August 2020
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PHP 5.5 : MySQL error – The server requested authentication method unknown to the client

Recently I had to upgrade the php version to 5.5 on one of the servers for the enhancement. All the php hosted sites showing database errors after the switching to new PHP version. The error is shown below,

Could not connect: The server requested authentication method unknown to the client. So I had to revert […]

Running multiple PHP versions on Apache

One of the old project can be run only on php 5.2 version and further development is happening on the same version. This project hosted in a dedicated WHM/Cpanel server. Unfortunately we will not get the php 5.2 option in EasyApache as they deprecated that version. Php5.3 or later cab be available there. So I […]

How do I enable php-pspell extension and verify the install

One of the today’s interesting job is to assit an installation, as one of he DevOPs asked me to enable pspell library support in php. I just imply installed the it using yum command and had verified that it was enabled. But the dev. is unhappy on my approach. So I had to keep both […]

Optimizing Magento hosting and Boosting performance

Recently I had to work with a eCommerce web application which sells products by showing it’s images. This will be hosted on a heavy duty server where there are many admins/suppliers are adding products in back end to this system. This app uses AWS service.

After spending/testing in Goggling few days and hours in […]

Installing Memcache on CentOS or on WHM/Cpanel server

What is Memcache

Free & open source, high-performance, distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, but intended for use in speeding up dynamic web applications by alleviating database load.

Installing memcache on CentOS desktop.

We need the following three package to be installed prior to this installation.

1. libevent ( 2. memcached ( […]

Whm/Cpanel : Adding new PHP handler in Apache

One of my client have a server which all the php files are used in diff. file extension . Eg they uses a file testphp.sec to run php script. This file is containing pure php codes but named in different manner to interpret they are using different platform.

Sometimes it might be help to avoid […]