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cPanel temporary URL – How to temporarily access your web sites!

cPanel temporary URL – How to temporarily access your web sites!

At Bobcares, we often deal with account migrations for web hosts, in our role as Outsourced Tech Support engineers. A common concern users have during such migrations is a way to verify their websites before they go live.

Today, we’ll discuss about how to temporarily access websites in two ways – Using cPanel temporary URL and local DNS hosts file – and our recommendations regarding the two options. (more…)

How to fix “508 Resource Limit Is Reached” error in CloudLinux + cPanel/WHM servers

How to fix “508 Resource Limit Is Reached” error in CloudLinux + cPanel/WHM servers

Almost every webmaster starts hosting their website using a shared hosting account. It is a very cost effective method, but sharing resources with other customers can sometimes lead to slow site speed. Over the years, several methods were invented to ensure fair share of resources for everyone in a shared hosting server. One such method is resource usage limitation. (more…)

A webmaster’s handbook on SSL certificates

A webmaster’s handbook on SSL certificates

In the world of eCommerce, security is paramount. Fear of fraud continues to keep millions of consumers from shopping online. SSL Certificates give you an easy, cost-effective way to protect your visitors and earn their trust. (more…)

cPanel spam mitigation – How we fight spamming in cPanel servers

Spam mails are more than a mere nuisance for web hosts. When a server is spammed, valid mails get lost or delayed indefinitely in the pool of spam mails.

Equally panicky situation is outbound spamming from your server. Your mail server IP can easily get blacklisted, causing email delivery failures for your customers.
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How to fix ‘SMTP AUTH is required for message submission on port 587’ error in cPanel/WHM servers

Mail servers have an SMTP authentication feature enabled in them, to validate users who try to send mails through that server.

The ‘SMTP AUTH’ error usually happens when users try to send mails without properly authenticating their mail account in email clients such as Outlook or Thunderbird. (more…)

How to resolve “Resource temporarily unavailable” error in SSH for cPanel servers

Here at Bobcares, we provide Server Administration and Maintenance services to cPanel/WHM server owners.

An error we sometimes see in cPanel servers while trying to SSH is : “Resource temporarily unavailable.”

This error is usually accompanied by the error ‘too many processes’, while trying to do ‘sudo su -‘ command, which is used to elevate the privileges of a wheel user to that of a root user. (more…)

cPanel multi server aka cPanel cluster – How it helps your webhosting business

Many see cPanel multi server (aka cPanel cluster) as a way to prevent business downtime. The logic goes that even if one server fails, the other servers can keep websites and mail online. But, how true is that?

In our role as Hosting support specialists for web hosting companies, Bobcares engineers manage hundreds of cPanel servers. We setup and manage several cPanel cluster infrastructure as a part of this cPanel server management services.
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Top 8 best practices in cpanel server management

Top 8 best practices in cpanel server management

cPanel is one of the commonly used control panels in web hosting servers. For web hosts to provide a smooth hosting experience to their customers, an efficient cPanel server management system has to be in place.

Every server require regular maintenance and constant monitoring to prevent a sudden crash or a downtime that can adversely affect the customer businesses hosted in it. (more…)

Trying to Disable cPanel firewall (cpHulk)? Read this first if you’re a Web or VPS host

Trying to Disable cPanel firewall (cpHulk)? Read this first if you’re a Web or VPS host

Bobcares.com provides white-labeled end-user tech support to hosting providers. Some of our customers use cPanel & WHM servers, and in these servers end-users often complain about IPs blocks due to cPanel firewall (aka cpHulk).

In support tickets, users often request disabling the cPanel firewall, but we advice against it.

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