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Steps how to install Cacti on CentOS 5.2 + DirectAdmin

First of all, I’m not an Linux/DirectAdmin expert. I just played around with them and found the way to do it. I tried to install Cacti on my server but I couldn’t find a complete instruction to do it. So, I just gathered all information I found into one place […]

[HOWTO] mod_ruid2

Hello everyone, Since there are alot of people asking for it, here is my HowTo about mod_ruid2 This is based on my CentOS server with Apache 2.x. Installing this module its no longer needed to chmod config files to 666 or upload/attachments directories to 777. Since with this module enabled […]

Plesk 9.3 Latest update of openssl breaks Parallels Panel :: Starting Plesk… failed

Latest update of the openssl package from CentOS breaks Parallels Panel 9.x. The following errors are displayed in the /var/log/sw-cp-server/error_log file when Panel is trying to start: # tail /var/log/sw-cp-server/error_log 2010-04-07 01:56:38: (log.c.75) server started 2010-04-07 01:56:38: (network.c.336) SSL: error:00000000:lib(0):func(0):reason(0) 2010-04-07 01:57:59: (log.c.75) server started 2010-04-07 01:57:59: (network.c.336) SSL: error:00000000:lib(0):func(0):reason(0) […]

tailwatchd failed: A restart was attempted automagically

An email from a cPanel server with the “tailwatchd failed” warning message indicates that either the cpanel service is offline/down OR the cpanel service was restarted. The complete message looks like the following: tailwatchd failed @ Tue Jan 1 00:00:00 2010. A restart was attempted automagically Service Check Method: [check […]

cPanel domain Bandwidth Limit Exceeded

The message “Bandwidth Limit Exceeded” is received on accessing a website when it exceeds the allotted bandwidth for the domain. Bandwidth Limit Exceeded The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to the site owner reaching his/her bandwidth limit. Please try again later. Apache/2.2.13 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.13 OpenSSL/0.9.7a PHP/5.2.9 […]

List of path to various log files in Plesk

Following is the list of path to different log files on a Plesk server. Plesk Installation Logs: /tmp/autoinstaller3.log Plesk Upgrade Logs including other applications: /tmp/psa-<app-name>…log Plesk Access and Error Logs: /usr/local/psa/admin/logs/httpsd_access_log /var/log/sw-cp-server/error_log Plesk Migration Logs: /usr/local/psa/PMM/logs/migration.log WatchDog Logs on Plesk: /usr/local/psa/var/modules/watchdog/log/monit.log Apache Web Server Logs on Plesk: /var/log/httpd/access_log /var/log/httpd/error_log Apache […]

howto: turn off open_basedir in Plesk

osted by admin     Category: Plesk Management How to turn off open_basedir in Plesk? By default Plesk applies open_basedir restriction for all the domains on the server. You can remove the open_basedir restriction lines from the httpd.include file located at /home/httpd/vhosts/ directory but Plesk will overwrite the file again once […]