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Install Cacti On Your Server (Ubuntu 18.04)

…Configure Cacti You should now be able to login to your Cacti installation, using the default username and password which are below for you. Username: admin Password: admin Finally, you should be able to login to your new Cacti installation, to configure on your server to monitor resources. This will conclude our installation guide for this time, you should now be able to further work with your Cacti Portal to configure the graphs for the resources that you would like to monitor on the server. Related Articles Open Source Monitoring Service Basic Server Monitoring in WHM How to Setup Bandwidth…

How To Choose cPanel Theme (Style)

The Style section lets you choose which cPanel theme you’d like to use. This is simply a way for you to pick what your dashboard looks like. cPanel’s current default theme is called Basic. If you’re interested in using the older version of the theme, you can switch back to Retro.   cPanel Theme/Style Selection To change your theme either scroll down to the Preferences section or simply use the drop down at the top of the page (where your username is) as shown here:     Next, select Change Style     Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview A…

How to Change Your Hostname (DirectAdmin Control Panel)

…Your hostname must be a fully qualified domain name, and it must resolve to your Hostwinds VPS IP address. It should look like a subdomain, as seen below. Finally, click the green Save button. Step 4: Allow 1 minute for DirectAdmin to restart. Note: For DirectAdmin versions 1.52.1 and older, you must add a new DNS zone for the new hostname. Instructions for this step.  Related Articles How to Change Your Hostname in WHM How to Change Your Hostname In Linux How To Change The Hostname In Virtualmin Manage Hostname in CentOS Web Panel How to Change Your Windows Hostname…

What Is The Maximum CPU Load For Your Cloud/Dedicated Servers?

…of processing power and may be the reason for a crash.  Example of the processor crashing is if your code, for a website, had an infinite loop running.  You can check your CPU Load with the “top” command, or within a WHM instance if you have the provided license. Ram Load:  Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of computer data storage that stores data and machine code currently being used on your machine. A random-access memory device allows data items to be read or written in almost the same amount of time beside that of the physical location of data inside the memory.  RAM can…

What are IP headers?

…to the IP header upon creation of the packet and is then verified by the destination. You can download and install TCPdump to check the IP headers as well. Here is an example of an IP header request using TCPdump while pinging a server. You can use TCPdump to verify IP headers and troubleshoot issues with various connections. Such as connecting to a web server or SSH to your server.  Related Articles:  Basic Server Monitoring in WHM How to Manage Your IP Adresses TCP vs UDP Understanding a C-Class Is What is a Dedicated IP and do I need one?…

Microsoft SQL Licenses

…any licensing for Microsoft SQL Server Web. Installation Once ordered, submit a support ticket and our Support Technicians will install SQL Server on your server, along with the licensing. Related Articles CPU/Memory Usage Reports Explained Is There A Limit to How Many IP Addresses I Can Have? How To Find Your Dedicated IP On Shared/Business Plans Monitoring Tools For Windows How To Run Python Web frameworks (Ubuntu 18.04) Add IPs to Your Network for Windows Servers Restart Service in WHM: SQL Server (MySQL) Custom Nameservers Using Create Private Nameservers What is the Difference Between Cloud and VPS? Dedicated Processor Difference…

How To Add Cron Jobs in cPanel

…Cron Job Step 6. You will then see a confirmation on the screen confirming that the job has been added In the Command text box, add  > /dev/null 2>&1  to the end of your cron job line to disable email notifications Related Articles How To Check and Unblock an IP from WHM How to create a PHP Error log in cPanel Creating Backups with Restic How to Install and Run Clamscan How to Install Let’s Encrypt How To Update Product Display Information As A White Label Reseller How to Install Webmin on Cloud VPS View Past Tickets View Open Ticket…

What is a Cloud Server or VPS?

…you need. They can also be created on a temporary basis to deal with immediate needs, and removed once those needs are met. Our VPS servers also include both Managed and Unmanaged service, allowing expert users to save money to improve their current infrastructure.   Related Articles: How to Monitor Your Resources in ZPanel How to Create an Email Account (Virtualmin) What is A Dedicated Server How To Remove An IP Block From Your Server How to Change Your Hostname In Linux Cloud Control Overview cPanel/WHM License Hostwinds’ Scheduled Maintenance Events How do I delete hourly storage? Adding a Member…

Add A domain record to the Cloud DNS manager

How To Add Your Domain To Hostwinds Cloud DNS Hostwinds has a free DNS / Nameserver management implementation in Cloud Control that can be used to point a domain name at a Cloud VPS, Dedicated server, or other web hosting service. For servers without a DNS server like BIND installed (or WHM/cPanel, CentOS Web Panel), these are the steps you would follow to point a domain at a VPS for web and mail hosting: Navigate to the Cloud portal and chose Network -> Domains or go to https://clients.hostwinds.com/cloud/dns-manager.php Step 1: Click the +Domain button if you don’t have any yet…

cPanel: Adding Email to Android

…Security Type.  For Security Type, select SSL/TLS. Step 6:  Enter in your server information.  Enter in your SMTP information (typically mail.example.com), Security Type (select SSL/TLS), check Require Sign-in, username (Webmail email) and password (Webmail password). Step 7:  Select your email preferences and tap Next Step 8:  Finish by naming your account and display names.  Tap Next when finished. Your Android Email should now be correctly configured to receive your cPanel emails on your Android device.   Helpful Related Articles How Do I Add Email Accounts In cPanel? Definition of cPanel Email Icons cPanel and WHM Overview cPanel:  Adding Webmail Email To iPhone…