Tar (Compress) a Directory without Images via Terminal

Sometimes you need to compress an entire directory, but sometimes you want to ignore specific file types. Here is a basic command that you can use to remove specific file types before you compress it. In this example we use the find command to look for, and ignore, all image file types. That then gets…

Wazuh Install Generates Error 0x5. Building Error. on CentOS 8

Wazuh is Host Intrusion Detection System (HIDS), a fork of the OSSEC platform. I’ve started to play with it more lately, it has been better maintained and has been enriched with nice features that should enhance your security posture. Recently while configuring Wazuh on CentOS 8 I ran across this error: Error 0x5.  Building error….

Active Domain Error in GravityForms MailGun plugin

For whatever reason I have was having the hardest time getting the MailGun plugin for GravityFroms to use my From Email domain in WordPress. Every time I tried to update the settings, I’d get the following error: Every time I ran an update using the WordPress option, it worked. Grr.. Turns out, I’m an idiot….

How do you enable SFTP on your Ubuntu server?

SFTP is a file transfer protocol. It wraps the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) inside the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol. This allows the communication to be protected as it moves from one point to another. PSA: Using FTP is considered an insecure transfer protocol and should be avoided. This article assumes you are trying to create…