Installing Custom MySQL Versions

Update 2/14/14: These instructions have been updated to apply to 11.36+. If at all possible, you should use WHM to install MySQL, however, if you need a version of MySQL outside of what they are offering in current cPanel versions, it is possible to install your own versions. These instructions can also be used to…

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Removing WHM Disk Space Errors

If your server is approaching 99% disk space, your users may be aware of this before you are. At the 1% free margin, the following error will pop up when accessing certain features in cPanel and WHM: Sorry for the inconvience! The filesystem mounted at / on this server is running out of disk space.…

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Errors on /scripts/upcp: Undefined subroutine…

When running a cPanel update, you may get the following error: /scripts/upcp /scripts/upcp syntax OK Running Futex Check/Fix……Done Undefined subroutine &Cpanel::Update::automatic_updates_enabled called at /scripts/upcp line 273. To fix this, run the following command: wget -O /root/updatenow.static http://httpupdate.cpanel.net/cpanelsync/RELEASE/scripts/updatenow.static && perl /root/updatenow.static –manual Then you can proceed running a cPanel update: /scripts/upcp –force…

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Fixing Quotas on a cPanel Server

If you go into WHM > List Accounts and all your accounts are showing an unlimited quota and 0 disk space usage, you probably have a quota problem. First thing, try running /scripts/fixquotas This’ll take a while depending on your current disk usage, but will usually fix the problem. If it doesn’t, make sure that…

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Cron

The following is a guest post from Gwen Davis of hostingobserver.com. History The first cron was written in the early 1970s for Version 7 UNIX as a system service (also known in UNIX as a daemon). The algorithm, invoked from the /etc/inittab location whenever the OS entered a multi-user mode, was simple — every minute,…

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Using Custom RBL’s with Exim and cPanel

cPanel 11.28 introduces an way to easily implement your own RBLs for Exim to perform lookups against.  To get started, log into WHM > Exim Configuration Editor and click on the RBLs tab, then Manage custom RBLs. From here, enter in the information for your RBL as follows: The DNS list would be the hostname…

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Setting up a Red5 Flash Media Server

This post will explain a simple process for installing a Red5 Flash Media server in a VPS or Dedicated environment. Install Subversion and Java yum -y install java-1.7.0-openjdk java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel yum -y install subversion Install Ant (get the latest from http://ant.apache.org/bindownload.cgi) cd /opt wget http://apache.spinellicreations.com/ant/binaries/apache-ant-1.9.0-bin.zip unzip ant/binaries/apache-ant-1.9.0-bin.zip mv apache-ant-1.9.0 ant ln -s /opt/ant/bin/ant /usr/bin/ant Update bash…

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