Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Full site backup and restore in Shell

September 8, 2010 by  
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You can generate full site backup from individual cPanel account. However, for some reason if you want  backup several sites (but not all sites) it is a bit tedious to switch to every cPanel account and generate backups. If you are in such a situation, you can take backups easily from shell. However, you must [...]

Installation of Webmin on Mac! Video Tutorial

June 22, 2010 by  
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Here is a small video tutorial to show how to install Webmin control panel on Mac! This is very OLD tutorial for webmin version 1.3x. However, it might help you for basic understanding. Commands that typed in the video: cd Desktop cd Downloads tar -xvvzf webmn-1.370.tar.gz cd webmin-1.370 sudo ./ /usr/local/webmin

Adding Spell Checker in SquirrelMail in cPanel server

November 15, 2009 by  
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SquirrelMail provides a spell checker plugin but that may not be enabled by default. However, it is easy to install if you have root access to server. Follow the steps to enable spell checking plugin in SquirrelMail: SSH to server as root and run the following command: cd /usr/local/cpanel/base/3rdparty/squirrelmail/config Now run, [see below if the [...]

Installing and configuring monit to monitor your server(s)

October 18, 2009 by  
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Monit is a utility for managing and monitoring, processes, files, directories and filesystems on a UNIX system. Monit conducts automatic maintenance and repair and can execute meaningful causal actions in error situations. Pre Install Step: yum install openssl* Step 1: Installing monit from Source cd /usr/local/src wget tar -zxvf monit-5.0.3.tar.gz cd monit-5.0.3 ./configure –sysconfdir=/etc/monit/ [...]

Installing APF Firewall in cPanel server

October 9, 2009 by  
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The whole process of securing a Server or network is quite extensive. I’m discussing just one major aspect of Security here – Firewalls. Specifically my topic is about APF firewall. I’m dividing this article into 2 sections :- The first section is for amateurs. The second section is strictly for experts, at least for those [...]