Technology Insights

How to Add a Secondary IP Address to a SliceHost VPS

First off you can add multiple IP’s to each SliceHost VPS. Adding the secondary IP address to a SliceHost Virtual Private Server (VPS) is easy. Open the SliceManager control panel and click the Help tab to open a support ticket. In the ticket state that you want a secondary IP, the justification for it, and that you understand it will cost $2/month. Typically support responds very quickly and will configure the secondary IP address for you.

Typical justification would be that you are running a web server and need to have multiple SSL certificates.

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Technology Errors

Redmine: Stuff To Do Plugin: Internal error: An error occured on the page you were trying to access

When installing the Redmine Stuff To Do plugin you might get the below error in your browser.

Error:
Internal error
An error occurred on the page you were trying to access.
If you continue to experience problems please contact your redMine administrator for assistance.

Upon further investigation you will probably see another error similar to the below in the production.log under your Redmine installation.

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Technology Insights

Redmine email.yml: Enable Email Sending Through Gmail

Follow the below instructions to have your Redmine application send email using TLS through Gmail. As long as you have a Gmail account you will be able to send mail through smtp.gmail.com.

  1. Install TLS: First install TLS for the Redmine project. Login to the server with the user that runs Redmine and issue the below command from the Redmine project root directory to install TLS.
    bash

    1. ./script/plugin install http://svn.douglasfshearer.com/rails/plugins/action_mailer_optional_tls
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