Automatically Creating an Account with a Dedicated IP Using WHM

The steps listed below are fitted to explain the process of enabling automatic dedicated IP assignment for new cPanel accounts created through the WHM interface. Before proceeding, it is highly recommended to have the latest WHM / cPanel version to follow these steps on.   How Can I Automatically Have Dedicated IPs Assigned to cPanel…

Adding a Secondary MySQL Server

How do I setup a separate server for MySQL in WHM? You can setup a server to handle MySQL, which can help if your site(s) get a lot of traffic or are running big databases. (See below for important notes)   Install MySQL on the remote MySQL server if it’s not already installed Log in…

Perform a DNS Cleanup

There may come a time when your DNS Zone Files become cluttered with useless records, or even duplicates. Fortunately cPanel have thought ahead on this and incorporated a feature into WHM to clean this up for us. WHM provides the ability to run a DNS Cleanup, which will clean up nameserver configuration settings. This is helpful…

Transfer/Migrate a Server with No Downtime (or Database Lag)

How can I transfer servers with no downtime?   If you’re using a Cloud or Dedicated server and want to change servers, you can do the following to ensure there’s no downtime:   Note: This guide is written with both servers using WHM/cPanel, however the general principles should be applicable to most transfers.   Note: These steps are…

Restoring Backup Accounts

How do I Restore Backups in WHM?   By following these directions, you can easily restore backups in WHM if you’re on one of our Cloud or Dedicated servers:   Backup Restoration option   Go to WHM Go to the Backup section This can be done by searching for the word “backup” in the search…

Configuring WHM Automatic Backups

How do I Configure Automatic Backups with WHM?   One of the most important things you can do to protect yourself (and any clients you might be hosting) against security threats and data loss is ensuring everything is properly backed up and saved. Luckily, it’s easy to setup WHM automatic backups.     Login to your…

Apache Configuration in WHM Guide

The Apache Configuration dashboard in WHM is a collection of features that allow you to properly configure Apache.  Apache handles the HTTP requests as your web server software. You can locate the Apache Configuration section by navigating to Service Configuration > Apache Configuration.     Below are the settings, with their description, that you can…

Limiting Reseller Accounts

How Do I Limit Reseller Accounts? With reseller accounts, you’re able to adjust the privileges provided to each user.  You can stick with the defaults, as we will list below, or customize them to your preferences or customer preferences. To adjust Reseller privileges, login to your WHM account through root and head to Resellers >…