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by Sapphyre
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: Alahosts.com going away?
Replies: 7
Views: 860

Re: Alahosts.com going away?

We moved the last stragglers off beginning of last year
by Sapphyre
Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: Alahosts.com going away?
Replies: 7
Views: 860

Re: Alahosts.com going away?

I have really enjoyed the "small intimate group" here - especially since its original inception came about with the like-minded idea that we are not competitors but colleagues. There was more willingness to share here and encourage each other to succeed without worrying about competing for the same ...
by Sapphyre
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: Alahosts.com going away?
Replies: 7
Views: 860

Re: Alahosts.com going away?

We no longer have a Navi server, but there's a lot of info here that applies to other systems; I have been back to review tidbits I remember we discussed. I protest
by Sapphyre
Sun Apr 10, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: We're looking to acquire web hosts - 200K-10mil deals up to 1.2-2 times revenue
Replies: 2
Views: 376

Re: We're looking to acquire web hosts - 200K-10mil deals up to 1.2-2 times revenue

OMG! I didn't catch that date. Please tell me it was truly a joke ?! We're quite fond of your excellent level of service; I'm having a chronic mild panic attack the last week and a half over the thought of your company getting that massive ... usually precedes a decline in service or being gobbled u...
by Sapphyre
Sun Mar 06, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: General Help
Topic: Set default permissions on created files SSH putty vi touch
Replies: 1
Views: 538

Set default permissions on created files SSH putty vi touch

What controls the permissions that are given when creating files and folders using Putty and vi touch mkdir In file manager, adding a folder gives it 755 and a file 644. I would like to default to these same perms when I am working as root, and not have to go the extra step with chmod to correct the...
by Sapphyre
Tue Feb 16, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: Department of Defence allowed in by default
Replies: 4
Views: 430

Re: Department of Defence allowed in by default

That was a joke, seriously ?
Woo, now I'm intrigued.
by Sapphyre
Thu Feb 11, 2016 7:32 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: Department of Defence allowed in by default
Replies: 4
Views: 430

Re: Department of Defence allowed in by default

maybe it's just you ...
:wink: :o
by Sapphyre
Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: General Help
Topic: Who has VPS in a Canadian datacenter?
Replies: 3
Views: 347

Re: Who has VPS in a Canadian datacenter?

Thanks that is helpful for backups.
This would be for hosting - clients wanting PHP7 hence asking specifically for Plesk 12.5- who know how long it will take cpanel to get it.
by Sapphyre
Wed Feb 03, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: NEW NIGHTMARE
Replies: 4
Views: 423

Re: NEW NIGHTMARE

Good to hear ... clap clap clap
Phew for you :)
by Sapphyre
Sun Jan 31, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: NEW NIGHTMARE
Replies: 4
Views: 423

Re: NEW NIGHTMARE

So sorry you are going through this!
Positive vibes for a quick and clean resolution.
by Sapphyre
Sun Jan 31, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: Server Candy (Public)
Topic: cPanel (new) Backup doesn't save those deleted accounts
Replies: 11
Views: 1730

Re: cPanel (new) Backup doesn't save those deleted accounts

Got rid of some "warns" and pruned the size of backups by excluding softaculous backups: Added to the server-wide exclusion list: /etc/cpbackup-exclude.conf .cpanel/live-engine-connector-*.sock softaculous_backups There are also per account exclusion list files: /home/OWNER/cpbackup-exclude.conf
by Sapphyre
Sun Jan 31, 2016 2:37 pm
Forum: General Help
Topic: Who has VPS in a Canadian datacenter?
Replies: 3
Views: 347

Who has VPS in a Canadian datacenter?

