R1Soft : GC overhead limit exceeded

I encountered this issue on the R1Soft Web Interface last week, which I had to open a support ticket for with R1Soft’s brilliant support. When trying to run tasks like a backup, run, or restore I would encounter the error messages as seen above. The error was down to the maximum amount of memory which…

NGINX SSL Ciphers

With browsers such as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox forcing websites to use better ciphers, along with websites such as PayPal no longer support older versions of TLS it’s time to update your NGINX installations with the latest version of OpenSSL (TLS 1.2+) and set some decent ciphers. I’m finding the following cipher set are…

OpenVZ IO Limits

OpenVZ has had IO limits for years, but I’ve never really had opportunity to implement them, especially with SSD disks becoming cheaper and the standard. However in some cases implementing IO Limits on your OpenVZ VMs can be a good practice. Especially on Database servers (High usage MySQL/MariaDB) or Mail servers (Exim on cPanel can…