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Installing the WordPress on Ubuntu using Ansible

In this post,we’ll learn that how we can install the WordPress on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using Ansible. If you don’t know about Ansible, please check this link.

If you want manual step by step procedure to install the WordPress on Ubuntu, please refer this post.

Note: This role depends on LEMP Stack role, it will automatically install the LEMP Stack before installing the WordPress.

First, download this Repository from the GitHub:

git clone https://github.com/arbabnazar/ansible-roles.git

Note: If git is not installed then you can simply download the zip file.

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OpenVPN Server Setup on Mikrotik RouterOS

In this post, I’ll describe the step by step procedure to setup Mikrotik RouterOS as OpenVPN server. I’ll use the Ubuntu Server in order to create CA, server and client(s) certificates.

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How to Install the latest LEMP Stack on CentOS 6.5

In this tutorial,we’ll learn that how we can install the latest LEMP (Nginx, MySQL & PHP) Stack and it’s initial configuration on CentOS 6.5, because Base and EPEL repo are containing really old version of LEMP Stack.

Please add the required repos by using the following commands:

sudo rpm --import http://ftp.riken.jp/Linux/fedora/epel/RPM-GPG-KEY-EPEL-6
sudo rpm -ivh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
sudo rpm -Uvh http://mirror.webtatic.com/yum/el6/latest.rpm
sudo yum repolist

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How To Install WordPress with Nginx in Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

Install the LEMP stack(Linux, Nginx, Mysql, PHP) with the command below:

sudo apt-get install nginx mysql-server php5-fpm php5-mysql

1Note: Please set the MySQL root password, when it will prompt for it during the installation of MySQL-Server. Read more of this post

OpenVPN server on CentOS 6.4 behind NAT

This tutorial describes that how to configure the OpenVPN Server in CentOS 6.4 and clients in Windows XP/7.

I am taking the scenario of SOHO network, which is protected by Firewall, we’ll implement the OpenVPN on internal CentOS 6.4 server to access the internal SOHO network (Server and PCs) through the internet from anywhere securely.

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How to Enable SSL in Apache2 on Ubuntu

In this tutorial, I’ll explain you that how to enable the SSL for your website under Apache2 on Ubuntu Server. For this, I’m assuming:

1. That you have a working apache2 setup on your Ubuntu Server.

2. You have correctly configured the dns records for your domain.

3. You already got a certificate from a trusted certificate authority (CA) such as Godaddy,Verisign, Comodo, etc.

Let’s verify our web server that it is up and running, before beginning this tutorial:

http://rbgeek.com

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Secure RDP connection through Vyatta using PuTTY

vyatta-rdpConnecting to SSH Server as gateway instead of directly RDP to a PC is safer way and add another layer of encryption.With this method,we can connect to any client that is behind the firewall provided that we have open the port 22 (or any other SSH port) to the SSH Server.

In First step, we’ll configure the vyatta, so that it will forward the ssh request to the internal Linux server that it will receive on it’s port 222.

(From the Configuration Mode, issue these commands)

set nat destination rule 110 description "SSH to internal Host"
set nat destination rule 110 inbound-interface eth0
set nat destination rule 110 protocol tcp
set nat destination rule 110 translation address 192.168.80.102
set nat destination rule 110 translation port 22
set nat destination rule 110 destination port 222
set nat destination rule 110 destination address X.X.X.X
commit

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OpenVPN server on Ubuntu 12.04 behind NAT

This tutorial describes that how to configure the OpenVPN Server in Ubuntu and clients in Windows XP/7.

I am taking the scenario of SOHO network, which is protected by Firewall, we’ll implement the OpenVPN on internal Ubuntu server to access the internal SOHO network (Server and PCs) through the internet from anywhere securely.

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OpenVPN Server Installation:

Install the openvpn package using the following command:

 sudo apt-get install openvpn

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On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, please use the following command to install the openvpn package:

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How to convert PPK file to ssh remote server in ubuntu

To convert the ppk file into openssh standard, we need to install the puttygen tool:

sudo apt-get install putty

Here is the ppk key that we want to convert:

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How to connect to an EC2 instance using Putty

You created an EC2 instance and got private key (with PEM extension)from Amazon. Now, how you can login to your instance with PuTTY? For this, you need to convert the .PEM to .PPK format using Puttygen.

Run Puttygen:

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