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Enable fopen only for a specific cPanel or linux user with suPHP

For security reasons most hosts will have fopen disabled. This is for security reasons but there are also times when it is legitimately needed. Below I will show you how to enable fopen for a single cPanel user instead of server wide.

This may be the error you get:


Here’s how to fix it:


How to keep cPanel httpd.conf settings from being reset or removed

Have you made a change to the
file and it’s not sticking? This is because you are not supposed to edit that file directly on a cPanel server! Many linux guru’s have made this mistake just because they are not used to cPanel!

When you need to edit the httpd.conf file or settings for a specific cPanel user you should do so from the (more…)

How to change cPanel theme for specific user

All cPanel account information for each specific account is stored in the /var/cpanel/users/USERNAME

If you need to change the specific theme for a certain user this is the file you need to edit, and the value you need to edit is described below:


Using SCP to copy a file on a non standard ssh port

Frequently system administrators will change the SSH port from the standard port 22 for security reasons. If this is the case and you need to transfer something via SCP, below is the command to transfer a file from one server to another using a non standard SSH port.