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MySQL ROOT User Change Password Issue Fix & Password Validation Plugin

MySQL ROOT User Change Password Issue Fix & Password Validation Plugin

MySQL ROOT User Change Password Issue Fix New MySQL Password Validation Plugin has default requirements for UPPERCASE, lowercase and Special Non-AlphaNumeric Characters (example: _-+=$%#@!* etc.) symbols for increased security. If you updated your server (Ubuntu/Debian/CentOS/…) regularly and gradually from older MySQL versions, it will probably not affect you/your server (e.g. it will not prompt you […]

How To Troubleshoot & Check Email Server SMTP Port 25

How To Troubleshoot & Check Email Server SMTP Port 25

HOW TO TROUBLESHOOT AND CHECK IF EMAIL SERVER SMTP PORT 25 IS OPEN? A while ago we had issues with our ChicagoVPS’s VPS server instance and completely blocked SMTP Port 25 email traffic. After checking all relevant server config files and verifying that POSTFIX service is indeed up & running, there was only one thing left to […]

ChicagoVPS Unbiased True Review

ChicagoVPS Unbiased True Review

Article Last Updated: 16 Nov 2018 This review is about ChicagoVPS OpenVZ Basic (cheapest) plan (re-branded to Starter in 2018): $1 per month / $12 per year list price / 1 CPU Core / 128 256 MB RAM / 10 15 GB Disk In December 2016 we’ve moved to a more powerful ChicagoVPS OpenVZ Professional […]