Handle MX Records with Webuzo

A mail exchanger record (MX record) is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System that specifies a mail server responsible for accepting email messages on behalf of a recipient’s domain, and a preference value used to prioritize mail delivery if multiple mail servers are available.

This article will guide you to handle (add / edit / remove ) MX records using Webuzo.

Getting Started

Navigate to Webuzo Enduser Panel > Email Server > MX Record
Navigate MX Records

A ) Adding MX Records

Step 1) Populate the following fields and Hit “Add Record”
Domain – MX Record to be created for the selected domain.
Priority – Specify the MX Record Priority.
Destination – Specify the Destination pointing to the specified domain.

Add MX Records

Step 2) A message box will pop-up on success.
Success Add MX Records

B ) Edit MX Records

Step 1) Select the Domain to Edit the MX Record

Step 2) Click on the Edit icon to edit any of the MX Records.
Edit MX Records

Step 3) Change the required fields and Hit Save
Priority – Specify the MX Record Priority.
Destination – Specify the Destination pointing to the specified domain.
Save  MX Records

C ) Delete MX Records

Step 1) Select the Domain to delete the MX Record

Step 2) Click on the delete icon inline to the record you wish to delete.
Delete MX Records

That’s it !!! Done.

Managing MX Records is extremely simple with Webuzo easy-to-use GUI. Default MX Records are built for every domain added using the Webuzo Enduser Panel.

Experience the Demo here:
Webuzo Admin Panel : http://demo.webuzo.com
Webuzo Enduser Panel : http://demo.webuzo.com/enduser

Support : https://www.softaculous.com/support/open.php?

Click Install CSF Firewall using Webuzo

CSF Logo CSF is a Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall, Login/Intrusion Detection and Security application for Linux servers. CSF is generally considered a more advanced firewall as there are more configuration options compared to other firewalls, while still being simple enough to install and configure that even novice administrators can use it.

CSF provides an additional layer of security to your server thus hardening your server. Webuzo allows you to install and configure CSF just by a click of a button.

This article will guide you to install and configure CSF using Webuzo.

Getting Started

Installation
Step 1) Install CSF from the Webuzo Enduser Panel > Apps > Security > CSF Category
Install CSF Webuzo

Hit Install and you are DONE !!!

Configuring CSF
Step 1) Click on the CSF Configuration Menu in the Webuzo Enduser Panel under the Firewall Section
CSF Navigate Webuzo

Step 2) Edit the configurations as per your needs.
CSF Save Webuzo

Step 3) A success message will pop-up once the changes are saved.
CSF Success Webuzo

Voila !!! It’s Done.

Note:
You can follow this guide to learn more about CSF Configurations.
CSF Configurations Guide : http://configserver.com/cp/csf.html

Demo : http://demo.webuzo.com/enduser/

Support : https://www.softaculous.com/support/open.php?

Quick Walkthrough to Webuzo – Single User Control Panel

Webuzo LogoWEBUZO is Single User Control Panel which is specially designed for the CLOUD. The goal is to provide solution providers with the ability to easily launch, manage, and maintain a number of popular application and development stacks for their customers. Softaculous Webuzo helps you deploy Apps like Zend Framework, WordPress, Drupal, MediaWiki, and Joomla on your server, virtual machine or in the cloud. We have covered a wide array of Categories so that everyone could find the required application one would need to power their business. Webuzo enables you to focus more on using applications rather than maintaining them.

Create your own PaaS
Webuzo can be used to create your own PaaS. We have done that for Amazon AWS and the following is a video
Webuzo PaaS
Webuzo is a great fit for your Virtual Machine offerings. We can help hosting companies to deploy the CloudPanel (the video you saw above) which will help users to simply deploy apps (system and web) by the click of a button.
The unique feature of Webuzo is that, user can configure their Webuzo Servers to act like any server be it a LAMP Server, LEMP Server, Java Server, Python Server, etc.

