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Traefik Install and configuration - Part 1

Introduction In this tutorial we are going to install and configure Traefik Proxy . As quoted on their website "Traefik is a leading modern reverse proxy and load balancer that makes deploying microservices easy. Traefik integrates with your existing infrastructure components and configures itself automatically and dynamically." All our applications will be front-ended by traefik. Objective The core objective for this tutorial is to: Configure an A record in our DNS server (pfsesne firewall) to point to our traefik proxy Configure and install Traefik in docker Configure and install two http based applications ( homer and heimdall ) in docker that will be accessed via traefik Topology The above image represents our topology. Our pfsense firewall is connected directly to the Internet and is NAT'ing all traffic from the internal network to the outside world. We have a single LAN segment ( defined on pfsense and we have the following two PC's connected d
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Run your Meteor App on a Production Ubuntu 16.04 Server with Nginx

Introduction Meteor enables developers to create apps and quickly test them on a development webserver. Once you have created your app the big question is how to run it on a production server. In this tutorial we will demostrate how to run your Meteor app on Ubuntu 16.04 using Nginx Credits and Acknowledgements This entire post is based off this Digital Ocean article. The article was modified for issues we encountered and adapted for Ubuntu 16.04. The entire credit goes to Daniel Speichert Objective In this tutorial we will: Install and Configure Nginx with HTTPS enabled Install MongoDB Install NodeJS Bundle your Meteor App Create a startup script to automatically start your app on reboot Assumptions We assumue the following: You already have a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 Server SSH enabled on your fresh install You have root privelages on your server You have a different server where you can insall meteor and budle your app

Part 2- Install Django using Virtualenv, Apache and MySQL on Ubuntu Server 14.10

Introduction In Part 1 of this tutorial we successfully installed Django. In this tutorial we will build our first Django app. We will build a Personal Budget where you will be able to: Enter an expense on a web page View bar graphs of your expenses on a web page Objective In this tutorial we will: Configure Django to use MySQL Configure Django to use Apache Install and configure django-chartit to display pretty graphs Create our Personal Budget Django App Assumptions Fresh Install of Ubuntu Server 14.10 SSH enabled (sudo apt-get install ssh-server) User has root privileges Basic familiarity with using the Linux command line (terminal) Have completed installation steps outlined in Part 1 of this tutorial Installation Step 1 - Configure Django to use MySQL Open the file vim /var/www/html/projects/webapps/webapps/ Comment or Replace the Database section with the following DATABASES = { 'default': { 'ENGINE':

Part 1- Install Django using Virtualenv, Apache and MySQL on Ubuntu Server 14.10

Introduction I have been using Microsoft Excel to do my Personal Budget. Excel is extremely powerful and has fulfilled my needs. But I always wanted to build a web application which is accessible via a browser and in order to do so we need the following: An admin interface (website) to plug in my expenses A database to store all the entries Code to parse the database and calculate the expenses per month A public interface (website) to display expense charts After browsing the web I stumbled across Django. Django (as copied from the project page) is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. It focuses on automating as much as possible and adhering to the DRY principle. In the first part of this tutorial we will walk through the installation of Django using Virtualenv. In the following series we will build our Personal Budget application using Django. What is virtualenv and why use it? Virtualenv (as copied from th

Installing Zurmo on Ubuntu Sever 14.10

Introduction Zurmo is an Open Source Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application that is mobile, social, and gamified. It can be used to: Create and Track Project progress Create Customer Accounts Tasks - Associate Tasks to Accounts and/or Projects Customize fields of Tasks, Accounts etc. Generate Reports etc. Objective The final objective is to install Zurmo 2.8.5 on Ubuntu Server 14.10 Assumptions Fresh Install of Ubuntu Server 14.10 SSH enabled (sudo apt-get install ssh-server) User has sudo or root privileges Step 1: Install the Apache Webserver sudo apt-get install apache2 -y Step 2: Install MySQL Server sudo apt-get install mysql-server -y Step 3: Install PHP5 sudo apt-get install php5 -y sudo apt-get install php5-mysql -y sudo apt-get install php5-memcache -y sudo apt-get install php5-curl -y sudo apt-get install php-apc -y sudo apt-get install php-soap -y sudo apt-get install php5-imap -