How to Enable Outgoing Spam Filtering Using SpamAssassin

So a lot of people get their server hacked and then have malware sending out a boat load of spam, or your computer gets infected with a virus and your computer happens to have Outlook with your email on it, or you have forwarded setup and they just happen to be forwarding all of the […]

Restoring a Single file or Directory from a System Backup

On a VPS or Dedicated hosting account, likely your only option to restore files is using the WHM.  Sadly this will restore all files for the user and not just a single file, database, or directory.  So if you just need one directory restored or just one file, the best way to do this is […]

How to edit my.cnf

In this article we will go over how to edit the my.cnf file.  There may be times that you need to edit your mysql configuration settings, and in order to do so you will need to edit the my.cnf.  That file is found in the /etc directory. In order to do this you will have […]

Creating Custom Nameservers

The reason why you may want custom nameservers is because if you have any sub-cPanel accounts you could then point the nameservers to the ones that you are about to set up and then you will be able to control the DNS from the WHM or cPanel. Which is very convenient, it is not necessary […]

How to Create a Sub-cPanel Account

Creating a sub-cPanel account is a very useful tool that you can use, if you want to resell hosting from your server, you want to separate your domains so they can have their own IP addresses, or you want to have the ability to trouble shoot more easily issues that might pop up. So first […]

How to Change your PHP Handler — Dedicated

If you need to change your php handler, you’ll need to do so from the WHM. Once you are in the WHM you can go to the search bar in the top left and type PHP and then choose the Configure PHP and suEXEC option. Once you are on the Configure PHP and suEXEC option […]

How to enable and use ClamAV

Keeping your server clean and free from nasty malware is important.  A great tool to use to scan your server for harmful files is call ClamAV.  Here I’ll go over how to enable and use ClamAV on your VPS or Dedicated Server. First you’ll need to log into your WHM Once you are in the […]

Update openSSL to patch the heartbleed bug.

You may have heard about the recently discovered heartbleed bug. Most hosting providers will patch this for you quickly. But if you want to get on top of it a bit quicker, heres how you can. First, you can use this site to test if you are vulnerable. If it says ‘ IS VULNERABLE’  then […]

How to modify ips.remotedns to assign domains.

So you’re trying to assign a domain, and it doesn’t seem to be working. If you are using name servers that are not accepted by your server you might run into this error. This is something that can be resolved quickly, and easily. I’ll be using Google as an example. First, you will need to […]

Server Load – Basic Troubleshooting Tips

In this tutorial I will be covering the basics on trouble shooting server load and slow server issues. For this tutorial you need to be using SSH as root in to your server. You can find steps of accessing the system console here You can open a Linux/Mac OS X terminal or using PuTTY on […]