Normally, changing the hostname if a Red Hat 7 or CentOS 7 sytem is straightforward. Just edit the /etc/hostname file and reboot. AWS instances are a little bit different, though. Continue reading
WordPress is a popular blogging platform and content management system. This brief article explains how to upgrade WordPress on the Linux command line. A message on your Dashboard says that a new release is available ? Proceed as follows. Continue reading
After a customer had performed some bad edits on various LDAP configuration files, users were locked out and unable to access the system. Root could still login however.
I logged in as root, and rather than mess with various config files, eg under /etc/pam.d, ran this command to disable LDAP authentication and enable “normal” authentication using /etc/shadow: Continue reading