Plesk root password recovery

I was doing a password rotation on a server the other day and for some reason it failed whilst I was updating root. Maybe the password was too long, maybe Virtuozzo doesn’t do proper validity checking but either way I lost access to root. Luckily if you’ve still got access to a Plesk admin user […]

502 Bad Gateway error

Yesterday I was configuring WordPress and Jetpack when I got a 502 Bad Gateway error error from Nginx. It’s simple enough to fix but I’ve not used Nginx too much, here’s the problem and solution… When you’re using Nginx as a reverse proxy to Apache sometimes the upstream server can send headers too big to […]