Manage Cloud Instances
Installing Webuzo is as easy as a piece of cake. Users can deploy various Apps either on your development environment or on your server or in the cloud. WEBUZO allows you to configure domains very easily.
You can deploy Apps across multiple domains you own, by the click of a button. Webuzo packages for development purposes come in a ‘ready-to-cook’ form. i.e simply download the package of your favourite application > unzip it > open it with your favourite virtual application program. Also available is the installer for your servers. Deploying Webuzo on the Amazon Cloud is far more simpler than the others with our Webuzo Cloud Launcher

ALL in ONE
Webuzo stack supplies a self-contained environments with all the requirements that greatly simplify development and testing of modern web applications such as WordPress, Joomla, etc.
A still Webuzo stack is suffecient to manage all of your difficulties deployin PHP, Pearl, Python, Java scripts within minutes. Webuzo is a mixed blend of PHP, Apache, MySQL, Perl, Python, FTP, Apache Tomcat, etc all stuffed into a single package which avoids the hassle of configuring wach of hem invidually.

Application Manager
Webuzo comes with built-in Softaculous auto-installer which reduces the headache of installing scripts manually on your server and many other perks. Webuzo manages teh applications installed on the server with ease and comfort. The user can just sit back and rest while Webuzo takes care of installing the favorite scripts on your server. Webuzo Cloud Launcher allows to manage application over the Amazon Cloud with its simplified GUI. Manage your applications includes installing, backups, restoration, editing installation, upgrades and so on.

Server Manager
Managing your domains, FTP users and so on can be very much tedious at times. Webuzo being multi-functional also works as a Server management tool simplifyng the lives of the webmasters.
Extremently simplified interface with it eloquent design to manage domains, FTP users, Manage DNS records and MXrecords, Cron job, Database managerment with MySQL and MongoDB and a well-versed database wizard. Keep control of your security with CSRs, Private keys, Cerftificates, IP blocking, SSH disablling which add to the peculiar features of Webuzo.

One-Click APP Deployment
Nothing can be simpler than having yourself purchase a Cloud server, grab a server management tool and deploy your favorite application to your server at just a click of a button. Webuzo makes it possible. With our powerfull Webuzo Cloud Launcher you can deploy n number of applications over the AWS Amazon Cloud – reduces headache of purchasing a server. Pre-built Webuzo tempates are ready-to-run applications simply need to be booted and have your Webuzo Server tool up and running in a blink. Phew!! Webuzo has built-in Softaculous which keeps you stress free when it comes to deploying application on your server.

Development Softwares
Developers can highly benefit with the over-exciting tools and services provided in our bundled stack. A complete LAMP stack with Tomcat, Pyton, Perl & MongoDB allows developers to builds their own aplications in a better way. We have integrated Webuzo on the Amazon Cloud Enviornment and developers can have it integrated on your own Cloud servers with ease.
Building code snippets and deploying them on your development as well as production server can be simpler with Webuzo.

Amazon Cloud Environment
AWS Amazon is one of the leading cloud service providers in the market today. Webuzo Cloud Launcher has been integrated into the Amazon EC2 Cloud platform and allows our fellows users to get-set-go with their Server & Application manager tools. You can deploy as many instances on the Amazon Cloud server and pay-as-you-go for the cloud services you consume. Currently we have our AMIs listed on all of the regions of the Amazon Cloud Server. Experience the Cloud here.

Run anywhere instantly
A Webuzo stack is a “ready-to-run” virtual machine that will get-set-go in minutes on any computing environment that supports virtualization. Our bundled stack is available for Free download and compatible with various forms of virtualization like VMware, Parallels, Windows, Xen, VirtualBox and Amazon EC2 Environment. These virtual machine are far benefial to the user in the development as well as production environment without restricting them to explore the service we provide.

Deploy on VPS
VPS owners can heive a sigh of relief. With our simple installer downloaded to your server, a simple command : root > ./install will put back all your stress to setup a LAMP stack and a server tool. You have your server ready in a couple of minutes and you are all ready to serve as many sites you want with in-built Softaculous auto-installer. Grab your self a cup of coffee, you are all done – ‘what can be more simpler’.

SSH and FTP Support
Move files and folders up-and-down your server with your favourite FTP or SSH client of your choice. Webuzo helps you keep control over external SSH access to your server thus enabling/disabling SSH Access. With FTP server installed and configured, Webuzo allows you to create and manage FTP users and restrict access to directories

Manage your Private keys, certificates and CSR
Secure your site with yet another layer of protection with Private keys, CSRs and Certificates. Webuzo gives a higher priority to security and allows you to manage your keys, certificates and CSRs on the fly. Simple, yet intuitive and self explanatory panel to handle your CSR, keys,etc is available.

