Adding user in vsftp server

My last article was about the installation of vsftp server in CentOS, and here is the detail on how you can make ftp users in it. You can create users in linux using useradd command, however this user is not allowed to use ftp unless you configure it in vsftp configuration. Step: 1 Edit vsftpd.conf, here is one my my servers [crayon-5d2e05367982c402345665/] Step: 2 Create … [Read more...]

How to add remote MSSQL server in Plesk

Adding remote MSSQL server is necessary for those server which host very large traffic websites, and therefore splitting services to multiple servers is necessary to make them fast. Adding remote MSSQL server in Plesk is very simple and just requires few clicks, assuming that you have a server ready with MSSQL Login to plesk click on servers click in database servers click on … [Read more...]

Disabling Dr web notifications

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Error starting Apache in XAMPP

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Solution: ERROR: Unable to install the “psa-backup-manager-9.5.2-cos5.build95100504.12.i586” package.

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How to secure SSH in your server ?

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why sites suddenly stopped working in dedicated/virtual private servers

VeriSign has made some changes recently which are applied since March 1, 2010.  You can read detail by clicking here How do I fix it? You need to log in to your control panel and modify the affected domain name's zone file, using the table below as an example. To Modify or Add DNS Records in Plesk Log in to Plesk as an Admin. From the list of domains at the bottom of the page, click the … [Read more...]

Easy way to optimize apache,php & MySQL

There are 2 important scripts to optimize apache,php and mysql very easily. They are MySQLTuner (Perl) and MySQL Performance Tuning Primer (shell) They can help diagnose MySQL database performance issues, and provide recommendations on how to solve them. [crayon-5d2e05367baee734360789/] … [Read more...]

How to move MySQL to second drive

If you ran out of space in your primary drive and wish to move MySQL to another drive then here is a simple procedure. Moving MySQL to another drive is very easy then it look. 1) Find out mount point of secondary drive.  If drive is not mounted yet then you can get help from article "How to mount drive in CentOS" You can run below command to find mount point of secondary … [Read more...]