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How to Login to Usermin

As far as control panels go, cPanel is a fairly common industry standard, however, it comes at a cost. What if you didn’t want to pay the fee or simply did not like cPanel, yet still wanted to use a control panel? The answer is Virtualmin/Webmin! Like WHM/cPanel, Virtualmin has a separate login pages to manage your server, website and even WebMail. In Virtualmin the WebMail interface is called Usermin and the focus of this article is to teach you how to access this interface via the web based login page. This article implies that you have already installed Virtualmin,…

What’s the Difference Between Horde, Roundcube and SquirrelMail

Choosing a default Webmail application can be a bit confusing, especially if you do not really know the differences between the applications that cPanel provides. These differences are fairly subtle and the choice generally comes down to your personal preference and what you find useful in a mail client. In this article we will discuss these differences as well as visually illustrate them so that you can make an informed decision without the need to scour the internet for this information. In cPanel/WHM Version 78, the cPanel team has removed Squirrelmail from cPanel completely. You can read more information on…

What are My Operating System Options?

…note that each operating system has their own minimum requirements.  Please review the Minimum System Requirements for Operating Systems before purchase if you are uncertain if a chosen operating system will run smoothly on the server of your choice.  Windows Servers  Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows 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

What Free Control Panel Options are There Besides cPanel?

… If you’d like to view a live demo of Vesta please visit https://demo.vestacp.com/ . There is also quite a bit of documentation to learn how to use this Control Panel to help you get started at https://vestacp.com/docs/ . CentOS Web Panel Another excellent option to choose from that is Free, would be the CentOS Web Panel. This web panel is easy to use in a similar fashion as WHM / cPanel, however is less Icon based. The Interface is still easy to navigate and find exactly what you are looking for in the clearly organized options in the side bar. Additional…

Creating a New Virtual Server in Webmin/Virtualmin

To setup a new virtual server in Webmin/Virtualmin you’ll make the similar steps to adding a new cPanel account to host a new website in WHM. You can create new virtual servers in Webmin to host new domains.   How do I Add a New Site to Virtualmin? To add a new site/domain (Virtual Server) to Webmin please use the following steps.   Login to Webmin Select Virtualmin Select the Create Virtual Server option     Fill in the required information for the domain New virtual server type Top-level server Sub-server Alias Domain name Description Administration password Server configuration template…

How To Setup DMARC

…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 of your domain’s emails that don’t pass SPF/DKIM validation. The…

Installing WordPress using Softaculous

…database name that it assigns unless you’re comfortable with databases and have already set one up that you want to use Don’t use admin for your username to login for security reasons Generate a strong admin password and store this in a safe place Enable the installation of the Limit Login Attempts plugin By default, your installation of WordPress will upgrade automatically You may also choose to auto upgrade themes and features, although this is not enabled by default in the Advanced Options area Helpful Related Articles Installing WordPress On Centos-WebPanel Installing WordPress On Ubuntu 16.04 CPanel And WHM Overview…

How to Install CentOS Web Panel on Cloud VPS

…popular alternative for cPanel & WHM. This guide will explain how to both create a new server with CentOS Web Panel, as well as how to reinstall a pre-existing server to have CWP using the Hostwinds Cloud Portal. Creating a New CentOS Web Panel Server Just follow these steps to create a new CWP VPS: Step 1: Log into your Client Area at https://clients.hostwinds.com Step 2: Select Cloud Control and then click on Cloud Portal Step 3: Click on the Create button and select Servers from the drop down menu Step 4: Under Select Server Image, click on the Applications…

How do I Change My Main Domain Name?

…Domain in the text field After editing your main domain and click the Change Domain button. Your primary domain is now changed and all associated primary files within your cPanel service, that existed for your old domain, will display for the new domain name now. We strongly suggest taking a backup prior to any changes. For further information on how to take a backup within your cPanel, please review: How Do I Do Full Backups In cPanel Helpful Related Articles How to Setup a Subdomain Using cPanel A Beginners Guide to cPanel Hostwinds Domain Management Section cPanel and WHM Overview…

How Long After I Request Cancellation will My service be Terminated?

…such. For reasons why Hostwinds chooses to operate this way, click here. Please be sure to take backups of all necessary information before requesting the cancellation from your Client Area as all data will be lost once processed! You May Be Able to Create Backups Utilizing the Following: Creating full backups with cPanel Creating backups with WHM – This is for creating automatic backups. If you need one now, you’ll need to backup each cPanel account individually. Helpful Related Articles Hostwinds My Products & Services Section How Do I Cancel My Services? Refund Policy Will I Be Charged After Cancelling?…