Linux SSH update issue: Errno 12 and Errno 256 error message

Today I tried to update my Linux operating system via SSH using the command sudo yum update (sudo apt-get update may be working too, depending on the Linux distrubtion). Most updates worked fine, except for one, where I received this error: http://mirrors.ustc.edu.cn/centos/6/updates/x86_64/Packages/libssh2-1.4.2-3.el6_10.1.i686.rpm: [Errno 12] Timeout on http://mirrors.ustc.edu.cn/centos/6/updates/x86_64/Packages/libssh2-1.4.2-3.el6_10.1.i686.rpm: (28, ‘Operation too slow. Less than 1 bytes/sec … 

 

DirectAdmin: “Error Loading ssl_cipher”

When I could no longer connect to my server on port 2222, I knew something was up with Direct Admin. I received the error Stopping Direct Admin Failed. I checked the error logs and the error was as follows; There appears to be something wrong with loading the ssl cipher for the Direct Admin service. … 

 

Solve: “Stopping DirectAdmin: [FAILED]”

When you have made changes to the Direct Admin or you simply have to restart the DirectAdmin service, you can restart the DirectAdmin service manually. In my case, I was no longer able to connect to my server (by default, the server is accessible by going to serverip:2222 in your browser). Use one of these … 

 

Test your VPS server speed

A VPS can be bought for a cheap price these days and many hosting providers have various plans to choose from, ranging from a few hundred MB of RAM and a single core CPU, to virtual private servers with lots of RAM and speedy Gigabit connections. Mostly, a Linux server doesn’t need that much resources …