RSS Feed
Knowledgebase : Shared Hosting > Linux > Administration
   

In your website's error logs, you will often see that many visitors are requesting access to things they should not be allowed to see, or even files and folders that do not exist on your site in the first place. This generally indicates that an attacker i...
Apache handlers control how your site manages certain file types and file extensions. Generally, files have specific handlers based on the file type. The server has many handlers preset by default. However, you can also specify if you want certain file ty...
Log files for your Linux subscription are stored within your control panel for ease of access. Logs are compressed each day at midnight, and rotate after 7 days. The control panel will store multiple types of site logs, including: _ACCESS_LOG_ for site ac...
A custom error page allows you provide a user-friendly page to your visitors even when experiencing site errors. Instead of using the server's default error pages, you can create and set your own custom error pages via the control panel. This article ass...
You can change your primary domain name at any time for your hosting subscriptions. This will change the domain name for your website only. Be sure to back up all information before proceeding. Changing a subscription's domain name is a two-step process. ...
Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions, or MIME types, tell web browsers how to handle specific file extensions. The web server will, by default, contain definitions of a wide variety of MIME types. However, if you find that you are unable to serve a speci...
PHP version 5.3 is the default version installed on our Linux Basic and Linux Pro subscriptions. If you wish to change this version, you can do so within the control panel in a few simple steps. Currently, both Linux Basic and Linux Pro Subscriptions supp...
An .htaccess (hypertext access) file is a configuration file that allows server configuration changes on a per-directory basis. The .htaccess file will override all global configurations for the directory in which it is located, as well as for all subdire...
You can utilize the File Manager, via your Control Panel. You can create archives of your files by compressing the files into a ZIP format. You can also upload a ZIP file and extract the content into your site file location. This article assumes that yo...
In the Control Panel's File Manager, you can specify permissions for individual files or folders accordingly. This article will show you how. This article assumes that you are already familiar with how to log in to the customer control panel. If you do ...
An .htaccess (hypertext access) file is a configuration file that allows server configuration changes on a per-directory basis. The .htaccess file will override all global configurations for the directory in which it is located, as well as for all subdire...
If you have already created a backup [https://solutions.hostmysite.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/8692/0/How-to-Back-Up-Your-Website-and-Database-to-the-Control-Panel] of your website or database within the control panel, you can restore your c...
Your website's root directory is the folder where the server looks for your site files. This is the location of files that will be displayed on the internet when someone visits your site. If you want to change where the server looks for the site files, th...
An .htaccess file contains instructions that tell the Linux web server how to behave in certain scenarios. Your website can have multiple .htaccess files within separate folders, or a single .htaccess file within your site's root folder. The .htaccess dir...
Backing up your website provides insurance against any setbacks, such as security compromises or accidental deletion of files. We suggest backing up your site each and every time you plan to make any changes. This way, if something goes wrong, you have a ...
You can install your site's SSL certificate in a few simple steps within the customer control panel. Before doing so, you will need to obtain the following: * Ability to update DNS records for domain * Private Key * Certificate * Chain Certifica...
Copyright © 2016 HostMySite