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How to Disable SSLv3 for Apache,Nginx, Litespeed, cPanel

The POODLE bug is a new bug discovered by Google in the SSLv3 protocol. The fix is easy, disable support for SSLv3. See the google security blog for more info on the bug: http://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.nl/2014/10/this-poodle-bites-exploiting-ssl-30.html.   Fix POODLE To fix the bug, disable SSLv3 and use a secure cipherlist. SSL v2 is also insecure, so we need to disable it too. So edit the Apache config file and add following SSLProtocol...

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Shellshock How to check if you are vulnerable

A new vulnerability has been found that potentially affects most versions of the Linux and Unix operating systems, in addition to Mac OS X. Known as the “Bash Bug” or “ShellShock,” the GNU Bash Remote Code Execution Vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain control over a targeted computer if exploited successfully. And because Bash is everywhere on Linux and UNix-like machines and interacts with all parts of the operating system, everyone...

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Limit /throttle rsync transfer speed

If you use the rsync utility to keep your backups synchronized between your servers or with a local machine, you might want to prevent the script from using too much bandwidth. However, rsync makes a lots of network I/O. The point of limiting bandwidth is to make sure your backup scripts don’t clog up the network connection. Naturally, limiting the amount of bandwidth your backups are using is going to make them happen more slowly, but if you...

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Apache: Multiple SSL websites on a single IP address

Apache: Multiple SSL websites on a single IP address Update: This is a new update from a cPanel Tech “There is nothing to enable. As long as you are using cPanel & WHM version 11.38 on CentOS, RHEL, or CloudLinux version 6 or newer, SNI works out of the box”. One of the frustrating limitations in supporting secure websites has been the inability to share IP addresses among SSL websites. When website administrators and IT...

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Plesk to cPanel Manual migration

 Migrating accounts manually is a surprisingly simple task. All that needs to be done are the following: Populate /etc/trueuserdomains on the source server Package an account of your choice into a single file Copy the packaged account to the cPanel server Restore the account on the cPanel server   Steps:- 1. On the source server (Plesk), download the script that builds the list of accounts at /etc/trueuserdomains: # <em>wget...

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Server migration

On occasion, you may want to move from one server to another. For example, you may be upgrading to a dedicated server or moving to a server with a different PHP deployment method. Server migration is a process in which data is moved from one server to another. Whatever the case, most people will agree that it is never a joyous event to switch server. Your sites will be down/unstable/inaccessible during the migration period and it could...

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