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Building and Configuring Apache James with OpenLDAP

Apache James, Open Source, OpenLDAP, Ubuntu

[ This post is part of my ongoing instructional series on setting up some baseline IT infrastructure for the fictional startup Shoestring Lab. Shoestring has committed to using Open Source wherever possible. Shoestring Lab has standardized on Ubuntu for its server and desktop/laptop computer systems.

Today's lesson

Now that you have built a central user repository for your network using OpenLDAP, you need to configure an email server to use the OpenLDAP user repository.]


Creating a Blog site with ContentBox on Ubuntu

CFML, CLI, CommandBox, ContentBox, Linux, Ubuntu

[ This post is part of my ongoing instructional series on setting up some baseline IT infrastructure for the fictional startup Shoestring Lab. Shoestring has committed to using Open Source wherever possible. Shoestring Lab has standardized on Ubuntu for its server and desktop/laptop computer systems.

Today's lesson

Shoestring Lab has decided to set up several website for its operations, and you have been tasked with using ContentBox to build the first site, an internal content and blog site.]


Installing CommandBox on Ubuntu 18.04 to manage CFML-based Web app development

CLI, CommandBox, Lucee, Open Source, Ubuntu

[ This post is part of my ongoing instructional series on setting up some baseline IT infrastructure for the fictional startup Shoestring Lab. Shoestring has committed to using Open Source wherever possible. Shoestring Lab has standardized on Ubuntu for its server and desktop/laptop computer systems.

Today's lesson

Part of your job is setting up and managing internal and external web sites for the company. Your task is to install and configure CommandBox to manage the Lucee-based sites you are building.]


Install and Configure OpenLDAP on Ubuntu 18.04

CLI, Linux, OpenLDAP, Ubuntu

[ This post is part of my ongoing instructional series on setting up some baseline IT infrastructure for the fictional startup Shoestring Lab. Shoestring has committed to using Open Source wherever possible. Shoestring Lab has standardized on Ubuntu for its server and desktop/laptop computer systems.

Today's lesson

As the admin for Shoestring Lab, you need to install OpenLDAP server to manage users and groups for various network services.]


Compiling Nginx from source on Ubuntu - April 2016 Update

CLI, Nginx, Ubuntu

Compiling Nginx, like other open source projects, tends to be a bit of a moving target. New versions are regularly released, dependent libraries are updated, and new modules become available over time. SPDY has been retired in favor of HTTP v2, and that changes is reflected in the latest build target for Nginx.


Build Nginx on Ubuntu - Adding SPDY, Updating Nginx, OpenSSL, PCRE

CLI, Linux, Nginx, Ubuntu

Keeping up with server updates can be complicated and time consuming, but its importance can't be overstated. Recent attacks against OpenSSL have necessitated emergency patches from the OpenSSL team. The latest OpenSSL version, 1.0.1j, patches recently discovered vulnerabilities, so we are updating to the latest version of OpenSSL. Note that the latest version of Nginx also supports building with BoringSSL and LibreSSL if you prefer those libraries.


Installing Oracle JDK on Ubuntu

Java, Ubuntu

The Oracle JDK is no longer maintained in the Ubuntu repository, but if you want to install it, there is still a way to install via apt. Per the Webupd8.org team:

http://www.webupd8.org/2012/01/install-oracle-java-jdk-7-in-ubuntu-via.html

You can add their repository to apt and install the Oracle Java installer, which verifies your agreement to Oracle's licensing terms and downloads the JDK from Oracle.


Compile NGIX from source on Ubuntu

CLI, Nginx, Ubuntu

To Compile NGINX from source on Ubuntu, just follow these steps.


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