What is the Domain Health Check plugin

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What is it?

Domain Health Check is a plugin to Blesta that enables the Blesta clients and staff to perform self-service troubleshooting operations for all their domains associated with a supported servers. This is a comprehensive check for common domain issues around the following DNS records:

  • nameserver
  • start of authority
  • mail
  • A/AAAA
  • CAA

The Domain Health Check plugin is fully compatible with multi-company support in Blesta. For Blesta clients, this plugin can be enabled/disabled on a per package option.

What is Blesta?

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Blesta is a software platform that offers billing, ordering and client management focusing on the hosting and IT industry. It is well-written, open and developer friendly with over 10+ years in the industry. First released in 2007 it runs on PHP servers backed by the minPHP MVC framework. Blesta is self-hosted and deployed on your own hardware and network.

Why do I want it?

  • What is it good for?: Offers self-service troubleshooting operations for both technical and non-technical users of Blesta for the health of domains associated with a cPanel and Direct Admin servers.

  • What is it not good for?: This is not a replacement to knowledgeable staff and does not fix any issues found. Issues that are discovered require manual intervention to resolve.

  • What is it not yet good for?: Plugin does not fully support IPv6 and does has mixed results on servers where IPv6 is not enabled. It does not work with the following Blesta modules.

    • CentOS Web Panel
    • CyberPanel
    • Interworx
    • ISPConfig / ISPManager
    • Plesk
    • VestaCP
    • Virtualmin

Consider purchasing Enterprise Support and influence the backlog for faster implementation of any of the modules above.

About the Authors

The Domain Health Check plugin is created and owned by SolidNetwork Technologies, Inc. an established technical services and consulting corporation for the I.T. and web hosting industry. Around since 2004, SolidNetwork Technologies has helped customers of all sizes with deploying their applications to the web.

SolidNetwork Technologies is proudly located in the United States and does not off offshore any of its services.

License and Trademarks

Domain Health Check plugin is licensed under the MIT permissive license. All code is 100% open source and offered at no cost. SolidNetwork Technologies, Inc. retains the copyright of all source code. Enterprise Support is offered by the SolidNetwork Technologies, Inc. as a paid service that offers priority help, managed installations, upgrades and concept and hands on guidance for users who require it. Otherwise, support and bug fixs are offered as best-effort with no warrenty.

Domain Health Check plugin is not affiliated with Blesta or Phillips Data, Inc. Blestaâ„¢ are registered trademarks of Phillips Data, Inc.

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Last modified September 26, 2020: (9681eb1)