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How to install phpMyAdmin on Amazon EC2 ?

If you have a web application, chances are that you’d be using a database like MySQL or MariaDB.

PhpMyAdmin is probably the most popular tool used to manage MySQL databases. While it is easy to use, it can be a bit difficult to setup.

Here at Bobcares, we help web developers and website owners to setup and maintain web applications as part of our Dedicated Support services.

Today we’ll go through the common issues we’ve seen while setting up phpMyAdmin in Amazon EC2, and how we fix them.

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CentOS Web Panel error “503 backend fetch failed” – Here’s how to fix it

CentOS Web Panel is a free control panel that allows quick and easy management of servers.

It allows to improve server performance and website speed with web applications like Varnish Cache.

But, enabling Varnish Cache often creates the error “503 backend fetch failed” due to configuration problems.

At Bobcares, we help server owners to find the real reason for such errors as part of our Dedicated Support Services for Web Hosts.

Today, let’s see what causes the CentOS Web Panel error “503 backend fetch failed” and how we fix it.

 

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Naxsi vs ModSecurity – Which is the best for me?

Cyber criminals hack nearly 50000 websites a day!

That is why, most Web Hosts need to enable firewall programs like ModSecurity, NAXSI etc. to defend these server hacks.

Although both of them are free, the choice of Naxsi vs Modsecurity depends largely on the server configuration.

At Bobcares, we help server owners to choose and configure these web application firewall programs as part of our Dedicated Support Services for Web Hosts.

Today, let’s discuss on the pros and cons of NAXSI and ModSecurity.

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How to scan server for malware

How to scan server for malware

Google blacklists up to 6,000 websites EVERY DAY for serving malware. Almost all of these sites are classified as “compromised sites”, which means it was infected with malware without the knowledge of the site owner.

A malware infection could lead to loss in SEO ranking, and business reputation. Building back the site traffic could take weeks, if not months.

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How to fix MySQL high CPU usage

MySQL is quite popular among open source web apps, but if it is prone to performance issues, if not maintained properly.

Performance issues happen primarily through table fragmentation, unoptimized memory settings, and more. All this can result in MySQL high CPU usage, and application errors.
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How to speed up Apache webserver for maximum Performance

How to speed up Apache webserver for maximum Performance

These days, everyone expects sites to be super fast. For instance, Google’s LightHouse audit tool recommends that a page should load within 1.2 seconds.

Yes, 1.2 seconds sounds steep, but what if your competitors heed that advice? They are likely to get better SEO ranks, and customer visits. (more…)

6 ways to spot the best server administration services

6 ways to spot the best server administration services

In web hosting business, server uptime and speed are the crucial aspects that determine the success of a provider. Signing up for a server administration service usually happens simultaneous to starting a hosting business.

But if your server management company fails to secure or manage your servers properly, it can end up spoiling your reputation. Reviewing the tasks that are covered in server administration is, therefore, crucial before you signup with a company. (more…)

8 merits of choosing remote tech support for your servers

8 merits of choosing remote tech support for your servers

In our role as Outsourced hosting support specialists for web hosts, we’ve been managing the servers with various control panels and for varying range of hosting businesses.

With the growing competition in the industry, a lot of factors determine your business success, the key parameter being ‘how happy your customers are, that they choose to stay with you’.

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5 reasons for error “Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension” and how to fix it

5 reasons for error “Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension” and how to fix it

Dedicated Support Engineers at Bobcares manage thousands of WordPress sites of web designers, digital marketers, online publishers, web hosts and more.

In these sites, this error usually comes up after a recent migration:

Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress.
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How to fix email error ‘SMTP connect() failed’ in WordPress sites

How to fix email error ‘SMTP connect() failed’ in WordPress sites

WordPress is the most widely used CMS for websites. Sending out mails from WordPress is required in scenarios such as contact form submissions or password resets.

‘SMTP connect() failed‘ is a commonly encountered error in WordPress, due to which emails fail to be send from your WordPress site.

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