8 Cool Ways To Use SCP on Linux

Article first published on Urfix’s blog The SCP protocol is a network protocol, based on the BSD RCP protocol, which supports file transfers between hosts on a network. SCP uses Secure Shell (SSH) for data transfer and utilizes the same mechanisms for authentication, thereby ensuring the authenticity and confidentiality of the data in transit. A [...]

Linux Terminal: the tee command

The command “tee” it’s one of the basic commands that you should find in any system, yet it’s not so popular or use, this command reads standard input and writes it to both standard output and one or more files, effectively duplicating its input. It is primarily used in conjunction with pipes and filters. The [...]

Run the same command on many Linux servers at once

Original article by Linux Brigade Ever have to check a list of Linux servers for various things like what version of CentOS they’re running, maybe how long each has been running to get an uptime report? You can and it’s very easy to get going with it with the command gsh Group Shell (also called [...]

Linux Subnet Calculator (CIDR)

Article based on the original work of  Travis Zajkowski first posted on his blog As first thing, this is a good definition of subner, from wikipedia: A subnetwork, or subnet, is a logically visible subdivision of an IP network. The practice of dividing a network into two or more networks is called subnetting. All computers that belong to a subnet [...]

Linux Terminal: Dstat monitoring tools

Dstat is a versatile replacement for vmstat, iostat, netstat and ifstat. Dstat overcomes some of their limitations and adds some extra features, more counters and flexibility. Dstat is handy for monitoring systems during performance tuning tests, benchmarks or troubleshooting. Dstat allows you to view all of your system resources in real-time, you can eg. compare [...]