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High system CPU usage in Centos with cPanel/WHM

After installing and configuring WHM/cPanel on Centos 5.7, it seems that often when I try to access WHM, cPanel, or one of the 3 websites sitting on the server, everything freezes (WHM, cPanel and all ...
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WHM Backup recommended?

I have a VPS (CentOS) with WHM, about 25 GB. It has about 20 accounts on it. I am looking to effectively back it up. My thoughts: Back it up with WHM Backup locally. Use Rsync to mirror it to another ...
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Total number of unique visitors on a given day

We've got about 30 websites on our server. Some with Google Analytics, some without. They do come with Awstats (server is using WHM). I want to know the total number of unique visitors, serverwide. ...
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(PHP) Fatal error: Call to undefined function imagettftext()

I have recently updated my server to the latest version of PHP 5.1.27, except now - a few of the scripts used by my websites come up with the following error: Fatal error: Call to undefined function ...
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make two different domains accessible to each other whm reseller account

I have a WHM reseller account which has 2 configured domains (each one with his own cPanel account. I need to be able share some code between both domains. What should I do? One thing I need do do ...
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DNS Server Spoofed Request Amplification DDoS - Prevention

I've been conducting security scans, and a new one popped up for me: DNS Server Spoofed Request Amplification DDoS The remote DNS server answers to any request. It is possible to query the ...
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How to determine the best location (country) for an email server?

Is there any advantage to have an email server in the same country as the email account holders? Example: All emails are from people of country A. They send and receive emails mainly from/to ...
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SSL error. Getting modulus mismatch, key file does not match certificate

I'm getting below error from WHM. Could this mean CSR in WHM is different to what was given to SSL provider? Error SSL install aborted due to error: Modulus mismatch, key file does not match ...
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Modulus mismatch, key file does not match certificate. Please use the correct key file

I'm trying to install SSL certificate provided by RapidSSL and CRT file was correctly provided to Rapid and they issues with a new SSL certificate. I have allocated a dedicated ip address for this ...
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How do I properly disable cgi scripts e.g. guestbook.cgi on WHM

After a PCI scan identified guestbook.cgi as a risk, I want to disable the cgi-scripts installed by WHM (v11, running on CentOS5). I would like to do this "properly" using the WHM Web interface if ...
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Changing the order of VirtualHosts in WHM/cPanel

I have a need for one of the VirtualHosts that WHM is pulling from cPanel when automatically building httpd.conf to be placed last, because it uses a wildcard subdomain. Example: <VirtualHost ...
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WHM/Cpanel Installing APC

What is the correct way to install APC on WHM and check that is is working? The steps I have carried out so far: SSH on the server as root and run yum install pcre-devel In WHM go to PHP ...
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Incoming CNAME and CPanel

I'm doing some research into setting up a Saas app like SquareSpace where a user can point their domain name e.g. example.com to example.myapp.com using a CNAME record. I'm using a CPanel/WHM managed ...
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“gzip -f - ” on process manager. What it means? [closed]

From time to time, I find a command "gzip -f -" running, when I access WHM, process Manager. Is it a suspect proccess? Trace shows something like this: Process 10437 attached - interrupt to quit ...
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Why Is My Server Swapping Memory When There Is Free Memory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should Swap be used like this? I am running a WHM/cPanel VPS server with the monitoring program munin. Please have a look at this chart: Why is there memory swapping ...
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Strange requests to to my hostname, like “server.hostname.xx OPTIONS * HTTP/1.0”

I setted up a new dedicated server, but I'm noticing strange requests, shown on the page Main >> Server Status >> Apache Status, WHM 11-1 - 0/0/159 . 0.16 57 0 0.0 0.00 0.66 ...
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Apache goes down taking my sites offline

My websites go offline several times a day. I can still go in to my WHM in cpanel. I hit the restart apache button and everything comes back online in seconds. What could be causing this?
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Antivirus for a mail server to scan emails for virus

I have a requirement as follows "I have a site in which the end user is asked to upload a file which is directly sent to the client. Those files are not stored on my server. Now the issue is I don't ...
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inotify support not available

Im getting a tailwatch error that I think I have traced down to this from my error logs inotify support not available (Linux::Inotify2 missing or non-functional) Have no idea what this is or how ...
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Does enabling cPHulk from within WHM protect my entire server?

So I have enabled cPHulk on my web server, and just realized now that somebody (most likely a bot) is attempting to brute force their way into my WHM, thus leaving me out as well. I was shown this ...
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Can't use the nameserver domain after installing cPanel/WHM

I have a VPS with Linode (CentOS 6.0 64bit), I just installed cPanel/WHM and though i only have 1 IP, i setup custom nameservers ns1.mydomain.com, ns2.mydomain.com both pointed to the same IP and it ...
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Uninsalling libiconv (which installed manually and not using yum)

I installed libiconv in my CentOS manually using ./configure and make. Now this library is conflicting with the same library which installed by default by EasyApache tools of cPanel/WHM and cPanel ...
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Whm cPanel SSL Wildcard Error / Misconfiguration

I have a Whm cPanel VPS server running CentOS 5 for domain.com.au I have www.domain.com.au running on 192.168.0.1 with a GoDaddy EV SSL certificate I have the subdomains such as large.domain.com.au, ...
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Hostname Problem On WHM / cPanel Installation

My CentOS 5.6 server's hostname was "centos" . And then i change it to my domain : hostname domain.com And i started to installing WHM / cPanel as explained in here : ...
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Passenger on cPanel WHM, centOS 5.6 with RVM

I'm trying to install passenger on cPanel controlled VPS, but running into problems with permissions. I installed all required dependencies as a root user and i'm running command: [johnny@server1 ~]$ ...
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Where are my server settings located (for backup purposes)

I'm backing up files on my server, but I'd like to know the location of the most important server configuration files. I.E. - if I lose everything on my server, but I want to come back with the same ...
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Tracking Server Load WHM/CPANEL

Trying to track down the cause of some high server load. Not sure if this has anything to do with it but, in the process manager in whm I noticed about 200 of this process running: ...
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Rate Limiting Outbound E-mail Message on a WHM/cPanel/Exim/CentOS 5 system. .

