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Install DNS Server

I chose to install djbdns because it's small, simple, and secure. All instructions are located at: http://cr.yp.to/djbdns/install.html On our installation, I had to install gcc. I used rpmdrake. When I run rpmdrake on this machine (Gateway pc, 'dizzy', it comes up and flashes forever. finally I close the small window in front, and the packages come up and things seem to work fine. Anyway, I picked gcc and it found the dependencies and installed them. But at the command 'make', I am getting the error shown below, which I got around with the instructions below: ...stuff deleted ./compile uint32_pack.c ./compile uint32_unpack.c ./makelib byte.a byte_chr.o byte_copy.o byte_cr.o byte_diff.o byte_zero.o case_diffb.o case_diffs.o case_lowerb.o fmt_ulong.o ip4_fmt.o ip4_scan.o scan_ulong.o str_chr.o str_diff.o str_len.o str_rchr.o str_start.o uint16_pack.o uint16_unpack.o uint32_pack.o uint32_unpack.o ./load auto-str buffer.a unix.a byte.a buffer.a(buf…

Installing Firefox

No browser inststalled byu default. ftp ftp.mozilla.org log in as anonymous at ftp>, type: bin hash passive then cd into /pub/mozilla.org/firefox, get the latest with the word "installer" in it. download, unzip, and untar it. cd /home/keith/firefox-installer [root@dizzy firefox-installer]# ./firefox-installer [root@dizzy firefox-installer]# *** eeeeeeee = [Exception... "Component returned failure code: 0x80520006 (NS_ERROR_FILE_TARGET_DOES_NOT_EXIST) [nsIFile.remove]" nsresult: "0x80520006 (NS_ERROR_FILE_TARGET_DOES_NOT_EXIST)" location: "JS frame :: file:///home/keith/firefox-installer/components/nsExtensionManager.js :: ensureExtensionsFiles :: line 245" data: no] *** loading the extensions datasource *** loading the extensions datasource [root@dizzy firefox-installer]# it worked.

What's up with adding packages?

[root@dizzy root]# urpmi webmin unable to take medium "Commercial Applications CD 6 (x86) (cdrom8)" into account as no list file [/var/lib/urpmi/list.Commercial Applications CD 6 (x86) (cdrom8 )] exists unable to take medium "Commercial Applications CD 6 (x86) (cdrom9)" into account as no list file [/var/lib/urpmi/list.Commercial Applications CD 6 (x86) (cdrom9 )] exists unable to take medium "Installation CD 3 (x86) (cdrom4)" into account as no list file [/var/lib/urpmi/list.Installation CD 3 (x86) (cdrom4)] exists unable to take medium "Supplementary Applications CD 4 (x86) (cdrom5)" into acco unt as no list file [/var/lib/urpmi/list.Supplementary Applications CD 4 (x86) ( cdrom5)] exists unable to take medium "Supplementary Applications CD 5 (x86) (cdrom6)" into acco unt as no list file [/var/lib/urpmi/list.Supplementary Applications CD 5 (x86) ( cdrom6)] exists unable to take medium "Supplement…

Webmin & Postfix Install

Email & Webmin InstallComputer: ShuttlexOS: Mandrake Linux 10.0 Official Power PackFriday 16 July 2004Installation LogOpen terminal, su to rootInstall postfix: urpmi postfixInstall webmin: urpmi webminInstall apache:  urpmi apacheUpdate packages: urpmi --update --auto-selectStart webmin, postfix daemonsTest webmin in browser: https://localhost:10000/
Postfix Install[root@shuttlex root]# urpmi postfixTo satisfy dependencies, the following packages are going to be installed (3 MB):libpostfix1-2.1.0-0.20040209.18mdk.i586postfix-2.1.0-0.20040209.18mdk.i586Is this OK? (Y/n) YPlease insert the medium named "Installation CD 1 (x86) " on device [/dev/hdb]Press Enter when ready...
installing /mnt/cdrom/Mandrake/RPMS/postfix-2.1.0-0.20040209.18mdk.i586.rpm /mnt/cdrom/Mandrake/RPMS/libpostfix1-2.1.0-0.20040209.18mdk.i586.rpmPreparing...                ##################################################   1:libpostfix1            ##################################################   2:p…

