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Changing files and directories ownership
Files and directories in Linux have two ownership attributes: Owner and Group. There are a...
Creating FTP accounts in cPanel
To create an FTP account in cPanel, log in to cPanel and go to "Files" > "FTP Accounts". In...
Does SFTP work with FTP accounts created in cPanel?
SFTP only works with the main cPanel username and the root user. Created FTP accounts do not...
Finding out the Apache version on a server
To find out what is the Apache version currently installed on your server, you can use SSH to...
Frequently used SSH commands
The following is a list of frequently used SSH commands: cd Change directory to a particular...
FTPS for virtual FTP accounts
When creating FTP accounts in cPanel, only the main FTP account (for the hosting account) can use...
How to check the server's load average
You can check the server's load average using the SSH command: sar -q The above command will...
How to exit running command in SSH
To exit a running command in SSH, hit the CTRL + C keys. The current command will stop running...
How to kill a process on your server
To kill a process on your server via WHM: Log in to WHM and go to "System Health" > "Process...
Monitoring server performance using SSH
To monitor the server performance, resource usage and the top processes, you can use the top...
Restarting Apache
To restart Apache via SSH, type the command: service httpd restart To restart Apache via WHM,...
Useful Apache SSH commands
The following are useful Apache SSH commands: httpd start Start the Apache httpd daemon. Gives...
Using SSH with PuTTY
PuTTY is a popular free and open source terminal emulator. It supports several network protocols,...
Viewing a man page
A man page (manual page) can display a Linux command or function detailed information. To use...
Viewing Apache access logs
There are few ways to view information from Apache's access logs about website visitors. In...
Viewing connected user information
To get information about the users who are currently connected to the server, you can use the 'w'...
Viewing current memory usage
To view the server's current memory usage, you can either use SSH or WHM. With SSH you can use...
What can I do if FTP doesn't connect to my server?
First, if you were already connected to the server with your FTP client, but seem to have lost...
What can I do if SFTP doesn't connect to my server?
First, if you were already connected to the server with your SFTP client, but seem to have lost...
What can I do if SSH doesn't connect to my server?
First, if you were already connected to the server with your SSH client, but seem to have lost...
What is the recommended way to edit files via SFTP/FTP?
To edit files via SFTP/FTP, we recommend that you install an advanced text and source code...
Which Port should I use for SSH and SFTP connections?
By default, SSH and SFTP connections are configured to use port 22, but you can change that on...

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