Saying Goodbye to Costly cPanel and Hello Plesk Obsidian Web Admin SE

Plesk Obsidian Web Admin SE

Recently I gave cPanel the boot and said hello to Plesk Obsidian Web Admin SE which is FREE for up to 3 domains. I’ve run cPanel for well over a decade, but its license fee has skyrocketed within the past year. Searching for an alternative and trying two others, I chose the FREE Plesk Obsidian Web Admin SE version as the easiest to set up.…

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WHM cPanel Acquired By Oakley Capital Raises License Fees

cPanel license fee increase

Running WHM / cPanel hosting cloud instance? cPanel has new multi tiered pricing. It’s no doubt that cPanel is the best web server software on the net, but from what I’m reading starting on 09/01/19. Licensees will be billed by how many account’s (domains) are hosted on an instance. Looks like it will get really expensive to run under cPanel. As a hobbyist i have…

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WHM cPanel Latest Version Update To Current Instructions

Webhost Manager WHM Mai Menu

WHM cPanel Version 70 is in Current release as of this posting. Version 70’s biggest feature is cPhulk country blocking. This protects your server from SSH and other attacks by troublesome countries that take place constantly. Today we lay out how to update your servers preferences to upgrade to any Current WHM / cPanel release. First before attempting this procedure we highly recommend taking a…

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How to Migrate WHM cPanel to Easy Apache 4 and PHP 7

WHM cPanel Easy Apache 4 Migration PHP 7

If you’re running WHM / cPanel Server chances are your PHP Version is 5.5 or older. Updating to PHP 7 has many new features that you’re sure to love and the speed increase is fantastic. PHP 5.5 is already at it’s end of it’s life-cycle. PHP 5.6 is nearing it’s life-cycle and is scheduled to expire in January 2018. Upgrading is important to ensure best…

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PHP MBstring May Need Enabling In WordPress Installations

PHP MBstring May Be Required In Certain WordPress Configurations

PHP Multibyte String often referred to as MBstring may not be enabled in many common php configurations, but may be needed in certain WordPress configurations, dependent on certain plugin use. We ran into this after upgrading to WordPress 4.5. Our self administrated server did not have this php module installed. This article shows how to enable this module in WHM / cPanel servers using easy…

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Blackholing Spam Notifications Prevents IP Blacklisting

blackhole prevents spam email response

How to prevent your server / hosting IP being blacklisted by spammers! Your default inbox is probably full of spam without your knowledge! When a spammer sends a blind email ([email protected]) to your domain the server sends a bounce notification to the reply to address in the spam email. That’s a major problem! Here’s how to fix it. A client recently was getting bounce messages…

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