Caleb Cushing's Blog

Override DNS on a Linux system without root

I had this problem for a long time, and no one ever proposed a good solution. Recently I got a new answer on my, almost 2 year old, Unix and Linux StackExchange question. This information seems very obscure and so I thought I’d share it, if you too have had this problem and were unable to find this, or at least found finding it hard, consider upvoting the answer. Read more →

Adding and Deleting subdomains with Plesk on the Command Line

Plesk has the disadvantage that everything is done through the database. So we can’t just modify Bind’s Zone files. To add an A record of a subdomain you have to do the following: /usr/local/psa/bin/dns -a domain.tld -a subdomain -ip the first -a is for add to zone which is why it must specify the top level domen, the second is for A record, and must not contain the full Read more →