthermore, If MultiViews is enabled on the server, it will take operational precedence before any mod_rewrite directives that you provide in your .htaccess files. ...

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Apache Configuration Tutorial (CentOS / Ubuntu Linux)

This article is part of our Academy Course titled Apache HTTP Server Tutorial. In this course, we provide a compilation of Apache HTTP Server tutorials that will help you get started with this web server. We cover a wide range of topics, from installing the server and performing a basic configuration, to configuring Virtual Hosts and SSL support. With our ...

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Deploying Web Application on EC2 Instance – AWS

In this post, we will deploy spring web application on EC2 Amazon Linux AMI t2.micro instance following below steps: Step 1: Set up Amazon EC2 instance following set-up-amazon-ec2-instance. Step 2: Launch an EC2 instance following ec2-launch-linux-instance. Step 3: Upload .war file from local machine directory to EC2 user home (/home/ec2-user) directory using secure copy as follows: scp -i /Users/ArpitAggarwal/arpitaggarwal-key-pair.pem /Users/ArpitAggarwal/hello-spring/target/hello-spring.war [email protected]:/home/ec2-user arpitaggarwal-key-pair.pem refers ...

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Top Online SysAdmin Courses to Boost your Career

Do you want to know what is the best investment you can make with your time and money? Knowledge As a software developer you should be constantly acquiring new skills. This is the best way to advance your career and enjoy the rewards (monetary, emotional etc.). Towards that direction you should be reading books, devouring technical articles and staying informed ...

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