RPM database package list – Linux (Red Hat / Centos)
As you know, alomost all the software used in linux, needed to be download through the linux database, also if you want you can first download offline and then install. B ut it is easy way to download the rpm during installation. If you have an active internet connection, then using just one command, you can download the database package. But at first you need to know which database package is necessary for which purpose. In this post we’ll discuss about that.
Proxy server : If you want to Configuring Proxy server in Linux (CentOS / Red Hat) then you need to install a software which name is squid. It is a popular one and during the set up Proxy server you can install it or you can download this first and install it during the configuration of proxy server. It is recommended that, before installing proxy server, you may need to have some Basic discussion of proxy server of Linux.
DNS Server : DNS Server or Domain Name System server is another necessary pary of configuring server. DNS server help translating IP address to specific URL address and also URL to IP address. Sometimes it is necessary that DNS server configuration by adding DNS name as DNS record. So to configure a DNS server we need a software, which name is BIND. You can download the rpm or you can download during installation.
Mail Server : Mail server is an important server for any organigation. Because every organization wants a secure mail server if their own. So for a network engineer it is necessary to know the configuration of a mail server. So to configure a mail server you mainly need 3 rpm packages. They are Postfix / sendmail which will be used for SMTP or Simple Mail Transfer Protocol purpose. You also need a software named dovecot which is necessary for the POP3 or IMAP. Finally for a web user interface you need a software named squirrelmail.
Web Server : If you want to configure web server you need a software named Apache (httpd – PHP). Also you may use Tomcat JSP, Glassfish – JSP etc.
SSH Server : Sometimes it is necessary to configure SSH or Secure Shell Server. So to configure, you can use sshd or ssh-server. You can also try this types of server also.
Database Server : Making a database is now a days has become necessary. So to configure database we need to configure database using different types of server. Among them MySql or Oracle is good one. You can try it.
Telnet / Firewall : Telnet is necessary for the remot configuration. So for telnet / firewall you can use iptables (firewalld).
FTP Server : Almost all the times it is necessary to configure a FTP server in a network. So to configure FTP server, you can use various packages like Samba / vsftpd, SSH File Transfer Protocol.
YUM : Yum is update package manager. To install any kinds of software, you need yum. Generall yum or yellow update manager will help you in the purpose of searching software which may be found or not found. To use YUM, it is recommended to update yum first. To update yum, you just need to enter Linux as a root user and then need to put the command : yum update
Wine : If you want to run windows software, that is .exe softwares in Linux then you need to install wine first.
Tar : If you want to extract or compress any software or document in linux, then you may need to install this software.
So hope that the information provided here may be helpful ffor you. Feel free to comment if you have any kinds of query. I’ll be very glad to response. Also if you want to share this knowledge, then feel free to share it in your timeline.