January 15, 2016

Multiple SSL installation on single IP in cPanel

Filed under: General Topics,Server Security,Technical Articles — Bella @ 2:42 am

As we are aware, usually installing SSL Certificate requires Dedicated IP .

The cost of this address is typically being passed down to the end user. Also the IPv4 address will be filled completely if every domain require a dedicated IP. So administrators decided to use multiple SSL installation on a single IP. Thus SNI (Server Name Identification) is established.

>> What is SNI :
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Server Name Indication (SNI) is an extension to the TLS protocol that indicates what hostname the client is attempting to connect.
SNI is an extension of the TLS protocol, which allows browsers and servers to map multiple SSL-secured domain names to one IP address and gate, without this making any difference to the site visitor security-wise. User do not need to purchase dedicated IP address for enabling SSL for their website.

>> Minimum Requirement for SNI :
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> CentOS 6, RHEL 6, or CloudLinux 6
> cPanel version 11.38 and higher

If your server satisfies the above requirement, then you can easily proceed with the installation following the below steps.

>> Procedure to install multiple certificate using an single IP in cPanel.
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Step 1 : cPanel >> SSL/TLS Manager >> Generate CSR (Certificate Signing Request)

Step 2 : Purchase SSL certificate from the vendor using the newly generated CSR

Step 3 : cPanel >> SSL/TLS Manager >> Install and manage SSL for your site (HTTPS)
> Select domain
> We can see these things :
Warning : which all browser will not support SNI
Shared IP of the server
> In option Choose a certificate file,Click on browse certificate
> Select .crt file from the extracted file
> Upload certificate

Step 4 : Go again to Manage SSL sites under SSL manager(New Option)
> Select domain from drop Down
> Click on autofill by domain
> Copy certificate bundle and paste under Certificate Authority Bundle (CA Bundle)
> Click on install certificate button

Step 5 : Browse your Website using ‘https://’ and enjoy secure browsing

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December 27, 2015

Adding additional SMTP listenerports

Filed under: General Topics,Linux Basics — Bella @ 3:59 am

By default Postfix run on port 25 and 587(TLS). However some ISPs block port 25. In that case you can configure the postfix mail server to listen on additional ports too, for example port 26 or some random 5125.

This configuration is done in the master.cf configuration file. Edit it in your editor of choice.

This file is in the following format:

# ==========================================================================
# service type private unpriv chroot wakeup maxproc command + args
# (yes) (yes) (yes) (never) (100)
# ========================================================================== (more…)

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December 17, 2015

Adminer

Filed under: Linux Basics,Miscellaneous — Bella @ 3:55 am

Adminer is a fully featured database management tool written in PHP. Adminer is an alternative to phpMyAdmin where we can manage content in MySQL, SQLite, Oracle, PostgreSQL databases effectively.

Adminer Features

> Basic functions : Add/remove/modify the databases and tables
> Modify database objects (views, triggers, procedures, user permissions, variables, processes etc.)
> Execute SQL commands from a text field or a file.
> Import and export databases and tables.
> Export database, data, structure, views, routines to SQL or CSV. (more…)

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November 25, 2015

Case Study : Dedicated Team Implementation

Filed under: Case Study — Jacob @ 1:28 am

SupportPRO recently helped a popular web hosting company to enhance its technical support efforts by providing round-the-clock support to all customer tickets and incoming chats. The web hosting company offers web hosting infrastructure, VPS and Cloud Based Hosting for Businesses and Individuals.  They currently serve more than 100,000 international customers. Launched in 2001, and now one of the largest web hosting companies in the world, they needed assistance to meet their growing need of quality technical support. SupportPRO stepped in to provide that support and has helped to not only improve the quality of their pre-sales and support service, but to also increase efficiency of their business operations.

The Case Study gives an in-depth analysis of how a Dedicated Team is implemented.

Download the Case Study here to learn more on how we got the Web Hosting Company to scale better.

At SupportPRO, we believe in delivering value based services and our Dedicated Team Support gives us the right platform to showcase the same.

If you are looking to have a Dedicated Team to get your business process more streamlined and value-based , just drop in a mail to sales@supportpro.com .

 

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November 20, 2015

URL Monitoring With Nagios

Filed under: General Topics — Bella @ 8:47 pm

Capabilities

Nagios provides complete URL monitoring of HTTP and HTTPS servers and protocols as well as full URL transaction monitoring.

Benefits

Implementing effective URL monitoring with Nagios offers the following benefits:

>> Increased server, services, and application availability
>> Fast detection of network outages and protocol failures
>> Monitor user experience when accessing URLs
>> Web server performance monitoring
>> Web transaction monitoring
>> URL monitoring
(more…)

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