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Apache – graceful restart

Apachectl restart is used in 98% of the cases that require a web server reboot. What not everyone knows is that we can use a command that doesn’t stop all the child processes and doesn’t lead to possible blocked user sessions. apachectl graceful will allow each child process to die peacefully. For an even moreā€¦ Read More »

Measure web site latency with echoping

One excellent network monitoring piece of software is echoping. Syntax for a web server would be echoping -v -4 -h /code/ssl-cert-check tips4linux.com:80 For a mail server try this: echoping -v -4 -S mail.tips4linux.com Output data can later be viewed as an easy to read graphic by using smokeping.