Block IP & CSF
Keep your site away from spammers and cyber crimes thus securing your presence over the web. Webuzo makes it simple as you go about blocking the IPs which cause nuisance to your site. This in a way is very effective to stay away from Brute force,DDos attacks, etc.
CSF Firewall helps at a greater extent to add a layer of security to your server environment.

Customizations & Integration
Webuzo can also be integrated into your server with Webuzo API. Incase, if you are facing issues you can always contact Webuzo Support and they will help you out in every possible way with your integration. Webuzo Cloud Launcher is a live example of integration into the Amazon AWS Cloud network.

Cost efficiency
Webuzo is a cost-effecient product to provide exciting list of features for server management and a vast range of scripts in its scruipt library at a very minimal cost.
It provides the best of the services and cost effective compared to other such products.

Watch the Demo
Webuzo Admin Panel : http://demo.webuzo.com/
Webuzo Enduser Panel : http://demo.webuzo.com/enduser

Intelliants products now available via Webuzo

We have a great news for our members who use eSyndiCat & Subrion scripts. Now the installation of these products is even easier than before, as Webuzo has added both products to the scripts library. You can easily deploy eSyndiCat or Subrion installation within few minutes using the Webuzo Application Manager locally or on your VPS or in the Cloud.

Subrion Webuzo Application Stack

Webuzo has bundled both eSyndiCat & Subrion into the Virtual appliance with all it dependencies i.e Apache, MySQL, PHP, etc. It can also be run on NGINX with some additional configurations if required. Basically it is available in a ready-to-cook form.

Here are few simple steps you need to make to start using our scripts:

1) Download eSyndiCat or Subrion and Extract the Virtual Appliance
2) Start the Virtual Appliance with tools like VMPlayer, Virtual Box, etc.
3) Follow the instruction to configure your Box

Simple, isn’t it?

Both eSyndiCat & Subrion scripts can also be deployed on the AWS Amazon Cloud within minutes using the Webuzo Cloud Launcher.

Note : Contact Support if you face any trouble.

Source : Intelliants Announcement

Manage FTP Accounts with Webuzo

Overview
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) allows you to manage the files associated with your website. Webuzo provides one-click installation of the FTP server from the Webuzo Enduser Panel >> Apps >> Utilities >> Pure-FTPd.
Webuzo Install Pure-FTPd

The Default installation of Webuzo, deploys Pure-FTPd by default. However, you can install/remove it from the Apps Category.

Basic Info
1) Users will require to configure an FTP client such as FileZilla, CuteFTP, etc to be able to login to a FTP account.
2) The encryption scheme such as FTPS, FTPES, or SFTP are recommended while using FTP service.
3) In order to login, user will need to input the username as username@example.com where example.com represents your domain name.

This article will guide you how to connect to your account via FTP. You can create a number of FTP accounts from the Webuzo Enduser Panel. To establish an FTP connection you need an FTP account where you can upload your files.

Getting Started
1) Webuzo allows you to create/manage FTP Users.
Webuzo FTP Home

2) Click on FTP Account to Add/Create a FTP User.
Create FTP User

3) Fill in the details and view the list of FTP users in the Manage FTP Menu
Manage FTP Users

4) FTP to your account using your favorite FTP client.
(Note : WinSCP used in this case)
WinSCP FTP

Learn More : http://www.webuzo.com/wiki/Category:Endusers

That’s it !!! Hope it was Simple enough.

WordPress + Lighttpd on Webuzo

Lighttpd Web ServerWordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.

Lighttpd Web ServerA single WordPress consumes all the memory on a VPS as in and poorly managed Apache Setup. For this reason WordPress can be deployed easily using Lighttpd. With “lighty” the WordPress installation on a VPS works like a charm. Running multiple sites on a single VPS with just 1 GB RAM, what more can you expect from “Lighty”.

Lighttpd does not use a .htaccess file like Apache does, so you can consider writing your own rewrite rules and include them into the Lighttpd configuration and load all the necessary module to suit the requirements for the site. Webuzo Lighttpd Setup is pre-loaded to have WordPress up and running thus fulfilling the basic requirements.

Webuzo Application Manager provides the complete package to setup the LLMP (Linux, Lighttpd, MySQL and PHP ) Stack and WordPress just by a click of a button. The default installation of Webuzo serves Apache as the default Webserver.

Quick guide to have LLMP setup by default.

LLMP can be installed by a click for the Webuzo Enduser Panel as well as explained in the following tutorial.

