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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…

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…

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…

How to Backup a MySQL Database in cPanel

How do I Backup a MySQL Database in cPanel? This article will cover how to perform a MySQL database backup in cPanel. Please note that you’ll need to be logged into cPanel before proceeding. If you’re not sure how to login to cPanel, please check out our guide: How to access cPanel . To generate a MySQL backup, please refer to the following steps   Under the Databases section click phpMyAdmin     PHPMy Admin will load in a new tab Select the database to backup on the left hand side Click Export on the toolbar Select Quick – display…

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

What Free Control Panel Options are There Besides cPanel?

Typically when hosting a single website or multiple websites it’s advisable to use a control panel such as cPanel. This helps streamline some of the tasks related to hosting. Although control panels such as cPanel and Plesk are phenomenal, not everyone wants to pay the necessary licensing fee to use them. With that in mind, you may be wondering if there are any free control panels that are comparable to cPanel or Plesk… and the answer is yes! The focus of this article will be to go over some of the free alternatives to cPanel to help you pick a…

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

How To Install ClipBucket Through cPanel

You might want ClipBucket to set up a YouTube like site is that is the case then this guide will go through the steps to install this on cPanel.   Steps to Install First login in to your Client area then select the service that you wish to install ClipBucket on and log in to your cPanel. Once at your cPanel go to the software group and select Softaculous Apps Installer.   Then search for ClipBucket in the search bar. Select ClipBucket and Press install. This will take you to the installation page. From here adjusts the fields as needed…