Articles taggés RHEL

Virtual machines backup script for RHEV 3


Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3 (RHEV) comes with a great API that makes it easy to write Python scripts or Java programs for administrative tasks. The full documentation is available here :

A classical need is to automate the creation of virtual machine cold backups on an Plus >

HOWTO : Tomcat 7 + Apache 2 + mod_proxy_ajp on CentOS / RHEL 6


In this post you will learn how to configure access to Tomcat trough an Apache virtual host on port 80 with mod_proxy_ajp. The Tomcat webapp will be available on The Apache static content (css, javascript, etc.) will be available on

First install Java JRE 7. You can download it on Plus >

OVH / KIMSUFI : HOWTO re-compil Linux kernel 3.2 for CentOS / RHEL 6.3


Why ? For example the OVH default kernel is too secure and does not handle module loading.

Install some prerequisite (compiler, library, etc.)

yum install make yum install gcc yum install ncurses-devel

Download kernel sources :

cd /usr/src wget tar xf linux-3.2.31.tar.bz2 cd linux-3.2.31 make mrproper

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HOWTO install Oracle OCI8 on RHEL 6 / CentOS 6


How to install OCI8 (PHP extension to access Oracle Databases) on a RHEL / Fedora Linux system.

Download from :

EDIT 2013/09/24 :

  • RPM Instant Client Package – SDK: Additional header files and an example makefile for developing Oracle Plus >

HOWTO install APC on RHEL / CentOS / Fedora


How to install APC (Alternative PHP Cache) on a RHEL / Fedora Linux system.

You can install it automatically from the repository (if available)

yum install php-pecl-apc service httpd restart

Or build it manually :

Install some prerequisite

yum install gcc yum install php-devel yum install php-pear yum install httpd-devel yum install pcre-devel

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