How To Enable SPF And DKIM In cPanel

SPF – Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is an email validation system designed to prevent email spam by detecting email spoofing, a common vulnerability, by verifying sender IP addresses. SPF allows administrators to specify which hosts are allowed to send mail from a given domain by creating a specific SPF record (or TXT record) in the

Add new domain into DNS server (PDNS or IPXCDN)

This tutorial is meant for our users who are using our nameserver (PDNS or IPXCDN).   Steps: 1.For Customer to add the domain into zone list, please log in to the page:   2. Customer needs to log in using their own username and password.   3. After successfully login, click to the option

How to add/change MX records in PDNS

1. Login to PDNS via 2. Click on List Zones 3. Click on the listed domain / or domain of your choice.   4. Add A record for and MX record pointing to For A record ‘Content‘, you will need to fill it with your smartermail login server IP, which can be obtained

How to register eNom name server IPs

If you have changed your DNS name server’s IP, you will need to re-register it with the new IP address. For domain name registered with, you can register it by: Step 1. Go to Step 2. Click on “my enom” Step 3. Login to your account Step 4. Click on “Domain Names” Step

Error : Unable to Access PHPMyAdmin Due to “Internal Server Error”

Normally phpMyAdmin can be accessed by browsing to one of these following URLs:[server ip address]/phpmyadmin However, if you can only access the phpMyAdmin through:[server ip address]/phpmyadmin But getting the phpMyAdmin drop with “Internal Server Error” when trying to access phpMyAdmin using one of these URLs: It’s possibly due to

How to fix MySQL error “Mysql has gone away”

Sometime you may encounter this error in your application or MySQL error log. In most cases, the increase of max_allowed_packet resolves the issue. The max_allowed_packet value can be increased in the MySQL configuration file (my.cnf/my.ini). In order for changes to take effect the MySql service should be restarted.  

How to recover an orphan InnoDB database from .ibd file

Orphan InnoDB database incident mostly happened when: – user accidentally remove ibdata1 file. (mostly in /var/lib/mysql/ibdata1). – ibdata file courrupted. Note: To use this guide, we assumed: – You have enabled “innodb_file_per_table” in my.cnf beforehand – You have enabled “innodb_force_recovery=5” in my.cnf before you try to use this guide – Your database folder (/var/lib/mysql/database_name/) and

How to solve Microsoft SQL server error 916

If you receive the following error while using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2008: The server principal “username” is not able to access the database “dbname” under the current security context. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 916) Solution: In Object Explorer, click databases Display “Object Explorer Details” (F7) or “View –> Object Explorer Details” Right-click the