Category Archives: Server Admin

PDFtk on CentOS7

Months ago, I tested it with positive results on either Mac OSX and/or UbuntuĀ 14.04 so now I’m gonna test it on the new CentOS7. If it doesn’t work, I’ll either wipe the VPS and install CentOS6 or Ubuntu 16.04. First, … Continue reading

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End of Old Host

I downloaded everything and backed it up then canceled my old host account (though they’re still the registrar for a domain I’ll never use again — famous last words I’ve uttered many times before losing a domain I later wanted … Continue reading

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And, We’re Off

Everything is working. Everything is awesome. It helps to document everything. All of that documentation is growing over at what will be and is my new blog at jotasprout.github.io. Before I move the current Stakeout files over to the new … Continue reading

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I Feel the Need for FTP

Learning Vi. Comfortable with it. No longer fear it. But I’d much rather download files, edit them in just about anything other than the Terminal, and upload them. FTP worked fine at first. Then it let me download but not … Continue reading

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Mastering My Domain Pt 4, I think

Using the two CentOS library books … I’d already edited /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf by adding so now I added, below that IncludeOptional sites-enabled/*.conf Then, created /etc/httpd/sites-available/example.com.conf and typed into it <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName http://www.example.com ServerAlias example.com </VirtualHost> And that seems familiar … … Continue reading

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Today’s Link Dump of Links I’m Using

I haven’t closed my browsers on this machine in days … some of these are repeats because they rock. CentOS https://www.vultr.com/docs/initial-setup-of-a-centos-7-server https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/initial-server-setup-with-centos-7 http://www.servermom.org/basic-centos-setup-before-building-a-working-server/414/ https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-a-firewall-using-firewalld-on-centos-7 https://www.a2hosting.com/kb/getting-started-guide/accessing-your-account/enabling-two-factor-authentication-for-ssh LAMP http://www.bluepiccadilly.com/2013/03/recreating-my-perfect-web-development-environment-using-parallels-vm-and-centos https://www.howtoforge.com/tutorial/centos-lamp-server-apache-mysql-php/ Apache http://www.servermom.org/how-to-add-new-site-into-your-apache-based-centos-server/454/ https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-centos-7 https://www.liquidweb.com/kb/how-to-install-apache-on-centos-7/ PHP https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-linux-apache-mysql-php-lamp-stack-on-centos-7 https://www.vultr.com/docs/how-to-install-php-7-x-on-centos-7

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You Have No Choice But To Trust

You can’t trust any source of information but when you don’t know what you don’t know … you can only really assume there’s something you screwed up that you did know or … I keep finding new pieces to this … Continue reading

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