Cron jobs are one of the common ways developers schedule repeated tasks on a Linux system. A cron job is a simple way to schedule a script to run on your system on a regular basis. Writing a cron job happens in three basic steps: Write the script you wish to execute (e.g. mycron.php) Determine […]
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As you may know or have noticed, Memory utilization can be a difficult to truly understand. While tools like free -m can certainly help, they aren’t necessarily a true indication of health or unhealth. For example, if I see 90% Memory utilization, that’s not exactly an indication that it’s time to add more resources. The nature […]
If you’ve ever wanted to monitor and filter through network traffic in realtime, ngrep is about to be your new best friend. ngrep stands for “network grep” and can be a very useful tool for packet sniffing, troubleshooting, and more. It’s like standard GNU grep (which I talk about a lot in my parsing logs […]
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