CIQ Launches Rocky Linux System Administration Training

CIQ Launches Rocky Linux System Administration Training

As CentOS 8 reaches its end-of-life-status, Rocky Linux is filling the void, emerging as a top choice among enterprise Linux distributions. The accelerating interest in Rocky Linux is driving demand for formal training as more enterprise and government users deploy the operating system. In direct response, CIQ is unveiling an in-depth paid training program tailored...

How to Add Users and Groups from the Command Line in Rocky Linux

How to Add Users and Groups from the Command Line in Rocky Linux

Linux is a multi-user environment. Not only does it mean you can have multiple accounts on a single system, but it also means multiple users can be logged in at the same time. You can have a user on the desktop, and users logging in via SSH or FTP.  As an administrator of Linux, you're...

OpenRadioss and ParaView on Rocky Linux 9.1, Now on Oracle Cloud

OpenRadioss and ParaView on Rocky Linux 9.1, Now on Oracle Cloud

We’re excited to announce the availability of a comprehensive software stack for high performance computation of shapes via the Oracle Cloud Marketplace. This application package, bundling OpenRadioss and ParaView on Rocky Linux 9.1, offers a complete solution for simulating and visualizing complex, non-linear problems on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). A comprehensive package Building on its...

How to Deploy Portainer with Podman on Rocky Linux

How to Deploy Portainer with Podman on Rocky Linux

Portainer is a web-based container management platform that makes working with containerized deployments significantly easier, more efficient, and more reliable. And although you can use Cockpit or the CLI to manage deployments, Cockpit is fairly basic, and the CLI requires more knowledge and isn't nearly as efficient as a well-designed GUI.  That's where Portainer comes...

Announcing CIQ's Rocky Linux Solutions on Google Cloud Marketplace

Announcing CIQ's Rocky Linux Solutions on Google Cloud Marketplace

CIQ is proud to announce the general availability of our new Rocky Linux solutions on Google Cloud Marketplace. As an evolution of our partnership with Google Cloud, we’re excited to provide customers and partners with a world-class Rocky Linux experience backed by CIQ expertise and support through Google Cloud Marketplace.  Rocky Linux, the world’s fastest...

How to Configure an FTP Server on Rocky Linux with the Help of SSH

How to Configure an FTP Server on Rocky Linux with the Help of SSH

Even with the continued proliferation of cloud services, FTP is still a viable means of uploading and downloading files within your company. This is especially true if you do not want your files saved on a third-party service or if you need to automate the process of exchanging files between machines. Or you might have...

Installing fail2ban to Protect Rocky Linux from SSH Attacks

Installing fail2ban to Protect Rocky Linux from SSH Attacks

Chances are pretty good that you use Secure Shell (SSH) to access your instances of Rocky Linux. You might access those servers from within your LAN or from outside the confines of your network. Either way, SSH is the most likely means of connecting remotely.  Hopefully, you've already taken the initial steps to secure SSH...

How to Manage Firewall Zones in Rocky Linux

How to Manage Firewall Zones in Rocky Linux

Your firewall is there to protect your server from intrusions and similar issues. With Rocky Linux, that job is handled by firewalld, which is a powerful and flexible tool that allows you to prevent unwanted attacks. Firewalld includes a feature that many businesses depend on. That feature is called zones, which are pre-defined rules that...

History Never Repeats. But Sometimes It Rhymes.

History Never Repeats. But Sometimes It Rhymes.

Red Hat recently announced that they were restricting access to the source code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) to their customers under contract (there’s much more complexity and nuance in the situation than that simple statement, but I think it captures the essence of the change). I’m not a lawyer, and I’m not going...