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One of my biggest annoyances when it comes to cPanel/WHM is the fact that every cPanel account has a catch-all mail account, referred to as a “default” system account – it is extremely useful if you want any email address for a domain to route email into an inbox that can be picked up, but […]

 

Updated 15/09/2017 If like me you have a serious problem with recurring SPAM by companies who just keep emailing you asking you if you have read their previous email and that the “great proposal” they made before is still available; then you may be looking to block email addresses by domain name. This sort of […]

 

on cPanel / WHM servers for some reason PHPMyAdmin has a ridiculously low upload_max_filesize setting of usually 50MB, this makes PHPMyAdmin useless for large SQL imports, especially with systems such as Magento where databases can be 900MB+. Fortunately you can increase this limit to something more useful, to be able to do this though you […]

 

ConfigServer Security & Firewall (CSF) may start sending you warning emails that “klogd is not running”, dont panic its not hard to fix! All you need to do is make sure klogd is running by following the tutorial below, btw if you’re wondering klogd is a logging mechanism which logs kernal firewall messages to syslog, […]

 

We bought a new WHM/cPanel server recently and once setup we started getting emails about a suspicious process, this instantly caused panic as you might expect! The suspicious process was apparently called entropychat. Not sure what this was I started searching the internet to try and figure out what it was, where it was and […]

 

Recently I came across a semi-large server having severe difficulty with stability, after a short investigation it became apparent that the server was suffering whenever the WHM backup process (cpbackup) was working to backup the server. Unfortunately the backup module of WHM is a very handy and vital tool to retaining monthly, weekly or even […]

 

The new Shellshock Bash Vulnerability is a serious vulnerability affecting any UNIX/Linux/Mac based Operating System, it has only recently been discovered and can basically allow any command full root permissions on your server, so for instance an attacker can gain access to your PHP Script and then use the exec function (which is a PHP […]

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