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New Site Launch!

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in Magento, Portfolio | 0 comments

New Site Launch!

We are proud to announce the recent launch of our latest project http://turninconcepts.com! Turn in Concepts is based in Cincinnati, OH and  specializes in engine, suspension, driveline and chassis enhancement. With a long racing heritage, TiC designs, manufactures and installs top-quality performance parts for automotive enthusiasts. Turn in Concepts’s new website is a Magento based E-Commerce website with a custom design and layout.  In addition to the basic e-commerce features the site has a lot of custom developed components...

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Run SENDMAIL as it’s own different user

Posted by on Oct 1, 2013 in CentOS, Networking | 0 comments

You may need to change Sendmail to run as another user instead of root. In order to do this, run the commands below. We are using sendmail for the user, and sendmail for group. Make sure to stop the sendmail service by using the service sendmail stop command. You may also need to kill any running processes by using the killall sendmail command. groupadd -g 24 sendmail useradd -u 24 -g 24 -M -d /var/spool/mqueue \-s /dev/null sendmail chown -R sendmail:sendmail /var/spool/mqueue chmod 700 /var/spool/mqueue chgrp -R sendmail /etc/mail chmod -R...

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Regular expression to move legacy array index PHP code to PHP 5.4.x

Posted by on Aug 21, 2013 in PHP Development, Regular Expressions, Scripting | 0 comments

This was a bit of  headache; after we upgraded our servers to use php 5.4 we had a few clients who’s sites that went down.  For the most part it was a simple fix, of prepending a globalizer file to all page requests via htaccess, or just updating the session handling routines as various functions like session_register(), session_destroy().  However one of the sites was heavily relying on old style array syntax so things like unquoted associative array keys such as $var[index] (instead of the proper $var["index"] were very pervasive in...

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Supporting legacy code, using global variables and register_globals with PHP 5.4.x

Posted by on Aug 18, 2013 in Apache, PHP Development, Scripting, Web Development | 0 comments

Recently we ran into some issues with some of our old sites that are relying on the register_globals  for variable access after upgrading to PHP 5.4 which wisely no longer supports this kind of setup.  Using globals in this fashion  is a horrible practice, but sometimes you gotta maintain some legacy code. To use global variables you can add a line of code to htaccess that will run a “globalizer” file before loading the main page on every page load and extract the required variables. globalizer.php file <!--?php...

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CentOS list recent installed updates, YUM, RPM

Posted by on Aug 17, 2013 in CentOS | 0 comments

rpm -qa --qf '%{INSTALLTIME} (%{INSTALLTIME:date}): %{NAME}-%{VERSION}-%{RELEASE}.%{ARCH}\n' | sort -n

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Fix osCommerce 2.3.x to be compatible with PHP 5.4.x UPDATED

Posted by on Aug 17, 2013 in E-commerce, osCommerce, PHP Development | 0 comments

To make your version of osCommerce 2.3.1 or 2.3.2 compatible with upgrading to PHP 5.4.x you only need to replace 2 files.  The reason why those versions of osCommerce die with the upgrade to PHP 5.4.x is because of the new session handling process in PHP 5.4, you can read about it here: http://php.net/manual/en/migration54.php.  Please note that this fix does not account for any plugins or custom code that you might have.  If you have customized your site there may be other files you will need to update. To fix: start by downloading the...

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Restart Backup Exec Services Script

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Scripting | 0 comments

cd C:\Program Files\VERITAS\Backup Exec\NT\ bemcmd -o503 timeout 60 bemcmd -o502 exit

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Gump Law Offices

Posted by on Mar 20, 2013 in Portfolio | 0 comments

Gump Law Offices

Gump Law Offices http://www.gumplaw.com Custom website design and Artwork Social media integration Optimized for SEO Built on WordPress platform

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Seasonings of Salonica

Posted by on Mar 20, 2013 in Portfolio | 0 comments

Seasonings of Salonica

The Spicy Greek – Seasonings of Salonica http://www.spicygreek.com Built from scratch website design Custom product management interface Interactive user recipe submission Social media integration Optimized for SEO

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Apache mod_status, which site uses which process and resources

Posted by on May 25, 2012 in Apache, CentOS | 0 comments

If you need detailed information about Apache processes and which site is using them. Edit your httpd_conf file, and change the following directives: <Location /secret-name-server-status> SetHandler server-status Order deny,allow Deny from none Allow from all </Location> You can set Allow from [specific IP address or range] for greater security Also change un-comment the # by removing the # character: ExtendedStatus On Then, go to Listen On directives, and add an unused port: Listen 4567 Save changes, restart apache service...

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