Category Archives: Virtual & Dedicated Servers

Virtual Server issues

aide intrusion detection centos 7

A guide to installing and configuring aide intrusion detection on RHEL/CentOS 7 Linux. To become Red Hat Certified Specialist in Security: Linux you will need to know how [..]

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Installing Psad Intrusion Detection CentOS 6

Psad is  a iptables log analysis and IDS tool, this guide shows how to install and basically configure this for a CentOS 6 box. Install psad from the [..]

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Issues installing/upgrading Flash Ubuntu 12.04 behind a proxy.

I recently came across an issue whilst updating the flashplugin-installer on Ubuntu 12.04 behind a network proxy (apt was configured to use the proxy and all other updates [..]

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ClamAV detected duplicate datbases.

ClamAV detected duplicate datbases If you restart the clamav service and you receive the following warning or you get an email from crond after updating because ClamAV detected duplicate [..]

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Linux Tee command examples

Linux Tee command examples. In Linux Tee is a command to redirect standard out (stdout) to a file as well as the terminal. Tee redirects to the terminal [..]

Bash Scripting, Linux

SCP bash script

SCP bash script A SCP bash script I wrote for SCP transfer via SSH. Any explanations needed please post a comment. Have been really busy lately so haven’t done many updates so am [..]

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Plesk stale pidfile control panel failing to start Linux

Plesk stale pidfile error Plesk wont start or gives 500 error on loading in browser. You will see. Starting SWsoft control panels server… stale pidfile. [FAILED] Check the [..]

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Reset Linux root password. Guide to reset Linux root password.

Reset Linux root password Resetting Linux root password. Guide to reset Linux root password. First off you need some sort of “physical access to this box” to be [..]

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Disabling phpMyAdmin Plesk Linux

Disabling phpMyAdmin Plesk Linux. In the Plesk control panel I have never been able to find an option to disable it within the panel. This guide will show [..]

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Unable to get webmail password at login to AtMail, Linux Plesk.

If you get the following error on logging into the AtMail webmail for Plesk control panel “Unable to get webmail password!”, heres the fix. Edit /etc/httpd/conf.d/zzz_atmail_vhost.conf. nano -w /etc/httpd/conf.d/zzz_atmail_vhost.conf Search [..]

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