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How to disable Recursive DNS in the Plesk Control Panel

You can disable recursive DNS from Plesk Control Panel.   To Disable Recursive DNS in the Parallels Plesk Control Panel: Login to the Plesk Control Panel with user admin. Then click on Tools & Settings. After that click on DNS Template Settings from the General Settings area. Now click on DNS Recursion Settings. Select Localhost, […]

xcache_get(): XCache var cache was not initialized properly.

Recently I have seen that many people get this error on the Joomla/WordPress websites with PHP version 5.4.   Error: xcache_get(): XCache var cache was not initialized properly.   It appears that you have set ‘xcache.var_size’to “0” or may be too small to initialize, I would suggest you to set xcache.var_size to higher value like 100 MB into the php.ini […]

Dowgrade PHP from PHP 5.4 to PHP 5.3 on Plesk

Sometimes your script doesn’t work on latest version of PHP and you will have to downgrade the version of php on the server. Below are the steps to downgrade PHP from 5.4 to 5.3 on a plesk server. First of disable the update of php in yum configuration file vi /etc/yum.conf exclude=php*5.4* Now downgrade the […]


Plesk MySQL and admin password

Upto Plesk version 9.x both admin and MySQL admin password are same. And it is stored in the file /etc/psa/.psa.shadow. You can simply cat the file to get the password cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow Since Plesk 10.x only the MySQL admin password is stored in /etc/psa/.psa.shadow. To get the plesk admin interface password you should ssh to […]

mysql_connect() [function.mysql-connect]: Too many connections

You will get the error mysql_connect() [function.mysql-connect]: Too many connections due to the connection limit set on MySQL Server. This can be due to either of the two settings max_connections or max_user_connections . If the value is set to zero then that means it’s unlimited. You can check the current values using below command root@host […]

How to install Maldet ( Linux Malware Detect )

Maldet/LMD/Linux Malware detect  is a malware scanner for Linux. It uses threat data from network edge intrusion detection systems to extract malware that is actively being used in attacks and generates signatures for detection. In addition, threat data is also derived from user submissions with the LMD checkout feature and from malware community resources. The […]