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15 Contributions
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    Digital Ocean DNS

    Brilliant thank you, that answers where I was going with this. A client would like their own account to manage their server / domai…
    By ChrisMingay
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    Digital Ocean DNS

    Hello all, how is the following scenario handled by Digital Ocean? I own the domain Wooples.co.uk and I change the nameservers to Digital Ocean. I add a Domain record for Wooples.co.uk in the DO DNS manager. Someone e...
    Accepted Answer: This would not be possible. Once you created a record for Wooples.co.uk in our system, nobody else would be able to. A domain can only exist in our system once. We do not currently do verification of a domain when i...
    2 By ChrisMingay DNS
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    Website email arrives at Gmail and other domains but not Hotmail.com or Outlook.com

    I’m having lots of fun with this at the moment… I’ve set up SPF, DKIM, altered the servers FQDN to reflect the domain I am sendi…
    By ChrisMingay
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    init: php5-fpm main process (3586) terminated with status 78

    Hi all, I just allowed my droplet to update to "the latest version of our cloud" and now I am having issues with Nginx/PHP5-FPM I get the following error multiple times when I try to start FPM init: php5-fpm main pr...
    2 By ChrisMingay Nginx PHP Ubuntu
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    VNC Console access with no password set

    Hi all, Is it possible to access a server via the Digital Ocean hosted VNC Console Access when you've not set up a password? I created a server with SSH keys meaning that no root password is generated (or provided to ...
    4 By ChrisMingay DigitalOcean Security Ubuntu
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    Steamcmd login failed with error code 3

    Huh.... so I’ve finally been able to log in and it seems the issue was the fact the server was in the New York data centre… ? …
    By ChrisMingay
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    Steamcmd login failed with error code 3

    Hey JonsJava I really appreciate your efforts : D I changed the script slightly (adduser to useradd) but I am still getting the …
    By ChrisMingay
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    Steamcmd login failed with error code 3

    Hi all, I'm trying to set up a CS:GO server using the steamcmd tool. But when I attempt "login anonymous" or "login USERNAME PASSWORD" I get the following Connecting anonymously to Steam Public...Login Failure: No Co...
    3 By ChrisMingay
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    DNS Zone file wildcard preference

    Yeah that was exactly it. I’ve updated DNS entries in the past and seen the results elsewhere in minutes, but (as every DNS provide…
    By ChrisMingay
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    DNS Zone file wildcard preference

    Solved it myself. Turned out the solution was not to be an impatient moron. Specific DNS A records always take preference over a…
    By ChrisMingay
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    Not able to change the OS ( Kernal ) please help

    Just to be clear, are you trying to just change the kernel or are you looking to change/reset the OS? log in with putty and type…
    By ChrisMingay
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    DNS Zone file wildcard preference

    I manage my DNS settings for a domain through digital ocean. I have the following entries. apple.example.com 1.1.1.1 orange.example.com 1.1.1.1 *.example.com 2.2.2.2 So all subdomains route to 2.2.2.2 unless I specify...
    3 By ChrisMingay
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    virtual hosts problem on ubuntu 12.4

    Glad it’s solved! Having separate files is not an issue, that’s how I do it, I’m thinking maybe one of the configs wasn’t enabled? …
    By ChrisMingay
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    -bash: sendmail: command not found

    That’s how I’ve installed it! When I type the command which sendmail I get the following /usr/sbin/sendmail What do you g…
    By ChrisMingay
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    virtual hosts problem on ubuntu 12.4

    Hi, are the virtual hosts stored in separate files in the sites-available directory? Have you run a2ensite on all configs? Ar…
    By ChrisMingay