Webuzo further allows users to switch among webservers (Apache / NGINX / Lighttpd) at any point of time by a click from the Webuzo Enduser Panel

Getting Started
1) Install LLMP from the Webuzo Enduser Panel >> Apps >> Stacks
Webuzo LLMP Install

2) Confirm whether the services are running from the Webuzo Enduser Panel >> Services Menu
Webuzo Lighttpd Service

3) If you are unable to find Lighttpd in the services and Apache/NGINX instead, you require to switch to Lighttpd as the webserver.
Guide : http://webuzo.com/wiki/System_Utilities
Webuzo Switch Lighttpd

4) Well !!! Time to install WordPress.
Find WordPress in the Webuzo Enduser Panel >> PHP >> Blogs >> WordPress
Fill in the required details and hit Enter
Webuzo Install WordPress

5) Access the WordPress Admin / Enduser Site

WordPress Admin Site :

Wordpress Admin Site

WordPress Enduser Site :

Wordpress Site

Hope that was simple !!!

Webuzo DEMO : http://demo.webuzo.com/enduser/

Note : Users can further configure other modules to improvise the performance of the site.
LIGHTTPD CONF FILE LOCATION : /usr/local/apps/lighttpd/etc/lighttpd.conf

Sources :
http://antesarkkinen.com/blog/wordpress-with-lighttpd-pretty-url-permalinks-and-jetpack/

http://wordpress.org/

3 Steps to Install Webuzo Control Panel on CentOS/Ubuntu

Get ready with your Domain Manager / Database Manager / Email Server / Built-in Softaculous with 310+ scripts / NGINX / Apache / MongoDB / PERL / PHP / MySQL Server and a lot more within minutes and you are just 3 steps away from it.

Webuzo is a PAAS software and it can allow users to install Apps on their VPS by the click of a button. It helps users in managing applications like Java, PHP, NginX, LigHTTPD, MySQL, MongoDB, Ruby, Perl, Git, SVN, etc.

Getting Started

Requirements
1) CentOS / Ubuntu – Webuzo can be installed on CentOS or Ubuntu (minimal installation)

Steps :
1) Download the installer to your server :

ROOT > wget -N http://files.webuzo.com/install.sh

Other Downloads : http://webuzo.com/downloads

2) Change the permissions to the file to make it executable (0755)

ROOT > chmod 0755 install.sh

3) Run the Webuzo Installer

ROOT > ./install.sh

Webuzo Install

Sit back and Relax !!! The Installer will provide further instructions to get started with your Webuzo Control Panel.

Hope that was Simple Enough !!!

Experience the Webuzo Demo :
Webuzo Admin Demo : http://demo.webuzo.com/
Webuzo Enduser Demo : http://demo.webuzo.com/enduser/

ClipBucket + Webuzo + Amazon Cloud

Webuzo ClipBucket StackClipBucket is an OpenSource Multimedia Management Script Provided Free to the Community.This script comes with all the bells & whistles required to start your own Video Sharing website like Youtube, Metacafe, Veoh, Hulu or any other top video distribution application in matter of minutes.

ClipBucket is fastest growing script which was first started as Youtube Clone but now its advance features & enhancements makes it the most versatile, reliable & scalable media distribution platform with latest social networking features, while staying light on your pockets. Whether you are a small fan club or a big Multi Tier Network operator, Clipbucket will fulfill your video management needs.

Webuzo – an Application Stack which can be used on any Virtual Machine, is a Single User Control Panel which helps users deploy ClipBucket with it’s required dependencies like Apache, PHP, MySQL, etc) in the Amazon AWS Cloud by a click of a button using the Webuzo Cloud Launcher.

Getting Started

– Login to the Webuzo Cloud Launcher (http://webuzo.softaculous.com/cloud/index.php)
Webuzo Cloud Launcher

– Fill in your AWS Credentials (API Key and Secret Key).
Webuzo AWS Credentials

– Get a Free Trial Virtual Appliance & Cloud License (if you do not have one) from here
Note : Other Webuzo Licenses can also be used.
Webuzo Trial License

– Click on Launch Application and Navigate to ClipBucket from the Video Category on the left. Alternately, use the search box.

