Thursday, July 5, 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 [...]

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 [...]

Installing and configuring monit to monitor your server(s)

October 18, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel, Direct Admin, General, HyperVM, Kloxo, Plesk, Webmin

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 DirectAdmin in dedicated server

August 15, 2009 by  
Filed under Direct Admin

Before you start install of DirectAdmin, make you everything is ready. Check Prerequisites: Check your OS and Hardware are capable of running DirectAdmin. Click here for details. At least one external IP address (NAT/LAN-based systems will NOT work). You have SSH, gcc and g++ installed. (Quick note: yum install gcc g++ or apt-get install gcc [...]