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Category: Tips & Tricks

30 Seconds to No More Spam with BoxTrapper

If you’re like me, you spend a good portion of your work day sorting through emails from some of your most trusted colleagues — Oprah, Dr. Oz, Rachel Ray, and maybe more. You might also find yourself learning about the latest ways to lose weight, better tips for refinancing your home or even claiming a surprise inheritance from foreign royalty. …

What’s a cPanel reseller account?

A reseller account is a special cPanel account that gives unique privileges to its users. Essentially, it’s a cPanel account that sells other cPanel accounts. This means that it gives website owners the ability to also serve as hosting providers using system resources that they’ve purchased from their hosting providers. …

Upgrading to Paper Lantern

If you missed it, we debuted a new look for the cPanel brand at WHD.Global in Rust Germany.  The new look is sleek, futuristic, and now personifies our focus on building the hosting platform of choice for the web hosting industry. …

3 Apps to Optimize Your Server Performance

Server performance isn’t just an issue for hosting providers, it’s a big deal for web admins, and most of all, for the person staring into a blank browser window, waiting for a page to load. Not only can an overloaded server lead to poor user experience, it can also cause a major hit to a site’s search …

cPanel & WHM 11.46 Webinar

In case you missed last week’s webinar on cPanel & WHM 11.46, we’re happy to provide you with a nifty recording of the discussion. Feel free to share the new knowledge with your team and we hope to see you at the next event. Cheers! …

Dealing with InnoDB Corruption – Common Misconceptions

InnoDB, given its (relatively) recent change as the default engine of MySQL, can quickly take an unfamiliar administrator off-guard if they’re not aware of the way that InnoDB works behind the scenes. With that in mind, there’s a few key concepts you should probably be aware of if you’re working with any InnoDB tables – which, if you’re running MySQL 5.6+, you will at the very least have a few of MySQL’s system tables using …

Starting with Strace

What is strace? Strace is a “system call trace” program. It attaches to a process and tracks system calls and signals made to and from it (and possibly it’s children). There are limitations to strace, some of which are detailed below. However, strace can be a very valuable tool for determining the root cause of many issues. This post only covers very basic usage of strace. The example used here can be done using jailshell. …

Introducing EasyApache’s Optimal Profiles

We are happy to announce the upcoming release of a new Profile page that will make EasyApache quicker and easier to use. This new Profile page will include cPanel & WHM’s new Optimal Profiles. The purpose of the new profiles is to ensure that you will receive a safe and secure EasyApache build without having to access the Short or Exhaustive Options list. Each new Optimal Profile will include a selection of modules to match …