EdgeMAX – L2TP Server

EdgeMAX – L2TP Server

How to configure the EdgeRouter to act as an L2TP (Layer-2 Tunnel Protocol) server for remote access. Note: These instructions assume that eth0 is your WAN (Internet) connection. Early in the configuration, a specific command should be used in case you receive a...

Fix IE10 and SBS 2008 RWW error

You just upgraded your workstation to Internet Explorer 10. But when you try to remote into your SBS 2008 server, you get a “VBScript: Remote Desktop Connection” error message, like this:   The detail error message reads: The wizard cannot configure Remote...

Installing and using VirtualBox on CentOS

1. RPMforge for CentOS 6 The default RPMforge repository does not replace any CentOS base packages. In the past it used to, but those packages are now in a separate repository (rpmforge-extras) which is disabled by default. You can find a complete listing of the...

WordPress and problems with RewriteRules and w00t

Have you been recently seeing these URLs in error.log [error] [client 69.162.74.102] client sent HTTP/1.1 request without hostname (see RFC2616 section 14.23): /w00tw00t.at.ISC.SANS.DFind:) The F flag sends a 403 Forbidden response when the rule matches: RewriteRule...

Install GD Library For PHP5 On CentOS

An easy task, using yum. First step, see if it’s already installed. [root@optusnet]# rpm -qa | grep php php-common-5.1.6-27.el5_5.3 php-cli-5.1.6-27.el5_5.3 php-5.1.6-27.el5_5.3 php-pdo-5.1.6-27.el5_5.3 php-mysql-5.1.6-27.el5_5.3 If the GD Library isn’t present in...

WordPress permalink on CentOS 5 tutorial

The installation of WordPress is simple and straightforward. Really. So I’m not going to detail the installation process, which is well documented here. However, the permalink feature does not work out of the box on a standard CentOs 5 distribution. Some changes have...