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 Help! What should I do first?
 Once you have your login there are some first steps that apply to all VPS packages: 1) Create two name servers at your registrar with the IP's provided 2) Point your domain at these new name servers 3) Login to your web control panel and complete
 How do I test my httpd.conf for errors?
 To test apache for for errors run this from inside SSH as the root user: /usr/local/apache/bin/apachectl configtest If you see a message that says "Syntax OK" then there should not be any configuration errors in the file.
 How do I find where all of the space my VPS is using is at?
 There are many times in which you may be interested in finding out where all of the space on your VPS is being used at. Linux includes the "du" tool to help make this quick and easy to estimate disk usage. Switch to your root folder. Use the following
 How do I install GMP on my VPS?
 We have had a few clients enquire about GMP. The install of apache/php that comes with cpanel does not have GMP enabled and cpanel itself does not support the compilation of GMP into PHP. You can however manually install GMP and re-compile PHP with GMP
 How do I login to my server with direct root access disabled?
 You should have a regular user account setup as what's called a wheel user. (Essentially a user that is able to perform root-level actions.) You will want to login to SSH as that user, and then type: sudo su - Once you enter you password the firs
 What do the different error codes Apache gives mean?
 Each error code represents a different type of problem. Below are the most common error codes and what they represent. Custom error 400, Bad Request This error, 400 bad requests, means that a request for a URL has been made but the server is not confi
 How do VPS backups work?
 PowerVPS backs up your VPS nightly to a dedicated backup server with a raid5 or raid10 array. The nightly backups backup only data that has changed since that last backup, and stores that block of data. As many as seven backups are kept at any given ti
 Some scripts try execute out of /tmp and fail. Why is that, and how can I fix this?
 Our VPS servers come with /tmp hardened. This means they have a seperate /tmp partition, mounted with noexec and nosuid. This prevents many typical exploits from running (although this can be defeated so don't think this is a silver bullet to security).
 How do I export or import a mysql database manually through SSH?
 To export a mySQL database run: mysqldump -u username -p database_name > dumpfile.sql To import a mySQL database run: mysql -u username -p database_name < dumpfile.sql The dumpfile.sql should point to the path of your backup file.
 File size limit exceeded(core dumped) $HTTPD -DSSL
 I am receiving the following message: File size limit exceeded(core dumped) $HTTPD -DSSL Solution When Apache won't start giving the above error it probably means a log file has reached 2 GB. The likely culprits can be found at /usr/local/apache/l
 How do I change the time/timezone on my VPS?
 We manage the vps time via ntp on the hardware node and it does not need changing. For changing your timezone, you can setup the correct symlink to the timezone you want to /etc/localtime For example for GMT, add the following symlink: ln -sf /usr/
 How do I create or install a SSL certificate for a site on my VPS?
 Scope Of This Document: After reading this document you will be able to create an SSL secured site on Linux. 1. Determine the exact domain-name for which the SSL has to be installed. 2. Determine the other Parameters required for the SSL key gen
 PHP Script issues - works on another server but not on a PVPS server
 This usually would be due to PHP configuration issues. The older server probably has different configuration settings which allow the script to work whereas the more secure settings on the PowerVPS server prevents a certain feature from working. Most of t
 What do I need to setup to redirect a page from a site?
 If you want to redirect each and every page then there is no need to setup a subdomain you'll just need to use correct rewrite rules in .htaccess file. The following is an example: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^domain.com$ [OR] RewriteCo
 What are different ways to redirect websites?
 IIS Redirect * In internet services manager, right click on the file or folder you wish to redirect * Select the radio titled "a redirection to a URL". * Enter the redirection page * Check "The exact url entered above" and the "A per
 How do I setup nameservers in Webmin?
  * Login to webmin. * Click on the Servers Icon once and wait for it to load fully. * On that page, locate the BIND DNS Server link and click on it (assume you install BIND version). * On the BIND DNS Server page, click on the Create a
 How do I turn on register globals on individual users?
 You can turn Register Globals on for your domain with the .htaccess file. Kindly add the following line inside /home/USERNAME/public_html/.htaccess php_flag register_globals On If you are running PHPSuExec on your server, you will need to do the fol
 How do I make index.php the default index file for my website?
 If you remove index.html, other files with index.* will show up in its place. So, if index.php is the only file named index.* in public_html, it will show.Alternatively you can create a file called .htaccess in your public_html directory tha
 How do I setup a custom relay?
 Setting up custom relay.Using /etc/mail/accessAn "access'' database can be created to accept or reject mail from selected domains. For example, you
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