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Find a complete guide to Magento Optimization on a cPanel VPS. The step by step instructions to do this yourself. A complete guide to Magento Optimization on a cPanel VPS. The step by step instructions to do this yourself are below. We also offer this...
GETTING MY VPS BACK ONLINE OR GETTING ACCESS AGAIN 1. If it's a cPanel server check to ensure it's not reachable through a different internet connection (such as 3g/4g on your mobile phone). If it is it means you have simply blocked yourself in the fire...
Learn how to migrate your website with no downtime! Follow our advice to move your website without downtime. Follow this advice to move your website to VPSBlocks without downtime: * Firstly, sign up with us. Make sure you do NOT cancel your old host...
Wish to change operating system to another one? You can do so by following the mentioned instructions in our tutorial. PORTAL LOGIN EXPLAINED If you login to the portal website using your email address and account level password you can administer all...
Improving your website for optimal loading times is essentially a culmination of three elements. VPS VS SHARED HOSTING A VPS (Virtual Private Server or Virtual Dedicated Server) gives you a big advantage over shared hosting. You can configure it exactl...
All related questions & answer on installing zPanel for Ubuntu server. A self help guide to solve issues. zPanel is a free alternative to cPanel. It's very easy to setup if you follow the below instructions: 1. Login to your server via SSH (see: https...
Step-by-step tips on how to upgrade RAM or memory of your PC. Follow VPSBlocks to upgrade today! PORTAL LOGIN EXPLAINED If you login to the portal website using your email address and account level password you can administer all your VPSs, change acc...
Know how to increase additional free space on your hard disk technically. Find reliable techniques to do yourself. PORTAL LOGIN EXPLAINED If you login to the portal website using your email address and account level password you can administer all you...
Find question & answers on upgrading your desktop PC's processor, CPU cores. Log on to VPSBlocks to do it yourself. PORTAL LOGIN EXPLAINED If you login to the portal website using your email address and account level password you can administer all yo...
Read this article & know how to cancel a service. This method works for any services including VPS, SPAM Filtering, DNS Zones or Licensing. PORTAL LOGIN EXPLAINED If you login to the portal website using your email address and password you can adminis...
If there isn't enough memory allocated on a server tasks may hang on the server. Find step by step tips to solve it. Find excellent tutorial on restart on task hang. Know how to setup the server so it restarts if this occurs automatically. Sometimes o...
Manage your DNS records directly through us by pointing the name server to our existing domain. Follow the steps to know more. If you wish to manage your DNS records directly through us you need to set the name servers for your existing domain to ours. ...
Change hostname or server name of a Linux system. Learn following step by step tips to do it yourself. To change the hostname on your actual VPS, you need to login via SSH (see: https://www.vpsblocks.com.au/support/Knowledgebase/Article/View/41/0/how-do...
Complete tutorials about installing & using free control panel on a VPS. Do it yourself by following VPSBlocks. cPanel is great as a complete hosting package. But if you don't need features like a web based file manager, VestaCP is a free control panel ...
Now all cients can check their bandwidth by downloading our API document. Read this article to know more. All clients can check their bandwidth using our API. For details on doing this please download the API document at http://www.vpsblocks.com.au/file...
If you purchase a Fantastico License you will need to install it to your cPanel installation. This is extremely easy to do. First you need to enable ioncube: * Login to WHM (you will have been provided access in the VPS setup email) * Go to 'tweak...
Learn how to reprovision, reinstall, setup your VPS again. Follow step by step tutorial guidelines and do it yourself. PORTAL LOGIN EXPLAINED If you login to the portal website using your email address and account level password you can administer all...
Installation of Gentoo Operating system system differs much from other OS. Follow step by step tutorial & do it. If you would like to run Gentoo instead of the available linux variants, then you will need to do the following steps: 1. Order a regular ...
SLOW access via an IPV6 from a VPS in Australia? Here is the solution to solve slowness accessing through your VPS. Due to the way most operating systems work, IPv6 is preferred before IPv4 when available - however the world isn't fully IPv6 ready even ...
