Linux

Riz Khan on September 22nd, 2010

Secure Shell or SSH is a network protocol that allows data to be exchanged using a secure channel between two networked devices. The two major versions of this protocol are referred to as SSH1 and SSH2. It is used primarily on Linux and Unix based systems to access shell accounts.  It was designed as a […]

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Riz Khan on September 15th, 2010

Many times you may notice a time drift problem on the server. It is common with some of the AMD server series as well.  In most cases its impact is not very high and it can be controlled by setting up a cron to run each minute to make sure the time remains close to […]

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You may come across this error after server upgrades or server migrations. This may appear while loading WHM or you may experience this while running easyapache script or /scripts/rebuildhttpdconf The exact error that comes in easy apache case with few preceding lines is below : — Updating Apache configuration Distilled successfully read error at /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel/Locale/Utils.pm line 126 […]

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Riz Khan on June 16th, 2010

Different type of logs keep growing on server and should be set to rotate else they can cause issue, one is that when any log file reaches 2Gb size it can commonly result in apache service failure or in general they can occupy very large disk space. To resolve this issue , Cpanel servers provide […]

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Riz Khan on June 5th, 2010

On Cpanel servers the exim smtp some time report below error in the exim logs : T=remote_smtp defer (-53): retry time not reached for any host If exim logs report this error then the most likely cause for this issue is corruption of exim databases, specially if it reports this error for each email. To […]

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If you are facing a problem where databases in the Cpanel account are showing 0Mb disk usage, then usually its caused by the related Cpanel configuration being set to 0 (zero). You can check this by finding the value of parameter ‘disk_usage_include_sqldbs‘ in the cpanel.config file using below : root@CpanelServer [~]# grep disk_usage_include_sqldbs /var/cpanel/cpanel.config disk_usage_include_sqldbs=0 […]

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