If you run a cPanel server, and need to upgrade your Apache or PHP version, cPanel provides the Easyapache tool to make these updates a breeze. While it can be run from WHM, it is generally preferred to run it from the command line.
If you have a CDN plan with Liquid Web, it is probably a good idea to keep tabs on your bandwidth usage. Bandwidth overages can lead to additional charges. There are preventative and defensive measures you can take to prevent overages.
Before you can host a website on a domain, that domain has to be registered with the proper authorities. Domain registration through Liquid Web is a one-click process in our manage interface, but it may not be immediately obvious just where to do so. Here’s how:
Now that you have an image of a storm server, you can create new servers from that image. Here’s how to do just that:
While Liquid Web Linux servers always have either APF or CSF firewalls installed, Storm servers can also have an external firewall put in front of them, at no additional charge. A Storm firewall provides an extra layer of protection on an already secure server. Here’s how to set one up:
FileZilla is one of the most popular cross-platform FTP clients around. Here’s how to add an FTP user to the client.
While it is always important create a backup of your server’s data, some backup solutions can be costly and unwieldy. Creating a backup of a Storm server is neither of those things. Instead, it’s cost efficient and easy!
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Say your PHP application is unable to load a needed PHP module. The first thing to check is to see if the PHP module is available to the application. The best way to do that is with what is called a “phpinfo” file.
Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up sites that make heavy use of databases. It can however be used to store objects of any kind. Nearly every popular CMS has a plugin or module to take advantage of memcached, and many programming languages have a memcached library, including PHP, Perl, Ruby, and Python. Memcached runs in-memory and is thus quite speedy, since it does not need to write to disk. Here’s how to install it on CentOS 6: