I switched one of my web servers over to use SuPHP a few weeks ago, as it's a lot more secure. However moving from mod_php to suPHP does require a small bit of tweaking of files and directories. Under mod_php you can easily end up with a lot of files and directories being owned by the Apache user, which on Debian / Ubuntu is "www-data". You'll need to change the ownership … [Read more...] about Working With SuPHP Permissions and Ownership
DVDs.ie has been taken offline, as the server simply did not have enough RAM. I've ordered extra RAM and will put the site back online once I have the RAM installed.For the past 48 hours the site has been slow, while the server itself has been nearly always inaccessible via ssh, due to MySQL eating cpu and ram. It seems like the GoogleBot started crawling and "upset" the … [Read more...] about Dvds.ie Offline Temporarily
For some odd reason I woke up quite early this morning, so I've been working my way down my todo list.I posted a short review of Across the Universe over on filmreviews.ie - if anyone is interested in writing film reviews let me know - the more the merrier!I've run into some "interesting" issues with Vbulletin 3's beta release. It doesn't seem to want to play nice with VBSeo, … [Read more...] about Sunday Morning Fiddling
Until yesterday evening I had never had any reason to configure multiple services on the same port, so I'd never had any reason to delve into the configuration changes to make this happen.In order to get this working you have to have more than one IP address available. In my case I have 3 assigned to the server in question. The main IP is used for serving most of the sites, … [Read more...] about Configuring Multiple Services on Port 80
Today was upgrade Ubuntu day!For some inane reason I hadn't kept ANY of my Ubuntu servers up to date in terms of releases (they were up to date in terms of security patches). Part of the reason why I hadn't upgraded was laziness - they were all working properly, so I didn't see any reason to fix something that wasn't broken... Of course that meant that when I finally decided to … [Read more...] about Upgrading Ubuntu Is Fun – Sort of!