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In a small environment, there's very little reason to rely on DNS resolution inside MySQL. You can disable it by adding
skip-name-resolve to your
my.cnf or by using the
--skip-name-resolve command line argument.
Remember that if you disable DNS lookups, you will need to set permissions using IP addresses …
Using WordPress to write a technical blog can be occasionally frustrating. WordPress uses the
wptexturize() function to rewrite certain ASCII character combinations into HTML entities. Although this may generally be a "good thing," it's really annoying on technical blogs where two dashes is not an em dash.
To disable this …
I was digging through my Apache httpd access logs the
other day and noticed that a particular Firefox user
was hitting my favicon over and over. In fact, it seemed to be making the request
every 10 seconds or so. At this point, I'm sort of assuming that someone's Firefox …
In vCenter Chargeback version 1.6, VMware added the ability to define a pricing matrix for virtual machines in a virtual data center (vDC). A pricing matrix associates a fixed cost with the virtual machine based on the number of allocated vCPUs and RAM. If you're implementing a bundle-based pricing …
This is the first time I've run into this problem.
In the process of disabling some slightly used plugins, slaptijack.com got into a situation where every permalink simply pulled up the home page rather than individual posts. I checked everything (mod_rewrite in my Apache configuration file, changes to .htaccess …
Oracle announced the release of VirtualBox 4.0.4 today. This maintenance release addresses many bugs experienced by hosts of all operating systems. You can find a full list of fixes and additions in the Changelog.
I use VirtualBox on both my Macs for my various testing needs. If you've …
One of Gmail's greatest features is its spam filtering. But, if you have a situation where you want to forward mail from multiple Gmail accounts to a single location, that fantastic filtering becomes a little cumbersome. In this situation, having junk mail sitting around in multiple Gmail accounts is actually …
Red Hat finally announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 yesterday. RHEL 5 was released in early 2007, making the wait for RHEL 6 the longest since Red Hat rebranded their Linux-based operating system with the RHEL moniker in 2003.
RHEL 6 boasts tons of new features …
Oracle's VirtualBox 3.2.10 was released today. This another maintenance release for 3.2 that includes a wide variety of bug fixes. Check out the Changelog for more details.
I use VirtualBox on both my Macs for my various testing needs. If you've got a favorite desktop virtualization program …
In a test lab, we ran into a situation where the connection between our Cisco Access Registrar (AAA) server and MySQL server was timing out. This forced the server to reconnect and resulted in the following errors:
name/radius/1 Error Server 0 ODBC client (DataSource 'my_odbc', Connection 8): SQLExecute …