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Plesk 9.x overuse policy (and how to avoid domains being suspended)

Parallels, in their infinite wisdom, introduced new “overuse” policies into their Plesk control panel as of version 9.0.  A great idea when just starting out, but a nightmare when upgrading from a previous version, since it changes the default behavior when clients and domain owners reach their pre-assigned limits.  Now, instead of just warning that Continue reading Plesk 9.x overuse policy (and how to avoid domains being suspended)

FreeBSD Plesk 8 – installing php5 as CGI alongside php4

If you have ever needed php5 to run along side php4, you can always compile php5 as a CGI, and let php4 remain as an apache module. Here we’ve compiled php5 from FreeBSD’s ports, and have installed it as a CGI so that specific vhosts will run on this new php5. The installation was done Continue reading FreeBSD Plesk 8 – installing php5 as CGI alongside php4

Updating Spamassassin on FreeBSD and Plesk

Updating Spamassassin on Plesk and FreeBSD is quite simple without breaking things since the Spamassassin on Plesk is pretty standard. System: FreeBSD 6.x Plesk Version: 8.0.x May work with other versions. The stock plesk Spamassassin is a 3.1.x variant, which gets pretty old pretty quick. You can upgrade this via the ports by passing a Continue reading Updating Spamassassin on FreeBSD and Plesk

Installing xcache on Plesk 8 on FreeBSD

Installing xcache on Plesk can be a bit of an adventure, especially on FreeBSD, since Plesk doesn’t include a lot of the php sources you may require to get this done. Download xcache 1.2.1 and php-4.4.4 (or whatever version matches what you require, you can check this by running a phpinfo.php script on the webserver) Continue reading Installing xcache on Plesk 8 on FreeBSD