Linux: CLI Bandwidth Speedtest

Linux: CLI Bandwidth Speedtest

There are several graphical websites which you can use to test your speed to the Internet, however at times we need to perform this test from the command line interface (CLI). In our environment this includes testing from our servers which do not have a graphical user...
Linux: Redirect Root Email

Linux: Redirect Root Email

Many system services and automated jobs (cron) are setup to send notifications the root email account for the server by default. If you need a way to quickly capture the root email and redirect them to another account, the quick steps below will get this taken care...
Redirect root email in Sentora

Redirect root email in Sentora

After switching over the PinkTie Technology Group servers to Sentora I noticed that system email notifications from cron jobs and various other utilities we have installed were not being delivered. A quick check of the mail queue (mailq) on one of the servers showed...
Set Passive Port Range in pure-ftpd with ISPConfig

Set Passive Port Range in pure-ftpd with ISPConfig

In order to use passive FTP connections with ISPConfig and pure-ftpd you will need to define the port range within the pure-ftpd configuration and adjust the firewall in ISPConfig. Below are the steps needed to make these changes, in our example we set our port range...
Fixing Internal Server Error with ISPConfig

Fixing Internal Server Error with ISPConfig

After installing ISPConfig and adding a WordPress website I was getting Internal Server Error (500). Some digging around through the log files turned up issues with the default configuration of PHP-FPM. To resolve this issue the MaxRequestLen value needs to be...