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Setup backup server for VestaCp

This are the instructions to setup your VestaCp server to backup to a FTP or SFTP server: Set up the backup server. /usr/local/vesta/bin/v-add-backup-host [TYPE] [HOST] [USERNAME] [PASSWORD] [PATH] [PORT] Path and port can be left blank. Example usage, /usr/local/vesta/bin/v-add-backup-host ftp host.name username password. Verify if added backup server exists. vi /usr/local/vesta/conf/ftp.backup.conf Make FTP default backup mode…. read more »

Configure Server to return the Cache-Control response

This setting tells the browser how long to keep a copy of the website and use it, instead of getting it from the server. This will reduce the website load time, and makes for a better user experience. Options that come with Cache-Control:no-cache: tells the browser to check if the resource has changed, if so… read more »

Report Fake Phishing Websites

Here is a small list that I came up with for reporting fake login website, and phishing websites. Google:  https://safebrowsing.google.com/safebrowsing/report_phish/ Symantec: https://submit.symantec.com/antifraud/phish.cgi ESET: http://phishing.eset.com/report Microsoft: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/support/report-unsafe-site-guest Zvelo: https://tools.zvelo.com/ If you know of any other website, let me know in the comments. Online Website Scanner Do you have a website that you think it might be infected with virus or malware?… read more »

Special characters in PHP / MySQL

Quick and easy fix for when you code displays weird characters ??? instead of displaying the right characters: <?php mysqli_query($conn, “SET character_set_results = ‘utf8’, character_set_client = ‘utf8’, character_set_connection = ‘utf8’, character_set_database = ‘utf8’, character_set_server = ‘utf8′”); ?> I place this right after my database connection to make sure every character is displayed correctly. I also place… read more »