How to find out if your server is affected from Openssl Heartbleed vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160) and how to fix that

How to find out if your server is affected from Openssl Heartbleed vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160) and how to fix that
A severe vulnerability in OpenSSL has been found, the vulnerability is named Heartbleed and affects the heartbeat implementation in Ope…

Improve Spam abuse protection in dovecot by restricting access to mail accounts by IP address (e. g. with ISPConfig 3)

Improve Spam abuse protection in dovecot by restricting access to mail accounts by IP address (e. g. with ISPConfig 3)
This howto will show you how to add ip restrictions to single mail accounts when using dovecot with MySQL.
This is especially useful …

How To Install Oracle Java 8 In Debian Via Repository [JDK8]

Oracle Java 8 was released yesterday and it can be installed in Debian by using the WebUpd8 Java PPA repository.Usually, the packages available in Launchpad PPAs don’t support Debian because they are built against specific Ubuntu libraries, but since the WebUpd8 Oracle Java PPA contains just an installer, it works on Debian too.Using this PPA […]

How To Add PPP Kernel Support To OpenVZ Containers

How To Add PPP Kernel Support To OpenVZ Containers

If you are trying to build a VPN tunnel from within an OpenVZ
container to some other system, you will most likely get the error
message /usr/sbin/pppd: Sorry – this system lacks PPP kernel support…

Data Recovery From Accidentally Deleted Files or Crashed Drives in Ubuntu

Data Recovery From Accidentally Deleted Files or Crashed Drives in Ubuntu
This tutorial will help you to recover data from accidentally deleted data from Linux-file systems. This is a very drastic mistake by any user/admin which costs for huge penaltie…

Script for converting Outlook pst to Thunderbird/Evolution compatible format on Linux

Script for converting Outlook pst to Thunderbird/Evolution compatible format on Linux
This tutorial will show how to convert Outlook PST into Thunderbird/Evolution compatible SBD format. For this  I have created a script for the conversion format….

Using mount –bind To Move The Website And Email Directory Of a ISPConfig 3 Server To a New Directory

Use mount –bind To Move The Website And Email Directory Of a ISPConfig 3 Server To a New Directory
In the following guide, I will explain the procedure on how to move the email and website directory of a ISPConfig 3 installation to…

Install Virtualbox 4.3.8 On a Debian 6 (Squeeze) Desktop

Install Virtualbox 4.3.8 On a Debian 6 (Squeeze) DesktopIn this tutorial I will show you to install the latest Virtualbox version in Debian 6 (Squeeze).

Install Bittorrent Sync on Debian / Ubuntu

Install Bittorrent Sync on Debian / Ubuntu

BitTorrent Sync is a new piece of software by BitTorrent Inc. – the original creator of the BitTorrent protocol. While most might be familiar with BitTorrent, only a few know of BitTorrent Sync. Normal .torre…

Install Horde 5 Webmail For ISPConfig On Debian Wheezy Through PEAR

Introduction
Horde is a groupware suite that offers email, calendar, task, contact management and more things. It also offers SyncML and ActiveSync to synchronize with your cell phones or other software. You can find out more about Horde on their webpa…

Using Pydio In An ISPConfig 3 Multiserver Installation

Using Pydio In An ISPConfig 3 Multiserver Installation
This howto shows you, how you can use pydio (formerly Ajaxplorer) in a multi-server installation of ISPConfig 3.

Setting Up An APT Repository With reprepro And nginx On Debian Wheezy

Setting Up An APT Repository With reprepro And nginx On Debian Wheezy
This tutorial explains how to set up an apt repository with the tool
reprepro and a Debian Wheezy system. The repository will be served by an
nginx server.

Running Redmine Project Management On nginx (Debian Wheezy)

Running Redmine Project Management On nginx (Debian Wheezy)
Redmine is a project management tool written in Ruby. This tutorial
explains how to serve Redmine with the help of thin (a fast Ruby
webserver) through an nginx webserver on Debian Wheezy.

Running YouTrack Issue And Project Tracking Tool On nginx (Debian Wheezy)

Running YouTrack Issue And Project Tracking Tool On nginx (Debian Wheezy)
YouTrack is an issue and project tracking tool written in Java. This
tutorial explains how to serve YouTrack through an nginx webserver on
Debian Wheezy.

Using ngx_pagespeed With nginx On Debian Jessie/testing

Using ngx_pagespeed With nginx On Debian Jessie/testing

PageSpeed Beta is available for nginx, the nginx equivalent of
mod_pagespeed for Apache. This module applies web performance best
practices to pages, and associated assets (CSS, JavaScript,…

Displaying Upload Progress With nginx On Debian Wheezy

Displaying Upload Progress With nginx On Debian Wheezy

This tutorial shows how to use the nginx upload progress module to
upload one or multiple files and display an upload progress bar for the
user. This is useful, for example, if users upload larg…

Setting up an NFS Server and Client on Debian Wheezy

This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on Debian Wheezy. NFS stands for Network File System; through NFS, a client can access (read, write) a remote share on an NFS server as if it was on the local hard disk. In this Tut…

How to find outdated joomla versions on your server to reduce the risk of being hacked

Today I want to focus on a topic that can lead to huge problems of hacked accounts, spam mailings etc.: Outdated Joomla installations on your server.
Of course, this is valid for other software, too. The mentioned method should work in a similar way f…

Fix: Dropbox Fails To Start With “VerificationError: importing pylinux…” Bug

Some Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian and Arch Linux (and probably other Linux distributions) users are experiencing problems with Dropbox. It seems that some recent Python update breaks Dropbox (it doesn’t affect new installations though), resulting in the following error:Starting Dropbox…Traceback (most recent call last):File “dropbox/client/main.py”, line 13, in File “autogen_explicit_imports.py”, line 13, in File “ui/common/selective_sync.py”, […]

How To Build PHP 5.5 (PHP-FPM & FastCGI) With ionCube Loader, Zend OPcache And APCu For ISPConfig 3 (Debian Wheezy)

How To Build PHP 5.5 (PHP-FPM & FastCGI) With ionCube Loader, Zend OPcache And APCu For ISPConfig 3 (Debian Wheezy)
Since ISPConfig 3.0.5, it is possible to use multiple PHP versions on
one server and select the optimal PHP version for a website. …