Month: June 2016

Nss Bug

The Problem: There is an issue on CloudLinux 6.8 and CentOS 6.8 servers with the nss package version numbered 3.21.0-8. In general, if you see either: curl > /dev/null Illegal instruction (core dumped) or rhn_check Illegal instruction (core dumped) In both cases, the fix that is being advised amounts to downgrading the nss packages…

Cpanel – SSL’s hostnames are required to have DNS entries

tl;dr When cPanel starts up, if it doesn’t have a valid SSL (now valid properly signed SSL) it reissues it’s own SSL, or panics if it cannot. cPanel is now requiring a valid hostname check (similar to Let’s Encrypt) as a part of that check. Therefore, a server’s hostname now has to point at the…

Boot Failure Troubleshooting Flowchart

Check it! Nice… Full size image here (7000×7000) or here: