Monthly server maintenance record # 1


> Ubuntu 16LTS hyper-V Guest

BMSworld Virtual Machine checkpoint: created

apt-get upgrades: complete
do-release-upgrade: complete

VHD (vhdx)Inspection: Defrag, chkdsk: complete, no errors

Physical server
Baremetal Host (-hypertAnk)

C: Chkdsk /f : complete
Server 2016 updates applied
Malwarebytes scan: complete
Symantec Endpoint antivirus scan. complete


[Cat: Site.performance] Issues present at one time of day once a week. (Part 1)

Right-o team, we have a problem. My server is aging. I put it together from a piece-meal of parts sourced from the local auction website: (similar to eBay, Amazon, Craigslist etc) It’s got a:: Motherboard: Tyan Dual-Socket S7002 CPU: 2x Xeon X5560’s (2.8 GHZ) RAM: 64GB DDR3-ECC OS HDD: 2x WD Velociraptor Harddrives (Raid 1) Personal Storage: 5x 4TB… Read more →

[ISSUE] BMSworld login error ‘SOLUTION | Error: Cookies are blocked or not supported by your browser. You must enable cookies to use WordPress’

Ahh the dreaded “Cookies are blocked or not supported by your browser. You must enable cookies to use WordPress” I think I’ve finally solved this – turns out that is you 303 redirect things to make other things more secure, you also need to set a cookie on your browser making sure that HTTPS is specified as the cookie domain,… Read more →

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We don’t use many cookies here. In the simplest terms, I use Youtube for video previews and in-page playback, an HTML5 video player for the background which also serves content from YouTube, Doubleclick, which again, is served by YouTube (No Ads delivered here.) If you wish to see a report on BMSworld, then please click this LINK Read more →

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