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CONTACT MANAGER : MANAGE SERVER NOTIFICATIONS OR ERROR MESSAGES As WHM is an easy to use application to help assist with managing your server. It can also send you alerts based on certain actions performed (or triggers). There are a various ways that ...
#1: LS : WHAT’S IN THIS DIRECTORY? The command LS stands for LIST DIRECTORY CONTENTS. And, cleverly, it will do just that: list a directory's contents! Using it with -F will give a list of the directories contents, and denote items that are other direct...
CPHULK is a service that provides protection for your server against brute force attacks. A BRUTE FORCE attack is a hacking method that uses an automated system to guess the password to your web server or services. When cPHulk blocks an IP address or ac...
On a Linux server, if you are in need of changing the permissions of a bulk amount of files or directories recursively, we can use 'find' command to do it. The steps are explained below: * Change to the directory in which you need to change the permiss...
Following guide will help you change your dedicated server's administrator password for Windows Server 2003, 2008 R2, or 2012. For more guides please refer to this Microsoft's KB. [http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754651%28v=ws.10%29.aspx] ...
This will probably help you to find out the IP which tried the malpractices in a server to get compromised. First, we can try to find the IP which I need to monitor 1. This netstat script will list out the number of connections made by an IP > NETST...
CHECKING YOUR SERVER STATUS AND INFORMATION IN WHM This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM). Let's take a look at the server status section of WHM and the two options: server information and service status. Click the service...
To launch Windows Command Prompt (CMD), please do the following: Go to Windows --> Run (by press "Windows" key + "R" key) --> Type "CMD" and hit "ENTER" If you would like do know more about Command Prompt, please check here: [ http://en.wikipedia.org...
How do I configure initial WHM settings? Before you can use cPanel, you will need to set up WHM. This is where you will do some basic setup for the web server. The WHM Initial Setup is done using the Initial Setup wizard. The WHM Initial Setup wizard i...
Disable Recursion in Plesk ======================== * Log into the PLESK ADMIN PANEL. * Select TOOLS AND SETTINGS. * Click DNS TEMPLATE SETTINGS from the section. * Select LOCALNETS from the DNS RECURSION section. * Click the OK button. Disabl...
Please be informed that .Net Framework is already installed inside your server. However, you need to activate your asp.net [http://asp.net/] at IIS for each domain. 1. Go to IIS. 2. Right-hand click your domain name (hostelmania.com [http://hostelmania...
HOW CAN I RUN PERL OR CGI SCRIPTS ON WINDOWS SERVERS? You can upload the scripts to /cgi-bin folder. Here is the path for the perl.exe c:perlbinperl.exe. Therefore, to run the CGI scripts, please rename all the files to extension .pl . You may reloc...
HOW TO SETUP YOUR REMOTE ACCESS KEY IN WHM. This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM). Now let's learn how to setup a remote access key. A remote access key is what's needed if you want to have a script automatically connect ...
Please take note that Malaysia and in some countries, or better said some ISPs are now blocking SMTP Port 25 to mitigate Spam in their network. An approach lots of systems administrators are taking is to use port 26, so you can configure your email clie...
HOW TO CHANGE SSH PORT. Open the file _/etc/ssh/sshd_config_ with your favourite text editor. For example: nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config Find the string which defines the port and edit it: # What ports, IPs and protocols we listen for Port 22 Now resta...
In the event that you need to change your server administrator password you can do so by following the steps below. CHANGE YOUR SERVER ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD IN WINDOWS SERVER 2012 * Log into your server via REMOTE DESKTOP. * Press your WINDOWS KE...
To change the port that REMOTE DESKTOP listens on, follow the below steps - These are the steps that will help you to modify the registry. Ensure that you modify the registry correctly as if anything goes wrong, it may create issues. For security, backu...
To change the root password for your VPS or Dedicated server via WHM: 1. Log into WHM. 2. Go to SERVER CONFIGURATION > CHANGE ROOT PASSWORD menu. 3. Enter the new password in NEW ROOT PASSWORD and CONFIRM PASSWORD fields (you may use built-in Password G...
CHECKING IF AN IP IS BLOCKED IN IPTABLES Check if IP is blocked: > iptables -L -n --line | grep [IP Address] If IP appear as DROP or REJECT, the IP has been blocked Unblock the IP Address: > iptables -I INPUT -s [IP Address] -j ACCEPT Blocking ba...
In order to create a domain in WHM please do the following: 1. Login to the WHM. 2. Click ACCOUNT FUNCTIONS. 3. Click the icon CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT. 4. Under DOMAIN INFORMATION enter the domain, username, password (twice) and the contact email add...
HOW TO FIND AND INSTALL APPLICATIONS IN PLESK This demo assumes you've already logged in to Plesk. Now let's learn how to find and install third party applications. Click the APPLICATIONS tab. You can use third party applications to add features to y...
