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  • Published Question

    CPU running at constant 30%. Three php5-fpm processes. Why?

    DO sent me a CPU alert. I checked top and I see this for about 45 minutes now: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 18460 www-data 20 0 365576 81912 46836 S 21.2 8.0 2:35....
    1 By Jasonrj WordPress LEMP Drupal Monitoring Ubuntu
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    Is there anything I need to be doing to "cleanup" my Ubuntu install?

    I've noticed that the weekly backup takes longer and longer each week, I assume it's because data piles up in logs and updates are installed which take up additional space as well. Is there anything I need to worry ab...
    Accepted Answer: The most common reason for your disk space usage to grow over time is log files getting larger. Setting up logrotate and archiving or deleting old log files you will no longer need can help with this. We have a coupl...
    1 By Jasonrj Linux Basics Getting Started Backups Ubuntu
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    How can I remove all data in my droplet?

    The beauty of DigitalOcean is that you can just “destroy” it and create a new droplet with Ubuntu and you’re back to a fresh instal…
    By Jasonrj
  • Published Question

    My Droplet stopped reporting CPU/memory/bandwidth usage to DO for 20+ minutes, is that normal?

    I'm a VPS newbie running a LEMP stack with very low traffic. I'm curious if this is a normal glitch with DO's graph page, or where I can look at maybe a log file to understand what (if anything) happened. Looking at t...
    1 By Jasonrj DigitalOcean Getting Started Logging Networking Ubuntu
  • Published Question

    Just installed vsftpd. What is the best way to give a user access to /var/www?

    Many nginx tutorials say to make ownership of /var/www belong to www-data:www-data but tutorials on vsftpd say to make ownership that of the user you're using to login via FTP. So which is the best way to give an FTP ...
    1 By Jasonrj Security Getting Started LEMP Configuration Management Nginx Ubuntu
  • Published Question

    What is the significance of all the users and groups?

    I'm a newbie just kind of toying with setting up a web server. I found a tutorial that said to change ownership of a new domain's directory to www-data:www-data but then I noticed the default directory was root:root. ...
    2 By Jasonrj LEMP Getting Started Linux Basics Ubuntu
  • Published Question

    Need help understanding postfix aliases vs. virtual domains. I want emails to forward to my Gmail account.

    I do not want to deal with any mail on my server. All I want is for my something like me@allmydomains.tld to forward to me@gmail.com mydestination vs virtual_alias_domains I have read probably 10 tutorials and some sa...
    1 By Jasonrj
  • Published Question

    Fail2ban not using my conf and also not using my rules?

    I followed the fail2ban Ubuntu 14 tutorial that started out having me cp jail.conf jail.local but clearly fail2ban is still using jail.conf based on some simple tests. So I have questions: Why would I use jail.local i...
    1 By Jasonrj
  • Published Question

    Why does my Drupal install hang at the database step?

    Ubuntu LAMP image. When I install Drupal via the web-accessible install process the installation process hangs twice: 1. When I first enter the MySQL username/password and hit submit it appears to do nothing, no error...
    1 By Jasonrj
  • Published Answer

    How many website with one droplet?

    That’s going to depend a lot on how much traffic and how resource intensive those sites are. However, you could probably host the…
    By Jasonrj
  • Published Question

    How should I go about setting up wildcard aliases *@mydomains.com to forward to me@gmail.com?

    I don't care to have inboxes or the ability to send "from" my domains. I do however want the server to be able to send emails such as when Cron runs and Drupal sends a notice of security updates. As for my email, all ...
    1 By Jasonrj