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Connect to Your Linux Server Using SFTP

…SSH port (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

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…

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 yet…

How to Create a PHP Info Page

…be creating a PHP script that will execute when you navigate to the page in your web browser. To do this, you’ll need to create the file in your website’s web root. This can be a few different places depending on if you’re using a control panel like cPanel or not. For the purpose of this article I am using a CentOS 7 server with no control panel, so my web root is located at /var/www/html/. With that in mind the command I would then run to create the info.php file using nano is:   nano /var/www/html/info.php   With the…

Resolver Configuration For Networking Setup

…resolver are required, and a tertiary one is optional.     By default, these will be populated with the default resolvers provided by your service provider. Some common popular alternatives are: Google’s Public DNS: 8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4 OpenDNS: 208.67.222.222 208.67.222.220   Once you have entered in the resolver IPs you wish to use, simply click Continue to apply the changes. You will then be brought to a success/failure log page, and if successful, it will list the resolvers you just updated to.     Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview Definition of WHM Functions How to Change Your Hostname in WHM…

Apache Configuration in WHM

…To change the priority of which indexing filename gets chosen over another when both exist, simply select the filename you want to adjust the priority of in the list of Indexing filenames and select either Move Up or Move Down. The higher on the list, the higher the indexing priority for that filename will be. Include Editor To allow additional configurations beyond what is available in the base configuration, the cPanel Apache configuration system uses Include directives to provide hooks to allow these configurations. These files allow additional functionality as they are included with the normal Apache configuration. These can also be…

Server Management Panel Overview

…this page).  This new window will provide you with all of the operating system choices available from Hostwinds for your VPS under the Operating Systems tab and includes several different versions of cPanel, CentOS, Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian and Windows. There are also a number of available pre-built applications such as WordPress, LAMP Stack, Joomla!, Minecraft, CPVLab, CentOS Web Panel (CWP), LEMP Stack, VirtualMin, Webmin, Plesk, Vesta Control Panel, Magento, OwnCloud, OpenVPN, ISPManager, MEAN Stack, PrestaShop, Visual Composer, Drupal, and many more to come so that you can choose to install on your server directly from the Applications tab. You can…

CentOS Install HTOP command line performance monitoring

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