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Find out how many DNS Queries/month via WHM or SSH?

Is it possible? We have complete control over our DNS server and the server actually being pointed to. We are interested in how many DNS Queries we are currently getting, as we want to move to Ultra ...
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Web Designer Permissions on a Production Web Server

Just started working with a small group of front-end web developers who all login to the dedicated WHM/Apache production server with root to modify client web sites. They claim they do not want to ...
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PHP_Flag and PHP_Value Command Not Found Issue

We currently have a dedicated server with one company that is running apache, php, mysql etc. It currently has whm/cpanel installed. We are migrating to a new server with cpanel/whm. Everything ...
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Why doesn't changing my default name servers in WebHost Manager take effect?

I'm using cPanel/WHM 11.28.87, and when I go into "Basic cPanel & WHM Setup" in WebHost Manager and change my default nameservers at the bottom of the page, save, and re-open "Basic cPanel & ...
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Server Crashes Every 2 Weeks Days On The Exact Same Time

A few months ago our server started to crash every 14 days, at the exact same time(around 11:04 every time). We're pretty sure this isn't some kind of hardware failure, as hardware failures tend to be ...
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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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PHP Woes - 500 Internal Server Error (brand new server)

Anyone ever seen these errors, or something like it? /usr/bin/php: error while loading shared libraries: libcom_err.so.2: failed to map segment from shared object: Cannot allocate memory [warn] UID ...
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Exim - Warning: Sender rate … / 1h

I have a server CentOS 5.3 and WHM/cPanel 11.24 installed. In exim log files I noticed these wordings next to most of the emails. Warning: Sender rate (a number, like 2.4) / 1h Do you have any idea ...
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Is it typical to get brute force attack attempts on a brand new server?

I recently migrated to a new host, a VPS solution. From day one, I started getting WHM/cPanel notifications of brute force attack attempts via root on the main account, 3-4 times per day. I know this ...
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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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mod_security ruleset for Joomla! admin

I run several hosting servers and recently I have experienced a lot of bruteforce attacks against joomla-based websites. Attackers seem to try a bruteforce against administrator/index.php page. I ...
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Catch-all DNS record

Intro Our users have the ability to buy a domain (eg: user1.com) and make it point to out website, (eg: example.com), by simply pointing user1.com to ns1/ns2.example.com . Issue So far everything's ...
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Subdomain redirect

When I enter some dummy subdomain like test.mysite.com I always get my site no matter that that subdomain does not exist, where do I tweak that in WHM so that if that subdomain does not exist, user ...
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Security Warning: Enable “Jail Apache” in the “Tweak Settings”? [closed]

I have VPS running WHM on CentOS 6.5 and I have root access. A security warning appearing in the Security Advisor. Warning: Enable “Jail Apache” in the “Tweak Settings” area. I entered the tweak ...
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Getting APC Fragmentation to a Minimum

After weeks of messing around in my setup I finally managed to get APC to work with Mod_Ruid2 enabled in WHM and setting DSO as PHP-handler. I own a XEN VPS with 2 GB RAM and 4 CPU-cores on which I ...
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cpanel and whm subdomains redirecting to cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi

I have a new installation of WHM and cPanel and I'm adding domains into WHM, but when I try access via cpanel or whm subdomains, I got redirected to cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi. I've already tried ...
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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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nameserver of a domain is a subdomain of that domain, how?

I just bought a domain mydomain.com and a vps cpanel / whm. I am wondering how could I get nameservers as ns1.mydomain.com and ns2.mydomain.com for the mydomain.com itself? Having secondary nameserver ...
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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 ...
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WHM: how to add curl extension to PHP?

i need curl installed on php. how can i add it using WHM? and does it have any security issue or may couse problem for accounts on the shared host?
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gem environment and $GEM_PATH not updating when using rvm

I'm trying to upgrade ruby and rails gem on a server with cPanel, to do this I installed rvm and I successfully installed different versions of ruby... great stuff! Having a problem though, the ...
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DNS Propagation Investigation Techniques?

So I changed the nameservers for my domain name veeter.com about 5 days ago now - and the domain is still not resolving over the net. It does intermittently, but then cuts out again every few hours. ...
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WHM Cpanel Enable/Install MBstring module

This is related to my dedicated server, I have successfully created a package and linked up my domain yesterday. I am getting an error regarding mb_convert_encoding() wich after doing some reading ...
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CentOS: Outgoing traffic when main IP is null routed?

