Year: 2009

Storage Problem On MS-Exchange Mailbox

I had an internal customer who was getting blocked from sending mail because their storage was exceeded. He had cleaned out his mail to the point that he was under limit but we still could not work past Exchange indicating

Plesk 9 Backing Up Individual Domains (Web Sites)

To back up a domain (Web site): Go to Domains > domain name > Backup Manager (in the Files group). Click Back Up. Specify the following: Backup file name prefix and description. You cannot specify an arbitrary file name, however,

Moving a WordPress site

For whatever reason, or maybe I just don’t know the trick yet, but Plesk demands a real domain when creating a site. I had setup an online book catalog for our owner but after testing this out using  Joomla Media

Reconstructing WordPress After Calamity!

Boy Howdy! I’ve been having some fun here. My last post about changing the permission to allow an upgrade to 2.8.4 was the begining of the odyssey.  The automatic update indicated that it completed successfully however, when navigating to the

Updating WordPress to 2.8.4

I had a site where i was having difficulties doing an automatic update of  WordPress install. The solution to work around this problem was to change permissions. This Rock Creek Webs article covers changing permissions recursively on a directory.

Backing Up WordPress Database

In a Plesk 9 environment – go to Domains >> the domain you’re looking to backukp the database for >> Databases >> Webadmin This will launch phpMyAdmin web based MySql interface. Choose the database for the WordPress installation that is

Badmail on IIS SMTP

I’ve had to deal with this issue a number of times so in case I need to again here the handy dandy solution. The problem is that mail destined for bad recipients goes to the Badmail folder in mailroot. When

WordPress Upload Limit GoDaddy Shared Linux Hosting

I ran across a number of sites describing how to do this but none were working for me. They did all have parts of the puzzle. You need to add the following values or whatever amount your looking to increase

Using vi Linux Visual Editor

Here’s a link to info on using the vi editor.

Wildcard DNS Using Plesk 9 and LAMP

I was trying to setup a WordPressMU site and I needed to enable Wildcard DNS. I found some excellent resources on this at this page run by 1&1 hosting. Some of the commands in SSH regarding the websrvmng confused