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How to Check Inode Usage in your cPanel Account

What is an Inode? An inode (Index Node) is a data structure containing the information about a file in your server or hosting account. The inode stores all information regarding a file, except its name or the actual data. Inodes save information such as user and group ownerships and file permissions (read, write, execute) and…

Reseller Hosting Overview

What is Reseller Hosting?   Reseller hosting is a web hosting package on a server that’s shared between other users who have purchased a reseller hosting package. Resellers are provided access to the WHM (Web Host Manager) interface, allowing for the creation and management of cPanel accounts underneath their ownership. These packages provide an affordable…

Cloud Instance Overview

What is a Cloud Instance?   Cloud Instances are VPSs (Virtual Private Servers) on the Hostwinds’ Cloud platform. These instances are virtualized within our Cloud platform using enterprise drives and hardware for the dedicated resources your instance utilizes. Cloud Instances can be quickly spun up in just a few clicks of your mouse and can…

Business Hosting Overview

What is Business Hosting?   Business hosting is a web hosting package on a server that’s shared between other users who have purchased a business hosting package. These packages provide an affordable solution for individuals or businesses setting up their online presence. With business hosting, you share the server’s resources (CPU, RAM, Disk Space, etc)…

Shared Hosting Overview

What is Shared Hosting?   Shared hosting is a web hosting package on a server that’s shared between other users who have purchased a shared hosting package. These packages provide an affordable solution for individuals or businesses setting up their online presence. With shared hosting, you share the server’s resources (CPU, RAM, Disk Space, etc)…

Hosting Adult Websites

What are the guidelines for hosting adult web sites? Hostwinds does permit the hosting of more adult oriented content, however there are strict guidelines: You MUST be over 18 years of age Any material that is illegal in the United Stated is NOT ALLOWED (The guidelines can be found at https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/part-I/chapter-71) Your content MAY NOT…

Why Do I Have to Pay for cPanel on My Server?

Some control panels, such as cPanel, are supplied and supported by their own company who have developed and maintain the software. As a result, if you’d like to use this software you’ll need to purchase a license for each server that you want to use cPanel. On a shared server (Basic or Business) you’re splitting…

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