This article describes how to install the Node.js platform. You can use Node.js to host third-party applications or you can run your own applications. INSTALLATION PREREQUISITES There are two prerequisites for running Node.js on a server: * Your acc...
ABOUT FAIL2BAN Fail2Ban is a widely used tool for protecting the bruteforce attack analyzing the server log files. This will help us to automatically protect the server from malicious login attempts. INSTALLING FAIL2BAN Usually the default Centos Yu...
HOW TO LIMIT THE NUMBER OF OUTGOING MESSAGES IN PLESK This demo assumes you've already logged in to Plesk. Now let's learn how to limit the number of outgoing email messages. Click SHOW MORE to expand the list of options for this domain. Then click t...
In this article we will briefly cover the basics of monitoring your server via WHM. By following this process you will learn how to find: service status, resource usage, and Apache stats. * With WHM open in your web browser, (a) type "status" into the ...
In order to reboot your VPS or Dedicated server via WHM follow these steps: 1. Log into WHM on your server using ROOT details. 2. Navigate to SERVER REBOOT section: 3. Select one of the available options: FORCEFUL SERVER REBOOT - this option will for...
THESE INSTRUCTIONS ARE INTENDED SPECIFICALLY FOR REMOVING A USER ON CENTOS 7. STEP 1: DELETE THE USER It's just one simple command to add a user. In this case, we're adding a user called mynewuser: userdel mynewuser If you want to remove all of th...
HOW DO I RESTART MY DEDICATED SERVER THRU MY PLESK CONTOL PANEL? > If while troubleshooting an issue with your server you determine > that you need to restart, you can do this easily from you Plesk > Control Panel as follows; > > * Log into your server'...
HOW TO SUSPEND WEBSITES IN PLESK This demo assumes you've already logged in to Plesk. Now let's learn how to suspend websites. You may want to suspend a website within your Plesk account, if for example you are managing the website for a third party a...
Should you wish to cancel hosting accounts using WHM, you'll find a convenient option available to terminate one or more accounts as a batch. Follow these steps to terminate multiple accounts via WHM. Log in to the WHM administration dashboard. In the s...
HOW TO USE REMOTE DESKTOP TO TRANSFER FILES TO YOUR WINDOWS SERVER Transferring files to your new Windows Server can be a hassle when you are first setting everything up. Plesk, FTP, or network file sharing might not be quite ready to use or your interne...
I LOST MY DEDICATED SERVER'S ROOT / ADMIN LOGIN. Kindly submit a SUPPORT TICKET [https://247livesupport.biz/ticket/index.php?/Tickets/Submit]using your registered email, we will reset the root password for you within 1-2 hours after confirmation.
MALDET (LINUX MALWARE DETECT):- Maldet is a malware detector which is mainly used in Linux based servers. It uses threat data from network edge intrusion detection systems to extract malware that is actively being used in attacks and generates signatures...
Using SSH can be a superior way to manage the files and databases on your account. Using a simple command you can import or export a MySQL database into an existing database on your account. Please note that in the examples below the -P will prompt for ...
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Many articles in this knowledge base advise editing configuration files. We usually recommend using your preferred text editor. At Liquid Web, we prefer vim. Vim, or its older sibling vi, are installed by default on nearly every server that we come across...
TO FIND WHICH MAILS ARE STUCK IN MAIL QUEUE AND WHY? If emails are getting delayed, its better to inspect postfix mail queues, coupled with postfix mail log. STATUS/SHAPE OF MAIL QUEUE Postfix maintains different queues for different purpose.active a...
Your server is only as secure as your weakest password. As a rule of thumb, the more lengthy and complex a password, the stronger it is. Follow the best practices below for generating difficult to crack passwords. Best Practices DOS * DO USE PASSWO...
This is a simple bash script to fix the permissions and ownership of files within a cpanel account. To use, simply copy the script your server, chmod 755, and pass the usernames as arguments: > ./fixperms user1 user2 user3 You can also run a server-wid...
OVERVIEW With the release of the March 2018 Security bulletin, there was a fix that addressed a CredSSP, "Remote Code Execution" vulnerability (CVE-2018-0886) which could impact RDP connections. The vulnerability was discovered to which the exploits obs...
 ... The MySQL trigger is a database object that is associated with a table. It will be activated when a defined action is executed for the table. The trigger can be executed when you run one of the following MySQL statements on the table: _INSERT, UPDAT...
When configuring your server settings, you may be asked to enter a specific port number for a particular application or service. Here's a list of commonly requested port numbers you can use with your server: * HTTP - Port 80 * HTTPS - 443 * FTP - ...
The Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks or RAID, is a robust method of storing data efficiently. It uses techniques like striping, mirroring, and parity to utilize multiple hard drives combined into larger volumes. RAID serves two main purposes, it can...
WHERE IS PERL LOCATED IN LINUX ? /usr/bin/perl , Add #!/usr/bin/perl -w: in your Perl scripts header.
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