– Fill in the details for your instance, e.g Type of Instance, Region for the Server, Webuzo License Key to be used, etc and Click Launch
Webuzo ClipBucket Navigation

– Sit back and relax. Your instance should be up within minutes
Webuzo ClipBucket Installation Progress

– Instance is up and running. Time to configure it.
Webuzo ClipBucket Configuration Options

– Configure your ClipBucket Application to manage the access to the ClipBucket Application and the Webuzo Panel.
Webuzo ClipBucket Configuration

– Voila !!! It’s Done. Access your ClipBucket Application
Webuzo ClipBucket Completed

– Access the ClipBucket Admin Panel
ClipBucket Admin Panel

– Access the ClipBucket User Interface
ClipBucket User Interface

Additional Functionality
– Manage your AWS instance from the Home Menu
Manage Webuzo ClipBucket Instance
– Download the Keypair to be able to SSH to your AWS Instance
Download AWS Keypair

Some Striking Features about ClipBucket:

1) New Web 2.0 Layout
2) Easy to Moderate Videos, Users , Groups etc.
3) Create Different User Groups to assign different permissions
4) Improved SEO Friendly URLs
5) Extendible with Plugins and Addons like WordPress
6) Easy to install Themes and templates
7) Easy to install FLV Player
8) Daily Stats with graphical interface
9) Mass Uploader via FTP
10) Improved Channel System
11) User Categories
12) Advance reporting/flagging system
13) Ajax Based favorite,comments,ratings and reporting
14) Playlists & Quicklists & Search Engine
15) Highly customizable Profile page

Some Striking Features about Webuzo :
1) System Apps like PHP, PERL, Python, NGinx, Apache, MySQL, MongDB, Java, etc. which can be installed by the click of a button.
2) Domain Management (Domain Name Server), FTP Management, Database Management
3) Multiple PHP versions, Switching between Apache and NGINX, SSL Certificate Management
4) Email Server – Email accounts of existing domains can be created.

Demo : http://demo.webuzo.com/enduser

Source : http://clip-bucket.com/

Webuzo Cloud Launcher

Webuzo is glad to share an easier way to deploy and maintain popular Open Source web applications on cloud servers, using comamodity hardware.

Some features focused are:
– The simple and easy to use User Interface has been reworked to provide a much more intuitive interface to get apps deployed within no time.
– Complete control over the webuzo panel to allow administer the necessary settings and further auto install World’s most popular apps.
– Choose instance types as per requirements. For eg: Micro, Large, High-CPU Extra Large instances.
– Allows to launch instances in multiple zones apart from the default US Eastern Zone.
– Billing is done as per usage through Amazon AWS.

For individual developers, small development teams and entrepreneurs it brings a lot of value as you can concentrate building your apps or business without worrying about installing and maintaining software stacks.

Added capability to choose how much computing power to assign to individual apps you launch on Amazon EC2 via our simple and efficient UI.

Our friends in Asia and the Southwest Pacific area will be happy to learn that it’s now possible to deploy EC2-based webuzo cloud apps closer to home.

Visit the cloud at
Webuzo Cloud

You may view a short Video tutorial here.

Webuzo in another Amazon Continent – Tokyo

Launch your instances now closer to your Home. We are glad to announce that all of the Apps available in the Webuzo Library can now be easily deployed in the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region.

Japan-based businesses and global companies with customers in Japan can run their applications and workloads in the Tokyo Region to reduce latency to end-users, keep their data entirely in Japan, and avoid the undifferentiated heavy lifting associated with maintaining and operating their own infrastructure.


Webuzo Tokyo Cloud AWS

The Webuzo Cloud Launcher is just what you need to get started with the new region and deploy over 300+ Premium Applications by a click of a button. Webuzo Cloud Launcher greatly simplifies the process of deploying and managing the Applications and Frameworks in the cloud. For a newbie, it’s just like a ready-to-cook package and you are minutes away from your deployment.

The new AMIs allow Asian-based Webuzo users to run popular open source applications on cloud infrastructure in Japan, providing enhanced performance over cloud computing infrastructure based in other parts of the world.

List of Webuzo 2.1.2 AMIs :
Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region : ami-b372e1b2
Eastern US(Virginia) : ami-359dde5c
Western US(N. California) : ami-283d176d
Western US(Oregon) : ami-c434a9f4
Europe(Ireland) : ami-f30c1787
South East Asia(Singapore) : ami-66e7af34
S. America(Sao Paulo) : ami-df2783c2

Deploying the Webuzo Service can be done manually as well.

Alternately, the Webuzo Cloud Launcher handles it all.