2018 Aug 04 By itops_admin 0 comment

In my years in IT I’ve handled a lot of storage (proprietary and open source solutions). But one of the main issues that I had (beside design of large storage and backup) is the rouge user/script/program – sometime one of them will act up and fill the storage with large amount of files or one massive file (for example a big log file). From time to time someone comes to me and say “Well my script isn’t working” – one of the first things I do is running “quota -u <USERNAME>” and 90% of the time We both see that…

2018 Aug 04 By itops_admin 0 comment

Although large amount of alternative web servers a lot of the web services out there still use Apache httpd software. I will not go into why choose Apache httpd and how, but I like to share a  small issue I had with configuration check of my service. As IT personnel who worked in a production environment I’ve learned the best practice of any configuration change is check your configuration before reloading/restarting the service. Now Apache httpd configuration check is easy: # apachectrl configtest —- or —- # apachectrl -t Now – What about when you have multiple apache httpd instances…