Installing Vmware Tools on RedHat/CentOS 6, the easy way!
On a linux box with more than one ip address, the outbound ip address isn't always the same. In my experience, on Enterprise Linux it is most often the first added ip, on Debian-based linux it is the last added ip. This uncertainty isn't what you want in a production environment. Luckily, there is a way to control this. This blogpost provides a persistent solution for Enterprise Linux.
When installing vsftpd on CentOS (currently 6.5) some adjustments need to be made to the iptables configuration, as well as to SELinux.
logstash is a tool for managing events and logs. You can use it to collect logs, parse them, and store them for later use (like, for searching). Speaking of searching, logstash comes with a web interface for searching and drilling into all of your logs.