Misc Server Apps

[How To] Disable SSLv3 for Apache in WHM cPanel

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After HeartBleed, Poodle (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) is another exploit recently discovered affecting SSL version3. To disable SSL version 3 for Apache in WHM cPanel, you can follow below steps: 1) Login in WHM and go to Service Configuration > Apache Configuration > Include Editor 2) Click on the Pre Main Include and select All Versions option from …

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[How To] Enable MySQL Event Scheduler status

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The event scheduler in MySQL needs to be enabled for some applications to work flawlessly. In this case, a small change is required in the MySQL configuration file my.cnf. Steps: 1. Open my.cnf file in your favourite editor vi /etc/my.cnf 2. Add following line event_scheduler=on This will enable MySQL event scheduler on the server. 3. Restart MySQL service /etc/init.d/mysql restart …

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[How To] Allow htaccess override in Apache

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The htaccess override is by default disabled in the Apache Webserver. If you wish to enable htaccess override then small change is required in the Apache configuration file. 1) CentOS/RHEL: Backup the Apache configuration file "http.conf" Open the "http.conf" file in your favourite editor and look for the string "AllowOverride". Change it from "AllowOverride None" to "AllowOverride All". Make sure …

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[How To] Automatically start Tomcat Service on boot in RHEL/CentOS/Ubuntu

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The Apache Tomcat is widely use in the Application servers. Sometimes, naive users are not aware of starting/stopping tomcat service. Also, Apache Tomcat service auto start is required in case of server reboot. To achieve this, Apache Tomcat should be added in the desired runlevel with a script, as explained in the below steps. 1) Create script name tomcat containing …

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MySQL Got error 28 from storage engine [Resolved]

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The MySQL database backup can be taken using mysqldump command from command line in a Linux server. Sometimes, the following error may occur while taking database backup "'Got error 28 from storage engine' when trying to dump tablespaces" Though the error does not provide much information, the issue is related with the disk space on the server. In this case …

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