Tag Archives: sysadmin
I was getting some messages from my daily apt-get upgrade script telling me some of my ffmpeg debs needed to be upgraded.
After enabling SSL on a couple of apps, I got an email from one of my cron jobs telling me my SOAP API was no longer working. (This is why you always want to have an entry in /etc/aliases forwarding … Continue reading
Tonight I decided to set up SSL on two internal web apps I’ve been running for a while. I have a wildcard certificate *.stockpr.com just for this purpose. Each app was originally running on a separate hostname on a single … Continue reading
Tonight I spent two hours banging on an EC2 instance that suddenly went awry. I was adding SSL to a couple of internal applications we host on this instance when my “apache2ctl configtest” command hung. I tried all sorts of … Continue reading
As I mentioned in the last post, I’m working on hosting email accounts on Amazon EC2. I am experimenting with mounting /var on an EBS volume so my database, logs, etc. will survive the failure of an instance. The idea is … Continue reading