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DNS setup for Cloud VPS website hosting and email

…a web hosting control panel installed on the server like WHM/cPanel, CentOS Web Panel, Virtualmin/Webmin, Plesk, or many others, you can use the Cloud VPS server itself to be the nameservers for the domain. You can also manually install and set up BIND to serve this function. Plain IP addresses can’t be used as a nameserver, so you must create a “Private Nameserver” at your domain registrar to point to the Cloud VPS. How to create a Private Nameserver at various registrars. Then you can edit the DNS zone on the VPS to account for the private nameservers Setting up…

Install Docker (Debian Based Operating System)

…Ensure the apt package index is up to date. (This is important especially after adding a repository.) sudo apt-get update Step Seven – Install the Docker engine. sudo apt-get install docker-ce docker-ce-cli containerd.io Step Eight– Ensure that Docker is running by downloading and running the hello-world container provided by Docker. sudo docker run hello-world The command above downloads an official Docker testing image and runs it in a new container. When it runs, it will just print a message and exit. Related Articles: How to Install Packages Using Virtualmin Install Docker and WordPress On Ubuntu How to Install Let’s Encrypt…

Installing Docker (Fedora)

…to virtual machines but without virtualization. In this guide, we will walk you through how to install Docker on Fedora. How to install Install dnf-plugins-core if it is not already installed. This would allow for you to install applications using the dnf repositories. sudo dnf -y install dnf-plugins-core Step One – Add the stable repositories using the following command sudo dnf config-manager \ –add-repo \ https://download.docker.com/linux/fedora/docker-ce.repo Step Two – Install the latest version of docker. sudo dnf install docker-ce docker-ce-cli containerd.io Related Articles: How to Install Packages Using Virtualmin Install Docker and WordPress On Ubuntu How to Install Let’s Encrypt…

Graceful Server Reboot From WHM

…There should only be one option on this screen. To initiate the server reboot select Proceed. Step Four: At this point, you should expect to see a notification that the reboot is now in progress. This may take some time. When the server has completed rebooting, all of your system processes should be ready to use. Related Articles Troubleshooting Remote (RDP) Connection With Windows VPS How to Reboot or Shutdown your Virtualmin Server Contact Manager To Manage Server Contacts How to Change a cPanel User Password from WHM How to Change Your Hostname in WHM How to delete a cPanel from WHM…

Exim Configuration Manager in WHM

…custom ACLs Disable all third-party and custom ACLs There is no way to reverse a reset, so it is highly suggested to take a Backup of your configuration prior to running a reset. Related Articles Mailserver Configuration in WHM FTP Server Configuration in WHM Other Helpful Articles List Of Useful Ports To Know At Hostwinds How To Add A Site To Your Windows VPS Configure SMTP Server (Windows 2012) How to Setup Email Forwarding in Virtualmin Webmail Issues How to Setup Mail Forwarders in ZPanel Plesk WebMail cPanel Zone Editor How to Create Distribution Lists Fetch cPanel Email Using Gmail…

Server Time Settings In Web Host Manager (WHM)

…This guide demonstrates how you can select your preferred time zone for your server. Step One: Log into WHM Step Two: Select Server Configuration from the menu on the left side Step Three: Select Server Time from the list of options that appear in the middle of the page Step Four: Pick the time zone you need using the drop down menu under Configure Timezone and click the Change TimeZone button once you have made your selection WHM recommends rebooting the server after changing the time zone. Related Articles How to Change the PHP Timezone in Virtualmin How To Set or Change PHP Time-zone…

CentOS Install HTOP command line performance monitoring

…Items such as CPU load, Memory usage overall, swap usage, tasks running, load averages, system uptime, and currently running processes. One of the nice things about Htop is that it accomplishes the goal of many command-line tools already within Linux. Htop is customizable which means you can change what is displayed and customize it to your needs. Why Use Htop? A lot of VPS users will install Webpanels such as CentOS Web Panel, VestaCP, and Virtualmin to manage their server via the web browser and SSH to the server accessing the command line. Having access to a visual aid in…

How to Change Your Hostname in WHM

…success log page, WHM suggests to you to create an A record for the hostname so that it can be reached over the internet: Clicking the Add an A entry for your hostname button will take you to the following page: Simply verifying the IP in the textbox is the correct IP for your server and clicking Add Entry will set the A record for your hostname. Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview Definition of WHM Functions How to Change Your Hostname in Linux How to Change Your Hostname in Virtualmin How to Stop cPanel/WHM from Automatically Redirecting to the Server Hostname…

How to Install Webmin on Cloud VPS

You can install a number of software applications onto your Hostwinds Cloud VPS Server with the click of a button.  If you want to host a website with dedicated resources of a full server, try using Webmin. What is Webmin? Webmin is a web hosting software written mostly in Perl, designed to be modular to allow developers to create plugins and addons for the software to help in managing their websites and server. In this guide, we will explain how to create a new server with Webmin’s free edition and how to reinstall a pre-existing server to have Virtualmin using…

How to Install Plesk on Cloud VPS

…need a control panel that many people use that allows a server administrator to set up new websites, reseller accounts, e-mail accounts and DNS entries through a web-based interface. Plesk is a commercial web hosting platform that makes managing your server through a browser straight forward and very convenient.  It is a great solution if you are looking for an alternative to managing your server and prefer using a control panel. This guide will explain how to create a new server with Plesk and how to reinstall a pre-existing server to have Virtualmin using the Hostwinds Cloud Portal. Plesk is licensed…