RPMDrake commands

Execute these commands to use the graphical front end for urpmi management, rpmdrake. Browse Available Software: /usr/sbin/rpmdrake Install Software: /usr/sbin/rpmdrake --root Mandrake Update: /usr/sbin/MandrakeUpdate Remove Software: /usr/sbin/rpmdrake-remove --root Software Media Manager: /usr/sbin/edit-urpm-media
KWS notes qmail discussion thread: http://archives.mandrakelinux.com/qmail/2004-05/ Read the thread "[qmail] New qmail mailing list" Some believe qmail is secure but hasn't been updated with new features. What new features it has are done by contributors, not by the author and not certified by him. Some are going to Exim since it has the latest features, although it has had some minor security issues in the recent past. I installed qmail. Last supported package is for Mandrake 9.2 but they say it works in 10.0. I still need to install a patch but haven't figured out how just yet. (Do I need to install qmail-local? qmailctl command is not found...) Configured files under /var/qmail/alias and /var/qmail/control as per byrd, mostly. Copied /etc/aliases file from byrd. After changing config files you have to type: qmailctl cdb - reread config files qmailctl reload - sends HUP signal to program newaliases - read new aliases file This is the Mandr…
Linux Server ConfigurationComputer: DizzyJuly 12, 2004Keith and I spoke on the phone and review the server configurationEmailQmail - (MTA) keith installed from package via the command line.Keith will install cyrus to complete the email server basic.Other InstallationsSquirrelMailSpamAssassinDNS - Keith has worked with BIND, but suggests DJBDNS
Next StepsDraft schedule - NeilResearch Cyrus - NeilResearch DJBDNS -KeithInstall & Configure DNS - KeithSend /etc/ archive to Neil - KeithHardening ChecklistFinish package installationConfigure ssh
Configure & test firewallInstall tripwire & configureUpdate all softwareInstall & configure bastilleHardwareWe discussed an error message related to on of the volumes (hda1?) not mounting as ext3, but ext2. I recalled the installation errors I encountered, but I think the evidence points to problems with the CD install media.We could try to swap in another HD to see if the problem goes away.
Dizzy Install Log 10:01 PM 6/28/2004 =========== Boot from CD 1. Accept defaults ... loads X installer. Language: English (American) License: Accept Install Security Level: Higher Security Administrator: root Paritions: Use existing hda: 12 GB hda1: 5.8 GB ext3 / hda5: 494 MB swap hda6: 6.3 GB ext3 /var hdb: 37 GB hdb1: 37 GB ext3 /home Format hda1 only (But other partitions are checked) Package Group Selection Workstation ----------- Internet Station Network Computer (client) Configuration Console Tools Server ------ Web/FTP Mail Database Firewall/Router Network Computer server Graphical Environment --------------------- Other Graphical Desktops Total Size: 735/5279 MB Really install servers? Yes Install commences. Requests discs 2 & 3 (2 times for disk 3!). Installation is successful. set root password: Creat new users: For admin users, I enabled: ctools, rpm, xgrp, ntools, adm, whee…
Dizzy Install Log Mandrake 10.0 Download 9:58 PM 6/28/2004 =========== Because Dizzy uses shared video RAM, specifically 1 MB of 256, do I need to tell the bootloader? Like this: Boot from CD 1. F1 boot: linux mem=255M Kernel Panic: VFS: unable to mount root fs on ram3 Cancel & reboot. That didn't work...let's just try the defaults, next.
Dizzy Install log 9:52 PM 6/28/2004 I need to be sure I use the right ISO CD sets! The set I'm using is now the Mandrake 10.0 Official Download (4 discs). Memory Test ----------- Prior to starting the installation, I ran a memory test to ensure the hardware was still behaving properly. I ran MemTest86. Results: Pentium III 730 Mhz L1 Cache 32K L2 Cache 256K Memory: 255 MB Chipset i810e Note 1 MB of 256 is reserved for video RAM All tests passed after I ran the tests for approximately 5 hrs. Reboot w/ Mandrake 10.0 Official Download 1 of 4 Differences between the free Download version and the PowerPack Video drivers (e.g. ATI) Modem drivers