HowTo: Remove domain Manually from Plesk

While deleting one domain from Plesk it was throwing following error Error: Connection to the database server has failed because of network problems: could not connect to server: No such file or directory Is the server running locally and accepting connections on Unix domain socket “/tmp/.s.PGSQL.5432”? When we checked the domain on server (from shell) […]

Remove AtMail Footer Message

Atmail webmail system offers a webmail client, email server platform and mailserver appliance for Linux, Unix and Windows. Plesk 9.x supports Atmail and while sending emails using Atmail every email shows following message in the footer of the email sent. Msg sent via @Mail – http://atmail.com/ This message is quite irritating and look un-proffestional. This […]

Installation And Configuration of Mod_suPHP on Plesk (CentOS)

Introduction: Whenever PHP runs as an Apache Module it get executes as “user/group” of the web server which is usually “nobody” or “apache”. SuExec is a mechanism supplied with Apache which allows executing CGI scripts as the user to which they belongs to, rather than Apache’s user. This improves security in possibilities where multiple mutually […]

Plesk 9.3.0 Qmail BUG: Blank messages to Plesk admin email address

Recently we have found that many of Plesk users are complaining about receiving Blank Email to the Plesk Admin address like below     As per Parallels this is the latest bug in Plesk which will be fixed in future releases. They have also provided a work around for the problem; as per them this […]

FIX: Unable to get type of handler

Recently while changing the name of a domain from Plesk (Linux) it thrown following Error: No such parameter ‘handler-type’ for handler ’10-spam-MVquwk’ Unable to get type of handler: 10-spam-MVquwk No such parameter ‘handler-type’ for handler ’10-spam-LztqGr’ Unable to get type of handler: 10-spam-LztqGr The problem is due to orphaned handlers in /usr/local/psa/handlers Directory. Whenever a […]

ERROR: “copy_file failed: copy_file: System Error : invalid file paths” when you change Plesk administrator password

While changing Plesk admin password it throws following copy_file failed: copy_file: System Error: invalid file paths in /usr/local/psa/admin/bin/copy_file /var/backup/psa/tmp/nsfuJB48u /etc/psa/.psa.shadow:0: cmd_server.php3:95 ch_admin_pass(string ‘***************’, string ‘*************’) 1: ch_pass.php3:34 require(string ‘/usr/local/psa/admin/htdocs/server/ch_pass.php3’) 2: plesk.php:51 Above error arises when the problem is when Plesk is unable to copy files in /var/backup/psa/tmp/ directory. As per http://kb.parallels.com/en/5201 the main cause of […]

Install and Configure CSF on a VPS (Part-II)

In previous Article I have explain how to enable Firewall modules on Virtuozzo or OpenVZ based node. Today I am going to explain how to install and configure CSF Firewall on a VPS. ConfigServer Security and Firewall (CSF) is a free product developed by “ConfigServer Services” and this Firewall is successfully tested on following Operating […]

Unable to Access Plesk – PSA dead but subsys locked

Recently we faced a problem where Plesk was not accessible over Internet i.e. using port 8443 (https) and 8880 (normal). The first thing we checked was the Firewall; it happens sometime that the problem might be with firewall which was blocking port 8443 and 8880 but there was no problem with Firewall. Then we tried […]

HTTPD doesn’t start After Atmail Installation in Plesk

After installation of Atmail Webmail Client, while restarting Apache it throws following Syntax Error: [root@server ~]# service httpd start Starting httpd: httpd: Syntax error on line 210 of /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf: Syntax error on line 6 of /etc/httpd/conf.d/zzz_atmail_vhost.conf: Include directory ‘/etc/psa/webmail/atmail/conf.d’ not found [FAILED] First we will have to check where atmail is installed. We can do […]

High CPU Usage by Qmail (Plesk 9.x)

Qmail (Default Mail Server for Plesk) on Plesk 9.0 sometime start consuming high CPU and overloading server. This sometime happens due to lot of failed message to ‘postmaster’ which overload Qmail. Following is the header of the failed message: From: MAILER-DAEMON@server.mail.com To: postmaster@server.mail.com Subject: failure notice Date: 10 Apr 2010 02:49:00 +0100 Size: 17540794 bytes […]

Install ImageMagick and PHP-iMagick

What is ImageMagick? ImageMagick is a software suite to create, edit, and compose bitmap images. It can read, convert and write images in a variety of formats and it is used to translate, flip, mirror, rotate, scale, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply various special effects, or draw text, lines, polygons, ellipses and […]