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Installing Plex Media Server on Centos 6

Plex Media Server is a user-friendly way to store all your movies, shows, and other media in one place–and make it accessible from any device, whether you’re at home or on-the-go. If you’re looking for a no-headache way to watch your movies anywhere, this is it. What Is Plex Media Server? Here’s a common situation that all too many people find themselves …

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ConfigServer Firewall : Binary location for [/usr/bin/host] in csf.conf is either incorrect, is not installed or is not executable

The following error may occur while reloading CSF (csf -r) : *WARNING* Binary location for [HOST] [/usr/bin/host] in /etc/csf/csf.conf is either incorrect, is not installed or is not executable *WARNING* Missing or incorrect binary locations will break csf and lfd functionality In this particular case, CSF was installed on a CentOS 7 server and there wasn’t any “host” executable under /usr/bin. …

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Migrate from Mysql to MariaDB in cPanel/WHM

MariaDB is “An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL”. Below you will find some steps on how to affectively stop cPanel/WHM from maintaining MySQL and begin utilizing MariaDB for any and all database activity on your server but please note that, cPanel/WHM no longer maintains MySQL on your system it is on the Systems Administrator to manage and maintain any updates …

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How to Install MongoDB on CentOS and cPanel

MongoDB is one of those technologies that you should be paying attention to because it’s changing the way that developers interact with databases. MongoDB is officially a “NoSQL” database. Thanks to its architecture and BSON structure, it can scale more easily than other popular database servers like MySQL. MongoDB helps you to integrate database information into your apps easier and faster. That’s …

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Install eAccelerator on cPanel Server – Command line

What is eAccelerator ? Yes, before going directly to the installation steps, you must have an idea about eAccelerator. As the name indicates, it’s an accelerator for PHP scripts/files on your website. It’s an open source software which is used to increase the loading speed of PHP pages. eAccelerator is a PHP accelerator derived from the MMCache extension for the …

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Running PPTP VPN with CSF firewall

Most of the time pptp vpn doesnt work with csf firewall. Here is the guide to make it working. 1) type the following command: nano /etc/csf/csfpre.sh 2) Put the following into the file: iptables -A INPUT -i venet0 -p tcp --dport 1723 -j ACCEPT iptables -A INPUT -i venet0 -p gre -j ACCEPT iptables -A OUTPUT -p gre -j ACCEPT …

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How to install Nagios on CentOS 5 or 6

Introduction This guide is intended to provide you with simple instructions on how to install Nagios from source (code) on CentOS and have it monitoring your local machine inside of 20 minutes. No advanced installation options are discussed here – just the basics that will work for 95% of users who want to get started. These instructions were written based …

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