Installing Solr on cPanel 11.48

Installing Solr on cPanel 11.48

I encountered this error installing Solr on a cPanel server using PECL, and thought I would post the solution, since I didn’t find it anywhere else. Whether installing through WHM or on the command line I saw this error: checking for cURL support... yes, shared...
How to change the MySQL tmp location on CentOS

How to change the MySQL tmp location on CentOS

Whether it’s because your /tmp partition is too small, or because you are trying to gain more speed in some way, switching the MySQL location for all of its temporary files can help you in a few ways. The directions below will allow you to do so, without causing...
Enable rsync for users on CloudLinux

Enable rsync for users on CloudLinux

CloudLinux servers are built to be far more secure than traditional CentOS servers, especially with the addition of CageFS. However, sometimes you might want to allow your users access to some of the commands that are disabled by default. In our example we needed to...
CVE-2015-0235 Ghost patching

CVE-2015-0235 Ghost patching

Yesterday Qualys announced a vulnerability in all versions of the GNU C library (glibc). The actual vulnerability involves a buffer overflow during DNS hostname resolution. Disclosure of this vulnerability was timed to coordinate with the release of patches by the...

Dovecot fails when enabling IPv6

If you attempt to enable IPv6 in your Dovecot configuration through WHM, you may see that it fails to start with this error: Log Messages: Jan 14 18:12:04 host dovecot: Fatal: listen: Invalid port in address : Jan 14 18:11:13 host dovecot: Fatal: listen: Invalid port...
Add custom data to cPanel system backups

Add custom data to cPanel system backups

As a cPanel administrator, we sometimes need to get cPanel to do a little extra work for us. Especially if we’re running applications that cPanel isn’t necessarily aware of, or managing.¬†Today we’ll talk about getting cPanel to add extra files to...
Exim user filters cannot be decimal format

Exim user filters cannot be decimal format

If you are having trouble with your user user’s mail filters not being applied correctly, you may see an error that looks a fair amount like this in /var/log/exim_mainlog at delivery time: 2014-12-10 15:45:34 1W1ixR-0005w9-JJ == user@domain.com...