Installing a Perl module using CPAN

In this short post, we will discuss on how to install a perl module using CPAN. First, login to the CPAN interactive shell using the command: # cpan Once, you are in, install a module using the syntax, cpan> install package:function eg, to install the...

Turning off mod_gzip using .htaccess rules !

You an read this to find out about mod_gzip, an external module for Apache. There can be an issue with mod_gzip, when your website is hit with lots of users, attempting to complete some form-submission and if they do not allow enough time for mod_gzip to send the...

Disabling email alerts from LFD !

LFD ( login failure daemon ) which comes along with the firewall CSF, is a process which runs in the background and that scans for the server logs periodically to find any suspicious activities, process, login attempts etc. You might receive Lfd excessive resource...

Running your commands/scripts in background – screen !

At times, it is required to run your scripts or commands in the background rather than doing it directly over SSH. There can be a situation when your internet connection can get unstable and things get shaky. Every important stuffs you execute in your server is...

Finding an issue with Zend Optimizer ?

When you open your webpage, are you getting the message that “Zend Optimizer not installed”, when you are pretty sure that it is installed in your server ? You are also sure that nothing has changed in the server and you get this message all of a sudden....

Virtuozzo – Not able to start/stop a mounted VPS ?

There are many situations in which you may find a VPS in its mounted state. Usually a # vzctl start VEID, would attempt to start the container back. But there are situations in which this task would be hung in the system memory. You may get something an error similar...