Using Centos 7 openvz containers with iptables on Proxmox

I started with the minimal install and had to complete the following steps to get a basic web server up and running – I used create CT to setup the container in Proxmox, specifying a network device rather than IP Manually created & edited /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 Manually edited /etc/sysconfig/network Started the virtual machine Ran additional commands… Read More »

Proxmox KVM machine will not stop

Occasionally a backup locks one of my KVM machines. Running any of the commands from the UI or from the command yields no results – Stop trying to aquire lock…TASK ERROR: can’t lock file ‘/var/lock/qemu-server/lock-136.conf’ – got timeout Reset trying to aquire lock…TASK ERROR: can’t lock file ‘/var/lock/qemu-server/lock-136.conf’ – got timeout Solution – /etc/init.d/cman stop… Read More »

Yoast Sitemap will not display

This normally happens if there is whitespace included before or after your php tags in the functions.php file of your current theme. If you are able to edit your functions.php file you can remove the blank space and it nornally resolves the issue. If you are looking for a less hands on approach I found… Read More »

Correct MIME type for MSI file downloads

Running Apache on Centos 7 and getting garbage when downloading files using IE? You need to modify the /etc/mime.types file and append the msi file extension to the line relevant line as follows – application/octet-stream bin lha lzh exe class so dll img iso msi Resave the file once modifed and restart apache. This should… Read More »

Java unable to load on chrome

A Google Chrome update means your java plugin does not run as expected. Simply enable the following by typing it in the chrome address bar -> enable, and then relaunch the browser. chrome://flags/#enable-npapi