Cloudflare Setting Recommendations

What Are The Recommended Settings Provided By Cloudflare? Here are the settings that you should take advantage of from Cloudflare. They are broken down into Essential and Optional.   Essential Whitelist Cloudflare’s IP addresses Check your Performance settings Check your Security settings Choose one of the SSL modes   Optional Steps Maintain your visitors’ IP…

Cloudflare Benefits

How Does Cloudflare Work? Cloudflare acts as a middleman to handle requests through their global network of data centers.  As requests come in, Cloudflare will determine the fastest routes to provide content, much like a CDN, to present it at local speeds.  What separates Cloudflare from a CDN is that it can handle all requests…

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…

Adding a DNS Zone

Add a DNS zone on your server through this feature.  By setting up DNS records you create direction for the traffic flow to the right location.   How Do I Add A DNS Zone In WHM? You can create a DNS zone by following this guide:   Login to your WHM account Head to Home > DNS Functions…

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…

How to Transfer/Migrate an Entire Server to a New Server

This article is intended for those who operate a VPS or dedicated server with a purchased cPanel/WHM license.     How Do I Move A Server With The Transfer Tool? If you want to move everything to a new server, you’ll want to perform the following steps using the transfer tool.   Step 1:  Log into…

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…