Monthly Archives: January 2011

Email to SMS Credo

I needed to set up Emails to go to the SMS account of a customer on Credo Mobile. Most carriers publish this information, but I could not find it anywhere for Credo. So I called them up. Sorry, they can’t … Continue reading

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Website Monitoring & send Email when down

We use a perl script to monitor our webservers, and if any are down, send an email (SMS) to the right people. With thanks and compliments to these guys Here is the perl script, monitor-website.pl #!/usr/bin/perl use Getopt::Std; # Define … Continue reading

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whois segfaults after yum update

I did a yum update on a Centos 5.5 system and to my surprise, whois no longer worked: # whois whatever.com *** glibc detected *** whois: double free or corruption (out): 0x0013ffc0 *** ======= Backtrace: ========= /lib/libc.so.6[0x1795a5] /lib/libc.so.6(cfree+0x59)[0x1799e9] whois[0x8049b18] whois[0x8049bff] … Continue reading

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WordPress Membership Plugins

Thinking about building a membership site using wordpress… here’s a site to check out http://wordpressmembershipplugins.net/

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Rdist to a different directory

The more I use rdist the more I like it. I use it to back up the same directory from one server to another (ie /home/htdocs from server1 gets copied over /home/htdocs on server2) But sometimes it’s nice to be … Continue reading

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