apache web server

This is an interesting article. For people migrating from Windows to Linux, the Apache Web server is entirely different world from Microsoft Internet Information Server. Apache can be alienating to IIS / Windows administrators, because migrating to Apache is more than just copying files. The IIS to Apache migration process needs to be handled with […]


Recently updated/posted Linux and UNIX FAQ: => Boot Ubuntu Linux into Rescue mode to fix system – How do I boot my Ubuntu Linux server into Rescue mode to fix system? => Unable to create installation source – Add directories into YaST as an installation source – I have created my own patch files on […]


PHP has mail() function to send an email to users. However this mail() will not work: => If sendmail (or compatible binary) is not installed => If Apache Web server / Lighttpd running in chrooted jail => And your smtp server needs an authentication before sending an email => Or you just need to send […]


If you just wanted to change your own password or other user passwords use passwd command. I was asked to setup a PHP based interface to change the password. Since my knowledge of php is limited. Here is what I did: Warning: This is an outdated and insecure information. Please see the official php.net document […]


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I would like to run few commands such as stop or start web server as a root user. How do I allow a normal user to run these commands as root?


This is Part II in a series on Execute Commands on Multiple Linux or UNIX Servers Simultaneously. The full series is Part I, Part II, and Part III. Many times, you want to execute a command not only on one server, but also on several servers. For example, find out Version of kernel Version of […]