Month: October 2012

ClusterSSH

From sourceforge.net ClusterSSH is a tool for making the same change on multiple servers at the same time. The ‘cssh’ command opens an administration console and an xterm to all specified hosts. Any text typed into the administration console is replicated to all windows. All windows may also be typed into directly. This tool is…


cPanel Exim Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Notification CVE-2012-5671

From cpanel.net Posted on October 26, 2012 by cPanel    Summary A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Exim versions between 4.70 and 4.80, inclusive. Exim is the mail transfer agent used by cPanel & WHM. Security Rating This vulnerability has been rated as Critical [1] by the cPanel Security team….


Shelr

From shelr.tv Shelr is a service which allows you to record and replay and publish your terminal on http://shelr.tv. This can be useful when you need to provide instruction on how a task was accomplished to a client. Granted, you will not want to publish any sensitive info when using this tool. The code for…


BetterLinux – A CloudLinux Alternative

From betterlinux.com BetterLinux is a collection of system resource management and monitoring tools intended for hosting providers, data centers, SaaS companies, and cloud environments. With it, you can control use and allocation of CPU, memory, MySQL, device I/O bandwidth, and IP bandwidth resources. Individual users and processes that exceed set resource limits can be isolated…


cPanel ‘bug’ in WHM 11.34

cPanel has introduced an auto-discover SRV into zone files for domains that are apparently in /etc/remotedomains with the new WHM upgrade. An additional SRV line is added that send email clients to a cPanel page (cpanelemaildiscovery.cpanel.net) rather than to their Echange server. They have added a ‘beta patch’ in this forum link. In order to…


Add a Separator Between Commands in Linux Terminal

From Lifehacker.com If working in the Terminal gets a little confusing because you run so many commands at once, this little trick will put a separator in between each prompt so you can easily see the last few commands you ran. Blogger Emilis found that his bash prompt was getting a bit too cluttered, so…


The Ultimate Vim Distribution

From vim.spf13.com spf13-vim is a distribution of vim plugins and resources for Vim, GVim and MacVim. It is a completely cross platform distribution that stays true to the feel of vim while providing modern features like a plugin management system, autocomplete, tags and tons more. Easy Installation *nix and os x The easiest way to…


SMS Alerts When your Website is Down

From labnol.org You can use Google Docs to monitor your website’s uptime and get instant alerts if your site is down or unavailable to visitors. The latest version of this Google Docs based website monitoring tool is even better: You can now monitor multiple websites and blogs for downtime/uptime in one go. In addition to email alerts, you…


key-based ssh authentication

tarbackup.com – Simple tar backup for free forever   A feature request for tarbackup is using a private ssh key instead of a password to connect to the tarbackup server when using sftp to backup files. I’m happy to report that we now support public/private keys for sftp authentication! To use an ssh key with tarbackup, first use this…


WHMCS Security Alert

Just a heads up for the peep’s using WHMCS… ———————- WHMCS Security Alert whmcs.com “We have become aware of a security issue that exists in the third party Boleto module included in WHMCS releases. This can potentially be used to exploit a WHMCS installation. If you do not use the Boleto module, then the quickest…