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Majordomo is an email list manager developed by Brent Chapman of Great Circle Associates. It is written in Perl and works in conjunction with sendmail on UNIX and other operating systems. How do I get started using Majordomo? If you requested a digest when you requested Majordomo with your web host, you are set up with […]
The Apache web server has some configuration options that are available to the server administrator. In a shared hosting environment, you don’t have access to the main Apache configuration, so you’re stuck with the default settings. However, it is possible to override some of the default settings by creating (or editing) a file named .htaccess. This […]
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We offer hosting accounts utilizing one of two possible web control panels. The basic functionality of each control panel is essentially identical, although they differ in layout and terminology.
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Password Manager You can also change all of the passwords associated with your account and its users from the Password Manager section of your PlusMailcontrol panel: Select “Password Manager” from the left navigation bar. Check the radio button next to the user whose password you want to change, enter and confirm your desired new password […]
What is Wusage? Wusage is a robust site statistics package. It shows you how many visits you’ve had, what pages have been visited most, etc. This program is already installed and running on your domain. How do I use Wusage? To count accesses, there is a directory called wusage in your www directory. To access […]
There are several different options available for checking your space usage. Read through the following descriptions to choose the one best suited to your needs. Quick and Easy Quotatable If you’re going to be checking your quotas frequently, you may want to consider installing a script that will display a summary in your browser. For […]
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Your web hosting account may include access to a shared secure server. Your secure server is not really a separate server — it’s simply a way to display your existing web pages through an encrypted connection. Any page on your site can be called through the secure server.
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Usernames, passwords, and filenames must comply with standard Unix naming conventions. Username Restrictions A name of anywhere from 3-16 alphanumeric characters (i.e., the numeric characters 0 – 9 and the alphabetic characters a – z) is legal for email accounts, FTP accounts, and telnet accounts.
If you want your visitors to see a home page by typing http://yourdomainname.com/ instead of http://yourdomainname.com/mypage.html, you need to define a “default” page. On some servers, this page must be named index followed by an allowable extension. Allowable index page names are: index.htm index.html index.shtml index.cgi index.php
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