How to Check Drive Temperature? – Linux Command

Monitoring the drive temperature is a crucial aspect of server management, to ensure that the hardware delivers efficient performance. If the drives temperature exceeds the safe threshold limit, it may result in the drive to crash. Hence keeping a check on the temperature once a week (atleast) and monitoring its fluctuations can help bypass disasters. […]

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Plesk 12 Demos – Parallels Web Hosting Control Panel

Parallels Plesk 12 offers an ideal hosting control panel for resellers, web admins and hosts offering web hosting solutions. Plesk needs no special explanation as people from the industry of server administration are well aware of its capabilities. With the recent release of Plesk 12, Parallels have further enhanced its features – which now allows […]

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How to Add SMTP Ports in cPanel, Inaddition to the default ports?

At-times users may run into a situation where some local ISP’s may deny services to be run over port 25 (which is the default port for SMTP) for certain reasons – usually due to security purposes. In that case server administrators configure and enable the alternative SMTP port on a server, which the end user […]

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How to Access Drupal from a temporary URL?

Before publishing a site over the Internet, we prefer to ensure that everything over the website is just how we expected. In such a case having to access our Drupal based website on a cPanel server with a temporary URL can come-in handy. For example: http://yourserverip/~username/your-test-website Following the steps below should help you set-up a […]

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Apache Error Troubleshooting: Easyache Fails and Apache Fails To Start Too

At times server administrators may run into a situation where, when trying to rebuild apache it tends to go on failing and keep throwing an error which looks like : Updating Apache configuration Updating Apache configuration Distilled successfully !! Executing ‘/scripts/initsslhttpd’ !! !! Executing ‘/scripts/update_apachectl’ !! !! Restarting ‘httpd’ … !! !! Failed to restart […]

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Using MySQLdump to Backup Single Table in MySQL Db

When we usually speak about backups, we normally refer to backing up the complete database using mysqldump utility. But at-times as webmasters, we may come across situations when just one table if found to be corrupt and only that needs to be restored. In such a situation, the following procedure can come in handy. Backing […]

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