Month: February 2014

VersionFinder

Purpose: This script scans the user directories and reports the installed CMS packages and what version it is running. It can be set to report just outdated packages and scan specific users. It has the ability to search for common versions of the following packages:…


Cockpit

From liquidat.wordpress.com Only recently the Cockpit project was launched, aiming at providing a web based management interface for various servers. It already leaves an interesting impression for simple management tasks – and the design is actually well done. I just recently came across the only three month old Cockpit project. The mission statement is clear:…


Downgrading PHP with the new EasyApache

Howdy, cPanel is now upgrading php via an EA by default which when run, can upgrade a customers default php version to 5.4. As mentioned in an earlier post, part of cPanels EA EndOfLife email, 5.2.17 is no longer included in the php version list for EA. With that said, cPanel has made the downgrade…


cPanel parsing out single quotes in my.cnf

Hi, We have just discovered that cPanel currently (11.40.1) has an issue with parsing out single quotes in the ~/.my.cnf. For instance, if your /root/my.cnf file looks like: user=root pass=‘password’ With the way that cPanel currently parses this, it uses the password with the single quotes, and sends that off to MySQL. If you’re doing…


Updating to cPanel 11.40 enables IPv6.

Hello, When updating to cPanel 11.40, this enables IPv6 by default. This can cause an issue when cPanel starts rebuilding the Apache configuration though because it adds one or both of these lines: Listen[::]:80 Listen[::]:443 When IPv6 is installed on a server, the Listen directive is set to Listen[::]:80, which listens for all IPv6 addresses…


WHM parking error

Hi, We have recently noted an odd error within WHM and the following message is received when trying to park a domain using the function in Home » DNS Functions » Park a Domain The error message that is returned is “That owner doesn’t exist.” Google it with quotes. Go ahead, I’ll wait… Find anything?…


20 Useful Terminal Emulators for Linux

From tecmint.com A Terminal emulator is a computer program that reproduces a video terminal within some other display structure. In other words the Terminal emulator has an ability to make a dumb machine appear like a client computer networked to the server. The terminal emulator allows an end user to access console as well as…


Use hash tags to organize bash history

From vignesh.foamsnet.com “We use hash tags all over the place in social networks. We use it extensively on Twitter and Instagram. Facebook recently launched support for hash tags as well. So, in a way, our online life revolves around hash tags. Given that, it’s a really great thing for bash power users that # in…