Archive for the 'Tips' Category

Backup MySQL Database to Email

Monday, February 27th, 2006

Oscar Merida from Record as I Am has written a short tutorial about How to: Backup your MySQL database and email results using BASH. He creates a simple shell script which dumps the content of a database to a text file, compresses the file and sends of an email with the file.
The script only depends on Mutt or any [...]

3 Tips for Secure Communication

Monday, February 20th, 2006

I’ve been using a couple of wireless hotspots the last few days, and while very convenient, it made me think about security. The problem is that every time you check your mail, transfer files with FTP or connect to a server via telnet all the data, including your username and passwords, are transferred over the [...]

5 resources at

Thursday, December 22nd, 2005

When you add a domain to DreamHost up to 5 resources will be available at
A webmail client is automatically set up on all domains at Dreamhost currently uses the PHP-based Webmail software package SquirrelMail.
Mailbox Manager
The Mailbox Manager at gives your users the ability to check their disk usage, set up keyword filters [...]

RoundCube and TurboDbAdmin

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

Two new PHP/Ajax applications, RoundCube and TurboDbAdmin, has got a lot of publicity lately.
RoundCube Webmail is a browser-based email client with a very nice interface and functionality a bit like GMail, but available to install on your own server. TurboDbAdmin is an online database administration tool like phpMyAdmin (which is currently being used at DreamHost’s [...]