Plesk MTAs – the Qmail and Postfix Mail Transfer Agents / SMTP mail servers

Plesk usually uses either Postfix (new versions) or Qmail (old ones). To find out which one you’re currently using, run the following command via SSH: # /usr/local/psa/admin/sbin/mailmng –features | grep SMTP_Server A QUICK COMMANDS GUIDE FOR POSTFIX Show the email messages in Queue: # postqueue -p | tail -n 1 | cut -d’ ‘ -f5 List […]

Ubuntu 8.04 alternative repositories – “Failed to fetch” error

Since Ubuntu 8.04 is no longer supported, the original repositories no longer work. Ubuntu users will get an error like: Err hardy/universe mc 1:4.6.1-8ubuntu1 404 Not Found [IP: xx.xx.xx.xx] Failed to fetch 404 Not Found [IP: xx.xx.xx.xx 80] E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with –fix-missing? Or […]

Fix WordPress redirect loops in Plesk

Have you just moved a WordPress based website onto your VPS running Plesk and can’t get rid of the redirect loop even after changing everything you can think of both in your WordPress settings and .htaccess? Well worry not my friend because this simple solution will most likely fix your website. 1) From your Plesk […]

Plesk Panel for Linux – location of services logs and configuration files

APPLIES TO: Parallels Plesk Panel 11.5 for Linux Services Control Panel Logs Error log: /var/log/sw-cp-server/error_log and /var/log/sw-cp-server/sw-engine.log Access log: /usr/local/psa/admin/logs/httpsd_access_log Panel log: /usr/local/psa/admin/logs/panel.log Services Stop: /etc/init.d/psa stop Start: /etc/init.d/psa start Restart: /etc/init.d/psa restart Configuration PHP config: /usr/local/psa/admin/conf/php.ini Panel config: /usr/local/psa/admin/conf/panel.ini Web server config: /etc/sw-cp-server/conf.d/plesk.conf Web Presence Builder Logs Error log: /usr/local/psa/admin/logs/sitebuilder.log Install/upgrade logs: /usr/local/sb/tmp/ No service control (working via sw-cp-server service) Configuration /usr/local/sb/config /etc/sw-cp-server/conf.d/plesk.conf /usr/local/psa/admin/conf/php.ini SSO Logs Error […]