Setting Alternate SMTP port in Plesk on Linux

Getting Plesk to listen for SMTP connections on an alternate port is not that difficult to do. However unlike a cPanel environment, configuring Plesk to do so must be done outside of the control panel via the command line. The procedure outlined below is complex and requires some basic command line knowledge.  sxi.io Web’s systems …

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 could show “permission denied” errors during the first-time setup or the first time an upload …

WordPress Tutorial 3: How to Install a New Plugin, Theme, or Widget

This is part 3 in an ongoing series on WordPress. Please see Part 1: WordPress Tutorial 1: Installation Setup and Part 2: WordPress Tutorial 2: Terminology and Part 4: WordPress Tutorial 4: Recommended WordPress Plugins. Please note that this guide is primarily intended for customers utilizing a Linux server running cPanel. If you do not have a …

Apache Error: Premature End of Script Headers

‘Premature end of script headers’ can be an extremely vague error that leads to some headaches. Here are some suggestions that might help you fix the problem. Sometimes when executing a script you will see an error similar to the following: Premature end of script headers: /home/directory/public_html/index.php This error occurs because the server is expecting …

Enable Remote MySQL Connections in cPanel

Remote MySQL connections are disabled by default in cPanel servers because they are considered a potential security threat. Using the tools in the Web Host Manager (WHM) and the domain-level cPanel interface (usually http://domainname.com/cpanel) remote hosts can be added which the server allows to connect to the MySQL service. Before using either of the following …

How To: Upgrade Apache and PHP using cPanel’s Easyapache

Note: Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because EasyApache 3 has reached its end-of-life support. If you run a cPanel server, and need to upgrade your Apache or PHP version, cPanel provides the Easyapache tool to make these updates a breeze. While it can be run from WHM, it is generally preferred …