Tag Archive: VPS

June 26, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

HOSTING WITH ALICLOUD ALIBABA -HOW TO AND TIPS

HOSTING WITH ALICLOUD ALIBABA -HOW TO AND TIPS

Currently, Alicloud has a special that give you Elastic Cloud hosting for USD$30 for the first year – this is really cheap! What you get is: If you want to try it out click on this link – AliCloud or click on the image. One of the main reasons why I decided to try Alicloud was […]

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January 13, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , ,

HOW TO FIX A CORRUPTED TABLE IN A MYSQL DATABASE

HOW TO FIX A CORRUPTED TABLE IN A MYSQL DATABASE

One of the websites I manage Digital Signage Blog was not displaying correctly (posts were not displaying, menu was missing links to the categories and only displaying pages) and after some investigation, I discovered one of the database tables (the categories table – wp_term_taxonomy) was corrupted. I attempted to repair the database by using these instructions […]

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August 8, 2016   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

SETTING UP RSYNC FOR FILE SYNCHRONISATION

SETTING UP RSYNC FOR FILE SYNCHRONISATION

The first thing to do is check to see whether you have rsync installed on your VPS. Just type rsync. If it comes back with: [root@test ~]# rsync rsync version 3.0.6 protocol version 30 Copyright (C) 1996-2009 by Andrew Tridgell, Wayne Davison, and others. Web site: http://rsync.samba.org/ Capabilities: 64-bit files, 64-bit inums, 64-bit timestamps, 64-bit […]

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January 10, 2016   /   by Marco   /   , , , , ,

HOW TO DELETE CERTAIN FILES IN CENTOS VPS

HOW TO DELETE CERTAIN FILES IN CENTOS VPS

The easiest way to delete files based on the filename and extension in CentOS VPS is to use the following syntax: [codesyntax lang=”php”]

[/codesyntax] For example, if you want to delete images that has the name businesslegions in it use: [codesyntax lang=”php”]

[/codesyntax] If you’re a bit hesitant and want to check which […]

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December 17, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

HOW TO FIX UPSTREAM TIMED OUT (110: CONNECTION TIMED OUT) ERROR IN VESTACP NGINX

HOW TO FIX UPSTREAM TIMED OUT (110: CONNECTION TIMED OUT) ERROR IN VESTACP NGINX

This was the most annoying issue I’ve ever experienced. I had to import large XML files into a SQL database using a WordPress plugin and kept getting the 500 Internal Server Error message. When I checked the error log I noticed this: *19 upstream timed out (110: Connection time d out) while reading response header from […]

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October 30, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

HOW TO FIND THE LARGEST FILES OR DIRECTORIES ON YOUR VPS

HOW TO FIND THE LARGEST FILES OR DIRECTORIES ON YOUR VPS

My CentOS VPS was running out of space so I needed to do a bit of a clean up and decided to see which files and directories used up the most space. So after some digging around I found these two commands. This one is to find the largest 10 directories:

This one is […]

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