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Using Apache Mod_userdir with WHM

…mod_userdir follow these steps: Step 1:  Log into WHM for the new server you’re moving to  (details to log into your WHM are provided in a welcome email upon purchase) Step 2:  Click on the Security Center button Step 3:  Click on the Apache mod_userdir Tweak button Step 4:  Ensure that the checkbox next to Enable mod_userdir Protection is checked Step 5:  Enter the name of the user you want for the corresponding host Step 6:  Click the Save button Helpful Related Articles Definition of WHM Functions Apache Configuration in WHM Guide How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server How to Configure ModSecurity in WHM

How To Manage SSH Keys With WHM

WHM access is not available for our shared and/or business shared clients as this requires root access and the license. For more information on how to log into your WHM interface, please review How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server Managing SSH Keys with WHM To manage SSH keys, follow this guide as it will show you how to add, import and manage them with your server.  SSH keys will be divided into two types: public and private. Step 1:  Log in to your WHM account Step 2:  Click on the Security Center button Step 3:  Click on Manage root’s SSH…

How to configure Greylisting (cPanel/WHM)

…will notice that Greylisting is currently “Disabled”. You will just need to click the switch to turn it to “Enabled”.  That is all you will need to do to enable Greylisting on your WHM account. You will now have the option in cPanel to enable it as well. In this space you will have the option to either turn it on or off for your specific domain that is currently added into cPanel. All other options would be set up in WHM which we will go over next.  Now that we know how to enable Greylisting on both WHM and…

Manage Service SSL Certificates in WHM

…text boxes. Then just check the checkboxes next to the services that should use this certificate, click Install, and WHM will install and use that certificate on the services you select. iOS Mail Push Notifications WHM also provides the functionality to install a PKCS #12 certificate for securely sending push notifications to iOS devices when a message is delivered to an email account’s inbox. After obtaining an APNs mail certificate, you can install it just by entering the Certificate and Private Key into their respective textboxes and click Install. Related Articles Mailserver Configuration in WHM Exim Configuration Manager in WHM

How To Show Current Running Processes in WHM

…command that was used to initiate the process. Related Articles Background Process Killer Overview in WHM – How to setup automatic killing of processes related to IRC Bots and Servers Understanding The WHM Process Manager – Overview of the WHM Process Manager and how it can be used Checking Your current Disk Usage in WHM – How to check the disk usage on your server easily through WHM If you should have any questions or would like assistance, do feel free to contact us through Live Chat, on our Phones, or by submitting a ticket with our Technical Support team….

Setting Your Update Preferences for cPanel/WHM

How Do I Change WHM and cPanel Update Settings? If you want to change the way updates are handled for WHM, you can do so under Server Configuration. You can also choose how cPanel is updated when WHM is updated. Whether you want automatic updates or prefer to do them manually, here’s how to change your update preferences… Change WHM/cPanel Update Settings Log in as root user on WHM Go to Home > Server Configuration >  Update Preferences Choose the Release Tier and the frequency in which updates are performed (Automatic, Manual or Never) under Daily Updates Scroll down and click…

How to Use Nginx Reverse Proxy (cPanel/WHM Server)

WHM Terminal application, or via SSH with this command: cd /; rm -f engintron.sh; wget –no-check-certificate https://raw.githubusercontent.com/engintron/engintron/master/engintron.sh; bash engintron.sh install Step 4: When the installation is complete, refresh WHM. You can now find the Engintron plugin by searching in WHM: Here, you can navigate to Nginx > Status, on the left-hand side. You should find that Nginx is running on your cPanel/WHM server: You can find operations available on this page for Nginx, Apache, MySQL or MariaDB, system utilites, and Engintron. You can restart services, edit configuration files, see current connections, and much more on this page. Related Articles Nginx…

How to Get Started with your New cPanel / WHM Server

When you first purchase your Cloud VPS or Dedicated Server with a cPanel license from Hostwinds, you’ll want to log into WHM to create your cPanel accounts. The format to connect to WHM is as follows: http://ip.address.here:2086 https://ip.address.here:2087 The ip.address.here above marks where you need to replace with your actual IP, while the :2086 or :2087 specifies the ports that WHM uses. Once you place your filled out link above it should take you to a site that looks like this: You will always use the username root to login to WHM and your password will be the same root…

Adding A Package Into WHM

When creating a cPanel account through WHM, it will ask for a Package for the new account. If unfamiliar with cPanel / WHM this may cause confusion. Essentially this is a group of common settings that the cPanel accounts using the package will share. This can also make it easier to change the settings of a group of cPanel accounts that share the same package. This guide is intended for Hostwinds clients who have a Cloud VPS or Dedicated Server with a cPanel license. Where To Find The Option To Add A Package Step One: Log into your WHM Administrative…