If you have installed ConfigFirewall on your WHM server, by default CSF will stop TPC traffic on 3306 (MySQL). Go to WHM -> ConfigServer Firewall -> Firewall Configuration -> All Outgoing TCP Ports & add 3306. Restart CSF and your done.
You have managed to lock yourself out of the WHM interface – but still have SSH to your server. You need to clear the IP address out of the black listed IPs This will clear all banned IPs mysql connect cphulkd delete from brutes; delete from logins; You can see a list of locked IPs […]
cPanel/WHM use bind (or named) for the Local DNS server. This is a record for where to send email, what sub-domains exist and which IP Address to use to see the content of your web site. The DNS information about each domain name is stored in the /var/named folder. Note: If you edit a file […]
This technique has been superseded by the new cPanel/WHM backup tool. The process is still interesting in that it shows you how to create hooks, but is no longer needed since it function is now built in. If you have a WHM/cPanel based server, then you probably already have a daily backup running that keeps […]