To route email for a specific domain to a remote server on WHM using Exim: Go to Exim Advanced Config Editor and add the following under the PREROUTERS section special: driver = manualroute transport = remote_smtp route_list = domain1.com somesmtp.com; domain2.com somesmtp2.com Where domain1.com is your domain and somesmtp.com is the address […]
These are items inside of WHM/cpanel that should be changed to secure your server. Goto Server Setup =>> Tweak Settings Check the following items… Under Domains Prevent users from parking/adding on common internet domains. (ie hotmail.com, aol.com) Under Mail Attempt to prevent pop3 connection floods Default catch-all/default address behavior for new accounts – blackhole Under […]
SpamAssassin is a mail filter installed on a server to identify spam. It checks for spam using many pre-set rules that check the header, body, and sender of all email messages sent to your domain mailbox. SpamAssassin generates a score for each email. Score above the spam threshold and the mail is marked as spam. […]
Create a new email address using cPanel. When logged into cPanel, click “Mail.” You get a list of links (the page is titled “Mail Manager Main Menu“). You will see a list of your existing email addresses. Click “Manage/Add/Remove Accounts“. At the very bottom, there’s a link “[Add Account].” Note that most hosting companies set […]
You can set your emails to be forwarded to another email address. Create the new email address Set up the forwarding. In that same “Mail Manager Main Menu” with the “add account” link, click “Forwarders.” Here’s where you set up where to forward your email.
When using cPanel you will regularly recieve emails like this: cpsrvd failed @ Apr 05 07:08:11 2007. A restart was attempted automagicly. cpsrvd is “cPanel Service Daemon,” which is gives you cPanel services. It crashes. Often. So often, cPanel handles the crash well by restarting and sending you the above email. So, it’s not a […]
Run the following command /etc/init.d/cpanel restart
You get a dreaded “internal server error” when you go to view a page on your website. In case you have never seen one, an “internal server error” page will usually be all text and say something like: Internal Server Error The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your […]