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Load Balancing with KEMP and CentOS Backend Services

L4 or L7 for Load balancing? For web services, go the L7 route and route all the traffic through the LB (as a default route) to get the benefits.  With DNS, I chose to use the L4 route.. each with their different configurations. Testing the KEMP LoadMaster in a config similar to this: Internet –> Firewalls…
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plex media server

Automating the Renaming of Files for Plex Media Server

Plex is great… so let’s set it up with uTorrent and execute FileBot after a download happens. Download FileBot from here Review FileBot forum notes page here.. .very helpful! Completed files go Here: F:/Media/COMPLETED FileBot will rename and move them here: F:/Media/Videos/TV Shows F:/Media/Videos/Movies uTorrent Configuration for execution after a download: “C:\Program Files\FileBot\filebot” -script fn:amc –output…
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CentOS 7 + SELinux + PHP + Apache – cannot write/access log files Apache logs keep saying that it can’t write to file due to permission where file permissions are properly setup,. Unable to save log files in custom directory on Startup (Apache) Encountered an issue trying to start Apache.  It was looking through the virtual hosts and…
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Adding SCSI Disks to VMWare Guest (CentOS 7.2)

After you apply the new disk(s) in VMWare, you need to re-scan the scsi bus. First, find your scsi_host: root@nfs1 ~# grep mpt /sys/class/scsi_host/host?/proc_name /sys/class/scsi_host/host2/proc_name:mptspi In this case, it’s “host2” Trigger a re-scan of the scsi bus for “host2“: # echo “- – -” > /sys/class/scsi_host/host2/scan The hyphens represent controller,channel,lun, so – – – indicates…
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Setting up Goal Tracking for Contact Form 7

Google Analytics Goal tracking with Contact form 7 I’ve set this up for various clients in the past and I tend to see this asked frequently, so I’m making a note of it here. Step 1 – Login to Google Analytics Once your login to your GA account head over to your dashboard, select Goals…
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