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Problems with error_log and Log Rotation

Error_log My error_log is now at 40MB. I would like to reduce this file size. I'm trying to locate the error log so that I can edit and remove content of the file. But that's easier said than ...
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CentOS/Plesk server apache massive CPU usage

I have two servers - one runs a PHP webservice, and the other is the database server. I have high load (~9.0), and I believe it is a configuration issue of some sort. The PHP processing is minimal, ...
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Trouble with Cacti under Plesk server

I've recently installed cacti on my virtual server (media temple (dv)). Everything seems to work except I cannot see any graphs. In addition, the cacti log file directory is "Not Found". The value ...
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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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Plesk 9 CentOS: multiple PHP versions running, configurable for each domain?

I know that the windows version of Plesk allows you to select a version of PHP (4 or 5) for each domain you host, but can something be done for the Linux varient? I've got a Plesk 9.5.3 Centos 5.2 ...
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Using Plesk for webhosting on Ubuntu - Security risk or reasonably safe?

Sorry for this newb-question I'm pretty clueless about Plesk, only have limited debian (without Plesk) experience. If the question is too dumb just telling me how to ask a smarter one or what kind of ...
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Plesk 9 VPS - Doesn't reply to NameServer requests (nslookup, etc)

I'm trying to troubleshoot a problem with a new VPS i'm setting up. The VPS is running Plesk 9 on a CentOS 5 system. Everything works fine, except it doesn't serve dns requests. If I try something ...
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Plesk Root Username and Password for SSH

In Plesk, where do I find the root username and password for SSH? Thanks in advance, John
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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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A domain on plesk server suspends automatically everyday

I have a domain on my plesk server and it suspends automatically everyday. Why?
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How to recover a MySQL InnoDB table?

When I try to launch the Plesk administration page of you server I get the following error: ERROR: PleskMainDBException MySQL query failed: MySQL server has gone away The MySQL Server is working ...
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Using PHP 5.3.x with Ubuntu 8.04 and Plesk 9.3.x

I'm using Ubuntu 8.04 as my server and there is Plesk 9.3.0 and PHP 5.2.4 installed, but I need to use PHP 5.3.x on this server. If I update Plesk to 9.5 or 10.0.x could I use then PHP 5.3 (as ...
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Softfail / Failure Notice on SMTP

i'm searching for an answer for about 24 hours now and I still can't find any really useful help... The problem appears as the following: I'm running a debian server with Plesk 9.5.3 and qmail. ...
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turning urls into subdomains?

i have this url http://www.example.com/user.php?user=solomon i want to convert this into http://solomon.example.com how can i do this!! thanks :)) p.s. im using plesk
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Useless Plesk Error?

I am trying to determine why Plesk on my server won't start and I have no idea where to even start (since my hosting company appears to not want to help me out). Anyways, the error in my Plesk ...
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Where is the Plesk Error Log / Or how can I get Plesk running again?

I currently have a VPS that is running Plesk and for some unknown reason it will not start. All the more information it gives me about it not starting is the following: Operation start with the ...
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upgrading php 5.1.6 to php 5.2 on plesk 9x?

I want to know how I can upgrade my php using plesk?
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CNAME rule being ignored

On a server with Plesk installed I have added a CNAME rule pointing from one of the sites subdomains to an external website. I have checked the named configuration for that domain name and it shows ...
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Upgrade PHP to 5.3 on CentOS 5 and Plesk 9.0.1

I have a VPS that currently runs CentOS 5 and Plesk 9.0.1. Right now the server runs PHP 5.1 but I really need to start running PHP 5.3. Is there a repository out there that would allow me to upgrade ...
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Upgrading system with Plesk

I'm running Plesk 9.5 on Debian 4 and I want to upgrade the system to 5 (along with Plesk to 10). Is this doable (and safe)? Can i use standard Debian upgrade process? If so - will Plesk be able to ...
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How do I setup my DNS so the FQDN server serves its own DNS?

Apologies if the question title is nonsensical, but this has me quite confused. Here’s what I want to do: Domain xyz.com is the FQDN for webserver xyz-1. xyz-1 has Plesk installed. I want xyz-1 to ...
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Unable to access Plesk 9 on a dedicated linux server

It would seem that when I attempt to access my Plesk admin page this is unavailable. After doing some cursory checks I discovered that the server was not listening for incoming requests on port 8443 ...
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Need more space - Ubuntu, Plesk 9.5.3

The diskspace on my server is pretty filled up right now.. I'd need about 3GB more space. Upgrading is of course an option, but maybe someone knows some other tricks? Delete some unimportant log-files ...
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Upgrade MySQL to 5.1 on Ubuntu Plesk VPS

Is it possible to upgrade MySQL to 5.1 on a VPS running Ubuntu 10.04, without breaking Plesk?
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Set up new dedicated server

