How to install ioping in linux server ?

This tool lets you monitor I/O latency in real time. It shows disk latency in the same way as ping shows network latency.

Login to SSH.

Go to the folder where you want to download it.

cd /usr/local/src

Download the installation file.

Extract that file using below command.

tar -xzvf ioping-0.6.tar.gz

Go inside that folder.

cd ioping-0.6

compile it using below command.

make ioping


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How to install WHMSonic on cPanel/WHM Server ?


Login to your server root SSH and copy/paste the following command fully and run it.

cd /root/; rm -f; wget; chmod +x; ./


Sample installation output:

* WHMSonic Setup v2.1.11 *
WHMSonic installer is now installing the latest version. This may take a few minutes, please wait…
–2013-11-29 00:55:15–
Connecting to||:80… connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 200 OK
Length: 10530510 (10M) [application/zip]
Saving to: `’



WHMSonic installer is now installing the latest version. This may take a few minutes, please wait…
Dear valued customer, WHMSonic v2.1.12 has been successfully installed, you can now access to WHMSonic at your WHM Root at the bottom of your left menu.
If you have the CSF firewall installed on your server, it is updated for the radio ports by WHMSonic.

Manuals – Tutorials:
Technical Support:

Best Regards
SonicPanel INC


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How to Configure Multiple shared IP’s in WHM ?

It is not possible to add multiple shared IP’s from WHM but it is possible to do it from SSH.

First of all we need to create a /var/cpanel/mainips/ directory if it is not present.

mkdir /var/cpanel/mainips/

Then we have to create a file.

vi /var/cpanel/mainips/root

Add all IP’s into it. save the file and quit.

Now login to WHM and check the IP’s

Home>>IP Functions>>Show/Edit Reserved IPs


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How to set default automatic index page when new account is created in cpanel/WHM ?

We all want to show default index page when new account is setup. Below are the steps:

First of all we have to create below  folder.

mkdir /root/cpanel3-skel

mkdir /root/cpanel3-skel/public_html

Create default index page.

vi /root/cpanel3-skel/public_html/index.html

save and quit the file.


If you want user have a customized .bashrc file for their SSH sessions then you can create it.



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How to configure Idera R1Soft backup agent ?


First, create a YUM .repo file with the R1Soft repository information.

Open the new file with a text editor such as vi or nano:

# cd /etc/yum.repos.d

vi r1soft.repo

Insert the following text into the file and save the file:

name=R1Soft Repository Server

Once done run below command.

yum clean all

Now install cdp agent

yum install r1soft-cdp-enterprise-agent
yum install kernel-devel kernel-headers
yum upgrade kernel

install r1soft kernel binaries

r1soft-setup –no-binary

Restart r1soft agent after binaries are done.

Check connectivity

r1soft-setup –test-connection

Insert key using below command

serverbackup-setup –get-key http://IP

Restart the server. Once server is online check cdp-agent is running or not. If not then start that service.

Sometimes you will face connectivity issue at that check port is opened on server firewall. Default port is 1167

iptables -I INPUT -p tcp –dport 1167 -j ACCEPT

Save iptables and restart it and test it again.

Front end task done. Now backend  task

Login to backend admin panel of r1soft

Click on servers.

Add server It will ask for server name VM hostname, IP address things insert it and click on create button.

Then click on Users.

username: customer-name >> password >> email

then click on server tab add the new server you created for the customer. Give full control. No volumes.

Then click on disks safes.

name same as servers name :  on server drop down arrow search for the servers you added earlier, volume pick volume1. click on Limits. Put recovery points and archive to 3.

Quota on disk size : soft 48 hard quota 50. Click on create.

Policy make the policy to backup weekly, merge weekly, disk verification weekly, exclude files you don’t want to backup to avoid using all disk space.

then when finish give client his R1SOFT credentials.

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