Tag: System Administrator
How to fix Mysql server stops very frequently
I have had a problem with my WordPress site, the connection with MySql has gone away and to get it back I had to restart the server. This been an annoying issue as I do not have that high traffic on the site.
Using host file spoofing technique to test a staging server
I have a production and staging host, I wanted to test my domain name against my staging host, how do I do that if I’m on a MacBook Air. It is quite simple, you can apply a bit of spoofing technique to make this happen.
Do you need to speed up your WordPress site speed
So how can you speed up your WordPress site speed? If you install WordPress without speed improvements, your site can become very sluggish, and each page load takes longer to complete. You more traffic you get, the slower your site can be. In this article, I will explain what I did to my site to […]
How to speed up page load for your WordPress blog
As part of launching a new WordPress website, you need to do some optimization from the standard installation and give your WordPress improved performance improve page loads. There are a number of ways you can do this, I will in this article take you through the options that are available to you. There might be […]
How to configure .htaccess redirects based on Geo IP
Recently I had a request, asking how can we set up redirects by country to have country-specific landing pages. This can be done by installing mod_geoip, you can download GeoIP legacy Apache module from GITHUB – compile the source on your environment and configure. Or you could install from a repository.
Installing MongoDB on OS/X
Install MongoDB You can install MongoDB with Homebrew or manually. This section describes how to install with Homebrew.
20 Linux Server Security Tips
Securing your Linux server is important to protect your data, intellectual property, and time, from the hands of hackers. The system administrator is responsible for the security Linux box. In this first part of a Linux server security series, I will provide 20 hardening tips for the default installation of Linux system. #1: Encrypt Data […]
20 Linux System Monitoring Tools
Need to monitor Linux server performance? Try these built-in commands and a few add-on tools. Most Linux distributions are equipped with tons of monitoring. You can use these tools to find the possible causes of a performance problem.
How to set schedule job with crontab on Linux
Crontab Restrictions You can execute crontab if your name appears in the file /usr/lib/cron/cron.allow. If that file does not exist, you can’t use crontab if your name does not appear in the file /usr/lib/cron/cron.deny. If only cron.deny exists and is empty, all users can use crontab. If neither file exists, only the root user can […]