Codeigniter 3 session not working

On a web application, session not working. I verified PHP session is working with script https://gist.github.com/serverok/8c504205ae0357e0c6488eab880a77bf When refreshing the script, the number start increasing, that confirms PHP session works fine on the server. As for Codeigniter, we need to check the session settings in file application/config/config.php

That looks good. Session will be saved in […]

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Whitelist an IP address in imunify360

To white list an IP address in imunify360 firewall, you can run command

Another way to white list IP is create a folder

Inside the folder, create a file with .txt extension, add IPs you need whitelist in CIDR format, one per line. Reoad firewall with command

See imunify360 […]

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install php redis extension in aaPanel

redis php extension aapanel

To install php redis extension on aaPanel control panel, run

If you get php-config not found error, you need to create a symlink. This is for server with PHP 7.4 installed, if your server have differnt version of PHP, you may need to change path.

Now continue the installation from “./configure” command, it […]

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React Application showing 404 error on refresh

On Apache server, React Application works fine, but if you refresh a page, it shows 404 error. This is because the application use BrowserRouter. To fix the error, create a .htaccess file with following content

Put this on the folder where your application index.html is or in Apache Virtual Host entry. See htaccess […]

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Change SSH port in CyberPanel

CyberPanel Change SSH port

CyberPanel is a free open source control panel for web hosting. It use OpenLiteSpeed web server. You have the option to use Commercial LiteSpeed web server with CyberPanel. To change SSH port on CyberPanel server, login to CyberPanel, then go to

From the left side menu. On next page, you will get option to […]

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Amazon Elastic Container Registry

amazon docker registry (ECR)

Amazon Elastic Container Registry is used to store docker images in Amazon AWS cloud. To create a repository using awscli command line tool, run

In Amazon AWS console, you can see the newly created repository by going to “Elastic Container Registry” page in the region where you created the repository. https://ap-southeast-1.console.aws.amazon.com/ecr/repositories?region=ap-southeast-1 To see the […]

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Build a docker container with Apache

To create a docker container with Apache, create a Dockerfile

Paste following content into the Dockerfile

Now build an image with command

Once image is build, you can see it using docker images command

To start a container with the image, run

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Restart Apache if failed

This bash script check web site every 5 minutes, restart the web server if web site is not responding. Create a file

Add

In above code, replace https://YOUR_DOMAIN.EXTN/ with your sites actual url. Make it executable

Create a cronjob

Add

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CloudPanel – Free Hosting Control Panel Debian 10/Nginx

CloudPanel Hosting Control Panel

CloudPanel is a free hosting control panel, that make deploying web application on cloud easier. It use Nginx web server, support multile PHP versions, comes with nginx configuration for various popular CMS and web applications. https://www.cloudpanel.io/ Install CloudPanel CloudPanel need a server with Debian 10. To install CloudPanel, run

After install you can access […]

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