Chroot VSFTPD user on a webserver and change port of VSFTPD

First of all make sure to change the name of your VSFTP configuration file: sudo mv /etc/vsftpd.conf /etc/vsftpd.conf_orig sudo nano /etc/vsftpd.conf Now paste below code in vsftpd.conf file: listen_port=4021 listen=NO listen_ipv6=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES local_umask=022 dirmessage_enable=YES use_localtime=YES xferlog_enable=YES connect_from_port_20=YES connect_from_port_20=NO chroot_local_user=YES secure_chroot_dir=/var/run/vsftpd/empty pam_service_name=vsftpd rsa_cert_file=/etc/ssl/certs/ssl-cert-snakeoil.pem rsa_private_key_file=/etc/ssl/private/ssl-cert-snakeoil.key ssl_enable=NO pasv_enable=Yes pasv_min_port=10000 pasv_max_port=10100 allow_writeable_chroot=YES Restart VSFTPD service and it … Read more Chroot VSFTPD user on a webserver and change port of VSFTPD

Password protect directories / folders with nginx

Overview On an Apache server, it’s possible to password protect a directory using .htaccess and .htpasswd files. However, .htaccess files are not supported on Nginx. You can still password protect your directories, but you need to use a basic_auth.conf file instead. Creating the file Log into your server via SSH. Navigate to your user’s directory. … Read more Password protect directories / folders with nginx

How to install PHP opcache

OPcache improves PHP performance by storing precompiled script bytecode in shared memory, thereby removing the need for PHP to load and parse scripts on each request. CMS frameworks such as WordPress, Joomla and Drupal, use a complex code and consume many processes. Several website speed enhancement plugins are available, heavily featured within the yield of … Read more How to install PHP opcache

Howto disable or enable apache2 autostart on Ubuntu

Folder /etc/init.d/ contains all the init scripts for different boot up services like for example nginx, apache, mysql, etc. There is a program that makes those services simple to enable or disable from the start up. If you need to disable apache2 from start up, type: sudo update-rc.d apache2 disable To enable apache2 at start … Read more Howto disable or enable apache2 autostart on Ubuntu

How to Manually Upgrade phpMyAdmin

Since the release of Ubuntu 18.04 and other Linux distros, many people have been having¬†compatibility issues with¬†PHP 7.2 and phpMyAdmin 4.6. In this article we will manually download and install the latest version of phpMyAdmin to resolve these issues. 1. Back up phpMyAdmin You should back up your current phpMyAdmin folder by renaming it. sudo … Read more How to Manually Upgrade phpMyAdmin

osTicket – Solve problem with cron.php

Do you have troubles polling IMAP or POP via cron.php job? I have a solution. Here is a simple solution that will help you solve the problem with cron.php 1. go into /api/ and copy cron.php to some random filename like xfgjkdscron.php 2. now edit xfgjkdscron.php and comment lines: //if (!osTicket::is_cli()) //die(__(‘cron.php only supports local … Read more osTicket – Solve problem with cron.php

Restart network in Ubuntu from command line

If you’ve changed network configuration file /etc/network/interfaces for example you probably whish to apply changes. You can do it by two commands that I will write about in this article. Say for example that you’ve changed network configuration and need to apply these changes. Ofcourse you could restart your computer but it’s much easier to … Read more Restart network in Ubuntu from command line