CentOS 6: Setting a Static IP address

CentOS Bash

This is a quick tutorial on how to set a static IP address using the terminal within CentOS 6. Set the Static Address 1. Check which interface(s) you want to set as static. eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 4C:72:B9:D1:D3:26 inet addr:192.168.1.58 Bcast:5.135.164.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: fe80::4e72:b9ff:fed1:d326/64 Scope:Link inet6 addr: 2001:41d0:8:e77b::1/64 Scope:Global …

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How to to install and Use SteamCMD

SteamCMD

This is a brief tutorial on the basics of installation and usage of SteamCMD. Windows 1. Create a folder for SteamCMD. C:/steamcmd 2. Download the SteamCMD (Windows) Update Tool. http://media.steampowered.com/installer/steamcmd.zip 3. Extract the contents of the zip to the folder. Linux 1. Create a user for SteamCMD and login. Note: …

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SteamCMD Dedicated Server List

SteamCMD

I decided to put together a list of all the Dedicated servers available on Steam. This will hopfully be useful to server administrators. I have also put hte results on the Valve Wiki page. Here are my results. They are accurate as of June 2014. This is a list of dedicated servers …

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Virtualbox extention pack error: VERR_ALREADY_EXISTS

Virtual Box Extension Issue

Problem When upgrading to a newer version of VirtualBox on Windows there was an issue with installing an updated version of the VirtualBox extension pack. The Following error would appear. Failed to install the Extension Pack The installer failed with exist code 1: VBoxExtPackHelperApp.exe:error: Failed to rename the extension pack …

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SteamCMD Workaround for “appid 90″ HLDS Games Servers Requiring Multiple Downloads

SteamCMD appid 90 hlds goldsrc

HLDS (GoldSrc) games use appid 90 to download  the server files from SteamCMD. There is a bug that requires you to try and download the serverfiles many times before it starts downloading all the assets. I have found a fix to this problem (After much trial and error). This fix …

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btinternet.com Blocking Email: Bad Reputation

BT Logo

522 IP REPUTATION BAD I have recently been seeing issues with email servers sending emails to btinternet.com. See example from postfix log below (I have changed the to email for privacy). Nov 13 07:40:53 asc postfix/smtp[9545]: CDB04182C4BA: to=<[email protected]> relay=mx.bt.lon5.cpcloud.co.uk[65.20.0.49]:25, delay=159823, delays=159823/0.02/0.11/0, dsn=4.0.0, status=deferred (host mx.bt.lon5.cpcloud.co.uk[65.20.0.49] refused to talk to me: …

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