# Updates # 06/18/12 – Bingbot attack returns, but attacks the wp-admin folder instead of just the login page. Updated to patch that. Also added 403 Error handling # 02/04/12 – Revised wording to reinforce Bing’s perspective # 02/02/12 – Modified block code to identify bingbot as ‘badbingbot’ in case ‘bingbot’ is already being used somewhere
In the last 24 hours, I have seen a large scale attack on the admin logins for thousands of WordPress sites. The attackers are using the User Agent ‘Bingbot’. Bingbot certainly is NOT the culprit in these attacks, but is, unfortunately, being spoofed. These spoofing bots More >
suPHP and FastCGI require files and folders to have a specific set of permissions/ownership from other handlers. Without these permissions set you will see a lot of errors such as: “403 Forbidden”, “500 Internal Server Error”, or simply generic errors that commonly have the word ‘permission’ in them.
It can be very time consuming to track down and check file permissions across a whole server. Luckily, fixing this on a cPanel box can be scripted. This gives us a quick and very easy script you can wget to any cPanel server. Simply run the More >
When you try to create or modify FTP users in cPanel, you receive: Error. Could not edit /home/username/etc/ftpquota
The only times I have seen this error is when you are transferring a cPanel account over from one web host to another one. The other host is using a non-standard method for the way accounts are set up. In this example, the transfer was coming from SiteGround. Siteground has their users’ etc folders created as Symbolic links as opposed to stored in the users’ home folders.
A quick way to verify if this is your problem is to do More >
Fantastico De Luxe is an automatic installer for many 3rd party programs such as WordPress, Joomla, and OsCommerce. It integrates directly with your hosting application such as cPanel. Fantastico is most common automation software used by hosting companies. I personally do not prefer Fantastico, instead opt to use Installatron instead. It has a much better interface with many more features.#1 – The Problem
After installing Fantastico De Luxe, you may receive this error when trying to access it from cPanel:
##################### Fantastico is not installed at the default location /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/fantastico. Either move the Fantastico directory from it's current location to /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/fantastico OR enable More >