My Server is Not Working Correctly – What Should I Do?

If you find that your server instance is not working as expected, there are a few things that you can do to troubleshoot the cause. The steps required to troubleshoot this will vary depending on what OS you have installed and the issue that you’re experiencing with the server. This article will cover the required…

How to Repair a Database

If a database crashes, or otherwise becomes unresponsive, you may need to repair it to restore functionality back to your site. This article will explain how to repair a MySQL database from within cPanel. Please note that you’ll need to be logged into cPanel before proceeding any further. If you’re not certain how to do…

What are My Operating System Options?

When it comes to our Web Shared, Business, Reseller, and White Label reseller hosting packages, the only option we provide is Linux web hosting environments on a LAMP stack framework (Linux server, Apache webserver or equivalent, MySQL or equivalent, and PHP development). Our Web Shared, Reseller, and White Label reseller web hosting are all on…

Definition of WHM Functions

Web Host Manager, or WHM is a fantastic interface that houses a collection of tools to manage your server and any websites that are hosted on your server. In this article we will briefly cover the functions that are available through WHM.  Each item can be searched in WHM’s search bar in the top left…

Definition of Reseller WHM Functions

These definitions should help you understand most of the options you see in your WHM reseller account.   Server Configuration Basic cPanel & WHM Setup – Displays your basic server settings Change Root Password – Changes your root password Configure cPanel Cron Jobs – Allows you to configure Cron jobs that will run as the…

How to Install and Run Clamscan

How to install ClamAV ClamAV or Clamscan is a malware scanner for Linux. It will often catch things that are malicious, such as PHP scripts, bad emails, etc. On your Linux server, it is very easy to install and run Clamscan, however you’ll need to be familiar with how to SSH into your server. If…

How to Prepare the Server for ClipBucket

ClipBucket is an open source script that allows you to host your own video sharing website similar to Youtube. This article will cover how to configure your server for the installation of ClipBucket in a CentOS environment with cPanel. If you’d like to install the ClipBucket software, please refer to our guide: How to install…

How to Install ClipBucket

How to Install ClipBucket   This will walk you through steps to install the Hostwinds Cloud optimized version of ClipBucket with Pseudo-Streaming Enabled. Please ensure that you have configured your server using the our guide: Here’s how to prepare the server for ClipBucket:   Download Our Archive of ClipBucket from the following link: https://clients.hostwinds.com/dl.php?type=d&id=5 Create…

Plesk WebMail

How to Access WebMail with Plesk   As a browser based email interface or system, WebMail gives you the freedom to access your emails via any modern day browser. The majority of control panels offer WebMail, including Plesk. With Plesk, you can access webmail directly via URL or from within the Plesk control panel.  …

How To Edit A Hosts File

In some instances you may find that you’re asked to or need to edit your hosts file. At this point you may be wondering what is a hosts file? A hosts file is a plain text file that is used to link host names to IP addresses. This article will cover how to locate and…