Solution to cPanel service error for cpsrvd dead but pid file exists

Issue : # service cpanel status OR /etc/init.d/cpanel status cpsrvd dead but pid file exists entropychat (pid 2138) is running… melange is stopped stunnel (pid 4269) is running… interchange is stopped qrunner is stopped At times you might come across such an error while trying to either start or restart the services in cPanel. If […]

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What if the domain is pointing to External mx in Plesk?

We have some users who prefer to use an external MX record for a domain, but host it over our server infrastructure. So, if you have a domain for which you intend to use an external MX record, but keep the domain hosted with us over a Linux based Plesk server, you would need to […]

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How to remove the passphrase from an Apache SSL Key?

Most webmasters would usually use a pass phrase for an Apache SSL key considering the security perspective. But often fail to realize that you need to manually enter it every time you start Apache, else it would not start. So, if you wish to get rid of this and want to remove the pass-phrase, here’s […]

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How to reset your WordPress Password using cPanel

You might often come across this situation when you forget the password for your WordPress blog and you don’t remember what email you used for the user either. In that case you do not have to panic as there is a Plan B for getting your password back and regaining control of your blog in […]

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Error retrieving pid file logs/httpd.pid – Apache Error Solved

You might run into a situation where while trying to restart apache service while using linux web hosting services, you receive an error : (20014)Internal error: Error retrieving pid file logs/httpd.pid Remove it before continuing if it is corrupted. There is nothing to worry about, you must run the following commands to get apache working […]

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The Recognition And Defense Of A DDoS Attack : An Overview

Your website determines your online presence; however internet has a wide horizon that brings vulnerabilities along with possibilities and progress. The DDoS attack is one of the most dreadful things that directly affect the functioning of your website. Although DDoS attacks have become relatively uncommon; they do occur. If you are aware about the implications […]

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Linux Terminal Commands To Stay Away From | Linux Tips

Linux and its distros are considered to be most robust and flexible OS platforms and allow webmasters to do nearly anything. But, it is also necessary to understand certain terminal commands which need to be run with utmost care and be used only if you are a pro with Linux system management. A small but […]

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How to use MySQLTuner ?

The MySQLTuner is a script that helps you review a MySQL installation quickly and considered to be an effective way to improve its performance and achieve stability. Note : You’d need to be logged in as root user before to run the MySQLTuner script. HOW TO use MySQLTuner ? Step 1 : Log into your […]

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