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 being backed up. Click on the Export Tab ¬† Check Add DROP TABLE in Structures,…

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 SPAMMers impersonate senders using your domain this can fill quite quickly. Yesterday, I was confronted…

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. http://www.1and1faq.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-602.html Some of the commands in SSH regarding the websrvmng confused me. The following page shows some¬† of the commands you can run on this program.…