Tag: linux

CentOS Minimal Installation Configuration

Using the minimal install option for a CentOS or other Redhat derived distro can leave a lot to be desired. It really is a minimal installation. That’s actually why I prefer it for production server builds. The end product only

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Edit File Upload Size for PHP Applications

I’ve been asked this question a number of times for a variety of PHP-based applications including Moodle, WordPress and Omeka and so it’s worth documenting here. The installation of PHP is what is controlling the maximum size of your file

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You’ll Get Forked if You Try This

I was having a discussion about code obscurity relative to different programming languages and had to mention this particular piece of malicious code from the unix shell. WARNING! – DO NOT RUN THIS COMMAND – YOU WILL LIKELY BRING DOWN

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Auto Register Linux Client in AD (DNS)

Occasionally, I’ll build a prototype server just to kick the tires of some new system or application.  When I do that, I know that it’s a temporary set up and don’t want to spend time setting up a static IP

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