For a while, we’ve been trying to get proper monitoring at TakeLAN, my home servers, and customers after a lot of work, tuneup and changes we finally made it we got the perfect monitoring setup. Monitoring… On the owned datacenters, we’ve installed DHT22 sensors to monitor intake, and exhaust of the room temperature, with that
Many times our servers struggle to answer to connections in time, this is why we need to optimize. First we assume we have installed Virtualmin on Debian 7. Second, we assume you know some of PHP and common Linux utilities. We’ll install memcached and php5-memcache [Memcache plugin for memcached]. php5-memcache and memcached We are assuming
Okay, at times, UserAgents can hit annoyingly apache, so what a better way to stop them from transferring the whole site for a pointless reason So yeah, what I’ve done is .htaccess and block them, in my case CURL and Pingdom… why?… Okay, CURL can be used to do automated actions on your website through
There are various guides online for setting up Postfix as a backup (hold and forward) mail server, which knows which accounts are valid on the primary (to prevent backscatter spam, so it only accepts emails for actual accounts on the primary mail server). All of them are slightly different, and none of them worked out
How to remove user from a linux (system) safetly: Keep in mind the following process is to make sure a user is SAFELY removed from the system, if you want to remove the user, jump to “To delete user account called [user], enter:” The following is the recommended procedure to delete a user from the Linux server.