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Understanding a C-Class IP

A C-Class IP is a semi static range of IP addresses that is used across the Internet. An IPv4 Address contains four different sections (classes) that are A,B,C, and D. An example if this would be the IP address 192.168.1.2, where the number one is the C class. When you purchase a C-Class IP from Hostwinds you will get an IP from a pool of C-Class IP addresses that are available. Normally when you purchase five IPs from Hostwinds you get them in sequential order like 192.168.1.2,3,4,5,6. What’s different about a C-Class IP is that purchase one C-Class IP along… […]

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How To Manage Your Instance(s) IPs Using Your Cloud Portal

for your IPs and add additional IPv4 and IPv6 IPs from this tab.   Viewing Presently Assigned IPs For An Instance Once you select the Managed IP’s tab, you will be presented a screen like the below image. Here you can review your currently assigned IPv4 IP’s and IPv6 IP’s.     How To Add / Edit / Remove Additional IPv4 IPs Adding Additional IP’s To manage adding IPv4 IPs, click on the button Manage IPv4 Addresses:     The default amount of IPs on an instance is 1. If you’d like to add additional IP addresses, you can select… […]

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Create Server From Hostwinds Cloud Portal

Creating a Server from your Cloud Control is a quick way to launch a new Virtual Machine inside the Cloud very, very quickly. This feature is fantastic and this article is intended for Hostwinds clients who have purchased a VPS or Cloud and are able to access the Cloud Control Panel.   Creating A New Server From Cloud Control This article covers the different sections and what they are in creating a Server from within cloud control panel. To review on how to locate your Cloud Control management area, please review: Cloud Control Overview .   Once in your Cloud… […]

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How To Create Hostwinds Products As A White Label Reseller

extremely simple and only requires 3 steps:   Selecting the products to create Configuring the pricing markup for the base price of the product and configurable option price Choosing the Product Group for the Products   Selecting Products to Create Once again, the products and services are broken down into two sections, “Shared Hosting Services” and “Hostwinds Other Services”.   Shared Hosting Services: This consists of the 3 tiers of shared hosting that White Label Resellers can resell, being Basic, Advanced, and Ultimate tiered packages.   Hostwinds Other Services: This section consists of everything else that is able to be… […]

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Editing a DNS Zone

There are a number of things you can edit in WHM that help you manage DNS zones. You can edit a DNS zone by following the steps provided in this guide.   How Do I Edit A DNS Zone In WHM? Login to WHM Head to Home > DNS Functions This can be located quickly by searching for “DNS” in the search bar Select Edit DNS Zone     Select the domain you want to edit zones for Click Edit       You can see and change Nameservers as well as A/AAAA/CNAME/etc records.     The required class value… […]

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Defining Regex Characters for .htaccess

a range of characters between the two characters separated by a dash [^] Defines not within a character class, or the Start of a string of characters []+ Defines that any combination characters defined within the brackets is a match there can be multiple matches [] Defines that any characters defined within the brackets is a match [T=MIME-type] Defines the mime type, forces the target file to be that mime type [E=variableName:newValue] Forces the server to set the environmental variable “variableName” to the value “newValue” a{n} Defines the specific number of the preceding character to be matched ? Defines the… […]

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How to add HTML to your WordPress page

Sometimes, you want to add in custom code into your WordPress site. You may want to code a hyperlink by hand, or adjust text size, for example. Well, you’ve come to the right place.   Here’s a list of HTML tags allowed by WordPress: address, a, abbr, acronym, area, article, aside, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, cite, class, code, col, del, details, dd, div, dl, dt, em, figure, figcaption, footer, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, header, hgroup, hr, i, img, ins, kbd, li, map, ol, p, pre, q, s, section, small, span, strike, strong, sub, summary, sup, table,… […]

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How to Change Your Server’s Main IP

select 2 IP Addresses ($2.00 /mo) to add one additional IP and click Confirm     You can add even more IP Addresses (and C-Class or DDOS Protected IPs) by selecting higher values and from the other drop down options on this page. If you want to add additional IPv6 addresses, go back to step three and click the Add IPv6 Address button instead and a popup will appear for confirmation on adding an additional IPv6 address.   This is the cost of adding an additional IP(s) to the server. When you click Confirm, an invoice for the new IP… […]

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