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PHP-FPM and SELinux

Troubleshooting a new Centos8 machine, I encountered a very strange problem: my Apache+PHP setup was working fine, but every CURL script was not working. No errors, only blank pages. Digging into the problem, I fixed it running this command: setsebool -P httpd_can_network_connect on The issue was generated by SELinux: the Read more…

By huntz, ago
English

VMware MUI and remote console not working … fixed!

Sometimes, on Linux boxes, after installing VMware Server and the MUI (Management User Interface aka VMware Management Interface - the web based administration interface) you cannot login. You have to use the root account and the password of your linux server, you have made no typo errors, but no way to go ahead. Usually, if you have this problem, you cannot use also the VMware console from a remote IP (eg. you cannot login to your server from your workstation, even from the same LAN). Recently I have found this problem in many Linux distributions and I have figured out how to fix this serious problem... (more…)

By huntz, ago
Internet

poste.it: che agonia…

Per diverse ragioni, mi trovo “costretto” ad usare i servizi online di poste.it, alle volte… Beh, usare e’, nel caso specifico, una parola grossa 🙂 Oggi, per l’ennesima volta, il sito non risponde. Dopo n tentativi, con estrema lentezza, riesco a scaricare mezza pagina, solo per poi ritrovarmi dei messaggi Read more…

By huntz, ago
Internet

The Ultimate Proxy Lists (Checked!)

Spesso poter utilizzare un proxy server risulta utile per testare applicativi, mantenere un certo livello di privacy, aggirare alcune stupide discriminazioni geografiche (come ad esempio il Great Firewall of China)… Il problema principale e’ sempre stato quello di trovare una fonte attendibile con dei proxy attivi. Ultimamente ho trovato questo Read more…

By huntz, ago