Enable HTTP2 on NGINX

Nginx has become a household name when it comes to web servers and its (about time) “recent” integration to cPanel officially by cPanel developers it has become one of the most used HTTP servers used today (it’s mostly used as a reversed cache proxy in cPanel / WHM case). But yet again cPanel devs decided […]

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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 rockline.si 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 (https://domain.name/whm) 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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