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How to Add IP’s to a cPanel Based KVM Server

Once the IP’s have been provisioned/assigned to the server in question, log into the WHM interface on the server. Once logged in, use the search bar to locate the “Add a New IP Address” option; which should be under the “IP Functions” section. This can be achieved more quickly by searching for “ip”. Click on “Add a New IP Address”, which will take you to the interface that is used to add IP’s in WHM/cPanel. To add an IP, simply copy the IP that you’d like to add from the clients product page in WHMCS, and paste it in the…

Additional MySQL Access Hosts

How Do I Add Additional MySQL Access Hosts? You can assign additional MySQL access hosts in WHM by doing the following: Step 1:  Login to WHM (These log in details were emailed to you upon purchasing of the license) Step 2:  Go to Home >> SQL Services This can be located quickly by searching for “sql” in the top left search bar Step 3:  Select Additional MySQL Access Hosts Step 4:  Put the IPs you want in the text box Step 5:  Click Save Note: If you’d like to assign these settings to all accounts, you can click the link at the bottom labeled “click…

A Beginners Guide to cPanel

…hosting tool.   If you can’t find what you need in our Knowledge Base, look at the very bottom of your cPanel home page.  You should see a link called “Documentation”, or a cPanel icon, that will address any cPanel specific questions in detail at their homepage. Additionally, if you would like assistance getting something set up, or would like some guidance, our Support team is available 24 / 7 through our Ticketing System, LiveChat, and our Phone System. Helpful Related Articles cPanel Minimum Requirements cPanel And WHM Overview How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server (Limited to VPS with WHM/cPanel license)…

What Can You Do with a Cloud Server?

…So of course, you get better performance and it can handle more traffic and more processes running at once. You also have much more control, as you have root access. This means you can install whatever software, apps or scripts you want as needed. With shared hosting, you’re limited to what’s available. Note: cPanel is not included on our VPS’s and would be an additional $13.00/mo upon purchase for Linux servers only. It would include WHM/cPanel with full root access to assist with the management of your website(s) and is recommended to purchase a tier 3 or higher because of…

Reset a DNS Zone

You can reset your DNS zones back to the original default settings in WHM by doing the following: Login to WHM Head to Home > DNS Functions This can be located quickly by searching for “DNS” in the search bar Select the Reset a DNS Zone option     Choose the domain you want to reset DNS settings for Click Reset     Related Articles Adding a DNS Zone Deleting a DNS Zone Editing a DNS Zone…

cPanel License Expired

If when logging into WHM on your VPS, Cloud or Dedicated Server you receive a message stating that the license is expired there are steps you can take to attempt to resolve this issue.   Renew cPanel License You can check if your license is valid at http://verify.cpanel.net by entering the IP address of your server Log into your server via SSH using a client such as PuTTY Execute the command /usr/local/cpanel/cpkeyclt Refresh your browser or log out and back in to your WHM panel Confirm that the message has cleared If the license is not renewed, the issue may…

How to Change Your Hostname In Linux

The hostname is a feature with Linux operating systems that allows identification of a server. This can be used to easily determine the difference between two servers. Aside from personal identification of the server, the hostname is used with most network processes and other applications may rely on this as well. For example, cPanel / WHM uses the hostname for internal processes. Display Current Hostname Step One: Log into your server via SSH Step Two: Type in the following command and hit Enter on your keyboard hostname How To Change Your Hostname In CentOS 7 and Debian 9 and Ubuntu…

Install AutoSSL Domain Validated (DV) Certificate Manually

Hostwinds clients who have Shared or Business Web Hosting are able to review the AutoSSL feature that Hostwinds provides to accounts that have this enabled. AutoSSL is an automation feature included with cPanel & WHM version 60 and later. It discovers and deploys DV cPanel SSL certificates automatically to all websites, logins and endpoints on your account. In addition to protecting websites, AutoSSL enables SSL on areas of cPanel and WHM that need encryption. This includes admin-based logins, email and internally running services that you have hosted on your account. AutoSSL also renews expiring certificates so that this is all done for…

How to Change a CNAME Record

…More Information Should you desire to know more about the records you may edit, feel free to review our article summarizing the cPanel Zone Editor. If you desire to know how to modify records in WHM, we have a handy guide on How to Edit DNS Zones in WHM as well. We also have a comprehensive Guide to DNS Record Types should you need to review what types of records there are. Should you ever need any assistance changing any of your domain records, please feel free to contact our Technical Support via Support Ticket, or by contacting our LiveChat…

Finding and Changing Your Cloud VPS Server Password

…If you are changing your password, choosing a secure master password for your system is a crucial point of security for ensuring only you have access to your data. For this password and others, it is recommended to use letters, numbers, capitalized letters, and unique phrases. If this password is easy to guess, your entire system could be compromised as this user would have full access to your system.     Related Articles How To Change Root Password in WHM Change Windows VPS Password How Can I Change My Account Password? How to Change a cPanel User Password from WHM