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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…

How to Get Started with your New cPanel / WHM Server

When you first purchase your server instance you’ll want to log into WHM to create your cPanel accounts – it’s your main interface for all essential tasks in a cPanel system. The format to connect to WHM is as follows: http://ip.address.here:2086 https://ip.address.here:2087   The ip.address.here marks where you need to replace with your actual IP, while the :2086 or :2087 specifies the ports that WHM uses. Once you place your filled out link above it should take you to a site that looks like this:   You will always use the username root to login to WHM and your password…

Setting Your Update Preferences for cPanel/WHM

How Do I Change WHM and cPanel Update Settings? If you want to change the way updates are handled for WHM, you can do so under Server Configuration. You can also choose how cPanel is updated when WHM is updated. Whether you want automatic updates or prefer to do them manually, here’s how to change your update preferences…   Change WHM/cPanel Update Settings   Log in as root user on WHM Go to Home > Server Configuration > Update Preferences   Choose the Release Tier and the frequency in which updates are performed (Automatic, Manual or Never) under Daily Updates…

Selecting A PHP Handler In WHM

possible but you’re unable to know which user ran the script.   How To Install Additional PHP Handlers To install additional PHP handlers you’ll need to use WHM’s EasyApache 3 tool, and install the Apache module for the handler through EasyApache. In WHM, head to Home > Software > EasyApache3 or EasyApace4 (depending on what version you may be running)   Upon completion of the build, EasyApache 3 will configure PHP and suEXEC for you automatically.   Helpful Related Articles How To Change PHP Version Per Domain cPanel And WHM Overview Apache Configuration In WHM Guide Definition Of WHM Functions…

How Do I Add An IPv6 Range Through WHM?

Before you can assign individual and specific IPv6 addresses to users you must first define the range they are in. A range of addresses is a cluster of a few IPv6 addresses. Through this function in WHM you’ll be able to add, edit and delete the ranges you want. Follow this guide to set up the ranges for IPv6.   Adding An IPv6 Range Through WHM Step 1: Login to your WHM account Step 2: Head to Home > IP Functions. You can select IP Functions from the available home menu or locate within the available organized columns on the…

Restarting a Service in WHM

group or directly choose the service you want to reset Inside the service click yes to confirm restarting the selected service     You can restart the following services: FTP Server (ProFTPd/PureFTPd) Mail Server (Exim) HTTP Server (Apache) DNS Server (BIND/NSD/MyDNS) SQL Server (MySQL) IMAP Server Mailing List Manager (Mailman) SSH Server (OpenSSH)   Please be informed that WHM is only available for our Linux VPS tiers, provided you have a purchased and active CPanel/WHM license   Helpful Related Articles cPanel Minimum Requirements cPanel And WHM Overview Definition Of WHM Functions How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server…

How To Add A New IP Address Through WHM

Step 4: Add the IP Address in the New IP box or IP range to add text box     Step 5: Choose or type in a subnet mask from the dropdown box (for add-on IP’s will be 255.255.255.0)     Step 6: Include any IP addresses you wish to omit in the IP’s and IP ranges to ensure they aren’t included in the New IP or IP range box Step 7: Click the Submit button when done     Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview Definition of WHM Functions Selecting A PHP Handler In WHM Most Recommended WHM Tweaks…

How to Change Your Hostname in WHM

to you to create an A record for the hostname so that it can be reached over the internet:   Clicking the Add an A entry for your hostname button will take you to the following page:   Simply verifying the IP in the textbox is the correct IP for your server and clicking Add Entry will set the A record for your hostname.   Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview Definition of WHM Functions How to Change Your Hostname in Linux How to Change Your Hostname in Virtualmin How to Stop cPanel/WHM from Automatically Redirecting to the Server Hostname…

Setting up a Remote Hostwinds Server for cPanel/WHM Backups

This guide is intended for Hostwinds clients who have access to WHM on their VPS, Cloud or Dedicated Server. Shared, Business and Reseller hosting clients will want to ensure they have the Web Hosting Cloud Backups addon enabled in order to manage backups and have these available at any time.   How Do I Set Up a Remote Hostwinds Server for cPanel/WHM Backups? You can easily have your backups sent to a remote server by using FTP in both WHM and cPanel as explained below.   How to Set a Remote Backup Server for cPanel Backups Login to your cPanel…