Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Account DNS Check plugin for cPanel/WHM

This plugin gives administrators the ability to easily get a list of domains on their cPanel/WHM server that do not resolve to the correct IP. This is very helpful when doing server to server transfers, or auditing a server to remove old accounts. You can run this script and easily see a list of domains that are pointing to the old server or customers who are no longer hosted on their server.

 

Account DNS Check screen shot running from the WHM Account DNS Check screen shot running from the command line
Instructions
Installation Instructions
The installation proceedure for this plugins requires that you have root access to the server via the console or SSH. Below are step by step instructions you should use to install this plugin.

# cd /home
# rm -f latest-accountdnscheck
# wget http://www.ndchost.com/cpanel-whm/plugins/accountdnscheck/download.php
# sh latest-accountdnscheck
Using the plugin from the WebHostManager
Log into the WHM, click on plugins, then Account DNS Check. Depending on how many domains are on the server, the speed of your resolver, how many domains dont resolve, etc, the plugin may take a few minutes to show you the output.

Using the plugin from the Command Line
For those of you who would rather execute this plugin through the command line that can be done too.

# /var/cpanel/accountdnscheck/scripts/cli_run.sh

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