WordPress mass update script 3.04 – Urgent

From the guys at wordpress We've fixed a pretty critical vulnerability in WordPress' core HTML sanitation library, and because this library is used lots of places it's important that everyone update as soon as possible. I realize an update during the holidays is no fun, but this one is worth putting down the eggnog for.… Continue reading WordPress mass update script 3.04 – Urgent

WordPress Mass Upgrade Script 3.0.1

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. It pays to check each site after the upgrade to… Continue reading WordPress Mass Upgrade Script 3.0.1

WordPress & WordPress MU mass upgrade script 3.0

Sorry for the slower than usual update this time. I was rather busy/sidetracked and left it for a day or two before doing it. Since it wasn't a exploit fix release i figured it wasn't a major. Anyway, here goes the new wordpress mass upgrade script. I no longer have a wordpress MU available to… Continue reading WordPress & WordPress MU mass upgrade script 3.0

DNS import script project. Any takers?

A bit of a cheeky request... I'm looking for something that will import a BIND zone file in our name servers. Anyone interested in having a crack at that? I'm imagining something like a bash/perl/ruby/python script that parses a BIND zone file then uses our DNS api per http://rimuhosting.com/dns/dyndns.jsp to pop the values into our… Continue reading DNS import script project. Any takers?

wordpress & wordpress MU mass upgrade script 2.9.2

Okay, I have rolled the usual ‘upgrade all instances of wordpress’ script. In this version i finally got around to checking the permissions prior to updating and changing the ownership of them back to that owner afterwards. This was breaking things and could be rather annoying before if you had more than 5  sites to… Continue reading wordpress & wordpress MU mass upgrade script 2.9.2

Glassfish Installation Script

We do a lot of Java hosting for our customers. As with any technology, there are a lot of different deployment scenarios to choose from. With Java we tend to see mostly Tomcat hosting because most folks don't require a full fledged application server (and the associated memory costs that come along with it). JBoss… Continue reading Glassfish Installation Script

WordPress 2.9.1 mass upgrade script

Okay, I have rolled the usual ‘upgrade all instances of wordpress’ script. Heres your script to upgrade them all. wget http://b.ri.mu/files/wordpress-upgrade-2.9.1.sh ; sh wordpress-upgrade-2.9.1.sh Because the previous version has one less number (it shows up as 2.9 rather than 2.9.0 ) you may notice that it says You have version 29.'; located at /path/etc Just… Continue reading WordPress 2.9.1 mass upgrade script

Quick and Easy Automatic Backup Script

At Rimuhosting we do a weekly snapshot backup of your VPS. This means that if anything goes wrong you can revert to the previous image. However since its weekly, not daily, you may find you have lost the data between those dates. This is a backup script that will backup your database and required files… Continue reading Quick and Easy Automatic Backup Script

WordPress Upgrade 2.9.0 + a bug

Okay, I have rolled the usual 'upgrade all instances of wordpress' script however there is a bug in the current wordpress. Heres your script to upgrade them all. wget http://b.ri.mu/files/wordpress-upgrade-2.9.0.sh ; sh wordpress-upgrade-2.9.0.sh Heres the info in the bug. If you see a lot of this in your error log and your site is being… Continue reading WordPress Upgrade 2.9.0 + a bug