Linux : How to add new version of PHP on CloudLinux PHP Selector

Everyone used to cPanel is used to the traditional installation with EasyApache (ea-php). However, PHP Selector works differently and use “alt-php” packages. Here is how to add the missing/latest versions to PHP Selector : 1. Make sure you have a complete backup first (yes, I’ve stated the obvious!) ; 2. Login to your server using… Read More »

Web : Unable to upgrade from ownCloud 10.5.0 to 10.6.0 from APT repository

If your ownCloud installation was deployed using the APT repository, you most likely noticed that it no longer update to newer version using the traditional “apt-get update && apt-get upgrade” command after editing the repo version number. This is because ownCloud removed the “owncloud-files” from newer release which was replaced by “owncloud-complete-files”. To upgrade to… Read More »

VMware : VCSA Received unexpected end-of-file from SFTP server

Attempting to establish SFTP connection to VCSA appliance end up with error: Error: Received unexpected end-of-file from SFTP server Error: Could not connect to server This is a common issue caused by incorrect shell for root user. To fix this issue, simply change the shell for the root user with the following command:

SFTP… Read More »

Linux : Loading jnlp with IcedTea Java browser plugin hang at x%

When trying to load a java “jar” (.jnlp)  file from Java Web browser plugin hang at x% and never complete. This is a common issue and require clearing the IcedTea Web cache. 1. Clear your Web browser cache and close it ; 2. Clear the IcedTea cache using the following command :

Then open… Read More »

Linux : cPanel Exim service keep bouncing up/down

If you are receiving a lot of cPanel notification message stating that the Exim mail server service is flapping (going down and up repeatedly) as followed : The service “exim-26,465,587” appears to be down. The service “exim-26,465,587” is now operational. You are most likely victim of some sort of denial of service attack against your… Read More »

Windows : SQL Server installation wizard stuck at Service Account step

You probably installed SQL Server a few times and it went smoothly. However this time, you ended up with the following issue/symptoms at the installation: the server configuration wizard is stuck with the “Please Wait” and/or (not responding) message. This is often happening when custom domain users (for Service Accounts) are defined instead of local… Read More »

Storage : How to access the serial console on Dell PowerStore

Dell PowerStore does not feature a traditional console port. Instead, it has a “service port” which is IPMI based. Therefore, to access the console, you need to use Serial-over-Ethernet with IPMI Tool. 1. Get ipmitool from Dell Web site ; 2. Change your network adapter IP configuration to the following : ip netmask… Read More »

JunOS : Autorecovery information needs to be saved

If your Juniper device indicate an alarm status (red light shown on the unit), you can run the following command to find out the details :

And the following output is shown: 1 alarms currently active Alarm time Class Description 2021-10-19 03:06:00 UTC Minor Autorecovery information needs to be saved This mean that your… Read More »