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How to restart cPanel spamd and reinstall SpamAssassin

Sometimes you will get notifications from cPanel whenever a service goes down. One of those that I find is the most common would be spamd. If you have notifications setup on your cPanel server for spamd you probably have gotten an email similar to this before: (more…)

Using LFTP (FTP) to mirror/transfer files from one server to another

If you’ve been using linux for a while you have probably used SCP or RSYNC to transfer files between two linux servers. These methods work very well and I created another post for using a non standard port with SCP…but what if the other server doesn’t support RSYNC or SCP? Or maybe you just like using FTP or want to create a script to do automatic uploads? LFTP was my choice because it displays a nice progress bar with transfer rate.


Modifying your hosts file to point a domain at a specific IP address

Sometimes you will have a need to point a domain at a different IP than the current DNS resolves to. This can be to test your website when moving it from one server to another or if you are a web developer and need to test the site before making it live. Whatever the reason it is very easy to do this on both Windows, Linux, and Mac systems.