For whatever reason , some people still want to run the old version of MySQL4.1 in there new cPanel servers, which seems a little issue , as the default database version in new cPanel server installs is MySQL5.
Here are the simple steps to downgrade the database (this should only be done on a new server without any account on it yet)
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MD5 password generator
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Had an issue with one on our CentOS cPanel servers running 64 bit and cPanels easyapache upgrade. The folks at cPanel helped out with their usual professional response
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Open SSH and type the following and press Enter:
/sbin/ifconfig | grep -i hwaddr
The sequence of hexadecimal digits that appears to the right of eth0 HWAddr (e.g. 08:00:27:ED:DA:8b) is
your network card’s MAC Address
If you have issues with cPanel running CentOS5 with BIND then the easiest way is to downgrade BIND to 9.2.4
The reason you’re having trouble is because CentOS 5 uses bind-9.3 and CentOS 4 uses bind-9.2 – The changes between these versions is significant enough that cPanel won’t work with it properly.
For instance by default there is no /etc/named.conf file created when bind-9.3 is installed and the default named.conf file for bind-9.3 is significantly different than in older versions.
Until the code is updated to work with bind-9.3, I have found the workaround to be to remove bind-9.3 packages and install bind-9.2 packages as follows:
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check what kernel you are running at the moment
and to upgrade your kernel
yum update \kernel*
check if your kernel is added to grub
and then reboot
shutdown -rf now
Log into SSH
chmod -R og= $HOME/.ssh
Add your key you created with PuttyGen , make absolutly sure you r key is in one line ONLY , otherwise it wont work!
Adjust your sshd_config
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R1Soft CDP is a easy to install and use continous data protection system, primarily targeted at the hosting market. It backups up multiple servers to a central backup server; multiple backup windows can be performed per day, and files or even the whole disk can be restored from the image. This tutorial will show you how to install the Windows Agent on a server which you want to be backed up, and how to configure it.
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SystemRescueCD is a powerful, expansive live cd which is useful for recovering broken systems. This tutorial will guide you through how to get it up and running and how to perform some basic recovery procedures.
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R1Soft CDP is a easy to install and use continous data protection
system, primarily targeted at the hosting market. It backups up
multiple servers to a central backup server; multiple backup windows
can be performed per day, and files or even the whole disk can be
restored from the image. This tutorial will show you how to install the Linux Agent on a server which you want to be backed up, and how to
Continue reading Installing and configuring Linux CDP Agents