How can an email user in ISPConfig 3 change his password?

To allow email users in ISPConfig 3 that do not have a client login to change their password, you can use one of these webmail plugins: Plugin for roundcube: http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=37077 Plugin for Squirrelmail: http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=35297 Tutorial about installing the squirrelmail plugin: http://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-configure-squirrelmail-to-allow-users-to-change-their-email-passwords-on-an-ispconfig-3-server

I changed some directives in the virtual hosts by hand, but they suddenly disappeared.

Never edit the vhost file manually. On the next update of the system your changes will be overwritten! Instead put your additional vhost configuration in the Apache Directives field in the ISPConfig Interface. If you want to add something manually to other files, e.g Postfix' local-host-names, you can put your configuration at the end of ... Read more

Some services are shown as “Offline” in the ISPConfig system monitor though they are running on the server.

ISPConfig checks the status of the services on localhost (IP: 127.0.0.1). It may be that some of your services only allow connections to specific IP addresses and not 127.0.0.1 (in Apache this is done with the Listen directive). If you allow connections to localhost the status will be shown correctly in the ISPConfig. Another possibility ... Read more

Where is the ISPConfig 3 configuration file?

ISPConfig 3 has two different configuration files, one for the server part and one for the interface. ISPConfig 3 Interface The config file location is: /usr/local/ispconfig/interface/lib/config.inc.php ISPConfig 3 Server The config file location is: /usr/local/ispconfig/server/lib/config.inc.php The MySQL root password that is used to create new MySQL databases only is stored in the file: /usr/local/ispconfig/server/lib/mysql_clientdb.conf

How to enable verbose logging in pure-ftpd on Debian Linux

To turn on verbose logging (e.g. to debug FTP connection or authentication problems) inĀ  pure-ftpd FTP server on Debian and Ubuntu Linux, execute the following command as root user in the shell: echo 'yes' > /etc/pure-ftpd/conf/VerboseLog and then restart pure-ftpd, for init based systems: /etc/init.d/pure-ftpd-mysql restart For Servers that use systemd: service pure-ftpd-mysql restart The ... Read more