Thursday, July 12, 2012

Cleaning backups of unused domains

September 7, 2010 by  
Filed under cPanel

cPanel backup functionality is a bit weird. It does not remove the taken backups of domains that are even removed years ago. If you do not regularly monitor this and clean unused backups, you may end up finishing you server’s storage. However, when your server has hundreds of customers accounts hosted and people are coming [...]

Restore your SSH access using WHM Autofixer

July 11, 2010 by  
Filed under cPanel

If you are locked out and can’t SSH to your server, WHM Autofixer may help you!  Read this to know more about WHM Autofixer. How to restore SSH settings and access? 1. Login to your WHM using the following URL: https://HOSTNAME-OR-IP:2087/scripts2/autofixer Change the HOSTNAME-OR-IP as appropriate for you.

Fixing WHM problems automatically using WHM Autofixer

July 10, 2010 by  
Filed under cPanel

Now you have angel hands for solving your WHM  related (selected) problems. cPanel has introduced Autofix for WHM to automatically solve a number of common problems. The Autofixer is a collection of scripts that can be run from WHM to fix some common issues not otherwise fixable or accessible from command line. The collection of [...]

Disallow /cpanel, /webmail to be redirected to ssl/tls ports (2083, 2096)

December 4, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

If you are getting certificate errors while you are trying to visit http://domain/cpanel, the most probable reason is that the error is regarding the issuer. That is most people usages self-signed SSL certificates for the services. The error is not a big issue comparing to the benefits of using secured over Non-secured connections.  However, for [...]

Adding Spell Checker in SquirrelMail in cPanel server

November 15, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

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 [...]

Clean/Flushing Exim mail queue

October 7, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

Sometimes, it is necessary to clean the mail queue of exim. It is not very tough thing to to. Use the following steps to do the same: Login to WHM as root Click Mail Queue Manager from Email section of left side menu You will get a new page in right frame. Click Delete all [...]

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 [...]

Installing PostgreSQL on cPanel/WHM Server

October 3, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

Installing PostgreSQL is not a difficult process, but you should follow the steps below in order to ensure that everything is properly configured. Note: cPanel requires PostgreSQL 7.3.x or later. Earlier versions will not work. If necessary, update to cPanel 7.4.0 build 45 (or later). You can update cPanel by typing /scripts/upcp from the command [...]

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. [...]

Installing new theme?

October 1, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

To install new cPanel theme you need to root login details. Once you logged in to server follow the steps cd /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/ mkdir -p cpanelappinstall cd cpanelappinstall wget -q tar -xf cpanelappinstall.tar rm -f cpanelappinstall.tar Then run https://IP:2087/cpanelappinstall/install.php and follow the steps Note : Replace IP with your servers IP or hostname.

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