Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2008 SMTP

Installing SMTP Server Feature on Windows 2008 is an easy process requiring only few steps to complete. On this article we will describe a step by step configuration and installation of the SMTP Server feature and how to enable the smtp to relay from local server. Step 1: Opening Server Manager Console and under Features select Add Features Step 2: Selecting SMTP Server option Step 3: Click on Install wait until finish and click close Step 4: Waiting for installation to finish and clicking on Close Step 5: Opening IIS 6.0 Manager under Administrative Tools -> Internet Information Services 6.0 Step 6: Under [SMTP Virtual Server] second mouse click and properties Step 7: Select Relay under Read More

WHMCS From Latin1 To UTF8

The database was in latin1 sweedish colation and this had some side effects with the Greek characters. FIRST THING: GO TO PHPMYADMIN AND EXPORT DATABASE TO HAVE A BACKUP! Then I went to administration, utilities, database status, download backup. This makes a good backup with proper encoding inside. (for me this was the right version and not the one created with phpmyadmin) I opened the .sql file with Notepad++ and I replaced latin1 with utf8 in all the document. Save. Then I went to phpmyadmin and i checked all tables and then selected the action drop. I confirmed dropping the tables, and then I went to import. I imported the new sql file I created with Notepad and then I checked the Read More

WebsitePanel not creating DNS entries in secondary name server

You must add an IP Address to each Name Server under Configuration > Servers > Click on the name of the first name server and then choose IP Address, then type an IP address ( and then add. Do the same for the second Name Server ( Then, in the SimpleDNS Server Service Properties look for the section called “Listening IP Address” , choose the IP Address that you assigned this server and then click the Add button. Do this for BOTH Name Servers and BOTH SimpleDNS Server Services. These IP Addresses are used to tell SimpleDNS which IPs to allow zone transfers from…if they arent specified then SimpleDNS wont allow a zone transfer from your Read More

Kernel Panic after Yum Update – CentOS with Hyper-V Linux Integration Components

I am runnning CentOS 5.5 in a VM on Hyper-V. I created a fresh installation. I then installed Hyper-V Linux Integration Components. After Installing them I ran yum update. After running a “yum update”, and rebooting I received this error. Unable to access resume device (/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol01) mount: could not find filesystem ‘/dev/root’ setuproot: moving /dev failed: No such file or directory setuproot: error mounting /proc: No such file or directory setuproot: error mounting /sys: No such file or directory switchroot: mount failed: No such file or directory Kernel panic – not syncing: Attempted to kill init! During the yum update process, it updated my kernel. Read More


今天在转移WEBSITEPANEL的时候遇到以下问题,无法新建网站: [8/16/2010 6:35:19 PM] ERROR: ‘Internet Information Services 7.0’ UpdateSite System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. at WebsitePanel.Providers.Web.IIs70.SetWebSiteApplicationPool(WebSite site, Boolean createAppPools) at WebsitePanel.Providers.Web.IIs70.UpdateSite(WebSite site) at WebsitePanel.Server.WebServer.UpdateSite(WebSite site) 将BackupCatelog.xml文件中的对应<AspNetInstalled />字段改成<AspNetInstalled>2</AspNetInstalled>即可正常恢复。   Read More