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Setting Enterprise Email Up With Third Party Mail Clients

…Email Setup Guide – A guide on how you can setup the Enterprise Email as your MX record for your domain. How To Setup Email Client Access in cPanel – A similar guide on how to setup email client access with cPanel. (Some of the settings are similar, excluding the incoming and outgoing server names) What is the Hostwinds Enterprise Email Service? – Additional information about Hostwinds’ Enterprise email service, and what it includes.   Related Resources Mozilla Thunderbird – Help and resources for Mozilla Thunderbird   If you should have any questions or would like assistance, do feel free…

What are My Operating System Options?

…Server 2008 R2 Datacenter (Dedicated Servers only) Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter (Dedicated Servers only) Windows Server 2016 Windows Server 2016 Datacenter (Dedicated Servers only) Review our handy article if you need help Choosing Your Windows OS Version.   CentOS Servers (Linux) CentOS 6 CentOS 7 CentOS 7 optimized for cPanel/WHM (Please see cPanel Minimum Requirements for information about what resources your server will need to run cPanel)   Debian Servers (Linux) Debian 8 Debian 9   Fedora Servers (Linux) Fedora 24 Fedora 25 Fedora 26   Ubuntu Servers (Linux) Ubuntu 14.04 Ubuntu 16.04 Ubuntu 17.04…

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 steps for a Linux based server with cPanel, however some of these steps can be utilized on a Linux server without cPanel.   Top Command The first thing that you can do is login to your server via SSH and check the output of the…

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…

How to Reset FTP Account Passwords

How to Reset FTP Account Passwords in cPanel? Using FTP to upload files to your website or to download them from your website is very common. In some instances you may need to reset your FTP password, perhaps you have forgotten it or perhaps you’d just like to change it. Whatever the case may be this article will show you how to change your FTP password using cPanel. Please note that you’ll need to be logged into cPanel before proceeding.   Click the FTP Accounts icon     Locate and select the Change Password link     Enter in the…

AutoSSL Feature for Shared / Business Hosting

Hostwinds is able to offer our new Shared web hosting and Business web hosting clients an SSL provided by cPanel with any newly purchased Hosting account. As soon as you sign up for a new account, you will receive an SSL Certificate automatically within 24 hours. This is a fantastic feature and we are proud to offer this feature on any new shared hosting and business web hosting packages.   AutoSSL Pros Automatic installation of an SSL certificate for your domain name FREE SSL protects your websites Domain Validated SSL certificate Automatic reinstallation of a new SSL at time of…

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…

Temporarily Change WordPress URL (siteurl and home)

…Option 1: Edit wp-config.php In the root directory of your WordPress installation (public_html on a hosting package (or /var/www/html on a VPS, depending on OS and setup) will be the wp-config.php file. In cPanel use the File Manager to navigate to public_html (or the subdomain WordPress is installed in), click the wp-config.php file and click Edit in the file manager. – or – In ssh, cd to /var/www/html or to the document root where WordPress is installed and Edit this file in your favorite Text Editor. For example, type nano wp-config.php to open this file so that you can make…

How To Configure Your Weebly Main Page Navigation

…we’ll go over the my account, edit site and language buttons.   Edit Your Site Button Step One: Login to your cPanel Step Two: Navigate to the Weebly Application from your cPanel     Step Three: Click the edit button associated with you website to bring you to the your build page as seen below     Step Four: The Next page brings you to a page where you can choose a language, edit your site or log out of the account   The My Account drop down lets you log out Edit site brings you to your website builder…