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26Nov 2012

Sometimes when writing your bash scripts, you may need some information about the network, such as the IP addresses, both IPv4 and IPv6, broadcast addresses, netmasks and such. There are two very basic ways of getting the necessary information in Linux systems, you should either choose the ip addr show method, and parse what’s coming […]

25Nov 2012

In this post, i’m gonna explain how to connect to a LDAP server via using PHP. First i wanna talk about some definitions; LDAP means Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. As you can understand from it’s name, it is a database which uses directory-tree based structure. It’s used by OpenLDAP, Sun Directory Server, Microsoft Active Directory […]

17Nov 2012

It is not uncommon for you to need the MySQL root password of a server, especially when you’re dealing with hundreds of different servers. Here’s the quickest way to reset it. (Don’t forget that you need to login to your server as root in order to achieve this) 1) Start MySQL in safe mode. 2) […]

12Nov 2012

This is kind of a common problem and may have several reasons. Sometimes when we simply want to restart the MySQL Server, we can get such an error: ERROR! MySQL server PID file could not be found! First of all, always check if the /tmp partition is full. This can happen when MySQL can’t write […]

03Sep 2012

Here’s a way to add JSON support for PHP on your CentOS server. yum install php-pear php-devel gcc make pecl install json cd /etc/php.d echo “extension=json.so” >> json.ini service httpd restart After these, you can easily check if it has been installed correctly. Either check your phpinfo() page or execute the following command.   php […]

24Aug 2012

mod_python is one of the easiest ways to use your Python Scripts as web pages. To install mod_python on your Centos 6 server, simply follow the steps below. We also recommend using our LAMP installer, this method can easily be implemented with our installer. To install mod_python, we need the EPEL repositories: rpm –import https://fedoraproject.org/static/0608B895.txt […]

18Aug 2012

People using Direct Admin usually do the mistake to install anything new by using the yum repositories. In fact, Direct Admin has a custom build method, so when you want to add something new to your system, you might need to recompile what’s allready installed. The same goes for the PHP-SOAP too. Yet don’t freak […]

25Jul 2012

Installation of IonCube Loader on any variaty of Linux is very simple. Just get the copy from ioncube webpage itself, http://www.ioncube.com/loaders.php We will download the 64-bit version for our example. Then extract the file, copy the shared object file that matches your PHP version to an appropriate folder. To learn your PHP version you can […]

02Jul 2012

rsync is a very useful tool when it comes to backing up multiple files from remote or local targets. Below are a few nice examples you can use. To backup the whole contents of your /home directory to let’s say a usb disk, use the following. rsync -av /home /media/usb_disk Note that this will create […]