Category Archives: Servers

Linux : How to enable the cPanel feature on R1Soft server

If you are running both cPanel and have your own R1Soft server, there is a nice integration in cPanel that allow users to restore files, database or their whole account from this external backup source/destination. There are several steps involved for this, such as : 1. Enable control panel restore on the R1Soft server ;… Read More »

Linux : How to open a port from a specific source IP address with CSF

It is possible with Config Security Firewall (CSF) to open an inbound port from a specific source IP address. This is defined outside of the global configuration (csf.conf), within a dedicated config file. 1. Open the following file with your favorite text editor :

2. Follow this syntax to open a specific port for… Read More »

Linux : How to change default route metric

Under some rare circumstances, you may require to change the default route metric. The first way of doing should be through the “ifcfg-ethX” configuration file by adding the “METRIC=” statement. However it has been found to be inefficient for me and had to apply it using “ip route” as followed :

Example :

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