Getting Starting with a New VPS or Dedicated Account

So you are new to vps hosting, now what? You got your website up, and its running, but you haven’t done anything in the WHM, you may not know what the WHM is. So the goal of this article is to help you with the transition from shared hosting to unmanaged VPS or Dedicated hosting. […]

How to Disable SSLv3 on a VPS or Dedicated Server

Knowledge of the vulnerability with SSLv3 is well known by now (here is an article about it).  However, there is a good chance your Dedicated Server or VPS account still has SSLv3 enabled.  Here is a guide on how to disable SSLv3 on a VPS or Dedicated Server via your WHM. After you log into the […]

Accessing You Server with SFTP

SFTP literally means SSH FTP. To use SFTP, you need an FTP client that supports that protocol.  In this guide, we’ll be using FileZilla.. If you do not already have it installed on your computer, download FileZilla here: To gain access to all the files and directories on your server, you must use the root user, and the […]

Change the Outbound Sending IP for Exim

This is going to be a short guide, but it will be helpful for people who are reselling their server. What this does is it enables the resold (sub cpanel) accounts that are on a different IP address than the server’s main IP so they will send from their IP address and not your server’s main, which […]

Tips for Cleaning a PC

Okay, this doesn’t have anything to do with servers, websites, or even Linux for that matter.  However, if the computer that you are working on is riddled with malware or adware odds are the work you do for your website will be affected.   Another issue you can run into is viruses that infect your […]

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 […]