2404 MySql Database Search Class

The MySQL Search Class available from 2404.co.uk is a useful quick way to implement a database search in PHP. However there is an error when doing table joins on approx line 110 of the code the following line:      ... » More

Joomla Latest Events Component Error

Using the Joomla Latest Events module I received the following error message: Warning: array_key_exists(): The second argument should be either an array or an object in /path/to/website/modules/mod_events_latest.lib.php on line 241 Solved by adding... » More

Beginner Rsync

Rsync comes pre-installed on many systems including Red Hat, Ubuntu and Solaris. Rsync is a useful tool for performing remote backups. It is very efficient as it only backs up the changes or differences in tany changed files rather than the whole file.... » More

Solaris 8 NFS shares

Directories can be shared across the network using NFS on Solaris 8. I used the following to mount a directory from a remote system (named servermachine in the listings below) on a local system (clientmachine). On the Server (Host) The /etc/exports file... » More

Defaulting SSH to a non-standard host port

If the SSH server on a host has been configured to listen on a non-standard port for example port 92 then normally we would connect with: ssh -p 92 theserver.tldRemembering and typing that -p 92 switch can be a pain in the |Configuring ssh on the client... » More

Squid access.log file over 2Gb

I had a problem with Squid which required removing the access.log file as it had grown over 2Gb in size which has caused Squid to terminate and also stopped Squid from starting.The cache.log file seemed to hang at: 2008/04/20 19:09:23| Ready to serve... » More

Exchange 2007 Identifier Limits

Exchange 2007 Event Viewer reports errors such as:Failed to create a new named property for database "First Storage Group\Mailbox Database 1" because the number of named properties reached the quota limit (11000).  User attempting to... » More

CPAN Perl Modules – LWP failed with code

I had a little difficulty today installing some Perl modules from CPAN. I was getting messages like: Fetching with Net::FTP:  ftp://ftp.flirble.org/pub/CPAN/authors/01mailrc.txt.gzCouldn't fetch 01mailrc.txt.gz from ftp.flirble.org Fetching with... » More

Adding the RPMforge Repositories on CentOS5

Adding the RPMforge repositories is one of the first things I like to do on a new install. Instructions are on the RPMforge website but it is as straightforward as: wget http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.3.6-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm rpm... » More

Keep MySQL Alive

I wanted to have a cron job that would check if MySQL was still running and if not to start it again. The following got me started with an hourly check: