JunOS : SFTP connection no longer work after upgrading to v21

If you were running JunOS v20 or lower, recently upgraded to v21 or above and experiencee SFTP connection failure, this is most likely because you are missing the newly introduced “sftp-server” service subsystem statement in your configuration. Indeed, Juniper introduced this feature starting JunOS v21 for security purposes. Looking at the logs : show log… Read More »

Linux : cPanel Exim all hosts for ‘recipientdomain.tld’ have been failing for a long time

If you receive the following bounce back some time after sending an email from your Exim/cPanel SMTP server : all hosts for ‘recipientdomain.tld’ have been failing for a long time (and retry time not reached) Using the “exinext” command, you can have a clear view of the issue : [root@sendersmtpsrv log]# exinext recipientdomain.tld Transport: smtp1.recipientdomain.tld… Read More »

Linux : R1Soft wrong retention policy and unable to modify

R1Soft retention policy does not match the settings configured initially (they are very different and above the retention point limit of 21)? There is a known bug prior version 6.18.1, please update the server software to latest (v6.18.1 or above) and the retention policy will be shown as per your initial settings.

VMware : SNMP service continuously crashing

If you are suffering from continuous and/or intermittent SNMP service issues with the following behavior ; SNMP stop responding randomly (stop/start required every now and then) ; The following error is shown in the logs : Unknown: out of memory [2296311] Then you are most likely running vSphere ESXi v6.7 early version.  This is a… Read More »

cPanel : FTP Accounts option missing

If your cPanel accounts are missing the “FTP Accounts” option, there are four common factors that can cause this and with the suggested approach for each possible issues below, in order : 1. FTP Accounts is disabled in the account “Features / CPaddons” ; Go to WHM > Packages > Feature Manager and select the… Read More »

Linux : OpenVPN error can’t find module ‘pyovpn’ after upgrading Debian 10 to 11

If you were running OpenVPN 2.x on Debian 10 successfully and it suddently broke with the following error after upgrading to Debian 11 : Oct 21 11:34:12 ovpnserver openvpnas[32211]: Traceback (most recent call last): Oct 21 11:34:12 ovpnserver openvpnas[32211]: File “<string>”, line 1, in <module> Oct 21 11:34:12 ovpnserver openvpnas[32211]: File “<frozen zipimport>”, line 241,… Read More »

Linux : cPanel install error Can’t locate lib.pm in @INC

Running into the following error installing cPanel on a new AlmaLinux server? perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale (“C”). Can’t locate lib.pm in @INC (you may need to install the lib module) (@INC contains: /usr/local/lib64/perl5/5.32 /usr/local/share/perl5/5.32 /usr/lib64/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/lib64/perl5 /usr/share/perl5) at /home/cPanelInstall/selfgz41082/install line 17. BEGIN failed–compilation aborted at /home/cPanelInstall/selfgz41082/install line 17. This is… Read More »

JunOS : How to install a Certificate Authority issued SSL on jWeb

If you are into jWeb, here is how to install a Certificate Authority issued certificate to your JunOS device for jWeb interface. 1. Create a PEM bundle of your CA issued certificate (private key followed by the certificate) 2. Place the certificate on the device filesystem a. Using the shell, “vi /var/tmp/hostname.domain.tld.pem” b. Using SFTP… Read More »

VMware : Transfer failed: The OVF descriptor is not available

Encountering the following error while importing OVF template in vCenter? Transfer failed: The OVF descriptor is not available This is usually caused by file corruption. Either the source template is corrupted, or the corruption occurred in transit between the source and vCenter. Try first reimporting again, if failing, check md5sum signature if available, re-export the… Read More »