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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

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 Scroll down and click…

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…

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 clients may…

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…

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 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…

Remote MySQL in cPanel

…shared or business hosting package. Then click on the 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 the 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 IP, just click on ‘Add…