I'm a newbie. I just bought a new dedicated server which running windows server 2008 r2 and have an ip for example 128.98.34.112. I bought a domain xyz.com without hosting from godaddy.com and i want ...
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Plesk don't want to support PHP

i have new root server.Everything fine,but when i try to open the .php file,mozilla tell me to download that file. Example : http://88.198.63.211/index.php How to fix this? Best Regards, DK-System
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Install Plesk on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 32-bit

I have an SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 32-bit server and wanted to install Plesk on it. I am following steps from ...
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Plesk / Dr. Web: “The filter fails to pass object to the DrWEB daemon”

I've been trying to figure this one out all day long, so every comment would be highly appreciated! I have a Plesk webserver and installed Dr. Web (with a proper licence). Everything seems to be ...
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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 Migration - Email Problems

Recently did a migration from Plesk 8.x to Plesk 9.x on a different server. Before I do the DNS switch or all domains, I tried to test e-mail send/receive, and there are problems with the email ...
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Tool / log location for subdomain settings on a Plesk server

I'm trying to configure a new domain in Plesk 9 on our dedicated server, but for some reason the subdomain webmail isn't loading, and a traceroute does not resolve. I tried making another subdomain, ...
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Easy way to redirect multiple subdomains to different urls

I'm trying to find an easy way of redirecting multiple sub-domains to different URL's in Plesk 9 (or directly on apache if need be) What I'm trying to do is redirect something like: sub1.mydomain.com ...
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add user proFtpd with plesk on Debian

We're using plesk with proftpd (on debian5). I want to add a ftpuser USER for the directory /var/www/vhosts/domain.de/httpdocs/test So I added a system user useradd USER -s /bin/false -d ...
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Can anyine help with some simple sounding hosting issues with a domain under Plesk 9.5 CentOS?

ISSUE 1) When I go to this address: w w w.webspacecommerce.com/ecommerce/magento/index.html The following error was encountered: Unable to determine IP address from host name for ...
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whats the best way to find out how much traffic you have?

Sorry I'm a newbie to this. I'm using a Linux server with Plesk. I just wanted to find out what is the best way to find out how much traffic there is to a website, when resources are running out, and ...
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first time setting up parallel plesk

I am setting up parrallel plesk for the first time. I have a dedicated server from ISP with 2 IP address. How do i configure server with a name server for the first time ? Please help Thanks.
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General procedures and tips for solving dependency problems (Debian, Lenny)

I'm more or less as good a sysadmin as my serverfault rep mirrors. I have to upgrade a Debian (lenny) server with Plesk control panel. Plesk is supposed to manage that but the upgrade over the control ...
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High processorusage (Plesk)

I have a question concerning the average load displayed in Plesk Controlpanel. This used to be around 0.30 till 0.50 average, but since yesterday it now is around 4.30! Is there a way to see how ...
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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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How to customize PHP configuration per Virtual Host under Plesk

i have a dev server (debian) managed via Plesk (9.5.2). Im wondering if is possible to change the php.ini settings for a single host while PHP is running as FastCgi/CGI application. If i run PHP as ...
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401 Authorization page when accessing site from some machines

I have a plesk cloud server set up with a demo version of my site. I can access this from most computers by hitting the correct URL and authenticating myself using the required windows credentials. ...
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How can I access my php.ini file using Plesk?

I want to know how I can access my php.ini using Plesk. I'm looking everywhere and can't seem to find it.
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got my dedictaed server and my plesk, what are the first things i should do?

i just got my linux dedicated server and running in plesk, coz im new to this, i was wondering before i start uploading and developing my app, what should one do, for example security checks, ...
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Plesk/qmail - Add original recipient to the mail header (required by Tobit David)

I have a server running Plesk 8 and qmail as the MTA. Now I switched one domain from multiple POP accounts to only one catchall because the mail app at the customers side (Tobit David) has the ...
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Plesk: cname www not working

I recently got a Windows VPS to host my client websites on. Everything is working okay but for one domain I forgot to check the www checkbox when creating the domain in plesk. I thought that I just ...
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Control panels for budget Linux webhosting? [closed]

We've got an old plesk installation today. Looking to replace the machine, and plesk/cPanel are pretty expensive. I've been looking at ispconfig, but it requires a lot of compiling in order to get ...
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unzip in php, problem with open_basedir

First post here, so please do let me know if it should be elsewhere! We have an issue right now in that our users have the ability to upload files via FTP. These are normally zip archives, and now ...
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Need a recipe following a hack disaster

I have inherited a Linux Apache CentOS plesk server which has been hacked, which has websites which are in production. I have been advised by my friend to rebuild it from scratch, since the attack ...
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Plesk vhost.conf changes

Can I permanently change the "httpdocs" in Plesk? I want the DocumentRoot to change from /var/www/vhost/<domain>/httpdocs to /var/www/vhost/<domain>/web/htdocs At the moment I am making ...
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httpd (apache) won't accept (ignores) changes to vhost.conf

I'm not really used to using plesk, but I am familiar with apache. I am trying to host a django site on a server that is hosting another website. The guy who set all this up is long gone... So I ...