Adding OVH Monitoring IP’s to Windows 2012 Server Firewall

If you login to the OVH control panel and notice that the monitoring is showing Red instead of Green, this is due to their monitoring servers not being able to connect to your VPS. You simply need to add their IP’s for monitoring that they provide in the control...

OVH Public Cloud CentOS 7 Change Hostname

If you’ve tried to change the hostname on your OVH public cloud instance running CentOS 7, you may have had issues with it persisting after reboot. Took me way to long to find this solution, but someone had already spent way too much time figuring it out. This...

CrashPlan Update 4.8 and Linux Headless Issues

An update to CrashPlan was rolled out at version 4.8 but no download files were available on their site for Windows. So if you’ve been trying to manage your Linux headless install and its failing, this might be why. Here’s the release notes....

Tips and Tricks for Building Ubuntu Packages and Compiling

If you’re about to build packages apt-get install build-essential If you can’t find debbuild apt-get install devscripts You receive the following error dh: unable to load addon quilt: Can't locate Debian/Debhelper/Sequence/quilt.pm in @INC (you may need to...

CloudFlare Cache Purge Plugin Logs to Posts

You might have seen the following Posts in your WordPress blog after installing the CloudFlare Cache Plugin. SUCCESS : automatic purge url cache for wordpress plugin 1 SUCCESS : automatic purge url cache for wordpress plugin This is actually something the plugin is...

Active Directory Authentication with NConf

So I had to help someone else with getting NConf working with Active Directory LDAP on a Windows Domain, If you don’t understand the difference between DistinguishedName and sAMAccountName, then you will have some issues. Currently NConf will only use a DN for...

Remove iThemes Security Lockouts Script

I decided to create a command line PHP script that would list the current iThemes Security Logs and also allow you to remove them based on IP Address. Here is the script which I’ve called “ithemes-clearip.php” and it’s Github link, its dirty...