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Index for the Server Guide

Index of topics in our Linux Server guide

This section lists all the topics covered in our Linux Server Guide, plus any subsections within them.

Accessing the MediaTomb GUIHow to access the MediaTomb GUI
 Accessing the MediaTomb GUI
Adding Content to MediaTombHow to add content to the MediaTomb database
 How to Add Content to MediaTomb
Adding Samba UsersHow to add new Samba users to your server
 Adding Samba Users
Auto Mounting RAID ArraysHow to get Linux to auto mount a RAID array at startup
 Auto Mounting RAID Arrays upon Boot
 Updating the /etc/fstab File
 Updating the /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf File
Changing Default RulesHow to change the default firewall rules
 Changing the Default Firewall Rules
Changing Specific RulesHow to change the specific firewall rules
 Adding Specific Firewall Rules
Configuring MediaTombConfiguring MediaTomb if the UI is disable
 Problems Running MediaTomb for the First Time in Fedora
 Running MediaTomb for the First Time
Configuring Proxy ClientsConfiguring the SquidProxy on the clients
 Configuring Proxy Clients
Configuring SambaHow to configure Samba using the smb.conf file
 Configuring the smb.conf File
Configuring TranscodingHow to translate files from one format to another using MediaTomb
 What is Transcoding?
 Source and Destination Formats
 Creating a Profile
 Specifying when to use the Profile
Configuring a Home LANNetwork Setup and Configuration
 Creating a Simple Home LAN
 Creating a Home LAN containing Multiple Centres
 Creating a More Advanced Home LAN
Configuring an NFS ClientHow to configure the Network File System (NFS) on a Linux client
 Mounting an NFS share on a Linux Client
Configuring the NFS ServerHow to configure the Network File System (NFS) on a Linux server
 Setting up NFS on an Ubuntu Linux Server
Controlling the WebserverHow to use start / stop the webserver
 Starting the Lighttpd Webserver
 Stopping the Lighttpd Webserver
Creating Logical VolumesHow to create a logical volume
Creating Logical VolumesHow to create a new Logical Volume (LV)
 Creating Logical Volumes
 Creating Logical Volumes
Creating RAID PartitionsHow to create a RAID partitions on two physical discs
 Setting up RAID Partitions
Creating an Install USBHow to write the .iso image to a USB stick for booting the new server
 Creating a Startup USB stick containing the Ubuntu Server Edition of Linux
Creating the RAID DeviceHow to create the RAID device spanning two physical discs
 Creating the RAID Device
Debugging MediaTombHow to troubleshoot problems with MediaTomb
 The MediaTomb Logfile
 Debugging Transcoding Problems
Downloading Ubuntu ServerHow to download the server edition of Ubuntu
 Downloading the Ubuntu Server Edition of Linux
Example Firewall ScriptAn example of a script to setup firewall rules
 An Example Firewall Rules Setup Script
Index of SectionsShows a clickable list of all the available Server Topics
 Index of topics in our Linux Server guide
Installing MediaTombInstalling the MediaTomb DLNA server
 Installing MediaTomb from the Ubuntu Software Centre
 Installing MediaTomb from the Command Line
Installing OpenSSHHow to install OpenSSH from Ubuntu
 Installing OpenSSH Client on an Ubuntu PC
Installing PHP SupportInstalling PHP Support
 What is PHP?
 Installing PHP
Installing SambaHow to install Samba uder Ubuntu
 Installing Samba on an Ubuntu Server
Installing Ubuntu ServerUsing the USB/CD startup disc to install Ubuntu Server edition
 Installing the Ubuntu Server Edition using a Startup USB or Disc
Installing a RAID SoftwareHow to install the software needed for RAID
 Installing the RAID Software
Installing mySQL DatabaseInstalling the mySQL database
 What is mySQL?
 Installing mySQL under Ubuntu Linux
 Installing mySQL under Fedora Linux
