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Server Hack – How to Make DIY “Redneck” Duct Tape Server!

You know one of my best friends is self-claimed redneck who’s life mission was converting me into a redneck like himself back in college and one of the things you do as a redneck (that I learned) is to fix everything (literally, even a plane!) with duct tape.

Well, we are going to have to give it to this guy, he deserves our special “Redneck” award for ma

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Server Hack – How to Build Your Own IKEA Servers!

Here’s a rather interesting server hack that involves somehow embedding your servers to your IKEA furniture.  Of course, my advice is to stay away from IKEA furniture as much as you can (because I spent total of $500 on 3 IKEA tables that broke within 6 months), but if you must here’s a great guide on making your own IKEA LackRack.

First occurence on eth0:2010 Winterlan, the LackRack is the ultimate, low-cost, high shinyness solution for your modular datacenter-in-the-living-room. Featuring the LACK (side tabl

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Web Server Hack – How To Auto Restart HTTPD service script!

Here’s a simple script I made up that will auto restart your HTTPD service if it reaches a high load.

The script will actually stop your HTTPD server when your load is higher than the maximum load settings and will re-start when the load is back to zero.

If you are on a server that’s overloaded, this script can help you “temporarily” get by instead of your web server dying and you manually rebooting your web server.

There’s also an extra “mail” feature that will email you whenever the server is stopped or restarted. (Code after

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Linux Server Hack – How to setup a Shell Script to Auto Restart Apache Httpd Server!

Well, I have been struggling with one of my dedicated servers and just found this cool script that will auto-restart the Apache httpd server if it goes out.

Save the following as restart.sh:

#!/bin/bash # Apache Process Monitor # Restart Apache Web Server When It Goes Down # ------------------------------------------------------------------------- # Copyright (c) 2003 nixCraft project <http://cyberciti.biz/fb/> # This script is licensed under GNU GPL version 2.0 or above # ------------------------------------------------------------------------- # This script is par

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