Error While Installing Oscommerce From Fantastico

While installing the OScommerce from cPanel Fantastico, you may get an error message which says that your username do not have sufficient permissions for accessing the MysQl database. The error may look like as below. “Warning: mysql_connect() [function.mysql-connect]: Access denied for user ‘mysql’@’localhost’ (using password: YES) “ You can fix this issue by following the […]

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Enable Log Archiving In cPanel

Your website access logs keep detailed records of who connects to your site by HTTP (normal visitors) and by FTP (file transfers such as when you publish pages). By default, those logs are deleted every day after the stats run (Webalizer, AWStats, …). Log archiving forces the logs to be saved. If archiving was already […]

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What Is A Traceroute?

Trace route (tracert) is a check utility for advanced users to troubleshoot their network connections. It allows you to determine packet loss and the time each packet is taking to reach its intended destination. a. Header: Above your tracert will be the IP address (a series of numbers in the xxx.xx.xx.x format) as well as […]

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How To Do A Traceroute To A Domain

Do you need to find the trace route result for the domain? Follow the steps below – In Windows Select Start >> Programs >> Accessories >> Command Prompt. Enter the word tracert, followed by a space, then the domain name. [eg. tracert domainname] In Linux Take a shell and type this – traceroute domainname In […]

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Prevent Files from Indexing In Search Engine

Search Engines plays a bigger role in promoting a website and attracting visitors to the same. Along with that, search engines sometimes bring out the files that are to be hidden. In order to prevent files from indexing in search engines, follow these steps. 1. Create a file called robots.txt in the home directory of […]

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Prevent Directory Listing

Put the any one of following code into the .htaccess file. Options -Indexes or IndexIgnore * If you place that .htaccess file in the root folder then directory listing is prevented of the sub-folder as well. And if you place the .htaccess file inside the “images” folder then directory listing are prevented of that particular […]

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How To Log In To WHM

From within your WHM, you can easily create, modify or delete hosting accounts included in your reseller hosting plan, apart from accomplishing a number of other tasks in just a few clicks. Follow the steps given below to log in to your WHM – 1. Enter the link in your browser. http://domain/whm [Eg: http://yourdomain.com/whm] 2. […]

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How To Remove Backup for a hosting account

There are times when you would want to remove hosting server. If you need to do something like this, you can get it done in a couple of steps. You can remove the backup from the server via command line as follows: 1. Login into server as root. 2. Remove the backup by executing the […]

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Change Bandwidth In WHM

If you have a reseller account, then you can limit the bandwidth usage for  any of the accounts of your customers. You can get it done from within your WHM. Here are the steps you’ll need to follow – 1. Log in to WHM. 2. Click on Limit Bandwidth Usage under Account Functions. 3. Select […]

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Create Custom 404 Error Pages

Custom error page is a custom page designed by the user that should be displayed instead of the default error pages. You can easily create and enable a custom error page for your website. Follow these steps to get it done – 1. Log in to cPanel. 2. Click on ‘Error pages’ under Advanced. 3. […]

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