Configure Outlook Express

1- From menu bar, click Tools > Account 2- next click Add > Mail 3- Enter the required info when asked POP3: SMTP: Account Name: email user name (If your hosting is windows-based, please enter complete email address here) Password: your password 4- Click the email account you just created > click servers […]

Executing in an invalid environment for the supplied user

In WHM/Cpanel, the error [box style=’error’]Executing in an invalid environment for the supplied user [/box] occurs when hosted site is using third party DNS and pointing to wrong IP (a working IP on your server but not the one where domain is hosted). You will need to either point the the domain to correct IP or […]

Disabling an email account in cPanel/WHM

How will a specific email account be disabled temporarily through cPanel? For the time being there’s no direct option in cPanel for this.This feature may be available at a later stage. However, we’ll do it by modifying a number of entries via SSH. Comment out the entries associated with the actual email account within the […]

MSSQL server error 916

MSSQL server error 916

Last days I have an issue that I could not resolve for 2 days.It is lastly settled with the help of MS. I assumed that i should publish it online in hopes that it’ll facilitate some other to resolve it. Sometimes when we try to connect database through the MSSQL Server management studio 2008 we […]

Configure Microsoft Outlook

To configure your email account with outlook Please Go to Tools from Menu Bar > Account Settings > New > Next > check the Manually configured settings or additional server types from bottom > Next > Next OR If you have already configured than Please go to Tools from Menu Bar > Email accounts Your […]

Stopping Spam from Windows Plesk – Ultimate Checklist

Here is my comprehensive check list of configurations and best practices to stop spam on MailEnable mail server over Plesk, I will keep adding any thing that i find. If you feel some thing missing here, please share in comments. Enable SMTP Authentication Limit outgoing mails per domain Only relay for authenticated senders Make sure […]

How to Remove WHM Mail Queue through SSH

If you ever have need to delete specific messages from your mail queue then don’t worry and just use the following commands. This will help you out to get rid of messages in the mail queue. To view a list of the messages in the queue… [box style=’info’]  exim -bp[/box] To remove a single message […]

How to Check Horde Mail Version on WHM Server

You may check the current Horde mail version through following location. [box style=’note’] /var/cpanel/horde/version [/box] If you have an access to the server then you may login to SSH and go to the above path to check the Horde mail version.

Turn off bandwidth monitoring

Turn off bandwidth monitoring

To disable the bandwidth monitoring module in cPanel  do the following: [box style=’note’] Go to WHM >> Service Configuration >> Service Manager. [/box] Search for ‘cPBandwd’. You will see a check box unchecked that . Click save and that should be it.

Using .htaccess to block an IP address

Using .htaccess to block an IP address

You can use .htaccess file in order to prevent an access to your webpage from specific IP. A .htaccess is a kind of settings file that can be used for things like establishing password-protected directories and to reduce accessibility based on IP. What other things you can do with .htaccess file, read my posts here. […]