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How to Update Webalizer Stats on Directadmin

As you know, Webalizer stats are usually updated once a day, when using a Directadmin server. What to do, if you need more current stats? Here are some solutions (work good for me on CentOS 5). If you need to update all server accounts, just type in the following command […]

Server monitoring using Munin in CentOS 5.6 + DirectAdmin

Download RPMForge Package. Check your system with uname -a command to get the suitable package. Below is the current one I got : 32-bit system: wget http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el5.rf.i386.rpm 64-bit system wget http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el5.rf.x86_64.rpm If you want to check for the latest one, check it from -> http://packages.sw.be/ My instruction will base on […]

How-To: Horde Webmail DirectAdmin

Hi guys, seems like it’s been sometime since the previous how-to guide for horde webmail, since I see someone needing help, I might as well post how I did it This is only tested on CENTOS 4.2 1) First we need c-client to be installed if you have not done […]

[HOWTO] Get PDO and PDO_MYSQL working in PHP 5.2.5

I just recently had to do this so I thought I might as well share. There are a few threads already with some info, but it’s not entirely complete in my opinion. Let’s get started. 1) First off, issue this command to check your pear/pecl config: pecl config-show This will […]

Yum install perl-DBD-mysql, perl-DBI to use “mysqlreport” under CentOS 5.2 + DirectAdmin

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DirectAdmin Modify Multiple Users

Past that, I’d use a script, similar to what Peter mentioned. I tend to just write simple perl regex’s to work right on the user.conf files. eg: disable spam: cd /usr/local/directadmin/data/users perl -pi -e ‘s/spam=ON/spam=OFF/’ *.user.conf for example (of course, that’s just a setting and hasn’t actually “done” anything.. to […]

How to fix ERROR: Connection dropped by IMAP server.

Q: I have Reinstall DA in my Server, but I login squirrelmail with some error, “ERROR: Connection dropped by IMAP server.”, Please help me fixed this error A: cd /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild ./build to dovecot   /usr/local/directadmin/directadmin c | grep dovecot You should see dovecot=1. Once that’s good, then restart DA. Next, […]

centos 6.2 install mod_perl error

Q:  i install new directadmin on centos 6.2 x 64 and after install # cd /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild # ./build clean # ./build mod_perl and…. error File already exists: mod_perl-2.0.4.tar.gz MD5 Checksum on mod_perl-2.0.4.tar.gz passed. Found /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/mod_perl-2.0.4.tar.gz Extracting … Done. Configuring mod_perl-2.0.4… Can’t locate ExtUtils/Embed.pm in @INC (@INC contains: lib Apache-Test/lib /usr/local/lib64/perl5 […]

error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.6

Error I have installed DA (not sure if completely but I hope ) for CentOS 6. When I am trying to start DA, I am getting this warning: Starting DirectAdmin: /usr/local/directadmin/directadmin: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory SOLVED for 32bit […]

Basic system security

Note that it’s ultimately the responsibility of the server admin to ensure his system is secure.  These are some basic security tips that can be done to help protect your system.  This is not an end-all guide for server security, admins must be diligent, but rather some suggestions for a […]