Tag: linux

Upgrading Debian (Lenny) to Debian Squeeze

Debian Squeeze (stable) was released on February 6, 2011. 1. First update all packages which are currently installed # apt-get update # apt-get upgrade 2. Open /etc/apt/sources.list and replace all occurrences of lenny with squeeze 3. Update the apt repository # apt-get update 4. Upgrade apt, dpkg and aptitude #¬†apt-get install apt dpkg aptitude 5. […]

Upgrading CentOS to CentOS 5.6

CentOS 5.6 has been released on April 8th, 2011. If you are running CentOS 5.5 you can simply upgrade to CentOS 5.6 via yum by running: # yum update If upgrading from a version earlier than CentOS 5.5, it is advised to follow this procedure: # yum clean all # yum update glibc\* # yum […]

Installing / Enabling SpamAssassin on DirectAdmin

By default SpamAssassin is not enabled nor installed on a system with DirectAdmin. I wrote a very simple How-To to install SpamAssassin. Install SpamAssassin: # cd /usr/local/directadmin/scripts # ./spam.sh Probably you will get some Perl error like: REQUIRED module out of date: Archive::Tar optional module missing: Digest::SHA optional module missing: Mail::SPF optional module missing: IP::Country […]

Webmail is showing the default plesk page

After upgrading Plesk 9.x to Plesk 10.0.0 / Plesk 10.0.1 webmail is not working anymore. When entering http://webmail.domain.tld the default Plesk page is showing. Here is a simple workaround, please note that you need root access on your server. Run the Plesk installation script in repair mode, replace pp10.9.0-bootstrapper with your own version. This will […]