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Plesk-Server-Ports

Plesk Server Ports

If you are planning to install APF or any other firewall on Plesk Linux server make sure you know which ports needed to be added in the IG_TCP settings. Basically APF is one recognized firewall which is goes well with Plesk Linux based servers.  As we are not going to explain how to install APF firewall we shall just go through the plesk server ports which are the required for Plesk to function properly. #20 ftp-data   ( FTP  Data ) #21 [...]

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Website asking for Username and Password – Plesk Windows

Many times when you create a website from Plesk it works fine initially but suddenly one day you get a username and password prompt on your website and not allowing to browse the website which is very frustrating and annoying.  We have been gone through such issues quite enough so here is what you need to do. 1.) Check permissions for the domain. Open Plesk panel – Click the Domains shortcut in the navigation panel. Select the check box corresponding [...]

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Install Wine On CentOS 5

Trying to install wine using the usual yum command but here is what it says when giving the following command. shell>> yum install wine Loading “fastestmirror” plugin Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: centose.centos.org * updates: centosj.centos.org * addons: centosh3.centos.org * extras: centose-msync-dvd.centos.org Excluding Packages in global exclude list Finished Setting up Install Process Parsing package install arguments No package wine available. Nothing to do Well the reason is Wine software is not a part of standard CentOS. There is a section on 3rd party repositories called RPMForge. So we will [...]

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Optimize Apache Web Server

Apache 2.x is a web server, designed to provide a balance of flexibility, portability, and performance, However there are compile-time and run-time configuration choices that can significantly affect performance. The server administrator can configure to tune the performance of an Apache 2.x installation. Some of these configuration options enable the httpd to better take advantage of the capabilities of the hardware and OS, while others allow the administrator to trade functionality for speed. The single biggest hardware issue affecting web [...]

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Apache With The apachectl Command

The Apache Web server is arguably the best and most powerful Web server software available for any operating system. While many learn to edit the configuration files and configure or enable various modules, the bulk of what most people do with Apache is manage the content that Apache serves, with very little attention paid to what Apache itself can do. Distributions provide initialization scripts for Apache that take the guesswork out of using it. For instance, service httpd start would [...]

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Integrating XCache Into PHP5

How to integrate XCache into PHP5 on a Fedora 8 or CentOS 5.1 system (with Apache2).  From the XCache project page: “XCache is a fast, stable PHP opcode cacher that has been tested and is now running on production servers under high load.” It’s similar to other PHP opcode cachers, such as eAccelerator and APC. Tested this on a Fedora 8 server with the IP address 192.168.1.12 where Apache2 and PHP5 are already installed and working.  Apache’s default document root [...]

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How to Resize /tmp Partition

Step by step instructions on how to resize /tmp partition on the server. This is required only when you have less space alloted for /tmp partition causing problems with webserver showing errors or mysql database connect errors. Please follow the below procedure with commands specified to free some resources on /tmp partition. First stop the following services on the server. service chkservd stop service httpd stop service mysql stop service postgresql stop After all the services are stopped, Immediately try to unmount the tmp partition. umount /tmp If [...]

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RAID-Setup

RAID Setup

The following steps will explain you how to setup RAID 1 on a Linux Server:- Make sure you backup all-important data before using this tutorial. I will be not responsible for data loss. But what is a RAID 1? A single hard drive is mirrored i.e. an exact copy is made of the original drive. Thus, it result into the increased fault tolerance and easy data recovery option for single server. Why I am setting a RAID-1 on running system? Old system admin did [...]

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DNS-Overview

DNS Overview: A-Records / CNAMES / MX / TEXT

A Record Section: Most records will be A records. This allows the greatest versatility in pointing your domain names where you want them go. Each record consists of a host name and an IP address. Host field: The host name for that particular A record. The host name should be what precedes the .domain.com in your FQDN (fully qualified domain name). For instance, on www.domain.com, “www” is the host (without the quotation marks). Whatever is listed here, the lookup will automatically [...]

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