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Apache Client Connection Parameters

Short explanation of the parameters: This will help you understand what to change in your Apache config file when trying to tune Apache to be memory efficient and provide enough connections for your site viewers. ServerLimit Declares the maximum number of running apache processes. If you change this value you have to restart the daemon.…

Linux set facl command

About setfacl The setfacl command sets file access control lists. Permissions Required To Modify ACLs The file owner and processes capable of CAP_FOWNER are granted the right to modify ACLs of a file. This is analogous to the permissions required for accessing the file mode. On current Linux systems, root is the only user with…

WordPress FS_Method getting ftp Auth Request

This is information on what to do if you are trying to upgrade, or install a wordpress plugin and you get a FTP Authentication request. INFORMATION: Here is some information about setting up  FS_Method. FS_METHOD forces the filesystem method. It should only be “direct”, “ssh2”, “ftpext”, or “ftpsockets”. Generally, you should only change this if…

Verizon API Rest sms posts

Here is how I figured out how to use Verizons API to send SMS messages. http://developer.verizon.com/content/vdc/en/verizon-tools-apis/verizon_apis/network-api-direct-development/napi-tutorials/rest.html     http://developer.verizon.com/content/vdc/en/verizon-tools-apis/verizon_apis/network-api-direct-development/networkapi_api_reference/napi_sms_api_reference/api-reference-send-sms.html Request POST /rest/sms/messages { “addresses”: [“tel:1112224444”], “senderName”: “tel:600000001040”, “message”: “test message”, “receiptRequest”: { “endpoint”:”http://<ipaddress>:<port>/<resourename>”, “interfaceName”:”notifySmsDeliveryReceipt”, “correlator”: “test” } } curl -u username:password -i -H “Content-Type: application/json” -H “com.bea.wlcp.wlng.plugin.sms.RequestDeliveryReportFlag:true” -d {“addresses”: [“tel:1112224444″],”senderName”: “tel:600000001040″,”message”: “test message”,”receiptRequest”: {“endpoint”:”http://<ipaddress>:<port>/<resourename>”,”interfaceName”:”notifySmsDeliveryReceipt”,”correlator”: “test”}}…

Using Yast Text Based Control Center.

First off here is the official Documentation Yast Control Panel makes linux administration extremely easy. You can search for a package to install such as apache, click a button and it is installed. Want to setup up your firewall to open port 80? Click a few options in the menu. Want to run a update…

Mysql Stat reporting with mysqlreports

 Mysqlreport A free tool to see what your mysql server is doing  is mysqlreport. It gives current usage and statistics. Install it with the following commands: cd ~ (you can install it to any directory, ie /user/local/sbin I use home for simplicity). wget hackmysql.com/scripts/mysqlreport chmod 755 mysqlreport Now you simply run the command. ./mysqlreport –host…

Using CloudFiles To Host Static Websites.

Using CloudFiles To Host Static Websites Cloud Files has the ability to host static websites such as .html files. To do so you need to have a container that has cdn enabled. For each container or pseudo directory you will need a main page such as index.html set with the header:  X-Container-Meta-Web-Index. For each object…

Virtual Host Hypervisor Performance Troubleshooting.

So when you log into a host there are a few General things you should look for. Resources: There are things you can do on the host to troubleshoot issues with your resources. top -bn 3 (this should show you 3 iterations op the top command. And what is running also  what resources are being…

WordPress FS_Method getting ftp Auth Request

This is information on what to do if you are trying to upgrade, or install a wordpress plugin and you get a FTP Authentication request. INFORMATION: Here is some information about setting up  FS_Method. FS_METHOD forces the filesystem method. It should only be “direct”, “ssh2”, “ftpext”, or “ftpsockets”. Generally, you should only change this if…