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Nagios, Cacti and Centos 7 with Firewalld

Unfortunately one of our clients uses CentOS instead of Debian based Ubuntu. I think that Ubuntu has much better packaged configurations, but I am biased. Centos 7 means learning systemd commands instead of upstart and dealing with firewalld… here is a little bit of info to help with Nagios and NRPE with Firewalld   There […]

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Dealing with HostGator support

So I have some database stuff to do on a website hosted by HostGator and the MySQL database is basically responding excruciatingly slow to authenticate my requests. (We’re talking a minute or so to run the most simple SQL command.) I’m using ┬átheir live chat support and the dude┬ábroke my already working access to MySQL […]

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