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How to install PHP selector and upgrade PHP version on DirectAdmin custombuild 2.0 in Centos 7

SSH , login as rootvim /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/options.confedit the PHP version, in this example PHP1 is version 5.6 and PHP2 is 7.3 > save cd /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild./build set_fastest./build update./build php n If you login to Directadmin > Domain Setup > Domain > you should be able to select the PHP version of your choice 

All About SPF Records and How to Manage it

Sender Policy Framework, also abbreviated as SPF. SPF is a framework designed to prevent email phishing/forgery. With SPF, if a spammer attempts to send emails with a faked “from” address, the message will be rejected by mail servers that use SPF verification. An SPF record is a single TXT entry in the DNS for each domain. […]

Replace HDD for Software RAID in Windows Server

When detecting a disk status as “Unhealthy”, it is wise to perform replacement and sync the data to the new HDD to prevent loss of data in the future. Step 1: Open Windows Power Shell, type “diskmgmt.msc” (without quote marks) and press Enter to open up Disk Management Tools window. Step 2: Right click on the RAID partition […]

Monitor HDD Health on Windows Server

HDD health is very important for a server as failure could happen at anytime, causing loss of precious data, thus monitoring HDD health is a very important step for server management. Step 1: Open Windows Power Shell, type “diskmgmt.msc” (without quote marks) and press Enter to open up Disk Management Tools window. Step 2: Wait until the […]

Windows Server Installation with Software RAID

Software RAID configuration on Windows Server is performed after the installation of the operating system using Disk Management Tools, so finish installing Windows Server before continuing with this guide.Note: To perform RAID1 (Mirroring) requires 2 empty HDD, not including the HDD that already has the Windows OS installed on it. Step 1: Open Windows Power Shell, type “diskmgmt.msc” […]

Allow Cloudflare IPs in Firewall

This guide will show you how to only allow Cloudflare IPs to access port 80 using IPTables. Please make sure that all domains is already pointed to Cloudflare, or this guide will make your domains inaccessible. Cloudflare IPs 1 – Create a new file to be your new firewall :- #vi /root/firewall 2 – Paste […]

Install .NET Framework 3.5 using Server Manager

When installing SQLExpress on server ware the process might fail due to .NET Framework 3.5 being missing, and installation will only work using Server Manager method to install it.Step 1: Open “Server Manager” App on your Windows, click on “Dashboard” tab, then click “Add roles and features”.Step 2: Click “Next”.Step 3: Check “Role-based or feature-based installation” […]