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  1. Ricky Spanish

    Who is intensenode?

    Are they a member here? I never did business with this company and I got a email from them.
  2. Ricky Spanish

    What happened to the crissic website?

    Oh did not even notice that... :(
  3. Ricky Spanish

    What happened to the crissic website?

    I had crissic on a list of hosts I was comparing and noticed this morning the website just goes to their billing system. They don't have any information about the company or products there. I had to use the archive version of the site...
  4. Ricky Spanish

    How to get my webserver to start automatically if my VPS is rebooted?

    My website went down when my vps provider had maintenance and my vps restarted. It was short maintenance but my site was down for much longer because I did not realize my server was back online quickly... but the webserver not started back up. How can I make sure my webserver will come back on...
  5. Ricky Spanish

    Is it worth it to host your own dns?

    I let cloudflare host my dns because it's easy to setup and only requires on IP on the VPS but have been looking at guides to host it myself for learning purposes. Is it even worth it to host your dns or is it better to let a service designed to do it do it? What do you think?
  6. Ricky Spanish

    CentOS, Ubuntu or Debian for a newbie learning to manage a server?

    He does not want to use a control panel, wants to learn without one. At first just hosting a wordpress blog so will be following guides on setting up a LAMP stack and stuff. I guess I can tell him to sign up here and ask his own questions :P
  7. Ricky Spanish

    CentOS, Ubuntu or Debian for a newbie learning to manage a server?

    What control panel would you recommend for an absolute Linux newbie who hasn't managed a server without a control panel before? (This is not for me, by the way. I already use Debian and know the basics) I do not really know why some one would want one OS over another and it seems like a personal...
  8. Ricky Spanish

    Why is there so many different SSL types?

    Thank you, that helps. The warranty thing makes sense too.
  9. Ricky Spanish

    Why is there so many different SSL types?

    I was looking at different SSL Certificate options last night and notice there are many different types available at many different price ranges. Why are some $10/YR, and others $500/YR? I know their protection level differs, but what is preventing a $10/YR certificate from having the same...
  10. Ricky Spanish

    Definition of "Cloud"

    To me cloud just means that the equipment and hardware and network powering my VPS can withstand failures without impacting my uptime. So if someone unplugs a power cable, if a hard drive crashes or a server gets thrown into a swimming pool... my data will remain online.
  11. Ricky Spanish

    Nginx downloads php file instead of displaying it

    Well, I sort of figured it out though it's not what I read that was recommended. Changed in: /etc/php5/fpm/pool.d/www.conf listen = /var/run/php5-fpm.sock TO listen = 127.0.0.1:9000 Changed in: /etc/nginx/sites-available/default fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/php5-fpm.sock; TO fastcgi_pass...
  12. Ricky Spanish

    Nginx downloads php file instead of displaying it

    Also my /etc/php5/fpm/pool.d/www.conf file shows that it is listening for /var/run/php5-fpm.sock and so does the nginx configuration file too so I don't think it's that.
  13. Ricky Spanish

    Nginx downloads php file instead of displaying it

    I commented it out and restarted nginx with no go. Now it's just giving a 502 error, not trying to download the file anymore.
  14. Ricky Spanish

    Nginx downloads php file instead of displaying it

    In case it matters: php5-fpm -v PHP 5.5.12-1~dotdeb.1 (fpm-fcgi) (built: May 6 2014 04:33:15) Copyright (c) 1997-2014 The PHP Group Zend Engine v2.5.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2014 Zend Technologies with Zend OPcache v7.0.4-dev, Copyright (c) 1999-2014, by Zend Technologies nginx -v nginx...
  15. Ricky Spanish

    Compile nginx from source or use apt-get install nginx?

    Thanks for the help. I dont know what all of what was said means but I went with dotdeb but now I am having another nginx issue shown here:
  16. Ricky Spanish

    Nginx downloads php file instead of displaying it

    I created another thread about nginx and decided to use dotdeb to install it. Now I am trying to get php to work and all I get is a 502 error. I already had nginx installed so I skipped the first part but I followed this guide...
  17. Ricky Spanish

    Compile nginx from source or use apt-get install nginx?

    What sort of custom flags would be available from compiling that isnt there for the regular install? The website will be a basic wordpress base site but I am switching vps providers and remaking a new vps as it was on a basic apache setup. I think the regular method will work for me but if the...
  18. Ricky Spanish

    Introduction thread

    Im Ricky Spanish. Came here for help with my VPS. I forget what I was looking for on google last week but stumbled upon this place and decided to sign up today to ask a question. Hi!
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