JetBackup 5 Cross-Platform Migration

JetBackup 5 introduces new command-line tools that let you package and restore account(s) within your server terminal. Combined with the new backup structure introduced in JetBackup 5, this allows you to package an account from one server and restore the same account to another server across all supported platforms with JetBackup 5 installed! Here is a general guide on how to do a cross-platform migration using the JetBackup 5 pkgacct and restorepkg commands: Step 1:…

JetBackup Integration into WHMCS 8+

Using Jetbackup with WHMCS 8+, you now have the ability to invoice your customers based on the size and frequency of cPanel accounts, or based on a number of JetBackup account filters.  Please review the video below for step-by-step instructions on how to configure this setup on your hosting servers and WHMCS environment: Here are the instructions for provisioning packages, controlling backups, and billing users using stock WHMCS 8: 1. Verify that you have a…

Destination Benchmarks

JetBackup 5.1.x introduces a new proprietary backup engine with a smart indexing system that allows JetBackup to track changes locally. At this time, the new backup engine is used exclusively on S3 compatible destinations but will eventually roll out to all other supported destination types, converting the current ones to legacy. As part of the new engine onboarding procedure, we gathered some benchmarking statistics and decided to share them with the community as it seems…

Become a JetBackup Certified Admin

Test your knowledge of the JetBackup for cPanel product or refine your skillset by taking the JetBackup Certification course through the cPanel University. Upon completion of the exam with a passing grade, you will receive a digital badge that you can place on your website. Providing great customer service to your clients starts with having a solid understanding of the products and services you provide to them through your company. Here at JetApps, we are…

How To Setup Slack Notifications

1. Create a slack incoming webhook to your preferred slack channel with the following guide: Slack Webhooks A. Create a Slack App Specify the name and choose the Slack Workspace where the notification will be sent. B. Under the Add features and functionality section, click on Incoming Webhooks and activate Incoming Webhooks. C. Add New Webhook to Workspace and select which channel on your workspace you would like to send the notifications to.    2.  …

Understanding Permissions

The privacy and security of client data should be the number one priority of every web hosting provider.  Protecting against lost, stolen, or corrupt data is typically accounted for in a company’s backup plan. However, there is another critical area to think about when it comes to your client’s data.   File and folder permissions are key in order to ensure the right users have the correct access to each file on the server.     Linux file…

CentOS 6 to CentOS 7 cPanel Migration Guide

In 2020, cPanel will no longer support running its software in a CentOS 6 environment.  Seeing that we have a few servers running CentOS 6, we had to put together a game plan to migrate our clients’ servers to CentOS 7 in the most efficient way possible.  The solution was to provision a brand new server with a temporary IP, copy all the server data over, then replace the IP’s on the new server to…