Plesk 12.5 Review – What is Plesk and What does it do.

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Plesk 12.5 Review and Why might you need it.

Introduction:



We are happy to announce that UkHost4u now offers the latest version of Plesk with all of our VPS and Dedicated Server products. Why is this important development a huge step forward? Well, Plesk runs on over 300,000 servers worldwide and has integrated solutions with over 2,500 service provider partners. These companies, who provide everything from financial services and e-commerce portals to security solutions, healthcare networks and web development services all rely on Plesk to manage their daily infrastructure maintenance, security and deployment needs.

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Planned Network Maintenance 13/04/2016

We would like to announce upcoming maintenance on our network which will affect some UKHost4u services. One of our routers is being replaced and upgraded to significantly improve network performance for the benefit of our customers.

Date of work: 13/04/2016
Start time: 05:00 local time

We anticipate the interruption to service will not exceed approximately 10 minutes but may take longer. Our network operations engineers closely monitor the work and will do everything possible to minimize any inconvenience to you.

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Installing R1soft with cPanel agent and MySQL backups

We have recently started to use R1Soft for all our server backups and have found it to be a far better tool to the options included within cPanel by default as it allows backups to be held externally. The reasons we found it useful were:

  • We don’t need to use much local space to create backups
  • Customers have a control panel tool and can revert to different Recovery Points
  • It offers the option to recover the server in full if the system fails

We did though find a few things that must be considered before using R1Soft especially with cPanel:

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