ConfigServer Mail Queue on WHM/Cpanel Server

The Config Server Mail Queue is an addon feature available with cPanel/WHM which provides with a full-featured interface to the cPanel exim email queues from within WHM. The add-on feature provides with an interface to the cPanel user accounts email configuration without having to log in to their accounts. It is domain-based rather than account-based.

Features

  • View, edit and delete email accounts, email forwarders and email filters.
  • View and modify email account quotas
  • Modify email account passwords
  • List only email accounts that are over quota
  • Modify Outgoing Mail Hourly Limits
  • List only email accounts that are over a specified size
  • View the total number of emails in an email account
  • Empty an email account
  • View emails in an email account
  • Individually delete emails in an email account Continue reading…

Install Wine 1.7.35 in Ubuntu/Debian/Linux Mint

Wine 1.7.35 logoWine makes it possible to run Windows programs alongside any Unix-like operating system, particularly Linux. Wine is an implementation of the Windows Application Programming Interface (API) library, acting as a bridge between the Windows program and Linux.

When a Windows program tries to perform a function, Wine will translate that program’s instruction and make it suitable for Linux. The Wine development release 1.7.35 is now available.

New features in this release:
– Beginnings of support for OpenGL core contexts.
– Initial support for glyph placement in DirectWrite.
– Some more WBEM objects.
– Various bug fixes. Continue reading…

AMANDA Network Backup

The Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver (AMANDA), is a backup solution that allows the IT administrator to set up a single master backup server to back up multiple hosts over network to tape drives/changers or disks or optical media.

Amanda can back up a large number of servers and workstations running multiple versions of Linux or Unix and Windows servers and desktops by using a native windows client.

Features

  • Client-server architecture:
  • Automatic backup level selection:
  • A consistent backup window and resource utilization
  • An intelligent backup scheduler:
  • Data encryption and compression:
  • Reporting and verification:

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MariaDB: An Alternate for Mysql

MariaDB is a high performance drop-in replacement for MySQL, developed by some of the original authors of the MySQL project. For years, MySQL has been the dominant open-source database management system (DBMS). Recently, MariaDB, the MySQL fork created by MySQL’s founder, has been making in-roads and websites like Wikipedia the world’s sixth most popular Web site, is shifting over from MySQL to MariaDB.

Lets check how to replace MYSQL with MARIADB in a cpanel server

Step 1: Backup existing MySQL data

Before installing mariadb make sure to take backup of current mysql data Continue reading…