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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 best practice…

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How to Switch to https for Free!

Jump over to Let’s Encrypt to check it out! They’ve just issued their one billionth certificate, so you know it’s a valid service! This post…

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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 Format the USB drive I installed the Raspbian Lite image on this install, knowing full well that this would be a dedicated…

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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? I don’t have a huge enterprise of thousands of servers. I have a dozen or so Raspberry PIs that I use and maintain…

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How to Install HAProxy on a Raspberry

This, a WordPress website, has a couple of parts. Traffic comes in from the Internet through my fiber modem/firewall. The router port forwards port 80…

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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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