WINDOWS 2012 R2 To install .NET 3.5 you need to do the following 1. Mount the Windows 2012 R2 DVD, see: https://www.vpsblocks.com.au/support/Knowledgebase/Article/View/33/0/mount-a-dvd 2. Open a powershell window and type: Install-WindowsFeature...
Read the full knowledgebase article and know how you can cancel a clients account. PORTAL LOGIN EXPLAINED If you login to the portal website using your email address and password you can administer all your VPSs, change account details, place new orde...
To upload files to your server you need an FTP client installed on your computer. You can download FileZilla for free at http://filezilla-project.org/download.php [http://filezilla-project.org/download.php]. If you use Windows on your computer then downlo...
This article explains how to add the incoming SPAM filter to any domain you host with VPSBlocks. We partner with SPAM Experts who provide a fantastic SPAM filter including a full control panel, quarantine, whitelist/blacklist, filter settings, full report...
If you have an existing VPS & would like to upgrade resources, but don't want to upgrade to next block level, read this. PORTAL LOGIN EXPLAINED If you login to the portal website using your email address and account level password you can administer a...
Read how to modify your reverse DNS entry / PTR record for any IPs you own by doing the following. HOW TO MODIFY YOUR REVERSE DNS ENTRY / PTR RECORD When you create a VPS the domain you specify on the order form will automatically be entered as the re...
You can set up an SSH tunnel then access it as if it were local. Find step by step tutorial to do it yourself. FOR THOSE WHO USE MYSQL WORKBENCH OR OTHER MYSQL MANAGERS. By default cPanel hosts are configured to NOT ALLOW the access to MySQL server re...
Find details about errors When Parking Domains in cPanel. Learn to identify most common error & solve errors. The most common error states: Using nameservers with the following IPs: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Sorry, the domain is already pointed to an IP address...
Learn how to disable directory listing or browsing in cPanel? Read easy 'how to' guidelines and do it yourself. When you browse to your website and access a directory that has no index.html, index.htm or index.php file, by default a list of all the file...
Learn how to refer people to VPSBlocks and earn affiliate commissions easily. Referring people to VPSBlocks and earning affiliate commissions is easy. HOW TO SETUP REFERRALS 1. Go to https://portal.controlmyvps.com.au [https://portal.controlmyvps.co...
By default we block all traffic from China for security reasons. This includes email as well as web and any other traffic. Most hackings and DDOS attacks originate from China, and therefore in the interests of reducing the risk to our network and our clie...
This article explains the basic functionality of the SPAM Experts control panel. It is for users who have purchased incoming SPAM filtering. For help on ordering SPAM filtering please click here [https://www.vpsblocks.com.au/support/Knowledgebase/Article/...
CREATING A URL MONITOR FOR YOUR VPS We provide you with the ability to configure URL monitors for your VPS. Features of the monitor include: * HTTP and HTTPS URL monitoring * Schedule email alerts after X failures * Schedule SMS email alerts (e....
If you purchase server management VPSBlocks will be able to help manage your server. We will do the following on request: * Update System Software * Configure System Software * Help with software installations * Help in the event of issues rel...
Specify Network Profiles (Domain, Public, Private) associated with Windows Firewall settings for your Windows servers. In Windows if you have an internal network adapter, and an external network adapter and make the server a domain controller, it will a...
Find instructions on how to create a new DNS record in name servers. Read step by step tutorial to learn & do it yourself PORTAL LOGIN EXPLAINED If you login to the portal website using your email address and account level password you can administer ...
This article explain how to change the password we store for your VPS. This password is by VPSBlocks staff if they need to access your VPS for administrative or support purposes so it's best if you keep it updated if you change your root/administrator pas...
Simple steps on how to change your account password. Step by step method for new learners. This article explain how to change the your account level password. This password is the one you use in combination with your email address to login to the portal...
