March 28

Postfix Email Rejections (NOQUEUE)

Postfix Email Rejections (NOQUEUE)

——————————————————————— – OVERVIEW / THOUGHT PROCESS – ——————————————————————— Emails are getting delivered to the addresses on the server, but not after being rejected multiple times and told to ‘try again later’ by postfix. Other servers, such as mac mail, yahoo and google are practically immediate from the time you hit the send button to the.

March 5

WordPress Interface Overview

WordPress Interface Overview

——————————————————————— – OVERVIEW / THOUGHT PROCESS – ——————————————————————— HOW TO USE WORDPRESS   The following tutorial is designed to be a reference guide. If you’d like an all around big picture aspect of WordPress, this is your place. This writing is designed to break apart each of the default installation’s buttons and explain to the.

March 2

phpMyAdmin Install (MySQL Web GUI)

phpMyAdmin Install (MySQL Web GUI)

——————————————————————— – OVERVIEW / THOUGHT PROCESS – ——————————————————————— I personally prefer to manipulate MySQL via the command line, but this is not always the best way to do it.  The perfect example was the last time I traveled.  I was using SSH to talk to my server and the internet went down.  Unfortunately, the instance.

March 1

VSFTPD and WordPress

VSFTPD and WordPress

——————————————————————— – OVERVIEW / THOUGHT PROCESS – ——————————————————————— I was starting to get frustrated with the update and install process for WordPress.  Permissions were good and settings were correct, however when I filled in the connection information for the upgrade, a ‘Failed to Connect to FTP Server’ would rear it’s ugly head. As I was.

February 28

Fedora (Let’s Make A Server!)

Fedora (Let’s Make A Server!)

——————————————————————— – OVERVIEW / THOUGHT PROCESS – ——————————————————————— The first time that I installed Fedora onto a random machine was when Fedora Core 3 had just been released. I didn’t really know much about the system, but then again, I wasn’t really interested in learning it either. My true mission at that time was to.

February 25

Ouch!

Ouch!

I’ve been typing so much that my wrists turned red and hurt from laying them on the laptop 🙂 I don’t mind, though. Server administration is awesome and I love these projects. I hope you enjoy them too! – Sent from my iPhone —————————————– Always remember… WHAT IF AND WHY NOT?!?

February 25

My GoDaddy.com Cancellation Survey

My GoDaddy.com Cancellation Survey

After canceling everything on my godaddy.com account (except for my domain registrations), I was immediately directed to a survey page asking why.  Here’s what I wrote: ——————————————————— – GODADDY CANCELLATION SURVEY – ——————————————————— GoDaddy’s services were extremely lacking.  The only service that I didn’t have trouble with was registering and administering a domain name.  Each.

February 25

Drupal Install (Because Why Not?!?)

Drupal Install (Because Why Not?!?)

I’ve been using wordpress for all of my content management system (CMS) needs, so I figured, WHY NOT?!?  Try Drupal and learn something.  So this is me starting to use Drupal.  We’ll see what happens. I was introduced to wordpress through my account on godaddy.com (horrible service… see write-up here) and proceeded to use their.

February 23

Apache Virtual Host (httpd restart – fail)

Apache Virtual Host (httpd restart – fail)

Alas, I had Just created ServerTheory.com and imagine how excited I was!  There were only a few things that I needed to do in order to make this happen.  I needed to register the domain name, create DNS entries, point my new domain name to the correct DNS servers, and make sure all of the.

February 22

Postfix Troubleshooting (‘TLS not available due to local problem’)

Postfix Troubleshooting (‘TLS not available due to local problem’)

I woke up this morning with around 38 emails sitting in my postmaster email account with basically the same script that you see right below… without the $ bolded manual commands, of course.  The only thing that I could identify at the time was the last line that said ‘TLS not available due to local problem.’.