It’s a shame that we don’t have the very awesome DNSPerf available in the Ubuntu repositories, however it’s very easy to install and well worth the small effort of compiling it from source if you are wanting to test the performance or stress test your DNS servers.
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After one of my recent tutorials about a host to host Linux VPN this post is a how to create a host to host VPN between Windows 2012 and Ubuntu 14.04. We’ll be using the inbuilt Windows Firewall with Advanced Security and Strongswan.
A lot like my last tutorial I couldn’t find any decent information out there how to get an IPSec connection between Microsoft and Linux, but since IPSec is an open standard I was confident it should work. After spending a lot of time working through how to do this I decided to write this post to hopefully help other people out in the same situation.
After spending a crazy amount of time trying to find something up to date regarding network security and host to host VPN I decided to write something which will hopefully be useful to other people in the same situation.
Setting up a host to host IPSec connection between two or more hosts running Ubuntu isn’t always a simple process. We want encryption to protect all the communication between two hosts and for this tutorial we will be using what I feel to be the simplest method of using Pre-shared Keys (PSK).
Moving databases between one MySQL server and another isn’t always easy, especially if you’re migrating database servers from one server to another. Imagine for this tutorial that you want to take an entire MySQL setup and put it on another server. We will also be exporting all the user accounts too, very useful for instance if we have lots of websites in our database. This tutorial will show you how to do just that.