I am migrating from Drupal to WordPress, but don’t want to copy everything over. Some articles, I want in WordPress, but others can be left on the old site, or even on an old static archive.
This tool helps create the rewriter rules, and inserts them into the .htaccess file.
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I ran some updates, and the name service stopped resolving. My LAN has a local nameserver to resolve domain names for virtual machines.
It turns out the /etc/resolv.conf file was overwritten, and a program called resolvconf had taken it over. resolvconf centralizes updating the resolv.conf file from several different programs that might want to change the file, like NetworkManager, ifup, ifdown, and dhclient.
There are a couple fixes. The one I chose was to replace resolv.conf.
Continue reading /etc/resolv.conf, resolvconf, NetworkManager (and systemd-resolved?) Not Working
ERROR 1698 (28000): Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’ started showing up with the system upgrade to Ubuntu 15 and MariaDB.
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This article describes how to use Python’s logging
library to send logs to syslog. Then, using rsyslog,
a fancier syslog, we produce a log of pre-filtered
Continue reading End the Chaos, Get with the Program: Python Logging to Syslog, and Filtering with RSyslog
I was looking at some special logs we keep, and found these attempted SQL injection attacks.
Continue reading A List of SQL Injection Attacks
I wanted to log all our calls and found out that there’s a feature in IP Office called SMDR that sends logs to a server.
Continue reading Small Hack to Send SMDR to Syslog, for IP Office and other PBXs
I got the message “the computer did not resync because no time data was available” after running “w32tm /resync /force”.
I had followed the various howtos out there*, and checked them against each other : as expected, they differed slightly, but none of them worked for me. Well, it turned out that I needed to run the update command, below.
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