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Possible problems on website after account migration from other control panels to cPanel

Here I try to explain possible problems and solutions on website after migration to cPanel server. 1. PHP shows wrong time or timezone missing / differs from MySQL’i timezone 2. Website shows old/wrong info 1. PHP shows wrong time or timezone missing / differs from MySQL’i timezone Other control panels may have their own Timezone […]

DomPDF addon and Error 500

During last weekend automatic system software/security update – among other patches/updates there was also libxml update. Starting from beginning of this week – couple of customers have reported that DomPDF addon they are using, is generating “500 – Server Error”. However, this is not a server error but a bug (feature) in DomPDF code/functionality. There […]

User level E-Mail account managent – vacation message and password

Due to high demand, we have added additional plugin to DirectAdmin to enable E-Mail users to add vacation messages and change passwords.

Massive spambot activity on Your websites feedback/registration forms?

In last years, we have seen many spam attempts on older CMS (Content Management Systems) (where during “attack”/spam spree, automated spambots will generate up to 5000 spam e-mails) Statistically most vulnerable are old and not updated WordPress and Joomla (2.5 and lower) CMS’es. What to do if/when Your website is used for spamming:

LetsEncrypt (Public BETA) sertificates on our servers / how to use

Many of our customers have requested for LetsEncrypt free SSL certificates support to their accounts. Now we have activated this feature on all of our shared web-hosting servers!

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PHP versions and updates on DirectAdmin servers

Post added: September 18, 2014. Post updated: January 8, 2015 September 13, 2016 April 24, 2018 – This post/article applies only for DirectAdmin servers! (This post will be auto-updated upon new info) – Starting September 12, 2016 – PHP7 is available on all our servers and user-accounts! NB! PHP7 still lacks Zend and ionCube support! […]

Malware and suspending customer accounts

Starting May 22nd 2014 will Radicenter close without prior notice those domains/websites/user accounts,  where owner has not responded to the malware warning information and/or whose pages contain dangerous malware (malware danger is decided by Radicenter). This measure is to ensure customer accounts security and to avoid possible future problems. Reason for this is: – Prevent […]

CMS systems and spammers

Because there have been frequent attacks against different applications and CMS programs (Joomla, WP, phpBB etc.) – our users major concern has been website safety and fighting spammers. I try to focus on some recommendations on how to secure your Web applications. Joomla Info concerning Joomla can be found HERE WordPress (WP) Info concerning WordPress […]

Homepage not working – PHP version is updated – Error: reference/function is deprecated

01.01.2014 – We updated PHP version from 5.2.* to 5.3.28 on last legacy server. Notifications about updates have been sent on dates: 2013-12-11 2013-11-02 2013-07-04 Notifications have been sent to contact e-mails reported by end user. Notification: — Dear customer We are sending you important information about updates and upcoming changes which you should pay […]

WordPress wp-admin folder / wp-login.php additional security filter

NB! Some WordPress blogs that have frequently being attacked by SpamBots / DDos – our system has automatically added additional security filter to prevent such things. Username: admin Password: radicenter How to protect wp-admin folder yourself: 1. Log on to DirectAdmin 2. From menu FileManager -> search for folder you want to protect with additional […]

Joomla CMS error via Installatron

Some users have reported errors when installing Joomla thru Installatron to pre-made MySQL DB. As Joomla CMS has to have DB prefix (jos_ or xxx_ like) and Installatron does not know how to save one after last global update, then Installatron installs everything OK, but does not configure Joomla properly nor apply Your prefix to […]

PHP ini settings / modify settings howto

All users can change global PHP settings via .htaccess or by including ini_set() in their PHP conf file depending on server. We use suPHP and mod_PHP on our servers. suPHP: If your homepage resides on suPHP server – you can change/modify settings with ini_set(): ini_set(‘what_to_change’, 0/1); More info HERE Apache mod PHP: Modifying settings cia […]

How to copy account data between different DirectAdmin servers

In this example you see how to copy/move useraccount data from one DirectAdmin (DA) server to another with rsync 1. Log on to old server over SSH with your user credentials (We recommend Putty for that). 2. Log on to old server thru DA (https://yourdomain.com:2222/) 3. Back up your files and settings thru DA (Create/Restore […]

Joomla/WordPress adminpage (/administrator , /wp-admin/ wp-login.php) asks for additional username and password

In the last few weeks there has been frequent attacks against Joomla/WordPress Content Management Software pages. The targets have been “/administrator” / “/wp-admin” folders and wp-login.php file, purpose is to break the username and password). We have taken precaution measures to increase security and added a login filter, which prevents “robots” to try login to […]