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I have 23 Web Servers - I need to wipe all the servers - without loss of service on any sites hosted across them

Okay so it's a challenge and I'm having trouble planning it mostly due to lack of experience. However it's become a task in my job and I'm doing it mostly solo with an extra hand. I'm comfortable ...
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postfix: force server to send mail outside of localhost [closed]

I have a php file that sends mail using the mail() function. The problem is one of the forms sends to a domain that is registerred on my server while having the mail handled on a different server. ...
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Plesk 10 - creating and using vhost.conf [closed]

I'm having some issues setting up and using a vhost.conf for one of my domains. So far none of the domains have required any extra configuration but now I need to use a PEAR module, so I'm looking to ...
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Atomic repository…in english please

Simple question, hopefully a simple answer: I am new to Linux servers, and my hosting company offered me a tip to: You may want to add the Plesk repository provided by Atomic Turtle. I know ...
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Server Memory Usage VERY high on new linux dedi box - How to find the issue?

I have recently aquired a dedicated server running CentOS and Plesk for my applications. These scripts were running on a 1.5GB ram VPS running CentOS and CPanel and worked very well. Now they are ...
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Adding Utilities to /bin/bash (chrooted)

I have my hosting users on /bin/bash (chrooted) for SFTP. How do I add unzip to the list of utilities they can execute? Running Plesk Panel 9.5.2 on CentOS
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apache process count spike bringing vm to its knees

we have a few virtual machines we're using as a plesk hosting servers. one of them exhibits the following bad behaviour: apache process count goes sky-high (ive limited MaxClients to 80 to try to ...
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Plesk HTTPS setup and directory problems

We are trying to configure ssl for one of our domains hosted on a Red Hat server running Plesk. Plesk version: 9.5.2 Apache: 2.2.3 Redhat: 2.6.18-194.el5 We created a new SSL certificate entry ...
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Copying email with qmail and Plesk

I need to keep a copy of all outgoing and incoming email (for a single domain if possible) using qmail or Plesk. I can't recompile qmail, so qmailtap is out of the question, as is setting QUEUE_EXTRA ...
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Upgrading openSUSE 11.1 with Plesk Panel 9.3 to PHP 5.3

I'm running a VPS with openSUSE 11.1 (i586). On the VPS is Parallels Plesk Panel 9.3.0 installed. The current PHP-version is PHP 5.2.11. I want to upgrade PHP to PHP 5.3, but I can't find good ...
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Websites on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS with Plesk are infected with viruses

I am running Plesk 9.5 on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and have about 15 websites infected with some malicious code appended to the end of java files. I have installed Clamav and it has managed to pickup the ...
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Why doesn't this command work as a cronjob, while it works perfectly when typed in a shell?

If I run this command from the shell, it works as expected: cd ~ && mysqldump --databases --skip-dump-date --host=localhost --user=admin --password=xxxxx --lock-all-tables ...
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Scheduling server reboot

How can I schedule an automatic reboot of my server with CentOS via terminal or via plesk every 12 hours?
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What is Plesk good for?

I am about to order a Windows VPS. The hoster gives me a choice of two configurations: Windows Server 2008 64bit Windows Server 2008 64bit with Parallels Plesk Panel Now, a few years ago I had a ...
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DNS: external mail - webserver down

I'm currently running a small plesk server with a couple of domains. I configure all DNS settings of a domain in a custom "zonefile" of the company providing the server (hetzner), stored on hetzner ...
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Multiple websites each with an SSL certificate of its own

We run cent os, plesk with apache and php, mysql. There are around 25 sites and each of them need an SSL certificate now. The host cannot have more than 16 IPs on the same server. Is it possible to ...
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How can I get a notification from my server if the mail queue stops

I am using QMail with Plesk 10 on an Apache server. Occasionally the mail queue stops processing emails - this most recently happenend when an email account got hacked and started sending hundreds of ...
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SSH Connection dropping as soon as I log in

I was changing some settings on my dedi box to do with adding more descriptors and then rebooted. Since then I cannot log into SSH with root details (or anyone else). As soon as I log in, the putty ...
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On postfix how do I override the mydomain value in PHP

In my postfix log I have the following when I send e-mail from a PHP based web site: Feb 11 11:52:04 cp5 postfix/qmgr[6007]: 93C6E79C4D1: from=|www-data@domain.com|, size=3266, nrcpt=1 ...
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Does Webmin/Virtualmin overwrite apache conf files like Plesk

I was wondering if Webmin or Virtualmin will overwrite the apache conf files like Plesk does. I'm currently running a couple servers with Plesk, and short of writing some scripts that fire when ...
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Implement server-side (CentOS) measures to prevent hosted mailboxes sending bucket loads of spam

We have a number of hosted clients on one of our servers. One client in particular, which has four active mailboxes is repeatedly getting just one (and always the same one) mailbox infected so that ...
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How to install nginx with Plesk for a WordPress blog

I have a WordPress website running on a Plesk 10.4 server and only this website on the server, and it started receiving huge traffic recently. How can I install nginx as a reverse proxy for the ...
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How can see what processes makes my server slow?

All my websites on my server are extremely slow or not loading at all. Even server admin (Plesk) will not load some times. There's been no changes to the sites for the last coupple of months. How ...
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Is it worth updating Plesk to newer versions?

I have a VPS running Plesk (on a 32bit Centos 5, i think). Plesk is currently at version 9.5.2. The Updates section show there are new versions available: Plesk Panel 10.0.0 Upgrading to the new ...
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mod_rewrite, mod_alias, subdomain changes how domain serves website?

