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cPanel – rsyslogd has failed

You may receive the following error while updating services from WHM -> Service Configuration -> Service Manager: Waiting for rsyslogd to restart………………………………………………………finished. rsyslogd has failed, please contact the sysadmin (result was “rsyslog is not running”). Generally this happens if you enable two logging daemons i.e. syslogd and rsyslogd simultaneously. To resolve this problem, enable only …

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Add Lync SRV records in cPanel/WHM

You need to add SRV records if you are using Lync (Office 365). Following is the sample SRV record details that you need to add for your domain: Record Type: SRV Service: _sipfederationtls Protocol: _tcp Port: 5061 Weight: 1 Priority: 100 TTL: 1 Hour Name: yourodmain.com Target: sipfed.online.lync.com If you are using cPanel/WHM, you will …

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How to access Web Disk (WebDav) on cPanel server

The Web Disk feature is cPanel’s implementation of the WebDav protocol. This feature allows you to manage files associated with your website. By creating an account and accessing your Web Disk, you can navigate, upload, and download files to and from your web server as though they were part of your personal computer. How to …

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How to create a MySQL database from cPanel

  1. Login to your cPanel. 2. Once logged into cPanel for the domain (https://yourdomain.com:2083 or use IP address instead of domain name if the domain is not pointing to the server), click MySQL databases under the Databases section. 3. Enter a name for the database and click Create Database. 4. Once the database is …

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Fantastico error ‘You cannot install more than one script in the root directory of a domain’

If there is no script installed in the root (i.e. public_html etc.) for your domain name but you still get the message stating that you cannot install more than one script in the root directory of a domain, it means that a previously installed script was not properly removed. To resolve this problem you should …

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Enable gzip compression on cPanel server

To enable gzip compression on cPanel server, mod_gzip.c or mod_deflate.c module should be installed on the server. You can check the loaded module via SSH. Login to you server and use the following command to check the loaded Apache modules: /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -l If one of the module is installed on the server, you can enable …

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Enable “Update now” link in AwStats on cPanel server

To enable the manual statistics update (“Update now” link) in Awstats, you should edit the following configuration file: [1] Open the following file: tmp/awstats/awstats.yourdomain.com.conf (substitute yourdomain.com with your actual domain name) [2] Look for the following line: AllowToUpdateStatsFromBrowser=0 Change the above value to 1: AllowToUpdateStatsFromBrowser=1 [3] Save your configuration file. If you have any questions …

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Prevent the user nobody from sending email from cPanel server

If you are running PHP script as an Apache user on cPanel server, it is difficult to find the account if someone sends large amount of emails via PHP script. It is due to the fact that all emails will be sent as a nobody user. cPanel provides settings to block emails which are sent …

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How to change MySQL database collation from phpMyAdmin in cPanel

Sometime you may require to change MySQL collation in your web hosting account to use foreign character encoding. There are many ways to change MySQL collation. Here are the steps to change MySQL collation from phpMyAdmin in cPanel: [1] Login to your cPanel and click on “phpMyAdmin” icon. [2] Click on your database name and …

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