The cPanel/WHM Autofixer

The cPanel/WHM Autofixer
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Cpanel 11.24 comes with an Autofixer that allows you to fix common problems that may prevent access to certain parts of your system. The autofixer can be envoked two ways:

/scripts/autorepair

or in WHM:

https://example.com:2087/scripts2/doautofixer?autofix=test
https://your.server.ip.here:2087/scripts2/autofixer (and enter the name of the script)

The script argument would be the name of the script you are running through the autofixer. You can find a list of autofixer scripts here:

http://httpupdate.cpanel.net/autofixer/

So for instance, if you wanted to repair a broken SSH configuration and you can’t access SSH on your server, there is a script called ‘safesshrestart‘ in the autofixer repository that you can run:

https://example.com:2087/scripts2/doautofixer?autofix=safesshrestart

Alternatively, you can pass the script through /scripts/autorepair.

Commonly used autofixers (taken from the cPanel Documentation)

  • test — Test autofixer on your system, nothing gets changed.
  • bsdbindfix — Resolve port issue with BIND 9.
  • compresszlibfix — Fix for compress zlib error.
  • dbdmysql — DBD::mysql fix for older version of Red Hat (i.e. 7.3).
  • fpindexfile — Fix for FrontPage index.
  • iptablesflush — Flush iptables rules from WHM if you are firewalled from SSH access.
  • libxml64fix — Fix for libXML on 64-bit systems.
  • resellerresourceacctounts — Fix for reseller resource accounts.
  • safesshrestart — Restores SSH Config and restarts SSH, should you be locked out.
  • vfilterfix — Restores /etc/vfilters files.
  • yumduprpmfix — This script will attempt to locate and resolve any duplicate RPMs.
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