Debian Wheezy Xen + Guest Howto

Xen is usually my go to virtualization technology for Linux. Here’s a HOWTO on setting up Xen on Debian Wheezy and the first guest virtual machine. First step is getting the required packages: apt-get install xen-linux-system xen-tools xen-utils-4.1 xen-utils-common xenstore-utils xenwatch Now, we’ll need to specify the Xen kernel as the default boot kernel on the host, and then reboot: […]

By | October 8th, 2014|Linux, Networking, VPS|0 Comments

Quick Linux and Windows OpenVPN HOWTO and tutorial, including VPN routing

OpenVPN is a popular Windows/Linux VPN Server/Client pair. I think there’s a separate GUI available for it if you’re so minded. This howto will cover command line usage only. I’ll provide example configuration based on a Linux server and a Windows client, however the same applies pretty easily if you wanted to mix and match. On Debian, apt-get install openvpn. On any other linux distro, use your own package manager or alternatively download from source and compile. […]

By | September 15th, 2008|Internetworking & Routing, Linux, Technology|3 Comments