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cPanel Web Services Configuration in WHM

Within WHM, you can customize the SSL/TLS settings for secure connection to the cPanel, WHM, and Webmail services. In order to continue with this guide and follow along, you can access the cPanel Web Services Configuration from the Service Configuration category of WHM on your Cloud VPS or Dedicated Server if you have purchased an additional cPanel license.     This page gives you two available options to modify: TLS/SSL Cipher List: Specifies the TLS/SSL ciphers available for any cPanel Web services to use. TLS/SSL Protocols: Specifies the TLS/SSL protocols available for any cPanel Web services to use. Both of…

Why Do I Have to Pay for cPanel on My Server?

for the cost of the license. As a Hostwinds client, you’re able to purchase a cPanel license directly from us. Due to our licensing contract with the company, the cost of a cPanel license would actually be lower than purchasing it from the company directly. We can set it up for you quickly and easily via a support ticket that is automatically created after the checkout process for new cPanel license orders. Alternatively, if you’re a more technical user or you don’t require cPanel specifically, you can check out this article that covers several of the best free control panels….

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…

How To Choose cPanel Theme (Style)

simply a way for you to pick what your dashboard looks like. cPanel’s current default theme is called Basic. If you’re interested in using the older version of the theme, you can switch back to Retro.   cPanel Theme/Style Selection To change your theme either scroll down to the Preferences section or simply use the drop down at the top of the page (where your username is) as shown here:     Next, select Change Style     Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview A Beginners Guide to cPanel Creating a cPanel Account How do I Fix My cPanel Theme?…

cPanel/WHM License

Servers with cPanel/WHM require a valid cPanel license in order to be utilized. Hostwinds offers licenses for both our Cloud VPS products and Dedicated servers. Please note that these licenses will only work with Hostwinds servers. When purchasing a new Cloud VPS Server or Dedicated Server, the option to include the cPanel license during checkout is available. To purchase a license at a later time, you can navigate to this link from your client area, and select the license you require. License Types cPanel VPS License: This is the license to select if you have a Cloud VPS Server Dedicated…

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…

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…

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

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…