Thursday, July 12, 2012

Enabling ConfigServers Firewall (csf) clustering for Login Failure Daemon (lfd)

June 15, 2011 by  
Filed under cPanel

ConfigServer Firewal (csf) is a very lightweight and easy to configure firewall for linux systems. Its cPanel interface provides a very easy to access and control the firewall from the WHM (Web Host manager). One of the best part of it, it’s fully free.   In version 5, csf introduced  lfd (Login Failure Daemon) clustering [...]

Creating secure remote logins to cPanel

July 1, 2010 by  
Filed under cPanel

To provide hosts with a simple way to allow users to login remotely, cPanel created a module. This module queries the cPanel server for a URL that allows access to cPanel, WHM or Webmail (depending on the request). This URL is good for a single use and the session is destroyed as soon as the [...]

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 [...]

Secure and Optimize your Virtual Private Server (VPS)

October 18, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

These technques can definately help you, but remember, use them at your own risk. If you don’t know what your doing, research it before attempting it. SECURING CPANEL – WHM – AND ROOT on a VPS This will help but as mentioned in previous posts, with a VPS you do not have access to your [...]

Writting WHM Plugins

October 3, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

A WHM plugin is merely a simple CGI application that has a couple of special comments in it to handle how it is displayed.  Any CGI language can be used here, however only perl will allow you access to some special functions that make permission handling much easier. All WHM plugins must be placed at [...]

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.

How to enable stats from WHM?

October 1, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

To enable the stats you need root login details. Once you logged into your WHM as root user follow the steps. Look in “Server Configuration”. Choose “Statistics Software Configuration”. Scroll down to “Statistics Processing Configuration Summary”. Click on “Configure Statistic Process Time Schedule”. Tick the boxes to denote the times during which stats should not [...]

Common features of cPanel, Plesk and DotNet Panel web hosting

September 29, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel, DotNet Panel, Plesk

cPanel, Plesk and DotNet Panel are the control panels offered by most of the professional web hosting service providers. These control panels provided by the hosting firms, help users to manage different tasks of web hosting. These panels simplifies the tasks for the support staff too, as clients are able to carry out majority of [...]

SSL Certificate Installation, Step by Step

September 28, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

First of all one must understand if your website needs an SSL certificate installed. SSL is an abbreviation of Secure Socket Layer. It is used for transfer of data through a secure channel i.e. between computers and the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) logoservers in an encrypted format. A website that involves online transactions, or share [...]

Installing WHMSonic Admin Pro in cPanel server

September 3, 2009 by  
Filed under cPanel

What is WHMSonic Shoutcast Admin Pro ? WHMSonic is a popular WHM/cPanel plugin, intended on making your life easier. WHMSonic’s plugins install in seconds and allows you to offer Shoutcast streaming media, AutoDJ, radio reseller from your Dedicated or VPS server without SSH access. Our plugins also support your users in cPanel. Users can setup [...]

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