KernelCare benefits and why should I use it (highly recommended)!

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What is Kernel ?

The kernel is the central module of an operating system (OS). The part of the OS that loads first, and it remains in main memory. Because it stays in memory, the kernel has to be as small as possible while still providing all the essential services required by other parts of the OS and applications.

So, the kernel is one of the very most important parts of the operating system and is responsible for memory management, process, task management, and disk management. The kernel actually connects the system hardware to the application software. KernelCare keeps your kernel secure

Two steps to install eAccelerator In cPanel 

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What’s eAccelerator :

Before installing let me give you a brief on eAccelerator and how to install it in cPanel.  eAccelerator was born in December 2004 as a fork of the Turck MMCache project.

  • It is a  free open-source PHP accelerator & optimizer
  • Increases the performance of PHP scripts
  • Free to use and distribute
  • Improve performance by re-using compiled PHP scripts
  • Eliminates performance overhead of repeated parsing and compilation
  • Files that can’t fit in shared memory are cached on disk.

To install eAccelerator in cPanel you will need a dedicated server environment because it requires global server changes. In cPanel its installation is very easy and fast.

Steps to Install:

1.

Steps to manage your skeleton directory in WHM

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The skeleton directory or skel, is a feature available in WHM.  Anything placed in the skeleton directory of the reseller account is automatically copied to the home directory of any new cPanel account created. The skeleton directory will allow you to easily copy the same files in to every new account’s public_html when the you create the new cPanel account.  Therefore you can check these steps to manage your Skeleton Directory in WHM.

Overview:

The location of the Skeleton Directory will be displayed on the interface. This interface /root/cpanel3-skel  will display the location of the directory, which is the skeleton directory.  But sometimes

CloudLinux and its usage in shared hosting

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One of the most popular technologies for web hosting and specially for shared servers is CloudLinux . It provides a secure and stable hosting environment for sysadmins and web hosting companies to work on a secure environments.

So what is CloudLinux  ? – It is linux based OS and the leading platform to improve server security, stability and performance.

How does CloudLinux help shared hosting environments?

A shared hosting environment is where 100 ‘s of website accounts are hosted on a single server sharing the resources equally. However, the server admin has limited control over individual website accounts’ server resource usage. If one

Rebuild corrupted userdata files in Cpanel

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The userdata directory is one of the important directories of cPanel which stores the user account configuration of the cPanel or WHM accounts. It defines various info like parked, addon, subdomains as well as the VirtualHost. cPanel & WHM utilizes data from the files within /var/cpanel/userdata/ where account-related data is stored or read from. The files inside the userdata directory would be rebuild whenever there is a change made in the web-based interface of the cPanel therefore it is important that these files are preserved.

But in certain circumstances, there are chances that these userdata files can get corrupted. So this

Steps to Backup and Restore cPanel Accounts via SSH

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cPanel provides some great ready made scripts which will make your tasks more easy. Commands such as pkgacct is basically used for backing up cpanel web hosting accounts and restorepkg for restoring cpanel accounts via the SSH or command line interface. You can simply follow these steps as cPanel allows you to backup and restore cPanel accounts easily.

How to create backup of Individual cPanel Account via SSH?

1: Log-in to the SSH as Root user.

2: Enter the following command string on the command line interface:

/scripts/pkgacct username

[Note: The account backup will be created in the current directory you are in.]

How to Restore the Individual cPanel Account via

Steps to Manage or Create parked domains in cPanel

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The domains that you own but that do not contain any content is parked domains. You can use parked domains to hold a domain that is for sale or redirect traffic to another domain. You must register a parked domain name before visitors can access it. Now let’s go straight into the steps to Manage or Create parked domains in cPanel.

Create a New Parked Domain (Alias)

To add a parked domain, perform the following steps:
  • Log into cPanel account
  • Click the Parked Domains icon
  • Enter the name of the domain that you wish to park in the available text box.
  • Click Add Domain
 

To open the parked

Convert Addon Domain to Primary cPanel Domain

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To convert an Addon Domain to a Primary cPanel Domain you must create a backup of your web content and MySql database. At first you need to:

Login to WHM with root user

Once logged in – on your left hand side pane search for the option of “Transfers” and then click on “Convert Addon Domain to Account” option.

On your right hand side, you will now see the list of add-on domains hosted on your server. You can search the add-on domain that you want to convert to a primary domain from search/filter window.

Select the addon domain that you want to convert, then click on

Email alert ! when someone logs into your server as root

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Email Alert:

It’s very crucial to keep track of what is happening with servers and who logs into the server as far as the security of the server is concerned. Any user who gains root access can do whatever he wants. So its highly necessary to Setup an Email alert when something anonymous takes place. For receiving an alert if someone logs in as root to your server, you will have to make some changes to .bashrc that is available under the ‘/root’ partition.

This file is a hidden one, therefore you must use the –a flag with ls command to view all the

Guide to Install PIP on CentOS 7

Guide to Install PIP on CentOS 7

PIP is one of the best tool for you to install and manage Python packages. Moreover PIP is a package management system used to install and manage software packages written in Python. With this guide you can easily Install PIP on CentOS 7 . 

You can install PIP either by using YUM or with Curl & Python.

1. Login to your CentOS 7 server with root user with your favourite SSH client

2. Once logged in add/install the EPEL repository with the command

rpm -iUvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/7/x86_64/e/epel-release-7-8.noarch.rpm

3. Your next step is to update the packages with the command

yum –y update

update packages with the command yum –y update

4. The