How To Set Correct Permissions (CHMOD) on Linux with Single Command

Setting the correct permissions (CHMOD) for all files and folders in a Linux server environment is very important. The correct permission will secure all files and folders on your website. Of course, we don’t want our website files and folders to be publicly accessible. For … Read more

How To Disable MySQL Validate Password Plugin on VestaCP CentOS 7

This tutorial will guide you on how to disable MySQL Validate Password Plugin on VestaCP CentOS 7. The MySQL validate password plugin is intended to improve security on the MySQL database server by requiring an account password and enabling strength testing for potential passwords. This … Read more

How To Reset Root Password on MariaDB v10+

If you have been using the MySQL database server for a long time, you might be a little confused when you switch to MariaDB. Especially in terms of resetting root password, even though we know that MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL database server. … Read more

How To Reset MySQL Root Password on Debian/Ubuntu & CentOS

On this tutorial we will guide you how to reset MySQL root password on Fedora/RHEL/CentOS and Debian/Ubuntu server. This guide should work well on MySQL 5.5, MySQL 5.6, MySQL 5.7 and later versions. In certain conditions it may require us to reset the MySQL root … Read more

How To Fix MySQL Plugin ‘auth_socket’ is not loaded”


When we installed and configured VestaCP with the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server we got a serious error message with the MySQL 5.7 database server. This error message was clearly seen after the initial installation process of VestaCP was completed, where we had a problem when … Read more