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Deploy a Dedicated E-Mail Server with CentOS7

This guide helps you configure an E-Mail server on Centos7 with: Linode, Centos7, Exim, Dovecot

Flask deployment antics with CentOS7

No better time to start a github blog than while waiting for python to compile from source on a new linode instance.

Deploy Flask Apps on CentOS7

Deploying a Flask app on Centos7 doesn't have to be so hard.

Instant Left 4 Dead 2 Server on CentOS 7

Create a Left4Dead2 disposable dedicated server with a $0.015/hr Linode instance. Follow my directions to automatically generate a secured and updated centos linux server in the cloud.

Free SSL for your server

Free SSL is available for your server from It has become even more important for every website to deliver it's content over SSL. This full how-to walks you step-by-step on CentOS 7 Linux.
1. Install Letsencrypt
2. Generate an SSL Certificate
3. Configure Apache to use SSL

Install Splunk Lite on CentOS 7

I decided to play with Splunk on the VPS.  Splunk is a huge and powerful tool, but my needs are simple.  I want to dump all my log files for all my servers somewhere.  I want the logs easily browsed and searched.  Kudos for automated alerts to key events.  Splunk …