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Shell Script to check tomcat status and restart

The below script checks the status of a particular tomcat status and restarts it if the tomcat does not respond....TOMCAT_HOME=/usr/local/tomcat-folder/

is_Running ()

        wget -O - >& /dev/null
 if( test $? -eq 0 ) then
  return 0
  return 1

kill_Hanged_Processes ()
 echo "killing hanged processes......"
 javaProcs=`ps -efl| grep -v grep | grep java`
 if(test ! -z "$javaProcs") then
  echo "nonzero"
  processId=`echo $javaProcs | awk '{ print $2} '`
  echo "$processId"
  kill -9 $processId
stop_Tomcat ()
 echo "shutting down......"

start_Tomcat ()
 echo "starting......"

restart ()
 sleep 10
 sleep 60

send_Mail ()
# script to send simple email
# email subject
SUBJECT=" went down"
# Email To ?
# Em…
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How to search and replace string in VI editor Linux

Find each occurrence of 'old_string' (in all lines), and replace it with 'new_string'.

Find each occurrence of 'old_string' (in the current line only), and replace it with 'new_string'.

Change each 'old_string' to 'new_string', but ask for confirmation first.

Change only whole words exactly matching 'old_string' to 'new_string'; ask for confirmation.

Change each 'old_string' (case insensitive) to 'new_string'; ask for confirmation.

This may be wanted after using :set noignorecase to make searches case sensitive (the default).
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Getting access to menu from portlet in liferay

The below code describes the way of accessing menu items from the portlet. Here i have called it from jsp. The best thing about this is you can use the beautiful permission management of menu items of liferay as well without bothering about that. Writing services for fetching menu names from the layout tables will need more codes for permission managements......

Hope this helps.........

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Inter-portlet communication in liferay

In this article we will discuss about the Client-side Inter-Portlet Communication......

The JSR-286 (Portlet 2.0) specification gives a mechanism for inter-portlet communication (IPC).
it is mainly started and supported in Liferay since version 5.1.Though there is no perticular solution that fits all the requirments, so Liferay gives an additional method based on JavaScript to perform client side communication.

The client-side mechanism communicates portlets on events.

An event-based model allows one portlet to provide a notification that something of significance has happened, without establishing any kind of hard dependency. Other portlets on the same page that are interested/configured in that event and have registered listeners are then able to act accordingly.

The API is very simple and is mainly based on two methods....

 Liferay.trigger(eventName, data)
 Liferay.bind(eventName, function, [scope])

The above methods have been deprecated in Liferay 6 and replaced with...


How To Enable Remote Access To MySQL Server?

Mysql server by default disables the remote access of the server... To access it from a remote host follow the below steps.....
Step # 1: Login to your mysql server with SSH.
Step # 2: Enable the networking in the server.
Now open the my.cnf file using your favourite editor. I used vi.
# vi /etc/my.cnf
Step # 3:Then locate line follows
Make sure line skip-networking is commented (or remove line) and add following line
For example, if your MySQL server IP is then entire block should be look like as follows: [mysqld] user = mysql pid-file = /var/run/mysqld/ socket = /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock port = 3306 basedir = /usr datadir = /var/lib/mysql tmpdir = /tmp language = /usr/share/mysql/English bind-address = # skip-networking

Here bind-address : IP address to bind to.
Dont forget to comment the line skip-networking to enable communication over tcp/ip.

Virus f Opyum Team

Symptoms :: 
Several processes running named f or i. 
Network choked
Apache Dead
Unknown entry  * * * * * root f Opyum Team in crontab

Investigate ::
Try to kill the f process and even root will be unable to kill it. Check file named f and i in /etc or /bin or /usr/sbin directory. Try to delete, the file f  will not delete.  Some unknown .jpg files will be there in the same folder. 

Solve :: The root is unable to delete the file f because of the immutable bit in f
To remove it use ses or chattr
Follow the below steps to remove it completely.....

remove the unknown .jpg files in system folders

(kill process f) option k

#ses -i /bin/f
#rm /bin/f
#ses -i /etc/crontab
#vi /etc/crontab (and delete last line)

Precautions ::  In my case the server was hacked bu Brute-force attack
So set a good password with a combination of upper,lower case letters and special characters.

Post your feedback or any issues you may face removing the virus.  Very less number of good threads are there explaining …