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cPanel Indexes

This article is about using cPanel to manage the indexing of your folders. In order to prevent the listing of the contents of your folder, this is a way to ensure your website visitors are not able to view the contents of a folder that does not contain an index file such as index.php, index.html, index.htm or another filename that can serve as your homepage. This article is intended for a Shared Hosting, Business Hosting, Reseller Hosting or other clients who have purchased a cPanel license through Hostwinds are using cPanel on any of our Shared Web Hosting services. Hostwinds…

Remote MySQL in cPanel

shared or business hosting package     Step Two: Click on Login to cPanel on the left side of the page     Adding MySQL Remote Access Hosts To be able to utilize Remote MySQL, you will need to add the connecting IP to the whitelist for your account. This can be done through cPanel under the Remote MySQL icon in the Databases section.     Once on this page, you’ll want to enter the host’s name (fully qualified domain name) or the IP of the system making the connection and click Add Host. Once you have added the host…

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

Creating a Downloadable File in cPanel

How do I Create a Downloadable File in cPanel? In some instances you may find that you need to make a file available to download through your website. Essentially the file would first need to be uploaded to your website and then you’ll need to make sure that the permissions for the file have been set accordingly. To do this please review the following steps. Please note that you’ll need to first be logged into your cPanel account, if you’re not sure how to do this you can refer to the following guide: How to access cPanel   Once logged…

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…

How to Change a cPanel Password

If you have lost your cPanel password or want to change it, you can reset it easily from your Hostwinds client area.   You Will Need:   A Hostwinds account Any Shared or Business hosting plan   Procedure: Log into your Hostwinds client area. You can access this at https://clients.hostwinds.com/login.php Once logged in go to Services > My Services. Click on the Manage button on the line for the cPanel service you would like to reset the password on. Click Change Password. Your existing cPanel username and password is shown above the New Password field. You can changeit by filling…

Transfer Email Accounts Between cPanel Servers

…old email accounts in the new server. If not, then read on.   How do I transfer my email accounts from one cPanel account to a different one? To completely transfer your email account from one cPanel to another you’ll need to download them from one account and reinstall them on another account. When downloading and transferring the files, use your favorite FTP client to complete the mass transfer. For a step-by-step guide follow the instructions below.   Log in to the new cPanel account Create Email accounts on the new server a. If you’re unfamiliar with creating a new…

FTP Configuration Files in cPanel

You can connect Filezilla to your cPanel either manually or with a script that automatically configures Filezilla for you. You may also use CoreFTP or Cyberduck in the exact same way.   Configure Filezilla Manually Download and install Filezilla Open Filezilla Put in the same username and password as you use to login to your cPanel Port should be set to 21 – if it’s not, enter 21 Enter in your domain name such as domainname.com Click connect   Configure Filezilla automatically Download and install Filezilla Go to cPanel Go to FTP Accounts under File Manager Click Configure FTP account…