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What is SECURE SHELL (SSH)? Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol typically used to log into a remote machine and execute commands. It can transfer files using the associated SSH file transfer (SFTP) or secure copy (SCP) protocols. The st...
To create an account on WHM, you first need to add a package. Once, you have added a Package, you can associate a cPanel account to it. Here's how you do it: * Login to your WHM Account * Search for the Account Functions section on the navigation...
CloudFlare features a Threat Control dashboard where users can view an analysis of threats to their sites. Here, users can also specify which visitors CloudFlare allows and which visitors will be blocked. To access the Threat Control dashboard: * Log ...
Whether you signed up for CloudFlare via cPanel or directly from the CloudFlare website, you will need your email address and password in order to access your CloudFlare dashboard where you can view detailed reports and statistics for your website as well...
Brute force is an attack (hacking) method that involves using an automated system to guess the password of your web server or services. cPHulk provides protection against such attacks. WHM/cPanel has a service called "cPHulk Brute Force Protection" that ...
With WHM installed in your Hosting, you can create multiple sub-packages which you can then re-sell or use to create multiple websites. All these sub-packages can have their own individual cPanel accounts and login credentials. In this article we will cre...
The CSF (ConfigServer) firewall is a Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall, Login/Intrusion Detection and Security application for Linux servers. The CSF comes with the LFD (Login Failure Daemon), which would detect any malicious login attempts to t...
DIRECTORY/FOLDER STRUCTURE From amongst the several directories found within your cPanel account, _only_ the following are important: DIRECTORY CONTENTS /public_html contains all files that are part of the website. Any file and folder inside t...
HOW TO DROP TABLES FROM A DATABASE IN PHPMYADMIN This article will demonstrate how to drop (permanently delete) tables from a database in phpMyAdmin. This will delete the table and everything in it. It is recommended that you make a backup before you pe...
Joomla is an open source project, which means it is developed by a community of developers. Everything, from the documentation to the code itself, was created by and for the community. The Joomla community provides extensive documentation and support via ...
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE ROBOTS FILE? When a search engine crawls (indexes) your website, the first thing most of them look for is your robots.txt file. There are some exceptions to this, however. This file tells search engines what they should and sh...
It is important that you keep a check on the spam originating from your server by using some of the features inside the WHM. We strongly recommend that you to do this to maintain the reputation of your server. In this section, the following topics are d...
APACHE OPTIMIZATION The efficiency with which Apache runs can greatly be improved with a few small tweaks in the Apache configuration file. Below are the major parameters that can be tweaked to improve the performance of the server. TIMEOUT : This dir...
Joomla is a popular CMS that is highly extensible and customizable. The following are suggestions for optimizing your Joomla installation and reducing the CPU consumption of this script. These suggestions are not guaranteed fixes to bring a site to normal...
Magento is a very popular eCommerce application. It offers a great deal of customization and abilities from initial install. Here are a few suggestions for optimizing a Magento installation. Please remember that Magento is extremely resource intensive, ...
For a basic level optimization of MySQL server you can use the MySLQ tuner script that is easily available : Usage : 1.Download the script from the following website "http://mysqltuner.com/" wget https://github.com/major/MySQLTuner-perl/zipball/mast...
Wordpress is currently one of the most popular blogging/CMS applications. Here are some ideas for optimizing Wordpress and reducing the CPU consumption of this PHP script. * MAKE A BACKUP OF YOUR ACCOUNT FIRST, and then upgrade to the latest version o...
WARNING: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/user/public_html/test.php:3) in /HOME/USER/PUBLIC_HTML/TEST.PHP on line 4 Look familiar? This PHP error has haunted website owners for years. Please understand,...
ALLOWED MEMORY SIZE EXHAUSTED ERRORS > Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 12582912 bytes exhausted (tried > to allocate 23456789 bytes) in somefile.php > Fatal Error: PHP Allowed Memory Size Exhausted These errors occur when PHP tries to process a lar...
This error is typically caused by a missing } used in PHP to denote content belonging to a WHILE, IF, or FOR loop. You might accidentally comment out a } when you comment out a line of code. For example: while (x==y){ do this; do that;} If you decide...
Our cPanel Linux Hosting packages do _not_ support the FOLLOWSYMLINKS option in the .htaccess file. This option has been _disabled_, as it exposes a vulnerability that could allow a hacker to gain access to other cPanel Linux Hosting package's files and d...
CloudFlare is a free service that accelerates and secures your website by acting as a proxy between your visitors and the hosting servers. With CloudFlare, you can protect your website against malicious visitors, save bandwidth and reduce average page loa...