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March 2016

Deleting all files and subfolders

Today, I was asked a very basic question and I was surprised many didn’t know what command to use. How do you delete a folder, its sub-folders and files. To all the newbies out there.

Using system help:


How to Start and Enable Firewalld on CentOS 7

It is highly recommended that you have a firewall protecting your server. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for enabling and starting firewalld CentOS 7. I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as root. Check the Status of Firewalld To check the status of […]

How to check status, stop, and disable firewall on CentOS 7

Firewalld is a complete firewall solution that has been made available by default on all CentOS 7 servers, including Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 7, and Liquid Web Self Managed CentOS 7. On occasion, perhaps for testing, disabling or stopping firewalld may be necessary. Follow the instructions below to disable firewalld and stop firewalld. It […]

Find files hiding in a lot of sub directories

So I was moving a lot of my music to Amazon Cloud Drive, and ended with a lot of files still showing under a lot of sub directories. Problem was – how do I know which files are in what sub directory with out going into each of them. Here is the answer:

This […]

How to Install VMware Tools on RHEL 7/CentOS 7

VMware Tools is one of important components for virtual machine (VM) in order get excellent performance. It is a group of utilities that help to enhances the overall performance of the virtual machine’s guest operating system (OS) and improves management of the VM. Without the VMware Tools, guest OS performance will lacks some of the […]

Running Dell DSET on RHEL/ CentOS 7

Download: Dell System E-Support Tool (DSET) 3.7 – [Linux 64-bit] Create a new directory called dell Created a new sub directory called dset Copy the file ‘dell-dset-lx64-’ to the /dell/dset/ path Change the permission of the file

Run the tool:

Here is the error that was being generated when the report would try to […]

How to configure static ip address on CentOS 7

In this small tutorial i will explain how to configure static ip address on CentOS 7 minimal. First, need to edit the set up for the ethernet. Let’s start with editing “/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-enp0s3″ file:

Save and exit. Now, configure default getaway:

And add following line:

Configure DNS Server

add following line:

Now restart […]

Mohammed Wasay

Dallas based Design Technologist & Hybrid Developer