Monthly Archives: October 2011

Installing Ioncube Loader In WHM

IonCube is a PHP-Encoder which is very useful to secure and license the php applications/scripts. Following steps can be used to install IonCube Loader to a Linux server.



[root@server ]# wget /ioncube_loaders_lin_x86.tar.gz
[root@server ]# tar -zxf ioncube_loaders_lin_x86.tar.gz
[root@server ]# mv ioncube /usr/local


[root@server ]# wget /ioncube_loaders_lin_x86-64.tar.gz
[root@server ]# tar -zxf ioncube_loaders_lin_x86-64.tar.gz
[root@server ]# mv ioncube /usr/local

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Linux Based Disk Errors For Badblocks

Server offen face problems with Hard disk drives and one of them is bad blocks. Bad blocks can occur in the HDD due the intensive I/O reads and I/0 writes in HDD. To check the Bad blocks in a Linux server, following command needs to be executed in the server.

$ badblocks /dev/fd0H1440 1440 >
$ fsck −t ext2 −l bad−blocks
Parallelizing fsck version 0.5a (5−Apr−94)
e2fsck 0.5a, 5−Apr−94 for EXT2 FS 0.5, 94/03/10

Pass 1:
Checking inodes, blocks, and sizes
Pass 2: Checking directory structure
Pass 3: Checking directory connectivity
Pass 4: Check reference counts.
Pass 5: Checking group summary information.

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Useful Windows Based Recovery Console Commands

Recovery console will get you to the emergency repair process through the command prompt.

Following are the very useful recovery console commands :

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Four Important Firefox Plugins

There are present many Firefox Plugins, but some of them are very important.
A. Google Toolbar :
Google toolbar is a very popular toolbar on internet. users can find out the page rank instantly with the visited site. users can utilize this toolbar to mark the keywords of research carried out, it is easier to check which one seeks in a page thereafter. The only disadvantage is that it occupies a space on the top of the browser.

B. Download Helper :
Like its name, this plugin enables you to download videos from popular video sites like Youtube, Dailymotion and a lot many others.
This little icon is next to the address bar and whenever users go to a website where there is a flash video “recognized” by the plugins, it also provides a small menu via the download.

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Steps To Block PHP Nobody Spammers

You can block PHP nobody spammers with the following steps. But make sure, you must have Apache 1.3x, PHP 4.3x and Exim. This may work on other systems but we have only tested it on a Cpanel/WHM Red Hat Enterprise system.

Step 1.

At first you have to Login to your server and su – to root.

Step 2.

Turn off exim while we do this so it doesn’t freak out.
/etc/init.d/exim stop

Step 3.

Backup your original /usr/sbin/sendmail file. On systems using Exim MTA, the sendmail file is just basically a pointer to Exim itself.
mv /usr/sbin/sendmail /usr/sbin/sendmail.hidden

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