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SSH Client Configuration

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

I have a VPS which is host to many websites. Some of those sites are permitted ssh access for their admins. However I am the admin to several sites myself. Each site has a different username (login/password) for administration. Additionally I have changed the ssh port to a different number (instead […]

Google Apps for Domains

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

I spend way too much time and effort tweaking my SpamAssassin settings on my server just so I can get my email and spam situation manageable.
Anyways, I’m getting sick of the trouble so I am trying out Google Apps for Domains. This allows me to use my own domain name, but using Gmail for […]

Should I Migrate to PHP5?

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

I noted some sites started pushing to PHP5 with the announcement last year that PHP4 would be EOL (end-of-life) in 2007. In truth I understand that there is no longer a compelling reason to remain with PHP4. The biggest obstacle was older software that did not support PHP5 (since version 5 is incompatible with version […]

PHP4 on Fedora Core 6

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

The need for PHP4 has not changed much since Fedora Core 5 (FC5). Hence I have taken the time to update the SRC.RPM that I had originally distributed for FC5 to support Fedora Core 6 (FC6). Included are several security updates as well. FC5 users who used this file previously should update.
The updated source RPM […]

PHP4 on Fedora Core 5 x86_64

Sunday, July 9th, 2006

I do not know how many people require PHP4 on Fedora Core 5. However since I find that I use it, I am providing PHP4 binary RPMs.
Since I made the files available I did receive some complaints. Primarily a compile failure on x86_64 architecture and a compile failure on PPC architecture. I have no means […]

SpamAssassin Failure

Sunday, June 18th, 2006

SpamAssassin is a free tool for mailservers to identify SPAM. It has a several parameters it checks (forged headers, HTML only content, blacklisted hosts, improper mail relays, etc) and assigns a score for every parameter. If the total score is greater than the threshold, it is marked as spam and either tagged, moved to a […]

PHP4 on Fedora Core 5

Friday, April 7th, 2006

Apparently some developers still require PHP4 on their web servers. The previous method for doing so on Fedora Core 4 (FC4) was to use the FC3 RPM’s. (A formal procedure was provided by the guide: PHP4 on FC4.)
Since the release of FC5, the dependancies and outdated linking from the FC3 RPM packages may be difficult […]

The VPS Search

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

After using shared hosting services on Linux servers for the past few years, I was thinking about experimenting with a VPS (virtual private servers). Currently shared hosting services are highly competitive. If you shop around you can find great deals to host a simple website most with a comprehensive feature set. However these are all […]