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 - DELETE -Error: Missing Dependency: perl(Convert::ASN1) is needed by package samba-3.0.33-3.7.el5.i386 (base)

When running "yum upgrade" , you may encounter this error: Error: Missing Dependency:...

 -DELETE -How to use the dedicated server signature backup package

  The Signature Backup Package for your dedicated server includes 2 different sections. One of...

 -DELETE -SSL Ciphers - Weak SSL Cipher Detected

Here at Total Server Solutions we spend a lot of time ensuring our servers are PCI Compliant....

 -DELETE How to downgrade MySQL from Version 5 to Version 4

If you've upgraded your MySQL Software to the newest version but for whatever reason need to...

 -DELETE- Suspicious "spamd child" Process Emails From CSF Firewall Software

If you have a dedicated server or VPS with the Config Server Firewall (CSF) software installed...

 Block countries using the CSF Firewall

There are two main ways to block a user from accessing a website. You can use mod_geoip, which is...

 Certificate for cpanel/whm on myhost.mydomain.com will expire in less then 30 days

  If you are receiving email notices about service certificate expiration in less than 30 days,...

 Changing ip addresses

To move an account from one ip to another in WHM:1) Log into WHM using root login details....

 Copy files from server to server using SCP

Often times with a VPS or Dedicated Server you will need the ability to copy a single file or...

 Disable TRACE or TRACK method in Apache

Disabling the TRACE or TRACK methods from inside Apache are highly recommended and are now...

 Does TSS allow IRC?

As of February 2011, TSS does not support or allow IRC on dedicated servers, VPS services, Cloud,...

 How can I activate or deactivate webmail clients on my cPanel server?

  You can activate or deactivate specific webmail clients on your Cpanel based server by...

 How can i add a wild card dns entry for my domain name in WHM?

  You can add a wildcard entry for your domain name via the WHM account. To access WHM, you...

 How can i find which files & directories are taking up the most disk space?

This can be very helpful to know, for various reasons. You will need to be logged into your...

 How do I change my cpanel/ftp passwords in WHM?

If you're on a dedicated environment (VPS, Cloud, or dedicated server) here's how you'd change...

 How do i check who is logged into my server via ssh?

If you want to check who is currently logged into your dedicated server or vps server, you can...

 How do I find my root password?

1) Log into your billing account: https://portal.my-tss.com/clientarea.php 2) Click on the...

 How do I limit the number of emails a domain can send out per hour in WHM?

In order to limit the number of emails each domain's account can send per hour, you will have to...

 How do i make a backup dump file of a mysql database via ssh command line?

If you want to make a backup file of a specific mysql database via the ssh shell command line,...

 How do I repair a mysql database table via ssh command line?

In order to repair your mysql table in question via the ssh command line terminal, you will need...

 How do I turn on/off mod_userdir on my cPanel/WHM server?

Apache's mod_userdir allows users to view their sites by entering a tilde(~) and their username...

 How to add a new cPanel account in WHM

To create a new cpanel account in WebHostManager (WHM): 1. Log into whm using the root login...

 How to create a package in WHM

First, make sure you are logged into your WHM admin side.  1. Scroll down on the left hand side...

 How to disable Recursive DNS Lookups

A very common PCI Issue is related to the DNS servers.  In order to be PCI Compliant you must...

 How to Export or Import a MySQL Database from shell

Shell or Telnet or SSH is something that any system administrator can not live without.  It's a...

 How to generate a CSR in WHM

You would like to purchase or transfer an SSL certificate but need a CSR to do so. Here's how to...

 How to resync cpanel license / cpanel license error

In the event that your cPanel license gets out of sync with cPanel's server, you may have an...

 My client is blocked in the firewall. Help!

If you have a dedicated server or a vps, you may remove your clients from your firewall as needed...

 My ISP is blocking SMTP port 25. How can i configure Exim on a different port?

  This is a quick resolution to help resolve the common "My ISP is blocking SMTP port 25 issue...

 MySQL Table says IN USE, but table will not repair in phpmyadmin.

From time to time mysql corrupts itself.  This can normally be fixed using the KB Article here:...

 What exactly is RAID? and what are the different RAID levels?

Hard Disk Drive RAID is basically an acronym for Redundant Array of Indepedent Disks. It combines...

 What is the apache module mod_evasive?

If you are wondering what mod_evasive is, here's a good description for you. Apache mod_evasive...

 What ssh client should I use for Mac OS X?

Mac OS X has a built in ssh terminal application called terminal.app and it is located in the...

 What SSH client should I use for Windows?

We recommend you check out one called "putty" it's a free popular SSH client for windows. You can...