Am looking for a starter VPS with Plesk 12.5.
Looking at OVH unless any of you offer it?
by Sapphyre
Sun Jan 17, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: bluehost overload
Replies: 1
Views: 285

Re: bluehost overload

YES!
by Sapphyre
Thu Dec 17, 2015 10:07 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: quietude
Replies: 9
Views: 621

Re: quietude

bbbbut there are other topic boards here.
Where is everyone then?
I find SOME users at CPanel forums sometimes a bit too snarky / unhelpful / rude with replies.
I miss the camraderie we had back in the day!
by Sapphyre
Thu Nov 19, 2015 7:46 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: quietude
Replies: 9
Views: 621

quietude

it's creepy here, like a ghost town. I miss the bustle and all the helpful voices from the good ole days. :(
by Sapphyre
Wed Sep 30, 2015 3:12 pm
Forum: Server Candy (Public)
Topic: cPanel (new) Backup doesn't save those deleted accounts
Replies: 11
Views: 1730

Re: cPanel (new) Backup doesn't save those deleted accounts

Yeah, it's important to keep an eye on what is being backed up. I recently found out that /root is not backed up. Do you have any suggestions as to what to look for in the log to indicate issues with the backup? Currently, I am running a count on the word "pkgacctfile". If it matches my number of a...
by Sapphyre
Tue Sep 29, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: General Help
Topic: Suggestions to set up a redirect for multiple domains?
Replies: 0
Views: 267

Suggestions to set up a redirect for multiple domains?

Say I have sitebuilder.clientdomain.tld and sitebuilder.clientdomain2.tld sitebuilder.anotherclientdomain.tld etc... What's the most efficient way to redirect these to an outside URL which I do not control? I have been manually creating a subdomain in each control panel then using htaccess to redire...
by Sapphyre
Fri Sep 18, 2015 12:07 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: How do these hosts have Weebly?
Replies: 7
Views: 647

Re: How do these hosts have Weebly?

Thanks... looking forward to your review.
by Sapphyre
Tue Jun 02, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: Enom Hacked
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Re: Enom Hacked

It's unclear to me if they just changed nameservers or altered DNS entries for that specific domain name - i.e. did they otain someone's domain login rather than hack in ?
by Sapphyre
Fri Mar 20, 2015 8:18 am
Forum: Server Candy (Public)
Topic: cPanel (new) Backup doesn't save those deleted accounts
Replies: 11
Views: 1730

Verify backup status when moving an account between cpanels

I recently discovered an account did not have any backups. It was migrated several months ago from another cpanel server - an older server. With the new backup you can select accounts - it was set to the legacy backup instead of current backup system. i.e. it retained its setting from the old server...
by Sapphyre
Wed Mar 18, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: How do these hosts have Weebly?
Replies: 7
Views: 647

How do these hosts have Weebly?

Anyone know how Hostgator and Bluehost are offering Weebly ?
by Sapphyre
Wed Mar 11, 2015 6:14 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: public_ftp folder?
Replies: 2
Views: 326

Re: public_ftp folder?

Anonymous FTP ? I have a few clients who do use it, though with the Navi server due to pitiful disk space limits, it's becoming less useful. They use it when they need to have customers upload images, drawings or other documents that are too large to send by email. Some used it to have visitors uplo...
by Sapphyre
Wed Mar 04, 2015 3:12 pm
Forum: Server Candy (Public)
Topic: Convert webmail address book to VCard
Replies: 1
Views: 223

Convert webmail address book to VCard

Here's a one liner for you - will convert the old style openwebmail db address book into Vcard (.vcf) format. I found some books were not converted automatically when the format used by openwebmail changed. VCard format may also be needed if you are moving to an alternate webmail client cat .address...
by Sapphyre
Thu Nov 20, 2014 9:57 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: FREE SSL CERTS
Replies: 2
Views: 413

Re: FREE SSL CERTS

This is AWESOME.
But now the talk of "IP shortage" will undoubtedly ramp up again, I predict those monthly fees will be jacked up.
by Sapphyre
Sun Nov 02, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: General Help
Topic: Any regex experts here? False positives CPanel mod_security
Replies: 3
Views: 634

Re: Any regex experts here? False positives CPanel mod_secur

I changed it so it no longer catches visitors with mail.com is their user-agent: "phase:2,t:none,t:urlDecodeUni,t:htmlEntityDecode,t:lowercase,pass,nolog,skip:1,id:1234123396" SecAction pass,nolog,skipAfter:1234123446,id:1234123395 SecRule REQUEST_HEADERS|XML:/*|!REQUEST_HEADERS:'/^(Cookie|Referer|X...
by Sapphyre
Thu Apr 24, 2014 6:20 pm
Forum: General Help
Topic: Can you recommend a new NOC?
Replies: 14
Views: 1348

Re: Can you recommend a new NOC?

