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How to fix “Insecure Permissions Check” warning in WHMCS

Maintaining business systems can be really hard.

When it comes to billing software like WHMCS, security is a crucial aspect. You can’t take risk with sensitive information like customer data, credit card data, etc.

At Bobcares, our Dedicated Server Engineers periodically review and update all critical software to secure the information stored in it.

“Insecure Permissions Check” is one such security warning that we often fix when auditing WHMCS software.

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One click button to reboot VM via the WHMCS oVirt interface

One click button to reboot VM via the WHMCS oVirt interface

Web hosts are now rapidly moving on to virtualization solutions to provide cheap and easily scalable hosting services such as VPS hosting, to their customers.

In our role as Outsourced hosting specialists for web hosts, we help setup and maintain a suitable virtualization solutions for their hosting purposes. One of the popular open source systems we configure is oVirt.

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VM cluster setup for high availability hosting using WHMCS oVirt plugin

VM cluster setup for high availability hosting using WHMCS oVirt plugin

We live in a world where internet users cannot tolerate even a few minutes of downtime. When Google or Twitter gets inaccessible even for a few seconds, it creates a havoc in the online world.

The reason why many web hosts now move to cloud solutions is to ensure high availability and minimal down time for their hosting. In our role as Outsourced hosting specialists for web hosts, we help setup and maintain suitable high availability solutions for them.

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Change VM guest OS in one click with the WHMCS oVirt module

Change VM guest OS in one click with the WHMCS oVirt module

In our role as Outsourced hosting support specialists for web hosts, we help setup and maintain virtualization solutions for hosting businesses. VMs are massively replacing dedicated servers for hosting purposes such as VPS hosting.

One such commonly configured open source virtualization system is the oVirt system from RedHat. Webhosts also have a billing and account management system such as WHMCS for their customers.

Though oVirt has its virtualization management interface that helps web hosts create and manage VMs, for security and ease of management, it is recommended to have a single interface to manage all these systems. (more…)

Quickly deploy VM from template using WHMCS oVirt module

Quickly deploy VM from template using WHMCS oVirt module

For web hosts who are into VPS hosting business, having a mode for fast deployment of the VMs is crucial to gain an upper hand in the market. No customers are ready to wait for ages to get their VMs ready.

When a VM is created, it has to be associated with a datacenter, host, cluster, or resource pool, and a datastore. Other configuration settings in a virtual machine include the CPU, memory, storage, and network connectivity. (more…)

Automated provisioning of oVirt VMs via WHMCS – The plugin to boost your business!

Automated provisioning of oVirt VMs via WHMCS – The plugin to boost your business!

Automated provisioning of VMs (Virtual Machines) has become the necessity of the hour for web hosts who provide virtualization solutions, to improve the speed and efficiency of order processing.

oVirt is a popular virtualization platform that comes with a management interface of its own. The oVirt engine admin web interface in it provides system administrators with a GUI to easily create and edit VPS. (more…)

How to fix WHMCS error “Admin Email Notification Sending Failed”

How to fix WHMCS error “Admin Email Notification Sending Failed”

Managing the customer accounts and provisioning orders via hosting platforms such as WHMCS, is a key task that we perform in our role as Outsourced hosting support specialists for web hosts.

WHMCS sends notifications to users and admins in the server, in many scenarios such as new order intimation, account creation, support tickets, invoices, etc. (more…)

How to fix WHMCS database error ‘Could not connect to database server’

How to fix WHMCS database error ‘Could not connect to database server’

In our role as Outsourced server management specialists for web hosts, we manage web servers with various control panels and billing portals such as WHMCS, Blesta, HostBill, etc.

WHMCS is a customer management, billing, and support system for web hosting providers, which is being used by many web hosts nowadays, but it can throw up some errors at times. (more…)