Posts by madods

Convert Unix dates for export to Excel with PHP

Its easy enough to export formatted dates as strings to a .csv file for Excel, but if you want to...

php/PDO access to MS SQL Server from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server

The replacement of a Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server with one running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS necessitated moving from the php mssql_*...

Mikrotik Router redirect to transparent proxy

A customer with a new Mikrotik router needed to redirect all port 80 and 8080 web traffic to their existing...

>2TB Partitions

The normal fdisk partition utility supplied with Ubuntu can only create MBR partitions which are limited to 2TB in size....

CleanLogic Colours

I found that the colour selections were being ignored by Crosstec CleanLogic Joomla Template. After trawling through their support forum...

Finding the Linux device name of a USB Drive

I had a scripting problem due to the fact that USB drives plugged into the server did not always get...

Using VPNC & Squid to access Ebix Sunrise VPN from WinBEAT

Ebix support the use of the Cisco VPN client for Windows and the VPN client in Cisco routers for accessing...

Suppressing DHCPINFORM/DHCPACK entries

I found that the logs for an ISC-DHCP server contained repeated entries like: [crayon-5a37d5caa1dce544201186/] After some Googling, I found that...

Installing joe for 64 bit Cygwin

I wasn’t able to find a version of the joe editor packaged for Cygwin-64, and when I went to compile...

Public IP Addresses for 4G Wireless Services

It seems to be getting harder and harder to get a wireless internet service with a public IP address rather...