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...

Nagios NRPE Disk Check Error on Plesk

If you’re monitoring a server with Nagios NRPE that is running Plesk, you might have run into the following issue. The disck_check command may return the following lovely error message. DISK CRITICAL – /var/named/chroot/etc/named is not accessible:...

How To Create A WordPress Admin Login Using MySQL

You can do this simply by running the following SQL commands through phpMyadmin or through command line MySQL. 1. First insert the new user account into the database. If you’re using command line MySQL then you will need to select the database first using the...

IIS Site Slow to Load on First Visit/Load (SiteFinity)

I had to deploy a new website that was done by a web design company, it was created in Sitefinity. I didn’t have the option to install it, I simply was given the site files and the database. I think had to figure out a way to update the database configuration...

Changing the Thumbnail on a YouTube Video to a Custom Image

The following code will allow you to use a custom image for the thumbnail on a YouTube video. <div style="float: right; padding: 20px;"><img style="cursor: pointer;" src="/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/iframeyoutubevideo.png" alt="" /></div> <div...