By default, most instillation of Centos will end up having the default protocol set to be dynamic (DHCP) for obtaining the IP address. For a web server this is not what we want as it will be no good having the IP change and then having to change DHCP records to correctly point to the…
There are many different ways to get the IP of the current server on linux machines which causes a lot of conflict across the different variations. Not all operating systems use the same command and sometimes the command used is not built in as part of the operating system. If you are running the minimal…
Installing can be quite simple to do and also very dangerous as you install something, it completely wrecks apache and now your web server wont start back up again. Well worry not, its very easy to uninstall anything that you have installed. The first thing you need to know is that the name of the…
PhpMyadmin is a fantastic tool that gives you an easy to use web interface that lets you manage a MySQL database. You can install PhpMyAdmin by downloading the source files from the official website and placing them onto your web server following the config. Better news is that there is actually a package on Centos…
When running a web server it’s vital that you have you important that you have applications like apache and mysql start when the system does. Who knows what might trigger a reboot and even more, you don’t want to perform a quick restart and have the entire server crumble. Well fear not, it is very…
It is very easy to lock a user to their home directory. Open up your vsftpd.conf file, which is usually located in “/etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf”. Either addor un-comment the following lines from your vsftpd.conf file. chroot_local_user=YES chroot_list_enable=YES # (default follows) chroot_list_file=/etc/vsftpd/chroot_list Once you have added the above lines, restart vsftp for the changes to take effect. service…
I looked up a few tutorials online on how to install Laravel and I got to the point where composer was giving me an error saying that i needed to upgrade to PHP 5.5. Since I had 5.4 running on the server and also had quite a lot of stuff already running on this server…
Getting Roundcube setup is a fairly painless process. The most difficult part is finding a version that works. Unless you have an existing setup, go with the complete package to avoid any issues with missing dependencies. I was getting several 500 errors when trying to get this set up for the first time. I finally…
So you have chosen an awesome cryptic password that not even you can remember! It happens to us all, but fear not, it's quite a simple job to reset this. Not sure if we should be worried over how easy it is to reset the root password for your mysql server, but we wont complaint…