March 25, 2017

Installing Bacula on CentOS 6

Installing Bacula on CentOS 6 with Webmin interface quick start guide. The assumption for this CentOS 6 tutorial is that you are running as root and have a basic understanding of the software required but if you follow this tutorial you should be able to complete the task successfully.

What is Bacula

Bacula is a set of Open Source, enterprise ready, computer programs that permit you (or the system administrator) to manage backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of computers of different kinds. Bacula is relatively easy to use and efficient, while offering many advanced storage management features that make it easy to find and recover lost or damaged files. In technical terms, it is an Open Source, enterprise ready, network based backup program.

Bacula Website: http://www.bacula.org/en/
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Webmin CentOS 6 Install

This brief yet effective tutorial will instruct you on how to install Webmin, a web-based interface for system administration for Linux, on CentOS 6

The assumption for this Webmin, CentOS 6 tutorial is that you are running as root and have a basic understanding of the software required but if you follow this tutorial you should be able to complete the task successfully.

Learn more about Webmin: http://www.webmin.com/
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CentOS: Configure network

This tutorial is intended for system administrators wanting to either change the IP address or add additional LAN cards (NIC) on their CentOS 5 system. There are a couple of ways to configure the network card using the command line but only some commands will take immediate effect on kernel. If you are doing this remotely remember that you will lose connectivity or if your configuration on your network is incorrect be unable to connect.

Configure network with immediate effect

Using a single command line to configure the network

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CentOS 6 Released

CentOS Logo CentOS 6 has been released. This is, some might say, the most anticipated release to date with CentOS pushing out the date numerous times. Finally CentOS 6, an Enterprise-class Linux Distribution, is available for download to the public.

NB CentOS 6 Downloads are no longer available
Download CentOS 6.2 instead

CentOS 6 Downloads

You can download CentOS Linux 6 via the web/ftp server or via BitTorrent (recommended) client.

CentOS 6 DVD ISO downloads

  • Download CentOS 6 32 bit i386 DVD ISO image 1 (4.4 GB)
  • Download CentOS 6 64 bit x86_64 DVD ISO image 1 (3.9 GB) and image 2 (1.1GB)

CentOS 6 DVD ISO Torrents

Torrent files for the DVD’s are available at the following location:

  • Download 32 bit i386 torrent file
  • Download 64 bit x86_64 torrent file