Centos/Redhat Creating sub interfaces

So.. The other day I was asked if there was any way to add an additional IP to a machine that only had one NIC on it without installing a secondary NIC. The reason behind this was that a machine was recently replaced and they wanted to carry that old IP over to the new […]

Apache installation from source on centos 6.x

Had to do this recently because a app team requested a version of apache that was not available for centos 6.5 Dependencies of apache 2.4 1: apr 1.4 above 2: apr-util 1.5 above 3: pcre 6.6 above Download the above packages. You may want to make a directory to work in so there aren’t files […]

Wildfly full installation script

Now this script is not mine by any means and I will link the authors site at the bottom. This script was VERY well written and is pretty easy to understand… Just a note on this one though make sure you have the JDK (I had to install 6) on the machine, openjdk seems to […]

Yum Download only option

So figured this is worth a mention… I never knew it but there are some packages that allow you to use your yum to just download the RPM packages.. I stumbled across this beautiful feature this morning when I didn’t feel like compiling some software from scratch.. I used my centos 7 machine to pull […]

Installing postgres 9.3 on Centos 6.X 64bit

Just because… I run into people wanting specific versions of postgresql all the time and centos is slow to update their repositories (I think 8.4 is the current in there for centos 6).. All commands below assume you have root or sudo access just an FYI. 1. Add Postgres repositories : # rpm -Uvh http://yum.postgresql.org/9.3/redhat/rhel-6-x86_64/pgdg-redhat93-9.3-1.noarch.rpm […]