Tag Archive: vestacp

December 11, 2019   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

SCRIPT TO BACKUP ALL MYSQL DATABASES IN VESTACP

SCRIPT TO BACKUP ALL MYSQL DATABASES IN VESTACP

If you have multiple databases hosted on VestaCP the easiest way I found to backup all the databases is to use a script. The first thing you need to do is create a backup account in mySQL that has view only access to all the databases.

Then use this bash script. You […]

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December 7, 2019   /   by Marco   /   , , , , ,

HOW TO FIX ERROR 99 CANNOT ASSIGN REQUESTED ADDRESS NGINX

HOW TO FIX ERROR 99 CANNOT ASSIGN REQUESTED ADDRESS NGINX

I recently received this error message when I manually started my VestaCP Nginx service: 99: Cannot assign requested address nginx: configuration file /etc/nginx/nginx.conf test failed I tried searching for a solution on Google but none of them helped. After some digging around, I managed to work out what the issue was. A few weeks ago […]

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May 13, 2019   /   by Marco   /   , , , , ,

HOW TO MANAGE SUB-DIRECTORY PERMISSIONS IN APACHE

HOW TO MANAGE SUB-DIRECTORY PERMISSIONS IN APACHE

If you want to set permissions for subdirectories e.g restrict public access to /home/folder1/ but allow access to /home/folder1/folder2 then this is one way of doing it: NOTE: I’m using VestaCP, an open source control panel for web hosting so these steps may not work for you Copy and the default.stpl and default.tpl files in /usr/local/vesta/data/templates/web/httpd/ […]

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September 24, 2018   /   by Marco   /   , , ,

CHANGING DOCUMENT ROOT IN VESTACP WEBSITES

CHANGING DOCUMENT ROOT IN VESTACP WEBSITES

The best way I have found to change the Document Root for specific websites in VestaCP is to create a new Web Template for each domain. I previously edited the document root path in the config file for each for each domain but when NGINX or the server restarted it would revert back to the […]

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June 26, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

HOSTING WITH ALICLOUD ALIBABA -HOW TO AND TIPS

HOSTING WITH ALICLOUD ALIBABA -HOW TO AND TIPS

Currently, Alicloud has a special that give you Elastic Cloud hosting for USD$30 for the first year – this is really cheap! What you get is: If you want to try it out click on this link – AliCloud or click on the image. One of the main reasons why I decided to try Alicloud was […]

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WEB APPLICATION INSTALLER FOR VESTA CP

For all you Vesta CP users, you’ll be happy to know that there is now a Web Application Installer which was developed by CDN Mall. Currently there are only 8 Applications you can install: WordPress Nibble Blog OpenCart PrestaShop Textpattern CMS Joomla phpBB Simple Machines Forum To install the Web Application Installer run the following […]

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December 17, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

HOW TO FIX UPSTREAM TIMED OUT (110: CONNECTION TIMED OUT) ERROR IN VESTACP NGINX

HOW TO FIX UPSTREAM TIMED OUT (110: CONNECTION TIMED OUT) ERROR IN VESTACP NGINX

This was the most annoying issue I’ve ever experienced. I had to import large XML files into a SQL database using a WordPress plugin and kept getting the 500 Internal Server Error message. When I checked the error log I noticed this: *19 upstream timed out (110: Connection timed out) while reading response header from […]

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October 21, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , ,

HOW TO DISABLE IPV6 IN EXIM VESTACP

HOW TO DISABLE IPV6 IN EXIM VESTACP

Strangely, today an email delivery failed and I decided to investigate further. The email subject was “Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender” The content in the bounced email was: [codesyntax lang=”php”]

[/codesyntax]   I’m using VPS hosting with VESTACP and it currently doesn’t support IPV6. However, for some strange reason EXIM (the mail […]

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