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SaltStack .sls file to allow root to log in directly

I’m lazy and I have bad admin habits, like logging into a LINUX server, directly, as root. Worse than that, I like to set the…

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How to Configure Nagios on a Raspberry

There are host templates and service templates. Host templates control settings for host objects and service templates control settings for service objects. A host object…

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How to Switch to https for Free!

If you’re running a website, you probably want it on Google. Google prefers websites that use HTTP and will rank you higher if you are…

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How to Install WordPress on a Raspberry Pi

This post will cover the process of getting WordPress on a freshly booted Raspberry Pi. Follow my Newbie Guide to get ready for this installation….

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How to Get Rid of Maintenance Mode in WordPress

Occasionally, you might get this message when you go to your favorite WordPress blog–especially if you have a load-balanced, distributed web server, like this one….

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How to Build a database server with a Raspberry PI

Starting with Problems Are you ready for the next chapter in our adventure? We’re building a highly available, WordPress website out of Raspberry Pis. Today,…

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How to Fix Apache logging for HAProxy

A big thank-you goes out to whoever launched the DoS attack against this website! My pile of HAProxy managed Raspberries worked great! I noticed this…

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How to Use saltstack to Configure Raspberry PIs

What’s saltstack? saltstack is a great configuration management tool. It’s used in huge enterprises to effect changes on multiple servers. With small scripts, you can…

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How to Install HAProxy on a Raspberry

HAProxy is available on the Raspbian platform! HAProxy is a high availability, load balancing, and proxying server application. It sits between the Internet and your…

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Tiny webserver for testing

Here’s a handy little script. Save the following as webserver.js. This will set up your Raspberry as a bonafide web server that you can use…

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