I've made a django site for a magazine, and it's found in mag.org/django-site. the old site is still at mag.org/httpdocs (hosted by mediatemple). I would like it so that a hit to www.mag.org turns up ...
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formalizing centralized web hosting in a University setting

Our Foobar University is currently in the planning stages of moving their web hosting services to an enterprise hosting automation panel system like Plesk or cPanel. Is anyone out there in a ...
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Tomcat Solr times out

(Plesk 10.4 centos 5.8 linux apache2 server, with Tomcat5 on port 8080 and Apache Solr) I get "The connection has timed out" on requesting domain.com:8080 or www.domain.com:8080 or ip.ad.dr.ess:8080 ...
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mail server: retry timeout issues to and from specific domain

we have a dv server with mediatmeple, running apache 2.2, and plesk panel 10.3. for some reason, when sending mail from our domain to theirs, or when they send email to ours, the messages bounce back ...
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Backup your unix server via shell access

I am looking to backup my dedicated unix server which is running Parallels Plesk Panel v10.4.4_build1013111102.18 os_CentOS 6. The server has Plesk installed but there are some limitations to it's ...
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When is a mail relay needed?

Let me expand... I have a client who is unhappy with their current hosting situation. They want me to move their website and domain across to my hosting platform. I can do this. However I have ...
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Subdomain to different nameservers in Plesk

I have a domain (e.g. mytakeaway.com) on a Plesk 9.5 Linux server. It's got a site associated with it currently. I'm using a 3rd party ordering system (to be housed within an iframe), which I need ...
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Plesk is down but the site works fine

I have a very strange problem on my vps hosting. For some reasons the I can no longer access the plesk control panel. When I open the address in my browser I get the default error message that the ...
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How to change Plesk's database configuration?

I've been tasked with setting up and maintaining a few websites on a server that came with Plesk pre-installed. So far it's been nothing but hassle (I tend to stick to the terminal and don't like ...
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Can't start Bind9 on Ubuntu 10.04 + Plesk 10.1 - “named: no process found”

I've installed a fresh version of Ubuntu 10.04 64bit, I didn't install bind when choosing what packages should be installed in the Ubuntu installer. I downloaded the auto installer for Plesk 10.1 and ...
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Plesk Folder Structure Doesn't Allow Creating Folders

i use kohana framework which have 3 folders applications, system and public. I uploaded public folder to httpdocs but applications and system folders should be away from httpdocs. I should upload ...
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domain and subdomain ssl access on plesk

I need both www.mysite.com and subdomain.mysite.com to have ssl access I'm on PLESK/ Media temple Centos5. I have exclusive IP for mysite.com I purchased two appropriate certificates but only ...
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Determine from where is “sh” being run under apache www-data user using using PF or NETSTAT [duplicate]

I am working with a compromised Ubuntu 8.04 Plesk 9.5.4 server. It seems that a script on the server is continuously doing reverse lookups to random IPs on the Internet. I first spotted it during by ...
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How to install NewRelic on Plesk server, so it would automatically divide different domains into different apps?

I have a dedicated server, which hosts 30+ domains. I use Plesk 11 for hosting management, also user creation, databases etc. I would like to see NewRelic Lite reports per domain, and I think it is ...
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All my sites are 403 but the server is running. Errors on startup

We gave access to a contractor to install a firewall and somehow while he was doing it he fracked something up. Everything went off-line about 24 hours ago and we are effectively out of business until ...
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determining disk space usage on plesk domain

I have an unix webserver runing Plesk control panel with several domains configured. Plesk is reporting that one of the domains is using 1129 mb of disk space, however, I can't seem to find what ...
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Server CPU and Memory running at over 100% - Plesk

I have a media temple server with a Plesk interface. The site runs a Wordpress installation with some custom code. My issue is that the server keeps falling over due to extremely high CPU and Memory ...
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Changing time of drweb update

Our drweb update is running daily at around 00:30 each day, we are looking to change this to 05:00. I've found the drweb-update file in the cron.d folder but not sure what to change: */30 * * * * ...
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Enabling Root User SSH access on Plesk

How do I enable root user SSH access on Plesk?
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Mediatemple (dv) kmemsize, privvmpages, tcpsndbuf QoS alerts [closed]

I'm on a (mt) (dv) base 3.5 server and am running ~20 small sites and I keep running into memory issues: cat /proc/user_beancounters Version: 2.5 ...
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Advice for novice looking to host ASP.NET MVC website on windows server 2008

As context, I have recently built a website using ASP.NET MVC that is backed by SQL Server 2005 database. I am now looking to host this on a dedicated server and have found a suitable web host. So far ...
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Linux server management tutorial(s) for newbie?

Disclaimer: I am a coder...not a server guy - however I am pretty savvy with tech stuff. I have been coding a website for a while, and with a recent boost of popularity, it is time to switch from my ...
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Kmemsize problems in VPS even when there is about 500MB free mem

I have a site hosted on a Plesk VPS with 512MB memory and keep on getting kmemsize in "black zone" QoS errors. The soft limit of kmemsize is 12,288,832 and hard limit is 13,517,715. The definition ...
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Setting up multiple FTP accounts on domain in Plesk 8.6 CentOS

Plesk 8.6 currently does not allow creating more than one FTP account per domain. You can setup 'web users' via the plesk interface but this sandboxes the FTP accounts outside of the web accessible ...
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VHosts config location

I removed Plesk from my server and now I'm trying to figure out how the virtual hosting works. My etc/apache2/apache2.conf and etc/apache2/sites-available/default both appear to point to /var/www/ ...
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PHP 5.2.10 lost json and mcrypt - Parallels Small Business Panel v10.2.0_build102100709.06 os_CentOS 5

I updated my PHP from 5.1 to 5.2 a few months ago. Since then I noticed I don't have mcrypt. I tried everything I could too install it. Yum install...added to /etc/php.d/mcrypt.so etc. but nothing ...