Set default directory when ssh’ing into a server
Set default directory when ssh’ing into a server: Add cd /dir/to/start/in to .bashrc on the server
Merge one directory into another:
rsync -a /src/ /destination/
Search for occurrences of a string in a directory and it’s sub directories but only output the filename, useful if the string you’re searching for is found in a log because it will prevent the string being output a gazillion times:
grep -rl "string to search for" ./dir/to/search
Quickly check if you have opened a php tag like
grep -rn '.' -e '<?' | sed '/<?php/d' | grep '.php'
The following are specific to servers running whm.
Show what sites are using a specific php version:
whmapi1 php_get_vhosts_by_version version=ea-php56