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Vipin Prabhakaran is a Linux Admin. He is having experience in most of the linux server platform and technologies. He is currently working as Chief Technology Officer in Syslint. Vipin would like to do research and study on new softwares related to server technologies and webhosting industry.

How to Check and Fix OpenSSL Heartbleed bug in cPanel/WHM servers

The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library.Essentially this means you probably need to regenerate the private keys used to create your SSL certificates, and have them reissued by your certificate authority.This is not

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How To Install PHP 5.2 on cPanel/WHM 11.40+

cPanel, Inc. has released EasyApache 3.24. This version removes Apache 1.3/2.0, PHP 5.2, and mod_frontpage. As mentioned in Introducing EasyApachea Optimal Profiles, These End of Life (EOL) items are no longer available in EasyApache. These items have been removed for

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How to Safely Change the Location of MySQL Data Directory on cPanel/WHM Servers

I had seen many cPanel servers running out of disk space due to MySQL data directory on “/var” partition.To solve this issue you need to move your MySQL data directory to a new location.There are also other situations like moving

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How to install Percona Server in cPanel/WHM servers

What is Percona Server ? Percona Server is based on the original MySQL code, but functions as a drop-in that replaces MySQL .Like MySQL, Percona Server is open-source, so it is free and it benefits from additions from the community.

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How to reduce memory consumption on a cpanel vps

Run command ‘free -m’ note value under ‘-/+ buffers/cache’ and find out how much memory your vps is currently using ? After that please proceed the following steps: 1) Stopping SpamAssassin: This program isn’t overly important to the stopping of

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