How to change the hostname in Linux

This article describes the how the change the hostname in Linux machine. Let’s start. Open the network file. # sudo vi /etc/sysconfig/network Modify the HOSTNAME= value with your domain name. Example hostname is “myhostname” HOSTNAME = myhostname To access with in the server add it in /etc/hosts file 127.0.0.1 myhostname Run the “hostname” command. This command… Read More

What is Reverse proxy and configure NGINX as a reverse proxy

  What is Reverse Proxy:  Reverse proxy takes the request from the client over the network, forward to the server in an internal server and send back server’s response to the client.   The advantage of Reverse proxy: The reverse proxy hides the existence and characteristics of the server. Reverse proxy protects the server from web-based… Read More

Linux – 10 Useful Networking Commands

Linux is powerful operating system and open source. It provides many inbuilt networking commands for troubleshooting. Here 10 useful networking commands. 1. ifconfig – configure a network interface We can configure network interface related parameters using the ifconfig command, in general, we use ifconfig command to check the IP address.  root@kali:~# ifconfig 2. dig: DNS lookup utility dig… Read More

How to install NGINX and configure as a Proxy or Load balancer server on Windows/Linux machine in simple steps

NGINX is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server. NGINX is known for its high performance, stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. Download NGINX software. click here to redirect NGINX software download page. Installation and run on window machine: i. Copy downloaded… Read More