Posts Tagged 'Nginx'

Maintain Unmanaged VPS – Part 4: Create or Bin MySQL DBs using the Terminal

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This how-to guide maps out two pretty basic but handy MySQL operations, creating and binning a database, using the terminal interface.

Sure, you can do those with, say, phpMyAdmin, but it's way quicker to perform such functions using the command line.

Having logged into MySQL's shell using ...

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Maintain Unmanaged VPS – Part 2: Adding Sub-Sites with Nginx

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Create sub-sites or prefixed WordPress blogs quickly & easily. Just create an A record, add a vhost file & symlink and restart Nginx.

This is very similar to adding a domain, which is detailed here and cheat-sheeted here, ...

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Maintain Unmanaged VPS – Part 1: Add Web Sites Nginx Cheatsheet

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Create additional sites & blogs quickly & easily. After creating the DNS entries, just add a vhost file, its symlink, restart Nginx and go play.

OK. So I did this guide already, already! But as this is one of the main things people do with a VPS – adding extra domains – I figured it wouldn't hurt to provide a shortcut cheatsheet too, minus ...

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When I started this series I figured I'd cover it in maybe 7 or 8 posts.

I had more hair in those days, and you were younger too.

Apart from underestimating the subject, fact is, with the intended audience for the Bible being Linux and/or VPS newbies, I'd kind of pinned my hopes on uncovering some way to use a control ...

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Maintain Unmanaged VPS – Part 5: Get phpMyAdmin Working with Nginx

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How to install PMA with Nginx, to administer multiple MySQL dbs from anywhere. View table structure, browse data, run queries, backup and more.

Adding phpMyAdmin to the Nginx web server is very like adding a sub-site. Dead easy! The process takes 10 minutes, tops. This guide shows you how to add the client, configure a virtual host file with ...

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Set Up Unmanaged VPS (4 Newbies) – Part 17: Nginx Control Panel Workarounds

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No viable panel, huh? OK, so we'll use some super-cool workarounds. Every cPanel module is listed here, together with the copy/paste code for the Nginx-equivalent alternate function.

With no feasible control panel module available for the Nginx web server, what's missing? What do we need for virtual private server & domain administration, and to set up and ...

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Set Up Unmanaged VPS (4 Newbies) – Part 16: Nginx Control Panel

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You're migrating shared-to-VPS and want a GUI like cPanel? No you don't, not after you read this! What's more, you don't need one either …

When I first looked at unmanaged VPS options, as a Linux newbie, one thing that concerned me was to have a control panel. So I set up Ubuntu, tacked on familiar Apache, and added ...

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Set Up Unmanaged VPS (4 Newbies) – Part 14: Tweak Nginx for WordPress – Pretty URLs & WP Super Cache

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For the blog platform WordPress to work properly with Nginx we need to tweak the web server configuration. This tutorial will enable both caching – integrating the WP Super Cache plugin – and activate pretty permalinks (FURLs, CURLs, all that!) with some simple rewrite rules.

OK, so you're a WordPress blogger. If you're not, move swiftly on. ...

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Set Up Unmanaged VPS (4 Newbies) – Part 13: Serve Multiple Sites & Blogs with Virtual Hosts

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Now to add sites & blogs to our powerful web server, using vhost (virtual host) files and symlinks. We'll create a site file structure, add users with groups & permissions, tweak Nginx with FastCGI support and upload pages using SFTP.

OK, so we've got Nginx humming on our shiny new Linux ...

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Set Up Unmanaged VPS (4 Newbies) .. The V-P-S Bible

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Welcome to the_guv's 20 part VPS how-to bible, complete with video tutorials.

If you are outgrowing your shared host, are paying big bucks for a managed VPS or want to rightsize from an old dedicated plan, this guide will help.

Stepped out in copy/paste modules, with the VPS Bible you can carry out key tasks or follow the entire series.

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