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WHM vs cPanel

What’s the difference between WHM and cPanel?   cPanel is used to manage your sites and domains, while Web Host Manager (WHM) is used to manage multiple hosting accounts/multiple cPanels. For example, setting limits on the amount of memory allocated to each account or limiting the number of domains each account can have. WHM is often used by web designers and developers to offer their clients hosting packages.   Note : Shared hosting plans do not come with WHM. All cloud and dedicated servers have the ability to access WHM with a cPanel license.   Can’t I Just Add Client…

WHM Statistics Software Configuration Overview

  Process Statistics for User Shows individual account statistics     Generators Configuration Lets you pick which statistical analysis software your cPanel accounts can use. The three statistics options are Analog, AWStats and Webalizer     User Permissions Sets the permissions on which cPanel users can adjust their statistics software     Schedule Summary Lets you set when the software will be updated     Schedule Configuration You can decide how often WHM processes that statistics information on your server   Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview Creating A cPanel Account Definition of WHM Functions A Beginners Guide To cPanel…

Most Recommended WHM Tweaks

What are the best WHM Tweak Settings? WHM gives you incredible access to tweak and configure settings how you see fit. In the Tweak Settings section of WHM, the spectrum ranges from cPanel Addons to System settings. Adjusting your system performance to maximize your speed is vital and these recommendations will help you get the most out of your applications. Below is a list of the most recommended Tweak Settings in WHM. To get to Tweak Settings login into your WHM account and go to Home > Server Configuration > Tweak Settings.       Turn off Mailman Set email…

My cPanel/WHM License Has Expired

How Do I Renew My cPanel/WHM License With Hostwinds? cPanel/WHM licenses are part of an automatic renewal process when you sign up for a service with Hostwinds that uses them. We will manage the license for you depending on the product or service you purchased with us. If you experience any issues, these are the steps we take to make sure your service has the proper license.   Step 1: Ensure that the cPanel License Product has the correct IP address associated with it Step 2: Log into your server via SSH (see: Connecting To Your Server Via SSH) Step…

WHM Tweak Settings Overview

What Are WHM Tweak Settings Used For?   WHM is installed with standard factory settings when it is delivered to you. Those settings can be altered through Tweak Settings. Tweak Settings include every category of function, tools, applications and wizards that you can use in WHM. Below you’ll find the categories found in Tweak Settings and you can also check out our guide for the best Tweak Settings. The major categories in Tweak Settings are: Compression cPAddons Site Software Development Display Domains Logging Mail Notifications PHP Redirection SQL Security Software Stats Programs Stats and Logs Status Support System Each category…

Server Time Settings In Web Host Manager (WHM)

If you have WHM access, which you do with any Cloud or Dedicated server (at Hostwinds), you may wish to change the timezone you have set for your server. By default, you are recommended to use UTC allow your server to avoid errors related to daylight savings time, or to connect to servers that happen to be configured to use another time zone.   How To Change Server Time In WHM This guide demonstrates how you can select your preferred time zone for your server. Step One: Log into WHM Step Two: Select Server Configuration from the menu on the…

cPanel / WHM 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…