Apple iOS 11.2.2 update to fix Spectre vulnerability in modern CPUs

The latest iOS patch from Apple addresses the Intel chip flaw that affects every single device. Apple has released iOS 11.2.2, which closes the Spectre vulnerability caused by faulty chip design. Apple has released update 11.2.2 for iOS, which addresses holes in Safari and WebKit that allow Spectre to affect iPhones, iPods, and iPads. Spectre …

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Windows emergency Meltdown patch: Microsoft stops update for AMD PCs after crash reports

Microsoft has recently released a patch to mitigate Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaw. Microsoft has scaled back its rollout of Windows patches against the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws after reports the updates were crashing computers with AMD processors. “To prevent AMD customers from getting into an unbootable state, Microsoft will temporarily pause sending the …

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No symlink protection detected on cPanel Server

If you are using cPanel on CentOS 6 or CentOS 7 server, you may see the following security advisory: No symlink protection detected You do not appear to have any symlink protection enabled on this server. You can protect against this in multiple ways. Please review the following documentation to find a solution that is …

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HTTP/2 support in cPanel

HTTP/2 is a major revision of HTTP network protocol used by WWW (World Wide Web). It was derived from SPDY protocol (developed by Google). HTTP/2 is supported by almost all modern browsers. cPanel has recently added support for HTTP/2 in EasyApache 4. Now, cPanel users can enable HTTP/2 on their server. HTTP/2 can boost website …

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Understand IP addresses and CIDR notation

Today we will discuss about IP addresses and CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing) notation. The first address of a subnet block (all 0’s) is called the network address or network ID. The last address (all 1’s) is the broadcast address of the network. Typically the network address +1 or the broadcast address -1 is the gateway …

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SolidCP – Cannot open backup device – Operating system error 5

SolidCP – Cannot open backup device – Operating system error 5 SolidCP is a replacement for open source WebsitePanel control. Since the development is stopped for WebsitePanel, SolidCP is a good choice who are looking for free open source control panel for Windows server. SolidCP is capable to take database backup as well as you …

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How to enable mysqli using Easyapache 4

Enable mysqli using Easyapache 4 Default PHP MSQL extension is deprecated and it will be removed in the future PHP version. Instead of PHP mysql extension, mysqli should be used in the code to avoid PHP compatibility issue. In EasyApache 3, we can select mysqli extension separately during Apache and PHP compilation using EasyApache 3. …

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An error occurred while loading the hcpdriver module – R1Soft

R1soft CDP backup is widely used to take full server backup and it is capable to perform bare metal restore. You may encounter the following after upgrading your Kernel: An exception occurred during the request. The replication driver was not detected (detail: An error occurred while loading the hcpdriver module, please check your system logs; …

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Microsoft SQL server internal database version

Microsoft SQL server internal database version While perform some task on Microsoft SQL server, you may see the different version number in the error message as follow: The database ‘WHDdb’ cannot be opened because it is version 852. This server supports version 782 and earlier. A downgrade path is not supported. In this article we …

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WebsitePanel Alternative

WebsitePanel was one of the open source Windows hosting control panels. It was widely used by web hosting providers to provision shared hosting service, VPS and private Cloud. Since it is no longer developed or managed, in this article we will discuss about WebsitePanel alternative. All of sudden, development was stopped and the users were …

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