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  • Published Question

    Is Digital Ocean safe against DNS hacks?

    These three questions may be naive and stemming from my cursory understanding of DNS. Let's say I register mydomain.com at a third party registrar and I point it to the Digital Ocean name servers. Someone finds out ab...
    2 By igor
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    Setup MX and Gmail without Google Apps

    Is there a way to forward an MX record to Gmail without a Google Apps account? Gmail already has everything I need and I want to avoid paying for Google Apps service. I know very little about MX records. This is the ...
    1 By igor
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    www prefix not resolving, Nginx config correct

    My zone file: $TTL 1800 @ IN SOA NS1.DIGITALOCEAN.COM. hostmaster.domain.com. ( 1411275820 ; last update: 2014-09-21 05:03…
    By igor
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    www prefix not resolving, Nginx config correct

    I am new to zone business stuff. I have domain.com which resolves to my droplet IP and the website loads. However, when I use www.domain.com prefix, DNS does not resolve. I added CNAME record for www.domain.com which ...
    2 By igor
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    Recommended PHP version for up to date LEMP

    I am currently running Debian 7.6, PHP 5.4.4, Wordpress 4.0 and Nginx 1.2.1. Should I install PHP 5.5 or 5.6? Neither seems to be available in the Debian repositories yet. I don't particularly want to break anything...
    2 By igor
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    Nginx define logs in nginx.conf vs. server blocks

    If I enable access and error logs in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf: access_log /var/log/nginx/access.log; error_log /var/log/nginx/error.log; Should I also be keeping logs in server blocks like: server { listen 80; s...
    1 By igor
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    harnessing Nginx multiple configuration files

    Thanks for that link. I think I may have had some nonsensical include statements from copying and pasting other people’s sample con…
    By igor
  • Published Question

    harnessing Nginx multiple configuration files

    I have enough understanding on Nginx configuration file concepts and syntax. I also get that using multiple configuration files has architectural advantages, i.e. global configuration that never changes can live in it...
    2 By igor
  • Published Question

    How many sites can I host?

    I have setup a LEMP stack and intend to consolidate all of my 4-5 sites from other hosting providers to my VPS. All but one use Wordpress and they mostly serve text and a few pictures, no audio, no video. Daily traff...
    1 By igor
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    Wordpress "Error establishing a database connection" on fresh install

    SOLVED: I configured the MySQL user wrong. It’s working now. Thanks.
    By igor
  • Published Question

    Wordpress "Error establishing a database connection" on fresh install

    I played with this for a couple of hours and hit the wall. Wordpress is giving me "Error establishing a database connection." I have a fresh LEMP install with Debian 7. I created a new MySQL user and a new database fo...
    4 By igor