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FTP - Resolving "Failed to retrieve directory listing"
Although this is aimed at Filezilla clients, the principles will work for any other FTP client as well. FTP Symptoms You enter all the detail from HOSTAFRICA, click on “connect” and ……. connection is successful, but no file listing appears or you get an error “Failed to retrieve directory listing” Why ? Lets have a […]
Super Simple Guide to cPanel
cPanel Quick-Start So, you have a HOSTAFRICA hosted cPanel server, now what? cPanel can be pretty confusing if you’ve never worked with a web-based control panel before. Most guides are written for those with a web hosting background by tech gurus with little concern for the uninitiated. If, like many, you’re part of the latter, this […]
Linux - the Swiss Army Knife of Operating Systems
What can I do with Linux ? Even if you are a die-hard Windows or Mac user, knowing a bit about Linux and how to use it can be a useful skill and it can be an awesome tool if you just allow it to do what it does best – working 24/7 and using […]
Support and the role of your hosting provider
As hosting providers, we at HOSTAFRICA are often challenged in our role as hosting provider, especially with regards to support. Our role is our focus… We are here to provide hosting space to our clients. At HOSTAFRICA, we give our customers a hosting space as cost effectively and as streamlined as possible. Our focus is […]
cron jobs image
Cron jobs are a software utility and time-based scheduler in Unix-like environments. Though they are found in a range of software, for this article, we will look at cron jobs in CPanel for your website. They are used in a variety of tasks, such as running scripts or downloading items from the internet. If you […]
server new data move
It’s inevitable that most websites will move their server from one host to another at least once. This is often done because the new host will provide better service, features, or is cheaper. And while most individuals can’t physically pick up their server and move it to another location, there are other options if you’re […]