Simple PHP SOAP Client

As I need a SOAP client here and there - especially when it comes to web-based projects like monitoring and so on, I created a little SOAP Client in PHP after searching for a simple solution without any additional features. Feel free to use it for whatever: soap_config.php define('SOAP_URI', 'urn:ENDPOINT'); // SOAP URI - please consider the documentation of your SOAP service to figure this one out define('SOAP_IP', 'ip or hostname'); // IP/host of the server offering the SOAP service define('SOAP_PORT', '8080'); // SOAP…

Screen Cheatsheet & screenrc

This is my little cheatsheet for screen - one of my most used cli programs under Linux. I know that some people hyping alternatives like tmux like mad, but I prefer working under the "if it ain't broken, don't try to fix it" premise. I have also added my little ~/.screenrc which I prefer to use on the machine I work with. Cheatsheet: Key Action Ctrl+a c create new window Ctrl+a n next window Ctrl+a p previous window Ctrl+a " select a window from a list Ctrl+a Ctrl+a jump to the previous viewed window Ctrl+a A set…

Fixing "broken" Bridged Networking in VMWare

For some odd reason (which I still can't pin down), I had a problem with running VMs in VMWare Player with bridged networking on a Windows 10 Host: Even though I have been able to select bridgin in the Guest Config I wasn't able to select any device to bridge. After checking my config I figured out that none of my network adapters had the required service associated to it. There are two ways to fix this: 1: Just uninstall VMWare Player, reboot,…

Setting up picoCMS with NGINX and php-fpm

Installing picoCMS under Apache is well documented but getting it completely running using NGINX isn't as much, so I though that a good first post for this Blog would be a bunch of configuration fragments which I use for running picoCMS under NGINX. I will not cover the installation & basic configuration of php-fpm - that's something I will maybe cover in another post. For now I just expect that you already have a running NGINX & php-fpm stack on default…