Why you should move to CWP (CentOS WebPanel) instead of using cPanel

After reading above line the first thing that will come to cpanel lovers mind will be “Is this guy an idiot?”. cPanel is one of the most advanced, stable and reliable control panel with vast number of features that makes server management extremely easy. Also almost every hosting company providing linux shared hosting uses cPanel …

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How to upgrade MariaDB in Plesk CentOS 7

CentOS 7 already comes with MariaDB but the version is older. You may need to upgrade it to latest version so that your magento and other scripts can work properly. First of all create backup of all the databases using below command. mkdir /mysqlbackup MYSQL_PWD=`cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow` mysqldump -u admin –all-databases > /mysqlbackup/all-databases.sql Now stop the …

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nconf stopped working after update to nagios 4

I recently updated our nagios monitoring system from Nagios 3 to Nagios 4 and nconf started giving below error when I generate the new configuration files. Error: Service has no hosts and/or service_description (config file ‘nconf/temp/Default_collector/advanced_services.cfg’, starting on line 195) It was no surprise because the last release of nconf was on Dec 2011 which …

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Upstream timed out (110: Connection timed out) while reading response header from upstream

Today I found below error in the nginx logs. Upstream timed out (110: Connection timed out) while reading response header from upstream This error generally occurs when nginx is configured as reverse proxy to other webserver like Apache and till now I was fixing it by increasing the proxy_read_timeout in nginx configuration. Nginx Reverse Proxy …

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Varnish: VCL version declaration missing Update your VCL to Version 4 syntax

Today I installed latest version of varnish on a new server and configured it manually. I tried to start it but it was failing. So I did a configuration file test and it gave below error. # varnishd -C -f /etc/varnish/default.vcl Message from VCC-compiler: VCL version declaration missing Update your VCL to Version 4 syntax, …

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dovecot: auth: Error: Cpanel::MailAuth: Failed to getpwnam

If you are not able to access email even with correct username and password and you see below error in the /var/log/maillog Jul  5 18:15:20 hostname dovecot: auth: Error: Cpanel::MailAuth: Failed to getpwnam for user webmaster Jul  5 18:15:38 hostname dovecot: auth: Error: Cpanel::MailAuth: Login not permitted to account with a uid lower then 500 …

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