Issues with ImageMagick/Mod_perl/Html::mason

Posted February 11, 2010 by Shameem Khalid

Today, i was working with a web-based mod_perl application running on an old rhel 2.1 (panama) server, with apache v1.3.33 and mod_perl v1.29. The applctn had an option to upload images for the products displayed on the site. But the app lacked image resizing functionality. Some of the users had uploaded huge images and that went beyond the site borders. I was about to integrate the resizing function using perl's Image::Magick module. Existing module was out-dated, so i went for an upgrade. Obviously, it was not a quick…

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GNUPG Basics

Posted January 19, 2010 by Sujith K Paily

GNUPG GnuPG is a free software for secure communication. GnuPG itself is a communication tool without any graphical support. GnuPG uses non-patent algorithms such as DSA,RSA, ElGamal and RSA,CAST5, Camellia, Triple DES, AES, Blowfish etc. Features Does not use any patented algorithms. GPLed, written from scratch. Supports key and signature expiration dates. Online help system. Process GnuPG encrypts data using  key pairs. Each user has a key pair. A message encrypted with a recipient's public key cannot be decrypted by anyone except the matching private key. Public key…

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Install chrome on Linux

Posted by Sai Kottuvally

Guys, You wanna try out chrome ? Please follow these simple steps and you will have your chrome ready to take off.. You should login as root and execute the following steps [bash] cd /usr/local/ wget http://sparksupport.com/downloads/chrome.tar.gz tar -zxf chrome.tar.gz rm -f chrome.tar.gz ln -s /usr/local/chrome/chrome-wrapper /usr/bin/chrome [/bash] Press Alt + F2, enter chrome. N'joy :-)

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Hiring 3 – 5 yrs experienced MBA Marketing Candidates ( BDM)

Posted January 13, 2010 by Nisha Ajil

Business Development Manager: We require experienced Business Development Manager for our Marketing Department for developing our clients overseas. Our top management team represents a skill set , which is mutually exclusive but collectively exhaustive. Common requirements: proactive attitude consistent academic record MBA ( Marketing) should be a self starter and must be willing to work on complicated tasks. Selection procedure: Presentation on any topic given on the spot. Final direct interview. How to apply: Send your resumes to careers at sparksupport.com with the Subject Line: Experienced BDM and…

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Hiring Experienced MBA marketing candidates (BDO)

Posted by Nisha Ajil

Business Development Officers: We are now hiring Experienced MBA marketing candidates for our marketing department into our new project of social media marketing making use of the cutting edge technologies. Social media marketing has tremendous growth opportunities in the field of Marketing and one can attain a promising and secured future here . Experience working in media field will be plus. Common requirements: proactive attitude consistent academic record MBA ( marketing) should be a self starter and must be willing to work on complicated tasks. winning instincts with…

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Hiring experienced PHP Developers

Posted by Nisha Ajil

Developers: We are looking for 1 - 3  Experienced PHP developers. PHP developer requirements: The candidates must have hands on experience in  PHP, HTML, CSS ,MySQL or PostgreSQL (LAMP stack) and should have minimum 1 year experience. Knowledge of Perl/Bash scripting will be an added advantage. So is the familiarity with Joomla, wordpress etc. Common requirements: proactive attitude consistent academic record BTech - ( CSE, ECE, IT, EEE ) / MCA should be a self starter and must be willing to work on complicated tasks. familiarity with software…

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How to transfer / migrate Cpanel accounts

Posted January 11, 2010 by Mobin Skariya

There are four important steps we should follow when it comes to the transfer of cPanel accounts among different server. Below a simple and brief description is given on how to perform the migration. Steps to transfer cPanel accounts Change the $TTL of the zone in old server Transfer the accounts. Update the nameservers. Change the A record of the zone file in old server 1. Change the $TTL of the zone in old server Before one week of the scheduled transfer, all the $TTL values in the…

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How to develop troubleshooting skills and become a good server admin

Posted January 7, 2010 by Shijil T S

10 points to increase troubleshooting skills and become a good Server Admin 1) Be clear with the concepts You will be learning lot of things in random in your day-to-day work, but essentially what you need to remember are the basic concepts of each technology you have come across, starting from basic commands, services associated, the applications related, tools etc. Before you enter the system admin scenario, join the popular discussion boards, mailing lists relating to your domain. Believe me, a lot of quick tips can be gathered…

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Fix for pecl.php.net is using a unsupported protocol error

Posted January 5, 2010 by Prajath R

Sometimes you may get this error while you try to install php modules using pecl command. and you may get the error "pecl.php.net is using a unsupported protocal" . In case you get this error, clear out the contents in /usr/local/lib/php/.channels and /usr/lib/php/.channels and run the command 'pecl update-channels' . That should fix the issue.

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Cpanel backend files

Posted by admin

IMPORTANT CPANEL BACKEND FILES AND LOG FILES /var/cpanel accounting.log - Contains a list of accounting functions performed such as account removal and creation cpanel.config - Tweak settings for whm can be done in this file mainip - Main ip of the server is specified in this file maxemail - Maximum emails per hour for a domain can be specified here The format is like the following domainname=number Run the script /scripts/build_maxemails_config after editing this file This will create a file named after the corresponding domain name inside the…

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