How to create a cpmove file from a cPanel incremental backup? A cpmove file can be created by running the following command from an SSH session: tar -zcf /home/cpmove-<username>.tar.gz <incremental-files-path> Replace <username> with the cPanel account username and <incremental-files-path> with the physical path of the incremental backup files.
How to package (make a full account backup) a cPanel account from SSH? From an SSH session, run the following command: /scripts/pkgacct <username> <destination> Where <username> is the username of the client account to backup and <destination> is the location which you would like to place the completed backup file (saved as *.tar.gz).
How to reset file/folder permissions to folder to 755 and files to 644? Run the following command from an SSH session: chmod -R ugo-x,u+rwX,go+rX,go-w <path> Where <path> is the physical path of the folders/files you wish to change
Securing the /tmp folder on cPanel is easy. cPanel has a script that will do this for you. With root access, using an SSH seesion, run the following command: /scripts/securetmp Once complete, you will need to reboot, so run: reboot
How to install Comodo WAF mod_security firewall? What is Comodo WAF? Comodo WAF is a software based web application filter for use mod_security on cPanel based systems. It provides a large set of preconfigured rules for mod_security to block most common attacks and exploits. To install Comodo WAF, you must first register an account with […]
How to install Softaculous? Softaculous has a very easy installation script that is a snap to use. To begin, you need to purchase a Softaculous license from either Softaculous or an authorized distributer. I suggest BuycPanel The license will give you full functionality and give access to all the scripts Softaculous offers. You can still […]
How to install CloudLinux? Converting CentOS to a CloudLinux system is really easy. First you need to purchase a CloudLinux license from either CloudLinux or an authorized distributer. I suggest BuycPanel Once you have a CloudLinux license, you need to simply run the installation command with root access from an SSH session. The command you […]
How to install cPanel? Installing cPanel is actually quite simple. First you need to purchase a cPanel license from either cPanel or an authorized distributer. I suggest BuycPanel You first need to make sure you have your operating system setup with the minimum requirements and then run the following from SSH with root access: cd […]