It’s easy to manually start your backups from the command line if your cpanel server. Just run this command. /usr/local/cpanel/bin/backup –force
smartctl -q errorsonly -H -l selftest -l error /dev/sda Simply run this from root, if there is no output than you have not tripped SMART yet.
Is upgrading transparent? I’d say that it would be transparent for many, perhaps most. However, on one particular server that I manage for a client, the client had a ton of old Joomla 1.0, 1.5 and 2.5 sites. For whatever reason, after conversion to MariaDB, I had issues with some of the old Joomla sites.… Continue reading MySQL vs MariaDB
Centos 6 and above now has an easy to use command to change the hostname of your server. Simple type: hostname (newhostnamehere) Replace (newhostnamehere) with what you want the hostname to be. It’s nice when things are actually simple, good job job guys.
Some people call this rooting a server. Basically if you lost your root password and need to get int this is your only option. You will need to be in front for the server or with a KVN plugged in. Make sure to follow each step exactly: Reboot your computer / Turn your computer on.… Continue reading Root password force change in Linux
There is no plug ins in WordPress to bulk fix your permissions. That is why this little script was made. The trick is you have to run it from the root of the server which in most cases your hosting company has to do. It’s really easy to run and 100% safe. Here is how:… Continue reading Bulk fix WordPress permissions