Archive for November, 2013

WordPress Permalinks

Posted: 25th November 2013 by kunwardharmesh in WordPress

If you do not already have a .htaccess file, create one. If you have shell or ssh access to the server, a simple touch .htaccess command will create the file. If you are using FTP to transfer files, create a file on your local computer, call it 1.htaccess, upload it to the root of your […]

View errors remotely in IIS7

Posted: 25th November 2013 by kunwardharmesh in IIS7

By default, IIS7 blocks error messages from being viewed remotely. This also applies to PHP sites such as WordPress hosted under IIS7 which by default might display a 500 error without the following config changes. To enable the viewing of error messages add the following line to the <configuration> section of your web.config file: <system.webServer> […]

Remote Access using IIS Manager

Posted: 25th November 2013 by kunwardharmesh in IIS6

To enable Remote Access to your site using IIS Manager, please contact support. Note that each site will need to be enabled separately. Once enabled, sites can be accessed through the following steps: 1. Download and install the IIS Manager software. 2. Open the IIS Manager from the start menu. 3. From the File menu […]

Redirect non-www to www

Posted: 25th November 2013 by kunwardharmesh in IIS6

To redirect requests without the www to www on sites on IIS7, adding the following rules to your web.config. Make sure below is changed to your domain name. NOTE: If you already have a web.config with rules configured, add the rule below, otherwise a full web.config example is below it. Rule <rule name=”Redirect to […]

The following error may occur if a site has not been built to run under IIS7: An ASP.NET setting has been detected that does not apply in Integrated managed pipeline mode. To correct this error try adding the following to the <system.webServer> section of the web.config <validation validateIntegratedModeConfiguration=”false” />

404 Error with MVC and WebMatrix Web Sites

Posted: 25th November 2013 by kunwardharmesh in IIS6

The following line needs to be set in the web.config in order for MVC based web sites to work under IIS7 <system.webServer> <modules runAllManagedModulesForAllRequests=”true”/> </system.webServer>

Problem: The SSL certificate is installed but the private key is missing. What are the steps to recover the private key of an SSL certificate in a Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) environment? Cause: Entrust SSL certificates do not include a private key. The private key resides on the server that generated the Certificate Signing […]

Creating user level filtering in cPanel

Posted: 17th November 2013 by kunwardharmesh in WHM/cPanel

When receiving emails on the server, there may be a need for filtering specific email addresses that are coming into the server. Emails can be Discarded, sent to another email address, or delivered to a program with the User and Account Level Filtering. This tutorial will explain the User / Account Level Filtering within the […]

Cron job not running due to /etc/lynx.lss

Posted: 17th November 2013 by kunwardharmesh in WHM/cPanel

Lynx file “/etc/lynx.lss” is not available. If you are getting the above error in cPanel for cron job Lynx file “/etc/lynx.lss” is not available” in cPanel server? You can fix it using below mentioned setting root@server [~]# vi /var/cpanel/exim.conf.deps and append it and add below entries /etc/lynx.lss Now Save file and quit and error should […]

Email error 550

Posted: 12th November 2013 by kunwardharmesh in Email

A 550 email error is generallyencountered when the recipient’s mailbox is unavailable due to being incorrectly typed or not found. You should receive a bounce-back message from the server with a variation of email error 550 in the subject, and the body should contain your original message that you attempted to deliver. Example bounce-back message Delivery-date: Thu, […]