My datacenter null routes IP addresses automatically when it sees that they are being attacked, and I'm all for that. However, today I noticed that when the main eth0 IP address is null routed, all ...
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Hostname issue on server

Email from WHM/CPANEL Your hostname (HOSTIT) could not be resolved to an IP address. This means that /etc/hosts is not set up correctly, and/or there is no dns entry for HOSTIT. Please be sure that ...
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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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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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Run Logstalgia on Remote Global Apache Log On a WHM System

I work for a small web development shop. We have a dedicated Linux server running WHM. For fun we want to run Logstalgia on a machine in our office. We'd really like it to display information about ...
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Increase TMP size Centos 6.5 whm/cpanel

I'd like to increase it from 2G to 10G Using CENTOS 6.5 WHM 11.40.1 (build 11) I have tried: #vi /scripts/securetmp and looked for a line like “my $tmpdsksize” its not there. But this is what is ...
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Why can't i access the root via FTP?

I'm running a vps with a cpanel/whm/lamp, everything works fine. but i can't access the root using FTP. i type my ip and "root" and the root password but i get: Cannot connect. Any ideas? i want to ...
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Don't run cron job if already running

I know this question has been asked already but I either didn't understand the answer or it didn't apply to me. I have a php script that I am calling every 1 minute using CPanel to set up the Cron ...
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My LAMP server is getting hammered with traffic, how can I see what's causing the load?

We're getting tons of traffic but it's causing the site to respond extremely slowly, or not at all. I'm in WHM checking out the load, the top processes, etc but I can't seem to find exactly what the ...
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How to securely grant WordPress write access to certain directories?

Do I need to set the permissions to 775 or higher? At the moment, I can't do this, as apache runs as 'nobody'. I use WHM/CPanel to administer the server.
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Server SSL configuration to stop warnings and errors

I've just setup SSL on the main domain in my whm/cpanel setup, the domain has it's own ip and is all up and running correctly. However when browsing the site in Chrome I get the following: Your ...
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What is the relationship between Cpanel and WHM?

So, I guess I'm gonna be admining a Cpanel/WHM server. What exactly is Cpanel and WHM? What is the relationship between the two, and why do they always seem to be linked ?
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Connection to accounts on my VPS hang for up to 20 seconds before a connection is established

I have a VPS Server running WHM 11.36.0 (build 14) and CENTOS 6.4 x86_64 xenpv – control I have a number of accounts on my server and whenever I make a request to one of them, the request takes a ...
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How to stick my changes in httpd.conf on WHM/Cpanel/EasyApache

I'm setting up a server and trying to configure the Apache. It only needs to work as a frontend to Tomcat. To do that I added some instructions to the VirtualHost directive, using mod_proxy: ...
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Mail spam sending script injected

I apologize if this is already asked a million times. One of accounts on my server got hacked. An email spam sending script is injected and sending ton of emails to some random addresses. I have ...
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Uninstalling MySQL for MariaDB Replacement on cPanel

Well the first part of my day was spent researching how to remove MySQL to install MariaDB and the second part of my day was spent trying to reinstall MySQL cause something was messed up. So now I ...
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hosts.allow and hosts.deny WHM Host Access Control - what if my IP changes?

I want to use WHM/Cpanel's Host Access Control interface to change some settings in hosts.allow and hosts.deny. I want to block all access to our SSH exept from the IP we have from our office. Daemon ...
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Box Trapper Phobia [closed]

Is box trapper bad for web hosting on shared servers? Reason I ask is no one uses it because of the CSF message Having boxtrapper enabled can very easily lead to your server being listed in ...
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Synchronized DNS-servers return different responses

I have two servers: alpha.mydomain.net - 209.110.172.195 beta.mydomain.net - 185.169.74.16 Both of these servers come with WHM software installed. With the help of WHM I configure DNS cluster on ...
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500 errors when switching to fcgi in cPanel WHM

I am trying to switch to fcgi from DSO on a CentOS 5.7 x64 server. I did this within cPanel as suggested by the cPanel documentation. Immediately, I start to get 500 internal server errors when ...
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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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Transferring cPanel accounts - email question

We're moving a bunch of sites from one of our cPanel servers to another one. What i'm interested in is the best solution for making sure that mail accounts are not affected by propagation. The cpanel ...
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100% usage for 11G/40G, how is it possible?

How is it possible to have the stats below: 11G used over 40G Size and no more space available. Now I cannot send my e-mail because I receive: An error occurred while sending mail. The mail server ...
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CPanel Finished install..now what?

My organization currently has an account with www.greengeeks.com where we use cPanel to manage a handful of LAMP apps. We wanted to move our server and apps in house. So I we purchased cPanel, and I ...
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SSH access requires firewall exception

I'm trying to connect to my server via ssh, but I can't connect unless I add a firewall exception in my server settings (add an IP address). Is there any way to let any IP address connect? Is this a ...
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How to prevent bombardment of hack attempts on VPS

Ever since I bought a VPS, I have been receiving emails like those shown below since day one, every single day. I was wondering if is this really normal? Is there anyway I can prevent it, or is ...
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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 ...