How to look at your email logs on cpanel

Looking at the mail logs on your server is very useful, if you are having trouble with getting or sending mail. The error log can tell you exactly what is going on, so that you an fix the issue. There are a number of errors that could happen, but those errors will not be covered in this article. To run these commands, you need root level access to SSH, or to your terminal in WHM. Watching the logs live is very useful as you can start this command, then it will watch the log live while you send a test message. Hold Ctrl-C to stop the log: Watch the log… Read More

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E-mail filtering options in Cpanel

On Cpanel, there are multiple options when it comes to filtering your email. Some are more complicated than others, but are all fairly simple to implement. Email filtering can be used in a number of ways. The most popular being spam filtering or directing mail to a folder based on the contents of the header or body of the message. Setting up filters, can help keep your inbox clean and free of unwanted messages. Let’s take a look at the Cpanel filtering options available. Cpanel e-mail filtering options: Global Email Filters – These are filters that are applied to all of the email addresses within this Cpanel account. This is… Read More

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Setting up E-mail Filters in Cpanel

E-mail filters will help keep your inbox organized and make finding things much simpler. They can also help filter out the obnoxious messages that you get on a regular basis that are not trapped by the spam filter. The methods discussed in this article are for Global Email Filters and Email filters. Global Email Filters will affect the entire Cpanel account, and the plain Email Filters, will only affect the address that you choose. Step 1 – Choose your method Step 2 – Create new filter Global Email Filters – Choose “Create Filter” Email filters  – Choose the e-mail address this filter needs to apply to, then Choose “Create Filter”… Read More

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How to install redis on cPanel

Redis is an open source , in-memory data structure store, used as a database, cache and message broker.  Redis is built to provide the highest throughput (millions of operations/second) at the lowest latencies (< 1ms), with the least system resources. Redis is primarily used for caching to improve website and webserver performance. With redis, there is a server installation that needs to be done, and if you are using it with php, there is an extension that is needed to allow php to speak with the redis server. To install redis you need root level access to SSH, or to your terminal in WHM.   Step 1 – Install the… Read More

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Accessing the terminal in WHM or cPanel

The terminal is one of my new favorite additions to Cpanel and WHM. The terminal is very cool but remember, it can also be an extremely dangerous tool if not used properly. Please take extra care and caution when running commands in the terminal if you do not know what they do. The terminal can assist you in a wide variety of tasks on the server. If there is something that can be done from the control panel, it can probably be done somehow in the terminal and a whole lot more. Things like installing specialized software to run on your server, checking specific server stats and information, become a… Read More

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How to Install CacheWall Cache for cPanel & Retrieve License

  Cachewall is compatible with cPanel under both CentOS 6 and CentOS 7 (including CloudLinux 6 and CloudLinux 7). The software may be installed in both dedicated and virtual server environments. Cachewall works with all cPanel versions, EasyApache 3, EasyApache 4 and LiteSpeed WebServer. rpm -ivh https://repo.cachewall.com/cachewall-release.rpm yum install -y epel-release yum install -y cachewall To activate the Cachewall plugin, you will need to register at the Cachewall site with your email address. Once signed up, CacheWall license manager will immediately send you the access information. From your login, you can create a license key for any number of servers. Site: http://cachewall.com/ Once you have the key, Run the following command to… Read More

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How to install WordPress Manually on cPanel

Download the WordPress Package from: https://wordpress.org/download/. Leave this package zipped for upload later. Create a new MySQL Database & user: https://subversive-tech.com/kb/?p=56 NOTE: You will need the Database Name, Username, Password, and Database host to setup WordPress. Select the proper directory and click the Upload option in the Menu Bar. NOTE: If installing to a subdomain this will need to be created first. Once the file is uploaded it will need to be extracted. Select the file in the File Manager and then click the Extract option from the Menu Bar. Enter a directory if you wish to have the files extracted to different directory, then click the Extract File(s) button. IMPORTANT:… Read More

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Restoring Individual Files or Directories Using the File and Directory Restoration Tool in cPanel

Click the File and Directory Restoration icon. Click a filename or directory to retrieve its backups. If restoring a backup of a file, locate the desired backup and click the Restore This Version button next to the file. If you wish to restore the entire directory, click the Restore This Directory button. Repeat for each file or directory you need to restore.

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