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WHM Statistics Software Configuration Overview

…  Process Statistics for User Shows individual account statistics     Generators Configuration Lets you pick which statistical analysis software your cPanel accounts can use. The three statistics options are Analog, AWStats and Webalizer     User Permissions Sets the permissions on which cPanel users can adjust their statistics software     Schedule Summary Lets you set when the software will be updated     Schedule Configuration You can decide how often WHM processes that statistics information on your server   Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview Creating A cPanel Account Definition of WHM Functions A Beginners Guide To cPanel

Getting Started with Hostwinds

…illustrate the process) Anytime nameservers are updated, propagation takes place. This is common among any update with any host and typically will take 24-48 hours to complete. You can use tools like whatsmydns.com to check propagation. While propagation takes place, you can proceed into your cPanel account to install WordPress, or any other plug-ins available to get started. Please note, your website may not display on the internet right away if you just updated your nameservers. If you would like to see what your directory will currently display without propagation completing, you can type “serverhostname/~cpanelusername” in your URL.   Helpful…

 How Do I Restore Backups In WHM?

By following these directions, you can easily restore backups in WHM if you’re on one of our Cloud or Dedicated servers with a WHM/cPanel license by following the steps in this guide.   Backup Restoration Option Step 1: Go to WHM (These log in details were provided in your welcome email when purchasing you cPanel license) Step 2: Go to the Backup section, either by finding in the column on the left-hand-side or selecting Backup among the available options in WHM menu   This can be done by searching for the word “backup” in the search bar     Step…

Using Apache Mod_userdir with WHM

This article is intended for those who operate a VPS or dedicated server with a purchased cPanel/WHM license.   For more information about cPanel and WHM, please review our article cPanel and WHM Overview What Is Apache Mod_userdir? Apache Mod_userdir is a way to access a user’s website through a URL that contains the cPanel user name. For example, you can set it up so your website can be accessed through various ways, including: http://<IPADDRESS>/~cPanelUsername/ http://<SERVERNAME>/~cPanelUsername http://<yourdomain.com>/~cPanelUsername This can be useful to review your website redesign, your website migration to a new server or you just want to access your…

How To Add Wildcard DNS Records

You can create a Wildcard DNS record through cPanel by simply creating a subdomain and using an asterisk symbol. Follow the steps below to set this up.   Note: This will cause all subdomains to link directly to your main site. If you want subdomains to host other files you’ll need to remove the record.   Step 1: Login into your cPanel account (please see How To Access cPanel if not familiar how) Step 2: Head to your Domains section and select Subdomains     Step 3: In the Subdomain text box enter an asterisk “*” symbol   The “*”…

Softaculous Overview

Educational Database Tools Music Video RSS File Management   Softaculous handles all installation requirements for the software packages available, including uploading files, installing files, creating new database information, etc. We have a very comprehensive list of the Applications Supported by Softaculous. To make use of Softaculous on Hostwind’s shared services, all you need to do is login to your cPanel account and scroll towards the bottom of the main cPanel page. There is an icon in the Software Section to launch this one click installer There is also a section at the bottom of the page labelled as Softaculous Apps…

Unable To Connect Authentication Error

…database hasn’t become corrupt. This can happen due to a server update or even a cPanel update.   Synchronizing Passwords   Login to WHM Go to the cPanel section This can be located quickly by searching for “ftp” in the search bar Go to Synchronize FTP passwords     Select Proceed     You can also go to FTP Configuration and change it to Proftpd, which should force synchronization of passwords.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server Increase Maximum Number of Simultaneous Connections in cPanel/WHM Definition of WHM Functions…

Database Backup using PHPMyAdmin

Two: Scroll down to the Advanced Section > Click on Cron Jobs Step Three: Scroll down to the Common Settings Step Four: Select the frequency to create your database backups, or enter this in manually Step Five: Enter in the Command to run to backup your databases mysqldump –opt -Q -u [cPanelUserName] -p[cPanelPassword] –all-databases > /home/[cPanelUsername]/[FILE_NAME]_`date +\%d\%m\%y`.sql Replace the following in the above cron job with your account specific details: [cPanelUserName] [cPanelPassword] [cPanelUsername} [FILE_NAME] Step Six: Click the Add New Cron Job button Step Seven: Once this cron job has been created, you can check and confirm that the file…

Glossary of Terms

about your website visit and to know if you have visited a website in the past. This allows for more convenient website navigation and can be used to remember what you last visited if you are returning to a website. cPanelcPanel is a Control Panel that you can use to manage your web hosting account and is widely used and familiar to many people who web hosting services. D Database – A database is what many PHP application use to store data and retrieve it when you have a website visitor who is accessing your website pages. DNS…