Installing the WebserverInstalling and configuring the Webserver
 Installing the Lighttpd Webserver
 Configuring the Lighttpd Webserver
Introduction to DLNAWhat is DLNA - and why do we need it?
 What is DLNA?
 Why is the DLNA Standard Important?
 Where can I buy DLNA Devices?
 Which DLNA Media Server should I use?
 Installing and Configuring MediaTomb
Introduction to FirewallsWhat is a firewall - and why do we need it?
 What is a Firewall?
Introduction to NFSIntroduction to the Network File System (NFS)
 What is the Network File System (NFS)?
 Why use the Network File System (NFS)?
 Can I use Samba (CIFS) Instead?
 When to use NFS and when to use Samba
Introduction to OpenSSHHow to set up OpenSSH to connect to remote computers
 Introduction to OpenSSH
Introduction to ProxyingWhy create an HTTP Proxy
 What is an HTTP Proxy?
Introduction to RAIDA brief introduction to RAID disc mirroring
 What is RAID?
Introduction to SambaAn introduction to sharing files with CIFS/Samba
 What is Samba/CIFS?
 When to use Samba/CIFS
Introduction to WebserversWhat is a webserver?
 What is a Webserver?
Linux Client ConfigHow to map to a Samba share from a Linux client
 Adding Samba Shares to a Linux Client
Listing Firewall RulesHow to list our your current firewall rulles
 Listing out your current Firewall Rules
Mapping Client UsersHow to map client users to Samba users on your server
 Mapping Client Users to Samba Users
Mounting Logical VolumesHow to mount a logical volume
 Mounting a Filesystem
OpenSSH ConfigurationHow to configure OpenSSH
 Configuring SSH
Removing Content from MediaTombHow to remove content from the MediaTomb database
 How to Remove Content from MediaTomb
Samba DaemonsHow to install Samba under Ubuntu
 Checking if the Samba Daemons are Running
 Stopping the Samba Daemons
 Starting the Samba Daemons
Server Reference HomeWelcome to the Linux Server guide
Server Side ConfigurationConfiguring the SquidProxy on the server
 HTTP Proxy Configuration
Server Side InstallationInstalling the Squid Software
 Squid Installation
Starting & Stopping MediaTombStarting and Stopping MediaTomb
 Starting MediaTomb
 Restarting MediaTomb from the Command Line
 Stopping MediaTomb from the Command Line
Starting & Stopping OpenSSHHow to stop/start and check if OpenSSH is running
 Checking if the SSH Daemon is Running
 Stopping and Starting SSH
Testing a RAID1 ArrayHow to create a RAID filesystem
 Checking the Status of a RAID Array
 Marking a RAID 1 Member as Failed
 Removing a RAID 1 Member
 Adding Back a RAID 1 Member
Troubleshooting NFS ProblemsHow to verify the Network File System (NFS) configuration
 Gauging the Nature of the Problem
 Client Problems
 Server Problems
Troubleshooting Proxy ProblemsTroubleshooting issues with the Squid HTTP Proxy service
 Squid Log Files
 Testing Using "squidclient"
Troubleshooting RAID1 ProblemsHow to diagnose problem with RAID 1 arrays
 Troubleshooting RAID Problems
Troubleshooting SambaHow to troubleshoot Samba problems
 Troubleshooting Samba Problems
 Samba Log Files
Using DLNAWhat things can you do with DLNA and how easy is it to use?
 What does DLNA give Me?
 A Typical DLNA LAN Configuration
 What is DLNA like in use?
Using PHPHow to use PHP to create dynamic webpages
 How to use PHP in your Web Pages
Using mySQLHow to run and use the mySQL database
 Running mySQL Interactively
 Running mySQL in Batch Mode
Verifying Samba ConfigHow to check for problems in your smb.conf file
 Testing the smb.conf Changes
Why Create a Server?How to set up the firewall rules
 The Difference between a Desktop and a Server
 What is a Server?
 Why Should I Create a Linux Server?
Windows Client ConfigHow to map to a Samba share from a Windows client
 Adding Samba Shares to a Windows Client
Wired or Wireless LAN?How to decide whether to use Wired or Wireless LAN
 Should I use a Wired or Wireless LAN?

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