Adding a DNS Zone

…  Login to your WHM account Head to Home > DNS Functions > Add a DNS Zones This can be located quickly by searching for “DNS” in the search bar     Fill out the Domain Information section with an IP Address for the A record and the domain it is attached to Click the Add Zone button     You can now view the results of your added domain in the Domain Owner Information section.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview cPanel Zone Editor How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server Definition of WHM Functions…

How To Setup DMARC

…If you’re using a control panel, such as cPanel, you can create/edit DNS records by using the Advanced Zone Editor in cPanel. Alternatively, you can add DNS records through WHM by using the Edit DNS Zone interface. The following example will illustrate how a DMARC record can look, and the different fields that are available.   DMARC Example   v=DMARC1; p=reject; rua= mailto:mailauth-reports@exampledomain.com   Change the “mailto:” address to the email address that reports should be sent to .   Field Setting Name _dmarc TTL 14400 Type TXT TXT Data This field will determine how remote servers will process any…

Database Backup using PHPMyAdmin

Common Settings Select the frequency to create your database backups, or enter this in manually 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] Click the Add New Cron Job button Once this cron job has been created, you can check and confirm that the file exists in your home directory and that everything is working as expected. Related Articles   Backup and Restore MySQL Databases Using mysqldump – Use command line…

How To Login To Your SHOUTCast Control Panel

This image shows with a Level 1 WindCast plan.  From the next page, select Login to Control Panel. This will bring you to the login page for your SHOUTCast Control Panel.    On the SHOUTCast Login page, it will look very similar to a cPanel login page. It will even have the traditional cPanel text above the login fields. Here you will want to enter in the login credentials that would have been emailed to you when you first purchased the SHOUTCast hosting.   After successfully logging in, you will be brought to a new page, that is the Home…

How to Change the Root MYSQL Password For WHM

…need to be logged in to WHM before proceeding.   Step 1: Search for the word root in the WHM search bar Step 2: Select MySQL Root Password under the SQL Services section     Step 3: Enter your desired password Step 4: Re enter the password to confirm Step 5: Click Change Password     Your root MySQL password should now be updated and ready to use.   Related Articles How to Change a cPanel User Password from WHM cPanel and WHM Overview How to Configure Custom Nameservers in WHM How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server…

Limiting Reseller Accounts

…  Here is a list of the default settings for a reseller account:   Basic WebHost Manager Setup Legacy Configure Customer Contact Locale XML Download View Available Locales Remote Access Key List Subdomains Web Template Editor Mail Delivery Reports View Relayers View Sent Summary Change WebHost Manager Theme Customization Plugins Change Log SSL Storage Manager cPanel Development Forum Software Development Kit   Note: If you’d like to see more information about any of the above settings, you can do so on cPanel’s official documentation.   Related Articles: Reseller Hosting Overview CPanel and WHM Overview Definition of WHM Functions    …

How to Get the IP Address of Your Domain

There are a few ways to find the IP address that has been assigned to your domain. This article will cover 4 methods that you can use to find this information quickly. To utilize the steps outlined in this article you’ll need to ensure that your computer has access to the internet, and that you know the name of the domain that you’d like to lookup.   View the Server Information from within cPanel If you have a cPanel account, just login and click on the server information link on the right side of the page as shown below: The…

Rebooting Your Server With WHM

…errors or not this will cause the system to shut down through them. To start this type of reboot, push the Forceful Server Reboot button and the click the Proceed button on the next page.   Graceful Server Reboot This system shutdown first stores user data and closes user-level programs before rebooting. To start this type of reboot, push the Graceful Server Reboot button and the click the Proceed button on the next page.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel And WHM Overview Restarting A Service In WHM How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server Creating A cPanel Account…

Definition of Files Icons

The Files section in cPanel houses a collection of options that all deal with your website’s files.     This article will briefly review the options that are available in the cPanel Files section.     A web based File Manager.     This interface will allow you to manage images that are saved on your account.     You can use this interface to set a password to protect certain directories that are on your account.     Here you can monitor your account’s available disk space.     Using this interface you can create a Web Disk account…