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How to resolve “Account creation failed” related errors in cPanel when creating account


Everyone has come across the frustraiting and annoying issue of trying to create an account and receiving an error during installation relating to the account creation failed existing already. The errors can vary but are all along the same lines: User already exists, This system already has a database owner named <blank>, etc etc. There are a million tutorials on this, but almost all of them lack all of the steps needed to fully remove an account with this problem. This usually happens because you were trying to previously create an account and stopped the process before letting it finished, or a backup restoration didnt completely finish and left remnants of the account behind.


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How to make WHM & cPanel configuration


Note: If you haven’t installed cPanel & WHM on your server yet, you may follow How to install WHM & cPanel on CentOS 6 Linux server to learn how to install cPanel & WHM on Linux CentOs server.
After you have done your cPanel & WHM installation on your server, you may access your control panel via https://youripaddress:2087 address. You should make some configuration for your first run.


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Recommended mod_security best Rules


Mod_security is a popular Apache plugin that serves as a Web Application Firewall, screening requests coming in to the webserver based on a set of configurable rules. 

The “best rules” for mod_security are often requested, although there is not a ruleset that is absolutely the best. Every website and application has slightly different circumstances, which will require some fine-tuning of the rules to make sure they are strict enough to be protective, but not so strict as to disallow normal users. 

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Cpanel Exim server troubleshooting .


Email server troubleshooting – Cpanel

Email / Exim server troubleshooting techniques. You can use the following email server troubleshooting options in your cpanel. Mostly used this command to find spam emails and bulk email senders. You can also refer mostly used exim commands, also you can refer options in WHM – > Tweak Settings – > mail

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TOP 100 (Q and A) for Cpanel


The following cpanel question and answers is used for exam and cpanel interview session.  cPanel university started test for cpanel certification. Read the cpanel documentation and cPanel knowledge base  to prepare cpanel test and DON’T copy and past these answers for your cpanel exams.  Try to write exam with your own style.

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How to Install and Configure maldet (Linux Malware )


Linux Malware Detect (LMD) is a malware scanner for Linux released under the GNU GPLv2 license, that is designed around the threats faced in shared hosted environments. It uses threat data from network edge intrusion detection systems to extract malware that is actively being used in attacks and generates signatures for detection. In addition, threat data is also derived from user submissions with the LMD checkout feature and from malware community resources. The signatures that LMD uses are MD5 file hashes and HEX pattern matches, they are also easily exported to any number of detection tools such as ClamAV.

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