Carrie Patterson has written 74 articles

My cPanel/WHM License has Expired

How do I renew my cPanel/WHM license with Hostwinds?   cPanel/WHM licenses are part of an automatic renewal process when you sign up for a service with Hostwinds that uses them.  We will manage the license for you depending on the product or service you purchased with us.  If you experience any issues, these are…

Restarting a Service in WHM

How do I Restart a Service in WHM? Through WHM’s dashboard you’re able to restart the necessary services in a quick yes or no format.  The guide below outlines how to access the restarts.  Usually daemons will need to be restarted, as they are the processes that run in the background of the server.  Typically…

Setting Server time in WHM

How do I change the server time in WHM?   If you have WHM access, which you do with any Cloud or Dedicated server (at Hostwinds), here’s what you need to do:   Go to WHM and login as root user Go to Home > Server Configuration > Server Time     Choose the correct…

WHM vs cPanel

What’s the difference between WHM and cPanel?   cPanel is used to manage your sites and domains, while Web Host Manager (WHM) is used to manage multiple hosting accounts/multiple cPanels. For example, setting limits on the amount of memory allocated to each account or limiting the number of domains each account can have. WHM is often…

Automatic Updates

How to Enable Automatic Updates Using Softaculous? Softaculous can help you keep most applications up to date to with the latest versions. Keeping software up to date is not only considered best practice, but can also be critical for a web based application, such as WordPress. The following guide will show you how to enable automatic updates/upgrades…

Softaculous Application Updates

How do I Update Softaculous Applications? Updating your Softaculous-installed applications is easy and important to do. Applications, software and scripts are always being updated with new features, but more importantly, fixes to possible security risks. Here’s how to update them:   Once logged into cPanel go to Home > Software > Softaculous Apps Installer    …

Softaculous Supported Applications

What Apps are Included in Softaculous? Softaculous offers over 400+ different applications that can help you be successful. You can find some of the plugins that are available through Softaculous below. Sofaculous will usually sort these by category on what the Script would do, and how it can be used.   Blogs WordPress LifeType Open…

Softaculous Overview

Softaculous is a software that is included with Hostwinds Shared and Business Hosting packages. Softaculous licences can also be purchased for any Cloud or VPS servers that Hostwinds offers along with cPanel installed. This allows our clients easy installation of hundreds of scripts and applications with a few simple clicks. What Is Included? There are…

FTP Configuration Files in cPanel

You can connect Filezilla to your cPanel either manually or with a script that automatically configures Filezilla for you. You may also use CoreFTP or Cyberduck in the exact same way.   Configure Filezilla Manually Download and install Filezilla Open Filezilla Put in the same username and password as you use to login to your…

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