WordPress mass update script 3.1.3

This script will search /var/www (changeable in a variable) for any wordpress installs and make sure its upgraded to the latest version. It will run a backup to /root/wp_upgrade/ of all files and database before doing anything with the site in case of major catastrophe (make sure you have spare disk space if your sites… Continue reading WordPress mass update script 3.1.3

Sandy Bridge servers in stock; get one quick

Remember back a couple of years and Pentium 4 CPUs were nearly hitting 4Ghz?  Then along came the new Core 2 Duos and we were back to a mere 2Ghz (albeit with these new 'cores'). Intel has been pushing performance via efficiency (e.g. multiple cores) not brute Ghz.  But that has always hampered 'straight-line' performance.… Continue reading Sandy Bridge servers in stock; get one quick

mod_flvx – flv movies working with apache/apache2

Want to do some streaming of flv on your site? heres how! cd /usr/local/src wget http://people.apache.org/~pquerna/modules/mod_flvx.c apxs -i -a -c mod_flvx.ccd /usr/local/src wget http://people.apache.org/~pquerna/modules/mod_flvx.c apxs -i -a -c mod_flvx.c if apxs does not exist, then apxs2 should. If neither do then install the apache dev packages Debian based distros use apt-get install apache2-prefork-devapt-get install apache2-prefork-dev… Continue reading mod_flvx – flv movies working with apache/apache2

RimuHosting News 2010 to April 2011

Hi.  Every now and then we send out a newsletter.  The last one was in December 2009. Since then we have added a lot of cool new features and services that you may find helpful. 8 years old and lots of recent improvements RimuHosting just passed its 8th year anniversary in March (that's 1000 years… Continue reading RimuHosting News 2010 to April 2011

Migrating VPS with virtualmin – Multiple DNS changes

We have had a customer move from one host to a new one with Virtualmin, this is usually ok, except in this case he had DNS hosted on his own VPS, most of it pointing to his old IP address. The task was to update all DNS records on his VPS without manually clicking each… Continue reading Migrating VPS with virtualmin – Multiple DNS changes

Previewing 25mail.st: managed email hosting service

Mail server issues are one of the most frequent mail server requests we get here at RimuHosting.  Troubleshooting existing configurations.  Setting up 'basic' mail servers for customers.  Setting up fancy 'do everything' mail servers for customers.  Answering queries about why 'x' is flagged as SPAM (or not).  Advising on things like SPF and DKIM.  Blacklists… Continue reading Previewing 25mail.st: managed email hosting service