I have a client who is using Interspire e-mail marketer to send out his e-mail messages, and this guy sends something like 100,000 e-mails per session and does this around 3-4 times per month. He's ...
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How to force emails through reseller dedicated IP using WHM/cPanel

I followed this tutorial: http://docs.cpanel.net/twiki/bin/view/AllDocumentation/WHMDocs/EximDifferentIps To specify "which IP addresses specific domains on your server should send mail with Exim". ...
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How to remove nameserver IPs in WHM 11.30.2?

As explained on this page: http://docs.cpanel.net/twiki/bin/view/AllDocumentation/WHMDocs/NsIps When visiting: WHM > DNS Functions > Nameserver IPs You see a table with 3 columns showing Nameserver, ...
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httpd failures - status unknown?

I continue to get HTTPD failure messages from WHM sent to me, seemingly random... cPanel ChkServd Service Monitor httpd on vds64_centos54 failed. httpd failed A restart was attempted automagically. ...
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cpanel add pure-ftp users not belonging to any client

Basicly I would like to create a ftp user called ftpbackup on a Centos 5 server that has WHM/Cpanel. i have root access. do you have any ideea how ? I tried: 1.useradd 2.Pure-pw useradd 3.editing ...
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Creating users in cpanel

We have recently purchased VPS server hosting and manage it through a WHM cpanel interface. There are many users who need to access this and all of them currently use it through the root login. ...
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Setting up automatic Alerts in Cpanel

How Can I setup an automatic email and sms alert notification system through cpanel ( that send me an email and/or sms whenever any of the services like apache and mysql go down.
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SVN doesn't ask for authentication on checkin/checkout

I have installed SVN on a CENTOS 5 server running WHM/cPanel. The SVN URL works fine and asks for a password as expected. However when running the svn checkout command or commit command from my local ...
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Refresh A-Name Records?

Is there any way to speed up changes to A-Name records through WHM/CPanel? I just had to do an emergency change of machines, but need to point our web panel software to the new IP address. ...
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How to store WHM data on remote MySQL without ssh

Is it possible to connect WHM to remote MySQL server without ssh? Thing is I am hosting WHM on Amazon EC2 and want to move all MySQL databases to Amazon RDS, but WHM by default supports connection via ...
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On my new subdomain, HTTPS is looking at the www root, not the subdomain root

I have full server control (WHM, CPanel, CentOS 5). I set up a sub domain in CPanel. Now, a very odd problem to me. http://subdomain.site.com is properly going to its root path and displaying as ...
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WHM - Setting up private BIND DNS server

I can't find any complete guide on how to get this working on a VPS, my current problems is: In Basic cPanel & WHM Setup when I set ns1.domain.com and ns2.domain.com as Nameserver 1 and 2, when I ...
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Why does WHM require a user to be specified when installing an SSL certificate?

The question's in the title! What is the benefit/purpose of supplying a user when installing the certificate? Is specifying a user of "nobody" less secure than "jon"?
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Make apache on cPanel listen to 8080

I'm setting up a server with cPanel and would like for apache to listen to port 8080 by default instead of port 80. (This is because I want to setup varnish cache to listen on 80 and direct traffic ...
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cpanel - Files in public_html are not shown via the web server

I'm trying to configure a server using WHM and cpanel in a vps. WHM came pre-configured, and I had to add a new cpanel account. Even though I had to enter the domain for the cpanel account, I still ...
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How did a phisher upload to my server?

My webhost notified me they got a complaint from bank of america that one of my accounts under my reseller (WHM) account was compromised by a phisher. Once the host unsuspended my account I tried to ...
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assigned ips to my custom nameservers, however still the nameservers showing with “No IP”

I went to Main >> Server Configuration >> Basic cPanel & WHM Setup and correctly assigned the IPs to my 2 custom nameservers. After that (on same screen) I created A records also for the ...
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Receive, Parse and Respond to Email

(This is a newbie question, requesting answers that will point me in the right general direction). What would be the best way to receive emails, parse their content and send different email replies ...
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How to practice cpanel on virtual environment [duplicate]

I'm starting my sysadmin education and want to learn OS installations etc. The system I want to learn includes cPanel, but it seems there's no way to actually experiment with cPanel on a virtual ...
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Limit cron usage

I have a hosting on hostgator and I just found out that they don't allow * * * * * cron jobs. If I have one that runs less than every 15 minutes, they change it to */17 or something like that. I ...
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Any PHP post files data causes 500

I'm running WHM/cPanel width mod fcgi enabled, everything works great but posting and FILES data gives a 500 (the script being called is outside the document root). What would cause this, file ...
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Why is my cPanel server breaking [closed]

My cPanel server keeps breaking and I can't seem to figure out why. Here is an example: It's keeps kernel panicing and I can't to to find a way to fix it. Any help is appreciated.
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Best way to duplicate a server?

We currently have a dedicated server with one company that utilizes cPanel/WHM and are moving to a new dedicated server also with Cpanel/WHM. I can get it so cpanel is installed then migrates the ...