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Adding a Secondary MySQL Server

…is not automatically transferred, this has to be done manually Databases and data from this point on will run from this new server This is not the same as allowing access to a MySQL database from another server It’s best to setup a server for each cPanel Make sure the remote server resolves the local IP and hostname before attempting to set it up   How do I know if my remote MySQL server resolves the local IP and hostname? Before you start setting up a remote MySQL Server, ensure that you’re able to reach the remote servers IP address…

How To Install Virtualmin On Cloud VPS

You can install an impressive number of software applications onto your Hostwinds Cloud VPS with the click of a button. If you want to have your own web hosting server for multiple websites, we offer Virtualmin on our cloud services.   What is Virtualmin? Virtualmin is a domain and web hosting software that lets you set up automation tasks and virtualize individual environments for your websites. It is an alternative to cPanel or Plesk, and is based on the Webmin web hosting software. Our guide will explain how to both create a new server with Virtualmin’s free edition, as well…

Migrating WordPress Website to WordPress Application Server

…to overwrite, select to do so for all instances of your upload. Now you’ll need to have a full MySQL backup of your current WordPress installation:   How to do a full MySQL backup via cPanel How to backup MySQL via commandline   You’ll be importing your current MySQL database to the database named appdb on your WordPress Application server. To do so, upload your backed up database to the root directory of your server. This can be done via FTP. Simply navigate to your server’s /root directory and upload your backed up database. From there, you’ll run the following…

Banning Traffic to Your Site

cPanel. Once you are in select File Manager 2. Navigate to your document root which is the Public_HTML directory. 3. In order to be able view the .htaccess navigate to the upper right hand corner click on Settings In your preferences select the document root for domain you wish to edit and click on Show Hidden Files 4. In your domain’s document root select the .htaccess file and click Edit in the upper toolbar.   5. Once you’re in the editor you can add a block much like below to ban a single host where you replace the XXX for…

Backup And Restore MySQL Databases Using mysqldump

…–databases [database_name] [database_name] [database_name] > dumpfile.sql   Example: mysqldump -u root -pABC123 –databases exampledb sampledb testdb > exampledb_sampledblsql_testdb.sql   Backing Up All Databases Run the following command to back-up all current databases   Usage: mysqldump -u user -p[user_pass] –all-databases > all-dbs.sql   Example: mysqldump -u root -pABC123 –all-databases > all-dbs.sql   Restoring Database(s) Restore databases running the following command   Usage: mysql -u user -p[user_pass] [database_name] < dumpfile.sql   Example: mysql -u root -pABC123 exampledb < exampledbdump.sql   Related Articles Creating MySQL Backups with Restic Remote MySQL in cPanel How to Install MySQL (CentOS 7) Adding a Secondary MySQL Server…

HTTP Error 403 – Forbidden

…the next possible cause to investigate is your .htaccess file. Download a copy of it so you have a backup, then delete it from your site and see if the error goes away. If so, there’s a problem with your .htaccess file. You can try to fix it or you can simply generate a fresh one. To generate a new .htaccess file in WordPress, go to Settings > Permalinks. Hit the save button and it will create a new .htaccess file.   Permissions – It may also be a problem with your permissions. Go to the File Manager in cPanel….

Add A domain record to the Cloud DNS manager

How To Add Your Domain To Hostwinds Cloud DNS Hostwinds has a free DNS / Nameserver management implementation in Cloud Control that can be used to point a domain name at a Cloud VPS, Dedicated server, or other web hosting service. For servers without a DNS server like BIND installed (or WHM/cPanel, CentOS Web Panel), these are the steps you would follow to point a domain at a VPS for web and mail hosting:   Navigate to the Cloud portal and chose Network -> Domains or go to https://clients.hostwinds.com/cloud/dns-manager.php Step 1: Click the +Domain button if you don’t have any…

Virtualmin Minimum Requirements

Virtualmin is a domain and web hosting software that lets you set up automation tasks and virtualize individual environments for your websites. It is an alternative to cPanel or Plesk, and is based on the Webmin web hosting software. Virtualmin will run in as little as 512MB of ram with a lot of tweaking, and will run well in 1GB of RAM as long as only a few small websites are being hosted. Virtualmin takes about 20MB of RAM, in addition to Apache’s 100-300MB, MySQL’s 500+MB, and if you’re not using the Cloud DNS manager, BIND can take quite a…

Connect to Your Linux Server Using SFTP

…(22 by default, or leave empty for default). Logon Type: Either Normal or Ask for password. Normal will save your password for auto-logging in. Ask for password will ask for the password every time to you connect. User: root or your username on the server. Password: The password to your server. Fourth: Click Connect or OK.   For Hostwinds’ Linux VPSs, the default username will always be root. The password for that account you can find or change in your cloud portal.   Related Articles FTP vs. SFTP Creating FTP Accounts Through the Server Create an FTP Account in cPanel