Zabbix 3.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 with Percona

After upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04, I couldn’t get Zabbix to run and was receiving the following

To fix this I needed to symlink the perconaclient library to the mysql client libraries that Zabbix was expecting.

 

iRedMail on Nginx

This is my experiment to get iRedMail to work with Nginx. In the end I got everything to work other than awstats, although with some caveats. I don’t like awstats very much and it seemed quite troublesome to get it setup. There is a mode to run awstats in that lets it just generate static …

Postfix with ubuntu 11.10

In addition to my Dovecot issues, postfix as well had failed and I wasn’t able to send emails. However, getting them was more important at that point. After some trials, I found I needed to add this to my main.cf smtpd_sasl_type = dovecot smtpd_sasl_path = private/auth Which has resolved postfix from not working. Hopefully I …

Dovecot with ubuntu 11.10

Just recently updated my vps to ubuntu 11.10, this went mostly smooth. However, I had some issues with dovecot. I could not get it to start. It seems that the configuration guide I followed to setup dovecot broke due to outdated settings. However thanks to a wiki guide from dovecot, I was able to convert …

Nginx with IPv6 and vhosts

Linode.com has recently setup IPv6 natively and is deploying it across their data-centers.  This is great as I now have a native IPv6 address for my VPS. I use Nginx as a replacement for Apache and I noticed today that my vhosts where not correctly responding on the IPv6 address.  Since I use a wildcard …

Moving home directory to a new drive

My current host has a unique feature in which it allows me to setup virtual machines easily. Since that is easily possible, I may want to someday switch to another operating system. So I wanted to split all my /home and configuration files out onto a separate drive. Which is entirely possible with my host. …