Tagged: Linux

Monitor IPSec VPN Tunnel

I have an IPSec Tunnel built from one of my servers to an integration partner which is used to secure our web service calls. It uses a IPSec, OpenSwan, and Pluto to maintain a...

Install logtail on CentOS

The developer of logtail has not made the repository available via yum for quick installation. Even if you don’t want to access logtailĀ from the command line, it is still used by several other scripts...

Disable WP-Cron in WordPress

What is WP-Cron? WP-Cron is the way that WordPress executes scheduled jobs that are added via wp_schedule_event() or one of its associated functions. First it’s a bit of a hack given the single threaded-ness...

Upgrade From MySQL to MariaDB on CentOS

Here is how you upgrade from MySQL 5.5+ to MariaDB 5.5, 5.6 or 10.0. After running MySQL 5.5 for a while and getting tired of not taking advantage of the features and performance enhancements,...

Convert From MyISAM to InnoDB Engine

If you ever have the need to convert a MySQL (or MariaDB) table from the MyISAM engine to the InnoDB engine, you can use the following script to get it done for an entire...

Change Interval in Munin With Existing RRD Data

The default settings for Munin will result in RRD files containing 5 minute intervals of data, or 300 seconds as it is stored internally. It is possible to change this interval by changing /etc/cron.d/munin....