- On the server, open the Run dialog box, type in services.msc and press Enter.
- Find the SQL Server Agent service in the list and double-click it.
- Click the Recovery tab and set the failure value to Restart the Service...
Posted in Plesk Control Panel on Jan 26, 2019
By default, Plesk stores all mailboxes in the /var/qmail/mailnames/ directory. How to change this location?
Connect to the server using SSH
Find what SMTP and IMAP/POP3 servers are in use:
# /usr/local/psa/admin/bin/mailmng --features | egrep 'SMTP_Server|IMAP_POP3_Server' $features['SMTP_Server'] = "Postfix"; $features['IMAP_POP3_Server'] = "Dovecot"; $features['SMTP_Server_package'] = "postfix"; $features['IMAP_POP3_Server_package'] = "dovecot";
Stop the SMTP service:
# service postfix stop
Open the file /etc/psa/psa.conf and change the PLESK_MAILNAMES_D variable: specify a new location for...[Read more...]
Posted in Linux Servers on Jan 24, 2019
To get started, turn on the machine that you’ve forgotten the root password on. For CentOS 7 devices, you’ll be given 5 seconds at the boot menu to select the operating system kernel to boot into.
That 5 seconds is important, because allows for admins to select different kernels or edit existing kernel parameters before booting.
At the boot menu, press e to edit the existing kernel (Core) as shown below.
Next, scroll down to the list until you see the line underlined below ( ro ) . What we need to do is change that ro to rw and start into a bash shell. It should look like this rw init=/sysro...[Read more...]
Posted in Windows Servers on Jan 05, 2019
When you create a maintenance backup plan in SQL Server 2016 R2, you must identify how you want the plan to be set up. In this example, the maintenance plan is set up with full backups, differentials, and transactions logs.
Check SQL Server Agent service
Verify that the SQL Server Agent service is running and set to automatic. The maintenance plan depends on this service to run.
Posted in Linux Servers on Jan 02, 2019
We can install the csf firewall to secure the Linux servers. We can manage the firewall via command line easily. Please read our the following article and command structure.
Start the firewall rules
Example: #csf -s
Flush/Stop firewall rules (note: lfd may restart csf)
Example: #csf -f
Restart the firewall rules
Example: #csf -r
Deny an IP and add to /etc/csf/csf.deny
Example: #csf -d 188.8.131.52
Flush all IPs from the temporary IP entries
Example: #csf -tf
Remove an IP from the temporary IP ban or allow list
Example: #csf -tr 184.108.40.206
Posted in Linux Servers on Dec 25, 2018
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Posted in Plesk Control Panel on Dec 06, 2018
There are two ways of doing this:
1.Use Plesk interface: Tools & Settings > Mail Server Settings > Mail Queue > Clear 2. Connect to the server via SSH and use command-line utility: usr/local/psa/admin/sbin/mailqueuemng --clean
Posted in Smarter Mail on Nov 23, 2018
it’s important to remember that spam administration is not a "fire and forget" task. Using these built-in options requires constant tweaking to keep that level of effectiveness, and mail administrators will need to monitor incoming and outgoing spam as spammers frequently change their tactics.
SmarterMail comes equipped with several industry-standard antispam options that can block up to 97% of all spam from entering or leaving the server and help keep mail systems running smoothly, including SPF, reverse DNS, greylisting and more. And this is done by the Message Sniffer and Cyren Premium Anti...[Read more...]
Posted in Windows Servers on Nov 23, 2018
efore you build a virtualized environment you will need to install and configure the Hyper-V role on your Windows 2012 or Windows 2012 R2 server with the help of Server Manager.
Follow these steps:-
Step 1. Open Server Manager
Step 2. Add roles and Fetaures
There are 2 ways to add roles and features on Server Manger.
Clicking on Add roles and features on the Dashboard.
Selecting Add Roles and Features in the Manage drop down menu.
On the Before you begin, click ## Next.
Step 3. Select installation type, and click ## Next
Step 4. Select Destination Server, and click ## Next
On the Sele...[Read more...]
Posted in Linux Servers on Nov 16, 2018
In this article, we will cover exporting and importing a database via SSH. Make sure that you replace the following variables in the commands below:
USERNAME - the MySQL user assigned to your database.
DATABASE - the name of your MySQL database.
Exporting a MySQL database
To export a MySQL database, you need to use the mysqldump command. Here is the full command for exporting your database:
mysqldump -uUSERNAME -p DATABASE > backup.sql
You will be prompted for a password - this is your MySQL user's password.
The MySQL database will be exported to a file named "backup.sql" in your current dire...[Read more...]