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    Problem with secure MySQL installation on new droplet

    Hmm, maybe I installed my LAMP stack manually before, but never once had this error message. Thx for the pointer though.
    By paul.alford51
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    Problem with secure MySQL installation on new droplet

    Just in case anyone else is getting the same issue debian-sys-maint password can be found by issuing this command: <br> <br>cat /et…
    By paul.alford51
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    Problem with secure MySQL installation on new droplet

    OK, managed to get in by doing the following: <br> <br>mysql -u debian-sys-maint -p <br> <br>update user set password=password(‘you…
    By paul.alford51
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    Problem with secure MySQL installation on new droplet

    Hi, I just spun up a new droplet with a pre-config Ubuntu LAMP stack, then logged in as root fine. Changed root passwd and ran the following. apt-get update mysqlinstalldb mysqlsecureinstallation After entering the r...
    4 By paul.alford51
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    Rootkit warning message - a question

    Hi Kamil, <br> <br>No, This is a pretty fresh droplet. Only added mod-security and denyhosts, then rkhunter and clamav (but clam w…
    By paul.alford51
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    Rootkit warning message - a question

    Hi, Should I be worried about this message from rkhunter? Warning: The following processes are using deleted files: Process: /usr/sbin/mysqld PID: 723 File: /tmp/ibbHqlhP Process: /usr/bin/pyth...
    2 By paul.alford51
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    See total bandwidth usage?

    Click your droplet, click Graphs in the CP.
    By paul.alford51
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    Configuring IPtables on private network

    Thanks Kamal, will do. I’ve added a few more rules too. <br> <br># Generated by iptables-save v1.4.12 on Mon Dec 30 00:33:13 2013 …
    By paul.alford51
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    Configuring IPtables on private network

    Sorry, mistake in the above. yyy is the IP address of the Wordpress web app instance and not the database server.
    By paul.alford51
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    Configuring IPtables on private network

    Hi, I have a Wordpress web app on a droplet in nyc2 and a MySQL server in the same DC. Both have private networking enabled and the web app works great with the backend DB server. I know the DB server can't be reache...
    4 By paul.alford51