• Passwords


    Constantly getting hacked? Here’s a quick bit of help.

  • Errors with phpMyAdmin

    Quick fixes for common errors after installing phpMyAdmin

  • Web Hosting on OS X

    Included in this post is information on those errors and some general suggestions on setting up your own web hosting on your OS X machine.

  • Keeping Servers Up-to-Date

    Centos As new file patches come out, Centos will need to be updated. Run the following commands to bring the server and its extensions up-to-date: Occasionally you may get this message: There are unfinished transactions remaining. You might consider running yum-complete-transaction, or “yum-complete-transaction –cleanup-only” and “yum history redo last”, first to finish them. If those……

  • Backup with CRON

    Below is the code added to to back up all the files in the /var/www/marketing/ directory,. It is set to run every day at 1am and saves a zip file with the current date into the /backup directory: This command has been added using crontab -e (vim commands needed here). After making changes, be……

  • SELinux (Security-Enhanced Linux)

    After a bit of trouble-shooting, I discovered that, while Apache may have permission to read/write according to the file permissions above, an additional set of commands need to be run to have Linux verify that Apache really does have those permissions: if the above doesn’t work, you may need to specify certain files/dirs. Health Check……