April 25, 2017

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How to Setup the JAVA_HOME Environment Variable on Windows

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This instruction will show you to set up the JAVA_HOME environment variable on Windows. First you have to find the path to the Java development kit (JDK) on your system. Please use this path for the JAVA_HOME environment variable in the last step of this instruction.

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How to Install NTP to Synchronize the System Clock on FreeBSD

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On FreeBSD you can synchronize your system clock with the Network Time Protocol (NTP). The NTP client can be installed from the FreeBSD ports tree. Once the NTP client is installed you can use the ntpdate command to synchronize the system clock with a NTP server.

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How to Install ElasticSearch on Windows

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In this tutorial we show you the ElasticSearch installation process on Windows. ElasticSearch is a distributed, RESTful, open source search server, based on Apache Lucene and developed in Java. We are using the Unix-like environment and command-line interface Cygwin to execute ElasticSearch commands on Windows.

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How to Get an Alert When Your Disk Is Full on Unix, Linux and BSD Systems

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Do you want to get an alert once your disk is full on Unix, Linux or BSD Systems? In this tutorial we will show you to set up a simple cron script which sends you an email once a specific disk limit is reached.
We use the df command which reports the file system disk space usage including the amount of disk space available.

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How to Install Zabbix on FreeBSD

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Zabbix is a very useful tool for availability and performance monitoring. Alerting you by E-Mail, Jabber or SMS once a service is not reachable is one of the key features of Zabbix.

Here is a short list of some features available in Zabbix:

  • auto-discovery of servers and network devices
  • low-level discovery
  • distributed monitoring with centralized web administration
  • support for both polling and trapping mechanisms
  • agent-less monitoring
  • secure user authentication
  • flexible user permissions
  • web-based interface
  • flexible e-mail notification of predefined events
  • high-level (business) view of monitored resources
  • audit log

In this tutorial we show you how to get a Zabbix server, the Zabbix agents and the Zabbix frontend running on FreeBSD.

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How to Install Nginx and PHP-FPM on FreeBSD

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Using Nginx and PHP-FPM on FreeBSD is a very powerful combination. The web server and proxy Nginx is build for high concurrency environments. It delivers faster performance and also uses less memory. The FastCGI Process Manager (PHP-FPM) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation. PHP-FPM is useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. By following these instructions you will combine the performance benefits of Nginx and PHP-FPM with the robustness of the FreeBSD system.

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About Us

BIN63 provides user-friendly Linux and BSD howtos and tutorials about almost every topic. The name BIN63 comes from Binary 63 which is 111111 in the decimal numeral system. The 11.11.11 is exactly the date we have started this website and we thought that would be a great name for a tech related website.

We’ve got a few FreeBSD and CentOS servers running, and since updating them quite regularly is a habit we thought these howtos and tutorials will help all of you who run Linux and BSD servers in a similar scenario.

This includes complete tutorials for example to set up a LAMP server or any other environment. We are interested in learning about new technology and software and will share our experiences with our readers every day.

By the way we are huge fans of the FreeBSD operating system because of its simplicity and robustness. Following our FreeBSD tutorials will keep you informed and up to date with the latest tips and tools about FreeBSD.

How to Install Confluence on CentOS

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We think Confluence (developed and marketed by Atlassian) is the best enterprise wiki out there. It has a plugin system and is very easy to configure. Confluence is written in Java and is mainly used in corporate environments. This instruction is to install Confluence on CentOS. We are using Confluence on CentOS 6 with 64 bit. Please change the paths when it is required.

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How to use rsync for Transferring Files and Folders

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The tool rsync is very useful to synchronize files and directories from one location to another. It minimizes the data transfer using delta encoding when appropriate. Mirroring a directory takes place with only one transmission in each direction. Optionally you can make use of compression and recursion during the transfer. You can install rsync from the ports directory.

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How to Create a Jail on FreeBSD

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You need to partition your system in several independent systems? With the framework ezjail you can create and modify jails on FreeBSD that have a virtual environment. A jail runs totally independent from the host system and can have its own files, processes and user accounts. There is no big difference to a real system but now you can securely separate your applications.

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