Howdy, Apparently some recent cPanel shenanigans have caused problems on some systems with the Perl Module Scalar::Utils. It appears that it may have been modified, removed or something similar. If this is the case, you may see cpan installs failing, EasyApache installs failing, /scripts/perlinstaller installs failing, and more. The errors will look something like: Undefined…Continue Reading “cPanel Perl Module Scalar Utils issue”

From – ioping This tool lets you monitor I/O latency in real time. It shows disk latency in the same way as ping shows network latency. Install just download the sourcefile from wget tar -xzvf ioping-0.6.tar.gz cd ioping-0.6/ make ioping ./ioping Usage: ioping [-LCDRq] [-c count] [-w deadline] [-p period] [-i interval]…Continue Reading “IOping”

Link to dnsbls.tar.gz DNSBLS – An easy-to use DNS blacklist checker. Requirements: Python 2.7.3 Written by: MadsRC @ 2012 – Released under the GNU GPLv3 ————————– DNSBLS came into existence as I had a need to regularly check certain mailserver for DNS blacklisting. To use the script, simply execute it. First timers are encouraged to…Continue Reading “”

sshuttle on github

What is sshuttle? Basically, it’s a Python app that uses SSH to create a quick and dirty VPN between your Linux, BSD, or Mac OS X machine and a remote system that has SSH access and Python. Written by Avery Pennarun and licensed under the GPLv2, sshuttle is a transparent proxy server that lets users fake a VPN with minimal hassle.

WARNING: On MacOS 10.6 (at least up to 10.6.6), your network will stop responding about 10 minutes after the first time you start sshuttle, because of a MacOS kernel bug relating to arp and the net.inet.ip.scopedroute sysctl. To fix it, just switch your wireless off and on. Sshuttle makes the kernel setting it changes permanent, so this won’t happen again, even after a reboot.

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