Month: March 2013

cPanel Perl Module Scalar Utils issue

Howdy, Apparently some recent cPanel shenanigans have caused problems on some systems with the Perl Module Scalar::Utils. It appears that it may have been modified, removed or something similar. If this is the case, you may see cpan installs failing, EasyApache installs failing, /scripts/perlinstaller installs failing, and more. The errors will look something like: Undefined…


IOping

From code.google.com – ioping This tool lets you monitor I/O latency in real time. It shows disk latency in the same way as ping shows network latency. Install just download the sourcefile from ioping.googlecode.com wget https://ioping.googlecode.com/files/ioping-0.6.tar.gz tar -xzvf ioping-0.6.tar.gz cd ioping-0.6/ make ioping ./ioping Usage: ioping [-LCDRq] [-c count] [-w deadline] [-p period] [-i interval]…


Saga of the Lost Server

From WHT The Epic Saga of the Lost Server “Lo, and in those days businesses relied on their hosting companies to provide them with excellent customer service, persistent uptimes, and rapid response during downtime events. But in that day, the god of lightning (for he is a fickle and capricious god) saw to it to…


DNSBLS.py

Link to dnsbls.tar.gz DNSBLS – An easy-to use DNS blacklist checker. Requirements: Python 2.7.3 Written by: MadsRC @ 2012 – Released under the GNU GPLv3 ————————– DNSBLS came into existence as I had a need to regularly check certain mailserver for DNS blacklisting. To use the script, simply execute it. First timers are encouraged to…