How to Automate cPanel Backups in WHM

How to Automate cPanel Backups in WHM

I built a playlist on YouTube, talking about how I earn passive income by selling hosting accounts via a Reseller. Right now, I’m generating close to $1,000/month passively. To my surprise, that playlist has blown up, and many people have found it incredibly useful. However, one of the most frequent questions I get is “How …

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How to Install Nagios 4 on Ubuntu Linux

How to Install Nagios 4 on Ubuntu Linux

I found myself needing to install Nagios on Ubuntu Linux. Sadly, most of the guides I was attempting to follow online were somewhat dated and/or lacking. So why not create the walk-through here myself to potentially help others as well? For the purpose of this guide, I’m assuming you have a blank/clean Ubuntu Linux box. …

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How to Migrate an AD LDS Instance

How to Migrate an AD LDS Instance

AD LDS stands for “Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services.” If you’re not familiar with this, it’s basically a simple way to provide an authentication system for an application via LDAP, but without all the bells and whistles of a full blown Active Directory configuration. In the past 6 months, I’ve had to migrate three different …

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Why I use RunCloud over ServerPilot

Why I use RunCloud over ServerPilot

Edit 2/3/20: I’ve switched away from using either RunCloud or ServerPilot. You can read about that here. I host around 18 different websites (mostly WordPress), both for myself, and for small-to-medium sized business clients. This creates a small pool of “fun money” on the side for me, that’s entirely passive. It also lets me break …

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Setting up Apache and Tomcat with mod_jk on Windows

Setting up Apache and Tomcat with mod_jk on Windows

To be honest, I find it a little pointless to be writing this in the first place, as there are already so many guides on the internet on setting up Apache with Tomcat using mod_jk. In fact, there are better ways, such as using mod_proxy which comes bundled with Apache by default. However, some of …

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Installing Ghost as an App in ServerPilot

Installing Ghost as an App in ServerPilot

Updated Note 4/2/19: While the information below is still valid, I’ve since moved away from ServerPilot and now use RunCloud. You can read my post as to why I switched here. ServerPilot is great, and I recommend them to anyone. I use their service almost exclusively to manage multiple WordPress installations on a single $5/month …

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How to Install and Configure Squid Proxy on Ubuntu

How to Install and Configure Squid Proxy on Ubuntu

Though Squid Proxy isn’t particularly difficult to install and get up and running, I hit a few snags during my configuration that I felt would prove useful for someone attempting to do the same thing. First, let’s get Squid installed: apt-get install squid Once Squid is installed, let’s make a copy of the squid.conf file …

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