Verisign SSL Certificates

Verisign SSL Certificates You have generated a certificate request (CSR and private key) using plesk. You would like to know how to complete the certificate request process. The Verisign digital certificate can be downloaded in the X.509 format as three files. The three files are designated as: 1) End Entity Certificate 2) First Intermediate Certificate […]

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Optimize Mysql

Did you know that mysql comes with configuration files for better optimization? These files are located at: /usr/share/doc/mysql-server-5.1.71/my-huge.cnf /usr/share/doc/mysql-server-5.1.71/my-innodb-heavy-4G.cnf /usr/share/doc/mysql-server-5.1.71/my-large.cnf /usr/share/doc/mysql-server-5.1.71/my-medium.cnf /usr/share/doc/mysql-server-5.1.71/my-small.cnf /usr/share/man/man5/openssl.cnf.5ssl.gz Or /usr/share/mysql/my-huge.cnf /usr/share/mysql/my-innodb-heavy-4G.cnf /usr/share/mysql/my-large.cnf /usr/share/mysql/my-medium.cnf /usr/share/mysql/my-small.cnf Stop mysql # service mysqld stop Stopping mysqld: [ OK ] backup the original my.cnf file. # mv /etc/my.cnf /etc/my.cnf.original Move the new config file to […]

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Mytop

Install the repository CentOS 5.x rpm -Uhv http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el5/en/i386/rpmforge/RPMS/rpmforge-release-0.3.6-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm CentOS 6.x 64 bit rpm -Uhv http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el6/en/i386/rpmforge/RPMS/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm Install mytop yum -y install mytop Configuration Odds are, you will get an error initially running this program unless you configure it first. whereis mytop Example: /usr/bin/mytop or /usr/local/bin/mytop nano /usr/bin/mytop or nano /usr/local/bin/mytop Locate the following lines: my %config […]

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ClamAV on CentOS

ClamAV is a free anti-virus program available for Linux operating systems.This will explain how to Install ClamAV on CentOS 6 64. Install the epel repository First, determine the most current version of the repository that is available. Using a web browser, visit http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/ Note you can substitute the CentOS version ( /6/ ) with your […]

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Dark Leach Virus

This root level compromise seems to affect CentOS 5.x and < Plesk 10.4. This affects Apache directly and requires a reinstallation. Slaving the original drive to migrate the files is acceptible since it affects the OS files themselves, but clamscan is still highly recommended. To determine if a server has this compromise: Plesk fgrep -l […]

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Troubleshoot Qmail Spam

Is the server sending spam. Try this. http://kb.parallels.com/766 First, check that all domains have the option ‘Mail to non-existing user’ set to ‘reject’ but not to ‘forward.’ You can change this setting to all domains using “Group Operations” in the “Domains” tab in Parallels Plesk Control Panel. The option “Reject mail to nonexistent user” is […]

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