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How to fix “MySQL conflicts with file from package” error in cPanel

file /usr/share/mysql/dutch/errmsg.sys from install of MySQL56-server-5.6.39-1.cp1162.x86_64 conflicts with file from package mysql-community-common-5.7.22-1.el6.x86_64

This is a common error during cPanel update- ‘MySQL conflicts with file from package‘.

Being a provider of server support and maintenance service, solving such issues is all in a day’s work for us.

In today’s post, we’ll take a look at this update failure and how we resolve this for our customers. (more…)

cPanel Nginx support – The why, what and how

Let’s clear one thing right away – cPanel doesn’t support Nginx.

But, there are ways to make cPanel work with Nginx and thereby improve server performance.

We’ll get to that in a bit. In the meantime, if you need urgent assistance with Apache load or performance issues, click here to talk to our cPanel experts. (more…)

How to enable custom php ini in cPanel servers with suPHP using EasyApache 4

PHP is a commonly used scripting language for websites, and its configuration settings can be managed using a server-wide php.ini file.

Most shared hosting providers enforce server-wide php ini settings on all users. But some software such as WordPress, Joomla, etc. require custom PHP ini for websites. (more…)

Fixing ‘Last Attempt to Update cPanel & WHM was Blocked’ in CloudLinux with MySQL

Fixing ‘Last Attempt to Update cPanel & WHM was Blocked’ in CloudLinux with MySQL

You see a pop-up notification asking you to update your browser. What do you do? Update the software, ignore the alert or postpone it to a future date? If you tend to overlook such notifications, its time to reconsider.

Updates help to ensure that your software is secure. Server software such as cPanel offers auto-update feature to secure your server from vulnerability. But there are times this auto-update fails with a notification message ‘Last Attempt to Update cPanel & WHM was Blocked’ in WHM. This is a blocker!

A blocker is the main reason why cPanel & WHM update process fails. Blockers can be license errors, RPM database integrity errors, MySQL version incompatibility, low disk space, cPanel restrictions, etc. When faced with a blocker, the solution is to identify the type of the blocker and resolve it.

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