One of our customers had a unique challenge of moving web servers. Their site was huge, with one directory having over 200GB of images. They opted to do a partial migration, copying over the website as is first before the final switch over. The final switch over required to copy over only the latest files created […]
If you’ve stumbled across this post, then you’ve recently become a victim of the most famous way of uploading a malicious script to a website – PHP file uploads. Read through this article to understand the problem and an easy solution to add an extra layer of security to your web application.
Using the following command in SSH, you will be able to extract files from your tar file. tar -xf file.tar
Use the following command if you want to create a tar and compress a file (or folder). tar -czf /path/to/save/file.tar folder_or_file_name The options used in the above command are outlined below for your understanding. -c = create -z = compress a file -f = use the file mentioned instead of tape drive
A couple of useful SSH commands to find files on your linux server.
Earlier this week, I was transferring all my important data from my external 120GB USB hard disk to my new laptop. During the process, the transfer became unbearably slow. I decided to cancel it and reboot my computer to get a fresh start. To my dismay, Windows Vista detects the hard drive but is unable […]