Linux Backup Restore with tar (part 1 of 2)

OS: Linux
Skill Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Linux CLI and Bash Scripting
Language: Bash Shell Scripting

Intro:
There are a lot of great open source and commercial backup solutions and what you will find if you look under the hood of these software packages is that most of them are just …

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File count from the command line on a Linux system

OS: Linux
Skill Level: Beginner
Prerequisites: Basic Linux CLI and regular expression understanding

Intro:

When a folder only has a few items in it this trick is not that important, but let say the folder you are looking at has 754,586 files in it? Here is a quick trick …

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SSH Login Banner

Want a custom banner or warning message when a user connects via SSH on your server?

Skill level: Beginner
OS: Linux
Prerequisites: Understand how to edit a file with vim or other text editor in Linux.
Dependencies: Config files:
/etc/ssh/sshd_config /etc/issue.net

  1. Open /etc/ssh/sshd_config and …
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