Randomly at work, we started getting emails from one of our routers that the "Data Disk" was almost full. This is the first time anyone on the team has experienced this issue. After fumbling through the settings and options on the network appliance I realized we would most likely need to connect via SSH to troubleshoot it. One of my co-workers wasn't familiar with this or generating SSH Keys. So, I decided to write a quick post about it and the overall resolution.
Similar to a recent post, one of the servers I manage was getting the "Error connecting to database" message at the website it hosted. When I logged in it was slow to respond. After some initial troubleshooting I determined it's hard drive was full. The following is my experience learning to troubleshoot a Debian server out of disk space. Continue Reading
As my knowledge in deploying Linux servers grew so did my confidence. This confidence saw me offering to setup webservers for others. In this particular case I had built out a server for my fiance, who wanted to run a blog and store for her crafts. A few months into it being setup and running well she ran into problems where her website would be extremely slow Continue Reading
In my last post I covered the basic installation and deployment of LAMP. Once that has been done the server will be ready to configure virtual hosts. This will allow the Linux server in question to run several websites simultaneously. There are numerous ways to achieve this but I prefer name based virtual hosts. Here is my experience, troubles and outline for configuring virtual hosts on a Debian server. Continue Reading
Learning Linux webserver deployment has been a great experience. I should have started my blog with this post because building a webserver using LAMP made my website possible! I originally took this project on to quench my thirst for learning new things. After building and rebuilding hosted virtual webservers for myself and others, Continue Reading