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Setting Up cPanel/WHM Packages

managing multiple cPanel accounts easier.   Log in to WHM Go to Packages You can find this section by searching for the word “package” in the search bar Go to Add a Package     Name your package Define the resource allocation for the account     Choose the settings you want for this package Click the add button     Resources – If these are left at zero, they’ll have unlimited resources of that type.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel And WHM Overview cPanel Minimum Requirements How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server Creating A cPanel Account… […]

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How To Access cPanel

cPanel is a fully featured web based control panel that provides you with tools to manage your website(s).   How Do I Access My cPanel Account? There are a few ways that you can access your cPanel account, the first of which is adding /cpanel to the end of your domain name in a web browser. For example, if your domain name was tutorials.hostwinds.com you’d navigate to tutorials.hostwinds.com/cpanel.   Shared/Business Hosting If for some reason the aforementioned method does not work, such as if your domain name has not yet been set up or propagated and you’re on a shared… […]

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Adding An A Record In cPanel

How Do I Add An A Record In cPanel? With cPanel you can manage all aspects of your website(s), such as adding DNS entries through the web based interface. Let’s take a look at how you’d add an A record through cPanel. Please note that you’ll need to login to your cPanel account to follow the steps listed below. If you’re unsure of how to login to your cPanel account, please refer to the following guide: How to access cPanel   Step 1: Once logged into cPanel select the “Zone Editor” icon under the domains section     Step 2:… […]

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cPanel Minimum Requirements

is easy to upgrade as your account grows and needs more resources if you notice that you will need to have additional resources. What will you be using this server for? The minimum requirements that we offer with our tier 3 VPS will be able to run cPanel/WHM. For websites that need more resources for high amounts of traffic, heavy resource usage for their applications, hosting videos and music, this will require more resources and a higher tier VPS is recommended.   Related Helpful Articles: CPanel and WHM Overview WHM vs cPanel A Beginners Guide to cPanel Cloud Instance Overview… […]

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cPanel Virus Scan

How to Use the Virus Scanner in cPanel This article describes how to use the virus scanner in cPanel to scan your account files for viruses, trojan horses, and other types of malware. You can scan e-mail files, files in public web and FTP directories, or your entire account. By default, the cPanel virus scanner is not installed on Cloud and Dedicated servers. If you have one of these account types and would like this feature installed, please open a support ticket and we will install it for you.   What the Virus Scanner Looks for The virus scanner in… […]

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Definition of Security Icons In CPanel

can prevent users from giving out their passwords to a restricted area of your website.     SSL/TLS Wizard: allows you to easily purchase and install SSL certificates for domains on your account. It also lists purchased certificates that an SSL certificate provider has yet to deliver.     SSL/TLS Status: allows you to view, upgrade, or renew your Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates. You can also view useful information about each domain’s SSL certificate.   Helpful Related Articles How To Access cPanel A Beginners Guide To cPanel Definition Of Email Icons In cPanel Definition Of Domain Icons In cPanel… […]

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How to Setup and Configure CloudFlare in cPanel

Setting up Cloudflare in cPanel Guide   The CloudFlare plugin comes pre-installed on our Shared and Business hosting packages and can be accessed via the Software section in cPanel. If you’re on a Cloud or Dedicated server you’ll need to install the plugin using the steps below. Note: You’ll need an account with Cloudflare to utilize this plugin. Note: Install using a Secure Socket Shell client like Putty. Using the root user, access the server via SSH Issue the following while logged in via SSH curl -s https://raw.githubusercontent.com/cloudflare/CloudFlare-CPanel/master/cloudflare.install.sh -k HOST_API_KEY -n ‘YOUR_COMPANY_NAME’ HOST_API_KEY will look similar to 56yt8x9s987dfy4324bnv ‘YOUR_COMPANY_NAME’ should… […]

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Easy FileZilla Setup Guide for cPanel

How Do I Use FileZilla And cPanel? Create Your FTP Account To create your FTP account in cPanel, please refer to the following article. Creating An FTP Account In cPanel   How Do I Connect Filezilla To cPanel? You can connect your account and access your site via FTP with Filezilla, CoreFTP or Cyberduck. Of course, you can use any FTP program you want, but these are the three that cPanel provides auto-magic instant setup files for. If you use another program, you’ll need to set it up manually.   Configure Filezilla Manually Download Filezilla and install it on your… […]

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cPanel: Adding Email To iPhone

(optional). This information will be your Webmail email and password you created from cPanel > Email Accounts. Select Next when done.     See How Do I Add Email Accounts In cPanel? if you do not currently have an email in your cPanel created.   Step 7: Make sure IMAP is selected and proceed with filling out the required information. Incoming Mail Server and Outgoing Mail Server should have your Hostname (typically this is mail.domainname.com), User Name (typically your mail address, but can be found from cPanel > Email Accounts > Setup Mail Client) and Password (your Webmail password you… […]

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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… […]

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