Arf wrote:The only minor drawback is it's in Canada.
What's that mean, eh ?
by Sapphyre
Sat Apr 05, 2014 7:24 pm
Forum: General Help
Topic: Any regex experts here? False positives CPanel mod_security
Replies: 3
Views: 634

Re: Any regex experts here? False positives CPanel mod_secur

No, I didn't alter that URI - it results from a normal GET of the homepage of a website. [04/Apr/2014:12:24:30 -0400] "GET / HTTP/1.0" 501 63398 Anyone having mail.com in their user-agent can trigger this innocently visiting any page on any site :( mail.com is a webmail service offered by 1&1. They ...
by Sapphyre
Fri Apr 04, 2014 10:47 pm
Forum: General Help
Topic: Any regex experts here? False positives CPanel mod_security
Replies: 3
Views: 634

Any regex experts here? False positives CPanel mod_security

It's the visitor's innocent User-Agent string causing an issue seemingly because it contains the word mail ?: "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 10.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/6.0; ( mail .com/1.0.0.8))" [Fri Apr 04 12:24:30 2014] [error] [client 142.177.xx.xx] ModSecurity: Access denied with code...
by Sapphyre
Thu Mar 27, 2014 4:40 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: Let's brainstorm together ?
Replies: 2
Views: 483

Let's brainstorm together ?

How about we put together some security/prevention tips for clients? - use strong passwords! Use a password manager if you avoid stronger passwords because they are too hard to remember/manage - not use same password for multiple services - not use your master account password in your scripts since ...
by Sapphyre
Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: Hacker Spammer Handed Me A Really Bad Day.
Replies: 6
Views: 773

Re: Hacker Spammer Handed Me A Really Bad Day.

" My script had a bug in it that deleted all the user’s email boxes from the password file. " You had me talking out loud at my screen while reading .. "OH NO ! Oy Yoy Yoy! Ah Man!" As if I had done it myself I felt your pain in that instant! Yes, our trigger points are being kept quite sensitive th...
by Sapphyre
Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: Captcha alternative for NSM formmail using recipient alias
Replies: 2
Views: 520

Re: Captcha alternative for NSM formmail using recipient ali

Yes, it's a prefab static image she made.
Yes, the NMS version with aliases works on CPanel. We install it individually in each account since no time yet to configure a single system copy that works with individual config files like on Ala.
by Sapphyre
Tue Feb 25, 2014 5:25 pm
Forum: Express Yourself
Topic: Captcha alternative for NSM formmail using recipient alias
Replies: 2
Views: 520

Captcha alternative for NSM formmail using recipient alias

Found in a client's form ... it's easier to decipher than some captcha. Recipient field is a blank text input, and recipient is included in the hidden 'required' field. Visitor must fill it in or it fails to send/errors due to not having a required recipient. It's accompanied by an image of the desi...
by Sapphyre
Tue Feb 18, 2014 7:02 pm
Forum: General Help
Topic: poprelayd keeps dying
Replies: 6
Views: 1804

Re: poprelayd keeps dying

WHO ELSE has been experiencing this recently? Arf, do you have a log of how often this is firing up to restart POPRELAYD? For us, it has been an issue since the "SAN migration" early Dec., causing an outbound mail outage about every 10 days. Restarting syslog and poprelayd by cron is a band-aid real...
by Sapphyre
Tue Dec 31, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: Server Candy (Public)
Topic: Deny IPs Quickly (cpanel)
Replies: 2
Views: 918

Re: Deny IPs Quickly (cpanel)

How about make it
# denyfrom IP.ADD.RE.SS unixuser

Either assume a default account if unixuser is blank (the account you most often need to block for) or prompt to specify the account username if missing