Wednesday, July 4, 2012

How to enable/disable temporary URL in cPanel

September 19, 2010 by  
Filed under cPanel

Most of the hosting provider disable temporary URL (http://server-IP/~user/) for security reason. You may need to enable temporary URL while the actual domain resolves. To enable temporary URL do the following steps. Log in into WHM Navigate to “Security Center >> Apache mod_userdir Tweak” Uncheck “Enable mod_userdir Protection” if you want to enable temporary URL. [...]

Where the logs are stored in linux (cPanel)?

October 8, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

In a cPanel server, you may find logs are often stored differently comapring a control panel less server. Even Plesk saves logs in different paths. Here is a list of services and their log path that may help you finding the logs. Apache /usr/local/apache/logs/access_log /usr/local/apache/logs/error_log /usr/local/apache/domlogs/ MySQL /var/lib/mysql/hostname.err hostname should be resemble your hostname.

Apache configuration (httpd.conf) checking

October 4, 2009 by  
Filed under General

Many times you may experience apache failing only due to misconfiguration of apache configuration file (httpd.conf or apache.conf or apache2.conf). It is hard to manually check specially when the length of file is long specially due to many virtual hosts. However, we are blessed by an automatic syntax checking tool ported with apache. To check [...]

Updating Apache using Cpanel EasyApache

October 3, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

EasyApache is a pre configured script that allows you to easily update Apache Web server through WHM or SSH. In this tutorial we will show you how to update apache using SSH /scripts/easyapache. Requirements: Root SSH access to your server Login as root through SSH. 1) Login to your server and su – to root. [...]

Adding custom directives to VirtualHosts

September 1, 2009 by  
Filed under Direct Admin

You can add extra settings for virtual hosts of a domain using DirectAdmin. Simple follow these steps: Go to Admin Panel -> Admin Settings -> Customize Httpd Configurations. Click the domain from the list that you want to insert the extra httpd.conf code to. At the bottom of the page, you’ll see the current httpd.conf [...]

Linux Hosting Control Panels

August 5, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel, Ensim, Plesk, Webmin

A Control Panel is a very important factor that comes with web hosting service. Your control panel determines how accessible the features of the server are to you so as to maximize the benefits to your web site. Since a large number of hosts offer hosting on Linux platform, following is a run down of [...]

Modify Apache default success page

August 2, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

To modify the apache default success page, follow the steps below: You just have to login to your server via ssh. Navigate to /usr/local/apache/htdocs cd /usr/local/apache/htdocs And finally edit the file index.html nano index.html Source:

What is cPanel?

August 2, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

cPanel is a unix based web hosting control panel that provides a graphical interface and automation tools designed to simplify the process of hosting a web site. cPanel utilized a 3 tier structure that provides functionality for administrators, resellers, and end-user website owners to control the various aspects website and server administration through a standard [...]