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How To: Check PHP Modules With phpinfo

Say your PHP application is unable to load a needed PHP module. The first thing to check is to see if the PHP module is available to the application. The best way to do that is with what is called a “phpinfo” file.What is a…

How Do I Connect My Mac to Windows?

Mac users work in their native Unix environment are familiar with using the terminal to SSH into their Linux based servers. When using a Mac to log into a Windows environment, or vice versa,  the task is performed differently. Window…

CSF: Config Server Firewall Installation

An alternative firewall to APF is the Config Server Firewall, or CSF.CSF is generally considered a more advanced firewall as there are more configuration options compared to other firewalls, while still being simple enough to install and…

How to: Create a New Website in 20 Minutes

A lot of people think creating a new website with a brand new domain name takes a lot of work and time. While this can be true in some cases, it is entirely possible to have a completely new site up and handling traffic in 20 minutes,…

CentOS vs Ubuntu: 15 Factors to Consider!

Let the Battle Begin!Today we will be reviewing the major differences between CentOS and Ubuntu in a web hosting environment. Although this is not a fully comprehensive analysis of every single aspect of the numerous in-depth features of…

File Upload Problems

Using Softaculous, a new CMS(Content Management System) such as WordPress, Joomla, or Mambo has been installed on your website.  It does not matter which CMS is installed, they all need to be able to write files on the server. However, they…

Understanding Load Balancing for Web Servers

Load balancing is the distribution of a workload across many nodes. In the web hosting industry, it is typically used for balancing HTTP traffic over multiple servers acting together as a web front-end. For the sake of this article, we will…

Change a Domain Name in cPanel/WHM

Changing an existing domain name and the associated account on your server is a task that most users don’t think about until it becomes necessary. Thankfully the tools provided by cPanel make this relatively easy.There are several…

When Mod Security Attacks

One component of sxi.io Web’s Server Secure service is an Apache module called Mod Security (often shortened to just “modsec”). Modsec monitors all incoming HTTP requests for malicious behavior and does not complete…