Posts for January, 2005

Install Awstats on FreeBSD

January 21, 2005 Posted in Apache

Warning: If you are using Awstats 6.2 or earlier version, your server is at great risk, update it now! More information. Read More

Separate Log Files for Virutal Host

January 21, 2005 Posted in Apache

To have dedicated log file for each virtual host, add the following directive to VirtualHost directive in Apache config file: (FreeBSD) Read More


January 15, 2005 Posted in PHP

In my last post, I wrote: “PHP doesn’t need any configuration if installed with pkg_add”, well, this is not accurate, I found several php scripts worked weird, that reminded me of the famous parameter register_globals. It’s off by default, pkg_add doesn’t create php.ini, if you want to enable register_globals, you have to create a php.ini and modify the configuration, then restart Apache. Read More

Complete Steps to Add a Website

January 14, 2005 Posted in FreeBSD General

To add a new website on FreeBSD, here is the complete procedure, that’s what CPanel does when creating a new account. All commands are executed by root account. Read More

Create MySQL User

January 13, 2005 Posted in MySQL

Using grant to create new mysql user, the following two commands will create a new user named “user_name” with password “somepassword”, the new user has all the permission on database “database_name”. Read More


January 13, 2005 Posted in Apache

mod_rewrite is enabled by default after installation, make sure the following two lines are present in Apache configuration file (/usr/local/etc/apache/httpd.conf). Read More

First Website Is Running

January 13, 2005 Posted in FreeBSD General

Finally, I solved the DNS problem, the following steps after that are much easier. Read More

DNS Setup

January 7, 2005 Posted in DNS

Unfortunately I stuck at the DNS setup, I have read the handbook many times, but still don’t have a clear idea about it. Read More

I Love FreeBSD!

January 5, 2005 Posted in FreeBSD General

My server is completely new, only the OS was installed. I installed some program and learned a little basics of FreeBSD yesterday, it’s fun :-) . Read More

Server Is Ready

January 5, 2005 Posted in General

I got my server information yesterday, haven’t worked on it much. The first impression – I’m lost. Most Linux commands don’t work, which are default on my VPS, such as wget, command suggestion (pressing Tab), etc. Read More

New Unmanaged Server

January 2, 2005 Posted in General

I ordered a 100% self-managed server from layeredtech yesterday, here is the server configuration: Read More