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By compiling PHP with mssql extension support one can have capability to connect to MS SQL server from a PHP Linux environment. For enabling mssql support in PHP we need FreeTDS installed and configured which is a set of Unix/Linux libraries that implement the TDS protocol. This post explains the steps for doing this, lets […]

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SolusVM is a very good control panel for OpenVZ platform and supports Xen too. It is reasonably stable and very cost affective. If you have not tried or used it yet, I would recommend giving it a try. This post is about a recent issue I faced on SolusVM/OpenVZ node setup. After setting up a […]

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Riz Khan on March 14th, 2011

  Virtouzzo provides a shell utility named ‘vzmlocal‘ , it can be used to clone a vps and comes handy in many situations. There are multiple reasons for which you may want o clone a vps, like : clone a vps before doing any major installation or changes within vps, so it can be reverted […]

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Riz Khan on February 13th, 2011

Few days back I came across an issue on CentOS vps where the sshd service was failing,  everything looked fine and reinstall of the service did not work either. There was no error shown at service startup, but the service status showed it was down : -bash-3.2# /etc/init.d/sshd start Starting sshd: [ OK ] -bash-3.2# […]

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Riz Khan on February 7th, 2011

The VPS management control Panel SolusVM is a very good choice for OpenVZ and Xen based servers. It is a stable and feature rich control panel and has a very low cost compared to the Virtouzzo platform and Panel from the popular brand Parallels. SolusVM use an Administrator user login to manage the VPSs, Clients […]

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Riz Khan on January 30th, 2011

Parallel provides two graphical options to create and manage VPSs.  VZCC , the  Virtuozzo control center is one of those gui options, the second is the desktop based application VZMC  the Virtuozzo management console, which is a powerful tool and is capable of creating and managing vpss with all details. However techs or admins that […]

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