Modifying your live server partition

Since COVID-19 finally tuned down in my part of Europe concerts finally started to be a thing again! How is this connected to resizing your partition? Well, my customer has had a busy few months and filled up their WHM/cPanel hosted server to the point where backups could no longer be made. After contacting […]

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Seeing only your server IP in access logs

So quite a few months ago cPanel released an update that finally integrated Nginx. But alas that did not come without its issues.   Today I had an issue with a visit to one of my client’s sites and I asked the client to obtain the visitor’s IP address so that I don’t have to […]

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Clone a CentOS server using rsync

Recently due to the fact that some of my bigger clients needed their VPS’s updated I decided to start fully cloning their servers so that in case of any issues I could simply change their DNS records to the new backup server and put them back online as fast as possible if something should go […]

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How to Install Imagick while running cPanel

First just login to your WHM installation ( and then: Go to WHM -> Software -> Module Installers -> PHP Pecl Click Manage and when the new screen shows up type imagick under the ‘Install a PHP Pecl’ and click Go. Click the ‘Install Now’ button and Imagick will be installed for the selected PHP […]

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Enable exec() with PHP-FPM

Enabling PHP-FPM (PHP FastCGI Process Manager) in cPanel/WHM automatically turns off a few features most notable the exec() function. This function is most notably needed with WordPress plugins that process images or other files on your server. A good example is the popular EWWW Image Optimizer plugin. Please note that the tutorial below is meant […]

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Office 365 outbound IP addresses

Office 365 is a line of online services made available by Microsoft, as part of the Microsoft Office product line. Of course, this includes the synonym of email clients – Outlook. Or in other words every self-hosted mail providers worst nightmare… Well, to be honest, it is its own nightmare as well. It’s been a few […]

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ConfigServer Security & Firewall (csf) installation

Install ConfigServer Security & Firewall for cPanel / WHM

So I actually received an email asking me how do I secure my servers. The answer (for servers using cPanel /WHM, DirectAdmin & Webmin) is quite simple. All you need to do is install ConfigServer Security & Firewall (CSF). A free security script with quite a few features that makes managing your server’s firewall easy and […]

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Remote MX Wizard installation for cPanel WHM

Install Remote MX Wizard plugin for cPanel / WHM

So what is this “Remote MX Wizard” plugin for cPanel / WHM you may ask? Well it’s a simple little free plugin developed over by the guys at gk-root in order to ease your suffering in adding Google Apps (G Suite) MX records for your clients. Now you can simply do that with one click. […]

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