How to Un-ban an IP Blocked by Fail2Ban

When an IP is banned by Fail2Ban and you want to un-ban that IP, the command you need to run is: sudo fail2ban-client set <jailname> unbanip ipaddress You can get the jailname by running: sudo fail2ban-client status If you want to find what IPs are banned by Fail2Ban, you can check the IPTABLES by running: […]

Billion BiPac 7800n – O2 Broadband ADSL to Sky Broadband MER Migration

If you own a Billion 7800n router then you will know where these settings go: Main Port: ADSL Protocol: PPPoA (RFC2364, PPP over AAL5) [sometimes ATM instead of AAL5] VPI / VCI: 0 / 38 Username: install@o2broadband.co.uk [this is for both O2 and BEthere customers] Password: [leave blank] Encap. Method: VC/MUX Auth. Protocol: Auto IP […]

MySQL 5 Commands

shell> sudo /Library/StartupItems/MySQLCOM/MySQLCOM start (Enter your password, if necessary) (Press Control-D or enter "exit" to exit the shell) You might want to add aliases to your shell’s resource file to make it easier to access commonly used programs such as mysql and mysqladmin from the command line. The syntax for bash is: alias mysql=/usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql alias […]