Smarter Mail Recommended SPAM Settings by Cloud Techtiq

    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...

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    How to install the Hyper-V role in Windows Server

    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

    Server dashboard 1.png

    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.

    Server roal install 2.jpg

    Step 3. Select installation type, and click ## Next

    Server roal install 3.png

    Step 4. Select Destination Server, and click ## Next

    Server roal install 4.png

    On the Sele...

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    How to export import a MySQL database via SSH

    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...

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    How to Schedule a Backup of All MySQL Databases on Ubuntu

    Posted in Linux Servers on Nov 16, 2018


    Step 1: Create the Backup Script

    Create a folder to store your backup script in. I suggest /scripts for this example: sudo mkdir /scripts

    Create a file called inside the scripts folder:

    sudo vim /scripts/

    Add the following code to the file and save it:

    USER='root'       # MySQL User
    PASSWORD='webdev' # MySQL Password
    DAYS_TO_KEEP=0    # 0 to keep forever
    GZIP=1            # 1 = Compress
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    How to Schedule a Backup of All Websites Hosted on Ubuntu

    Posted in Linux Servers on Nov 15, 2018


    Step 1: Create the Backup Script

    The first thing we need to do is create a simple backup script that will backup websites located in /var/www. The script will change into the directory and then loop through archiving each folder into /backups/www. It will also be able to cleanup backups older than X days.

    Create a folder to store your backup script in. I suggest /scripts for this example:

    sudo mkdir /scripts

    Create a file called inside the scripts folder:

    sudo vim /scripts/

    Add the following code to the file and save it:

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    How to install CentOS Web Panel

    Posted in Linux Servers on Nov 14, 2018


    First, we prepare the server or VPS for CentOS Web Panel
    yum -y install wget
    yum -y update

    Set Hostname

    After the reboot is finished you would need a hostname for the server you are installing CWP on.

    To do that log into your server and type in the following:


    Download & installation steps for CentOS 7 server

    cd /usr/local/src
    sh cwp-el7-latest
    After the screen has stopped moving which takes around 30-40 minutes you need to reboot your server to complete the installation:

    That is it now you have Cent...

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    How To Setup LiteMage Cache

    Posted in Magento Hosting on Nov 04, 2018


    LiteMage Cache is the world's fastest Magento Full Page Cache.

    LiteMage Cache uses the LiteMage Magento Extension and an improved version of LiteSpeed Cache to deliver superior caching with ESI implementation geared specifically for Magento.

    This article will guide you through the all steps needed set up LiteMage Cache in our Web Hosting or Managed Cloud Server*.

    • To enable LiteMage Cache if you are on our Managed/Dedicated Cloud Server, please contact our Billing Department (it's Free).


    • The steps below are applicable for Magento 1.x. Please use this guide instead if you...

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    configure spam expert in cPanel/WHM IP-based Authentication

    Posted in Whm/Cpanel on Nov 04, 2018

    Navigate to "Exim Configuration Editor" in WHM.

    Choose "Advanced Editor". Add the following in "Section: POSTMAILCOUNT" (chaning SMARTHOST to your SMTP hostname)

    driver = manualroute
    domains = !+local_domains
    require_files = "+/var/cpanel/domain_keys/private/${sender_address_domain}"
    # Exclude null sender messages from relaying via the smarthost
    condition = ${if or {{!eq{$sender_address}{}} {!eq{$sender_host_address}{}}}} 
    transport = remote_smtp_smart_dkim
    route_list = $domain SMARTHOST::587
    driver = manualroute
    domains = !+local_domains
    # Exclude null se...
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    How to Set or Change Hostname in CentOS 7

    Posted in Linux Servers on Oct 31, 2018


    to change or set a CentOS 7 machine hostname, use the hostnamectl

    hostnamectl set-hostname your-new-hostname

    hostname command you can also use hostnamectl command to display a Linux machine hostname


    New hostname, a system reboot is required, issue one of the below commands in order to reboot a CentOS 7 machine

    init 6
    systemctl reboot
    shutdown -r
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    How to extend the volume size on ec2 instance aws

    Posted in Amazon Cloud Services, Linux Servers on Oct 30, 2018


    1. Confirm the kernel.

      # uname -r


    1. Confirm the initial allocated size

      # df -h

      Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on

      /dev/xvda1 7.9G 797M 6.7G 11% /

      tmpfs 498M 0 498M 0% /dev/shm

      # lsblk

      NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT xvda 202:0 0 15G 0 disk └─xvda1 202:1 0 8G 0 part /

    2. Install EPEL6 Repo

      # wget
      # rpm -ivh epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
    3. Install the dracut & cloud-utils growpart modules-growroot

      # yum install -y dracut-modules-growroot cloud-utils-growpart
    4. The initrd need...

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