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Month: June 2012

Change Server Time Zone

To change the server time zone do the following steps mv /etc/localtime /etc/localtime.bk ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/Requiredtimezone /etc/localtime After this you need to restart mysql to correct it mysql time. Steps to check mysql and server time are correct # date +%s 1332653030 # mysql SELECT FROM_UNIXTIME(1329969413); Check if both time matches. In WHM, you can do it in Main >> Server Configuration >> Server Time.

Issue when try to add new IP address in VPS server

This is something generic to uncommon errors, this issue arises when we try to add new IP in vps server. When we click on the option “Add a New IP Address” under IP Functions on WHM, we get the following error sometimes. “To add, edit, or remove IPs, please contact your server administrator” This can be solved by adding the new IP manually in two seperate files of VPS server. 1) One is, add the […]

Enable Wildcard E-mail

Just like wildcard domains, there is a technique exists for routing mails send to non-existing email accounts to a legitimate email account situated in a particular domain. This method can generally be called as Wildcard E-mail. Suppose a client open up a ticket where he is requested to set a wilcard email to, where this email account is an existing one in his domain. And he wants all mails sending to wild.* non existing […]

cPanel/WHM Autofixer

 The autofixer can be envoked two ways: /scripts/autorepair <script name> or in WHM: (and enter the name of the script) So for instance, if you wanted to repair a broken SSH configuration and you can’t access SSH on your server, there is a script called “safesshrestart” in the autofixer repository that you can run: Alternatively, you can pass the script through /scripts/autorepair. Commonly used autofixers (taken from the cPanel Documentation) * […]

Remove IP from BruteForce – cphulkd

Please follow up the steps to remove IP from brute force lock through command line: #mysql #mysql> use cphulkd; #mysql>BACKUP TABLE `brutes` TO ‘/path/to/backup/directory’; #mysql> SELECT * FROM `brutes` WHERE `IP`=’’; #mysql> DELETE FROM `brutes` WHERE `IP`=’’; #mysql>quit You can either do this through WHM interface >> in options “cPHulk Brute Force Protection” in “Security Center“.  

APC Install Using Pecl

APC is a cache speeding up php execution and allows you to speed up applications by in-memory caching. You can already install it though: # pecl install apc Or, for those with /tmp mounted as noexec: {{{{install new package from pecl site}}}}}} I downloaded here >> APC-3.1.6.tgz # wget # tar -xvzf APC-3.1.6.tgz # cd APC-3.1.6 # phpize # ./configure # make # make install Now configure PHP to use the new extension, add […]

Setting Maximum Mails Per Hour For A Domain

Try the following steps to set maximum mails per hour count for a single domain other than the server wide default setting “maxemailsperhour” in /var/cpanel/cpanel.config – Edit the file vi /var/cpanel/user/user-name – Add the entry MAX_EMAIL_PER_HOUR=number – After saving the file , run the script /scripts/update_email_limits user-name This will create corresponding domain entry in /var/cpanel/maxemailsperdomain