Category Archives: Linux

How To Setup IP Address in Linux

In this guide, you will be shown how to setup the IP address of a computer running Linux. Before we know which way to configure your network card, you need to know if you want to use a static or dynamic IP address. Broadband made better. Superfast broadband, unlimited downloads and free award winning UK [...]

Set Apache Log Permission Using Logrotate

If you have ever wondered why your log files randomly change permissions each night. Logrotate could be up to its tricks. Similar to the other article I published on Why is apache randomly restarting which explains why logrotate could be causing apache to restart randomly. Each time logrotate runs its course, it will compress, rename and [...]

Why is Apache Restarting Randomly

Logrotate could be the cause of the issue. Each time logrotate runs, it will compress, rename and rotate your logs as well as removing older logs. Similar to the follow up of this article explaining how logrotate was changing apache log file permissions. Since the logs files are renamed, it will result in some of your [...]

PHP Script to Check Remote Server Port or Service is Running

As most webmasters will know, if your website is doing, clients are going to be knocking on your door with pitchforks and torches. Here is a script that allows you to monitor remote ports on a server to make sure that the required services are running such as Apache (port 80), FTP (port 21), SSH [...]

Summary Of Articles Posted In The Month Of June

Here is the summary of the articles released on this site over the month of May. Take a look over the list and see if there is anything that interests you. Published Post Details View JUN 302011 VSFTPD – Disable SSH Login and Allow FTP Access – A step by step guide revealing how you [...]