WordPress SSH2 configuration

Instead of the packaged WordPress I run the version provided by WordPress.  It is installed using a different userid from the userid the web server runs as.  To enable updates from the Admin Dashboard, I enabled sftp (ssh). This is how I did it. Using the sftp option requires the php ssh module.  This command […]

init.d for Non-root Processes

When installing third-party applications, they often default to running as root. The server applications for TeamSite/LiveSite are among those. I have applied a simple modification to the init.d scripts that starts them as a non-root user. It also allows the scripts to be run by members of an administration group via sudo. This approach is […]

Hostnames for eximstats Rejections

I use eximstats to report my daily email traffic. I have a fairly high rate of rejections, and wanted hostnames listed in the rejection reports.    To resolve this I developed a patch to capture the hostname related to the IP address, and add this data to the rejection reports. The enhanced list saves me the […]