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Basic Zenoss Install

Download Zenoss RPM-GPG key wget http://dev.zenoss.com/yum/RPM-GPG-KEY-zenoss Import key rpm --import RPM-GPG-KEY-zenoss Download Zenoss Core wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/zenoss/files/zenoss-3.1/zenoss-3.1.0/zenoss-3.1.0.el5.x86_64.rpm/download Install Zenoss Core yum install zenoss-3.1.0.el5.x86_64.rpm Perform first-boot initialization /etc/init.d/zenoss start Once completed, connect to http://<your_server_name>:8080 with a web browser and run through the initial setup wizard i.e. set admin username and password.

Check server for rootkits with rkhunter

Step 1. Download the source files mkdir $HOME/rkhunter cd $HOME/rkhunter wget -q http://sourceforge.net/projects/rkhunter/files/rkhunter/1.3.8/rkhunter-1.3.8.tar.gz Step 2. Untar the archive gzip -d rkhunter-1.3.8.tar.gz tar -xvf rkhunter-1.3.8.tar Step 3. Installation cd $HOME/rkhunter/rkhunter-1.3.8 ./installer.sh --install Step 4. Try it out /usr/local/bin/rkhunter -c

Remove Files with Special Characters

If you ever create a file with special characters by accident e.g. --strip-options You can delete by using rm -- --strip-options The initial -- means that no more arguments will appear on the command line thus --strip-options is treated at the file name

Repair All MYI Files with a single command

cd /var/lib/mysql find . -name *.MYI -exec myisamchk -r '{}' \;