If you order a cPanel VPS, MySQL will be installed automatically for you. For any other VPS you can easily set up your own MySQL server on your VPS.
We get asked regularly by prospective clients what speed is your bandwidth. In a data center (DC) networking environment it's not possible to answer this question. Networking in a DC is very different from a connection to your ISP. We pay for bandwi...
When you do major changes such as upgrading your kernel you might want an easy way to rollback any changes you make. You can create a SnapShot of your VPS which exists for 48 hours allowing you to easily roll back your VPS to when the SnapShot was taken...
If you want to change your VPS name this can be done through the portal. Be aware however that your VPS name is simply the name we use to identify your VPS. This must be in the format either: * something.yourdomain.com (if you own a domain name) *...
Find how to add additional services to your existing VPS on VPSBlocks. A step by step tutorial for self learners. To add additional services to your existing VPS: Login at https://portal.controlmyvps.com.au [https://www.vpsblocks.com.au/Login.aspx] us...
Follow simple instructions to rebuild Apache through cPanel for best performance. A quick guide for fast learners. To rebuild Apache through cPanel follow these instructions: * Login to WHM as Root and follow the path Main >> Software >> EasyApache (...
BANDWIDTH USAGE REPORTING We monitor bandwidth at the NIC level. Your monthly bandwidth allowance is calculated based on a calendar month. You are alerted via email if: 1. You exceed 10% of your monthly bandwidth allocation in a single day. 2. You...
Migrate accounts from one cPanel server to an another is easier. Learn to migrate accounts from another cPanel server. Copying accounts from an old cPanel server to a new one is very easy. To migrate from one cPanel server to another, please do this: 1...
If you need to transfer ownership of a VPS to another party, you need to do the following: * If the new owner does not have an account with VPSBlocks, they should create one at https://www.vpsblocks.com.au/clients/register.php [https://www.vpsblocks.c...
This article explains how to request a restoration of an existing backup. PORTAL LOGIN EXPLAINED If you login to the portal website using your email address and account level password you can administer all your VPSs, change account details, place new...
Find out details about red hat support for the Common Vulnerability. Learn it youself by following step by step tutorial. OVERVIEW The Google Security Team [https://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com/2016/02/cve-2015-7547-glibc-getaddrinfo-stack.html] a...
When you try to create a redirect through cPanel, sometimes, you may come across an error message similar to the one below. > Apache detected an error in the Rewrite config. > Syntax error on line x of > /home/user/public_html/.htaccess.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx...
Login to your VPS via SSH (we recommend using putty [1]) Perform the following commands one by one: rm -fv cmq.tgz wget http://www.configserver.com/free/cmq.tgz [2] tar -xzf cmq.tgz cd cmq sh install.sh Once these commands have been performed, log...
If you see this error, it's likely that there is no session.save_path listed in the php.ini for phpmyadmin. To fix this: * Login to your server via SSH [1] * Type: cd /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/etc/phpmyadmin/ * Type: nano php.ini * Look f...
If you use SPAMExperts or another email filtering service that forwards to your cPanel mail server, you need to ensure that cPanel/exim doesn't check the SPF record for mail forwarded from your filtering server, otherwise legitimate mail will be bounced. ...
If you have an emergency server down situation outside of our normal phone hours for immediate service please call (1300) 839 448 and press extension 5. You will be asked to leave a brief message including your name and your VPS name. This will page one o...
In case your Apache struggling with a lot of "scrapers" requests, which leads to abnormally high LA (load average) please do as described below: * Login to your VPS via SSH as root (link here - https://www.vpsblocks.com.au/support/Knowledgebase/Articl...
To add new licenses to your existing VPSs you need to: 1. Login to https://portal.controlmyvps.com.au/Cloud.aspx [https://portal.controlmyvps.com.au/Cloud.aspx] using your EMAIL ADDRESS and password. 2. Click on 'Licensing' on the left hand menu 3. ...
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