Change the language of webalizer statistics on Debian and Ubuntu Linux

The language of the generated Webalizer statistics is statically compiled into the Webalizer binary. To change the language, Webalizer has to be recompiled. In the following example, I will recompile Webalizer to change the language to german. Uninstall Webalizer and install the GD library: apt-get remove webalizer apt-get install libgd2-xpm-dev Download the latest Webalizer sources ... Read more

How to access a namebased website without a DNS record

If you want to access a name based website that you created e.g. in ISPConfig before the DNS records are setup, edit the hosts file on your workstation computer and add a line like this: 192.168.0.100        www.mydomain.com Replace the IP address with the IP of your server and www.mydomain.com with the domain name of the ... Read more

Set stricter PHP settings to secure joomla and wordpress installations

If you run a joomla or wordpress installation with mod_php, the following settings in the vhost configuration file or the "Apache directives" field in ISPConfig can be used to set stricter securitypolicys. This helps limit the impact of a possible hack to this websiteand protect the other sites on the server. php_admin_value disable_functions "show_source system ... Read more

Webalizer stats only showing 1 or 2 days?

If webalizer statistics of your website are only showing the last 1 or two days instead of all days since the website has been created, you have to activate incremental processing in the webalizer configuration file (/etc/webalizer.conf or /etc/webalizer/webalizer.conf depending on the Linux distribution). vi /etc/webalizer/webalizer.conf Change the line: # Incremental     yes to: Incremental     yes