CentOS 7Installation Post installation tasks Join Active Directory SELinux Configuration Install Cockpit Create a Logical Volume (1) Create a Logical Volume (2) Creating an iSCSI Target (1) Creating an iSCSI Target (2) Creating an iSCSI Client Installing a Samba Server Installing an Apache Server Installing an NFS Server Installing a TFTP Server
Debian 8Installation Post installation tasks Join Active Directory Installing an Apache Server Installing a Samba Server
Ubuntu 16Post installation tasks Join Active Directory Installing Apache/Samba Servers
Linux Commandsfdisk + LVM htop vi - line numbering
These are the minimum necessary to use puTTY and prepare for the AD config tasks.
Update the system from root
Check the hostname
To change the hostname permanently
Add the machine to the hosts file
127.0.0.1 localhost localhost.localdomain localhost4 localhost4.localdomain4 ::1 localhost localhost.localdomain localhost6 localhost6.localdomain6 xx.xx.xx.xx linuxsvr01 linuxsvr01.example.com
Allow root login with puTTY (easy to change back at a later date) by uncommenting line 49
48 #LoginGraceTime 2m 49 PermitRootLogin yes 50 #StrictModes yes 51 #MaxAuthTries 6 52 #MaxSessions 10
These are the minimum tasks that should allow us to continue the installation of the various roles we wish to employ. It is also a good moment to add your static address & hostname to your DNS Server before joining your Active Directory domain.