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To Upgrade from Red Hat 5 to CentOS 5.2 Using the Hosting Control Panel

You can migrate from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 to CentOS 5.3 using our Hosting Control Panel.

NOTE: This process reprovisions your server. By completing the instructions above, your original server will no longer be available. We provide an FTP backup for 90 days, but we recommend you complete a system [...]

Synchronizing Your Server's Passwords

These instructions do not apply to server with the Gateway interface (more info).

Syncing your server password will update the login credentials on file for the server in your customer account. This does not reset your password for your server. This function will sync your server passwords with your login information [...]

How long does setting up my Virtual Private Server take?

Setting up your Virtual Private Server (VPS) can take up to 29 hours. It may take up to 24 hours for the server option to appear in your account. Once this option appears, follow these instructions to configure and activate your VPS.

Log in to your Account Manager.
Click Servers.

How to Make an HTTP Post Request in node.js

According to, Node.js is a platform built on Chrome’s JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
Not sure about using Node.js for your own project? [...]

Configuring Your Linux Server as a DNS Server (No Control Panel)

You need to perform several tasks to configure your Linux server as a DNS server. This process involves Linux command line operations, and familiarity with the Linux command line interface is helpful.
Unfortunately, we cannot assist you directly with the process of configuring your Linux server with no control panel as [...]

How to Install Apache Tomcat

Apache Tomcat is a web server for multiple operating systems, including CentOS. It’s open-source software developed by the Apache Software Foundation, so it’s available for free under the Apache license. Apache Tomcat is written in Java, and uses JavaServer Pages and Java servlets to create a pure Java runtime environment. [...]

Increasing User File Upload Limits Using php.ini on Your Linux Server

For the shared hosting version of these instructions, see PHP upload limits on shared hosting

NOTE: The location of your php.ini file can vary, depending on your operating system/control panel combination. If you are using Fedora 4 with Parallels Plesk Panel, for example, this file is in the following location: [...]

How do I update my max clients setting?

To update your max clients setting using SSH:

Connect to your server via SSH (more info).
Switch to the root user (more info).
Open /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf in your text editor. (We recommend “vi.” At the command line, type vi /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf).

Configuring the SMTP Relay Server on Your Linux Server Using Simple Control Panel

Posted: 2/12/14 in Configuring

NOTE: Before configuring your SMTP relay server, check the Hosting Control Panel to see which mail server you should use. For more information, see Finding Your Server’s Email Relay Server Settings.

To Configure the SMTP Relay Server on Your Linux Server Using Simple Control Panel

Connect to your [...]

How to Set up a LAMP Stack

This article will show you how to set up a LAMP stack

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