How to upgrade DNN

In general, upgrading DNN (DotNetNuke) is a straightforward process. It is accomplished simply by copying the files for a new version over the top of an existing version and allowing the application to guide you through the upgrade. Having said that, there are of course lots of specific scenarios, consideration of 3rd party or custom […]

Plesk Error Adding Domain: A specified logon session does not exist. It may already have been terminated

When adding a domain in Plesk the following error is displayed. Error: A specified logon session does not exist. It may already have been terminated. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070520) In Microsoft.Web.Administration module Exception type: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException at Microsoft.Web.Administration.Interop.IAppHostMethodInstance.Execute() at Microsoft.Web.Administration.BindingManager.Save() at Microsoft.Web.Administration.ServerManager.CommitChanges() at ServerManagerFactory.commit() at IISServerManager.commit(IISServerManager* ) at Commit common changes(WebServerManager::updateWebMailLinks line 2725) at updateWebMailLinks()(WebServerManager::updateWebMailLinks line […]

Windows Web Hosting Q&A – Shared or VPS

James C (10:53:40) : Hi Mark N.! Thank you for contacting 3Essentials. How may I assist you today ? Mark N. (10:54:30) : I have been looking at the options you offer and have a few questions James C (10:55:03) : Sure. What can I answer for you? Mark N. (10:55:47) : We have one […]

SpamExperts MX Records

3essentials fully supports SpamExperts Inbound mail filtering.  SpamExperts is included by default in select plans and is available as an add-on to any service we provide. SpamExperts MX Records are listed below: EXAMPLE-DOMAIN.COM MX preference = 30, mail exchanger = EXAMPLE-DOMAIN.COM MX preference = 10, mail exchanger = EXAMPLE-DOMAIN.COM MX preference = 20, […]

DNN installation options

3essentials customers have two options when choosing to install DotNetNuke Software (DNN); You can install DNN yourself (self-installation) or ask 3Essentials to perform the install. DNN Self Installation Installing From Plesk Control Panel Watch Video Installing on Windows Directly Obtain the DNN install package from and follow their installation instructions. 3essentials Free DNN installation The 3essentials […]

Performance tuning for based sites including DNN

The following are possible causes for the  slow performance of sites (including DNN sites): Slow initial page load (applies to any based site, including DNN) JIT Compilation delays: Each site site is configured with it’s own application pool, which spins off a worker process, the host process for your site’s code (whether ASP, […]

Which DNS Name Servers to use? 3essentials provides two slave name servers.  Your cPanel, or Plesk server will act as the Master name server where you add, edit and delete specific DNS records. Set your domain registration (point your domain) to use these salve name servers listed above. After the domain is added to cPanel, or Plesk you need […]

How do I migrate email between servers using IMAP

Requirements To move email between servers using IMAP, both of your servers must support the IMAP email protocol. All current 3Essentials hosting plans should support the IMAP protocol. The password for the email account you are trying to migrate. An IMAP-capable local email client. Most email clients like Outlook, Apple Mail, and Thunderbird support IMAP […]