Sunday, July 8, 2012

Updating theme using command line tools

January 2, 2012 by  
Filed under cPanel

If you are comfortable user on linux terminal, you will try to do as many tasks as possible using the terminal. Moreover, it also saves the time to load the bulky GUI. If you are ever thinking how to change cpanel’s theme from terminal for all user or for an individual user, here are the [...]

10 Free Web Hosting Control Panels

May 24, 2010 by  
Filed under General, Kloxo, Webmin

Most of the web designers/developers, within time, begin to manage too many websites, build resource-consuming applications and require more than a standard web hosting package. Then it comes to deciding a hosted/ready-to-use platform or own a VPS/dedicated server and host the websites yourself. Both have cons and pros, the first one requires no technical knowledge [...]

Finding all subdomains of any specific domain (DNS afxr)

February 24, 2010 by  
Filed under General

It is possible to get list of all subdomains of any domain name. However, that must be allowed by the DNS Server. This is called AXFR. Step One: Getting authoritative nameserver(s) from linux shell dig Now check the output in authority section. Let assume it is Now use the dig command as follow: [...]

Some Billing and Automation Software:: Both for Linux and Windows Platform

October 14, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

This discussion about some Automation and Billing Software. Reading this article any one can gather necessary knowledge on Automation software. Okay lets go; AWBS AWBS – “Advanced Webhost Billing System” AWBS is a commercial web host billing system, which features a wide range of modules for automated domain name registration, web host account provisioning, and [...]

How do I find out Linux Resource utilization to detect system bottlenecks?

October 9, 2009 by  
Filed under General

vmstat command reports information about processes, memory, paging, block IO, traps, and cpu activity. However, a real advantage of vmstat command output – is to the point and (concise) easy to read/understand. The output of vmstat command use to help identify system bottlenecks. Please note that Linux vmstat does not count itself as a running [...]

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.

A Comparison: Windows Vs. Linux Hosting

October 2, 2009 by  
Filed under General

Linux and Windows 2000 are the types of software also known as operating systems that web servers use to perform, the kind of thing that web servers perform. The following are the guidelines to assist in the decision making as to choose which among the two: – It’s not compulsory to opt for Windows web [...]

Billing automation software:: WHMCS

October 2, 2009 by  
Filed under General

WHMCompleteSolution, also known as WHMCS, is a commercial billing and automation software program developed by WHMCS Ltd. Originally, WHMCS was designed to integrate only with cPanel and WHM, a leading web hosting control panel. However, WHMCS has expanded to support additional integration with other web hosting control panels, and it now includes support for a [...]

What is cPanel?

August 2, 2009 by  
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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 [...]