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How To Delete A DNS Zone

WHM makes it quite easy to delete a DNS zone. This article is intended for Hostwinds clients who have access to WHM as a Reseller or have a cPanel/WHM license for their VPS or Dedicated server. To delete a DNS zone, follow the steps in this guide:   As always, we suggest that you take a snapshot backup before making changes or deleting any DNS Zones   Login to WHM Head to Home > DNS Functions This can be located quickly by searching for “DNS” in the search bar Select the Delete a DNS Zone option     For the…

Unable To Connect Authentication Error

…database hasn’t become corrupt. This can happen due to a server update or even a cPanel update.   Synchronizing Passwords   Login to WHM Go to the cPanel section This can be located quickly by searching for “ftp” in the search bar Go to Synchronize FTP passwords     Select Proceed     You can also go to FTP Configuration and change it to Proftpd, which should force synchronization of passwords.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server Increase Maximum Number of Simultaneous Connections in cPanel/WHM Definition of WHM Functions…

Adding a DNS Zone

  Login to your WHM account Head to Home > DNS Functions > Add a DNS Zones This can be located quickly by searching for “DNS” in the search bar     Fill out the Domain Information section with an IP Address for the A record and the domain it is attached to Click the Add Zone button     You can now view the results of your added domain in the Domain Owner Information section.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview cPanel Zone Editor How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server Definition of WHM Functions…

Perform a DNS Cleanup

There may come a time when your DNS Zone Files become cluttered with useless records, or even duplicates. Fortunately cPanel have thought ahead on this and incorporated a feature into WHM to clean this up for us. WHM provides the ability to run a DNS Cleanup, which will clean up nameserver configuration settings. This is helpful for eliminating duplicate nameserver configuration files that can lead to issues with the server and in the case a BIND configuration file becomes corrupt. Before following through with the steps below, it would be recommended that you take a backup of your current Zone…

Editing a DNS Zone

There are a number of things you can edit in WHM that help you manage DNS zones. You can edit a DNS zone by following the steps provided in this guide.   How Do I Edit A DNS Zone In WHM? Login to WHM Head to Home > DNS Functions This can be located quickly by searching for “DNS” in the search bar Select Edit DNS Zone     Select the domain you want to edit zones for Click Edit       You can see and change Nameservers as well as A/AAAA/CNAME/etc records.     The required class value…

How to Prepare the Server for ClipBucket

…of the Editor   LoadModule h264_streaming_module /usr/local/apache/modules/mod_h264_streaming.so AddHandler h264-streaming.extensions.flv     Click Update Restart Apache Search for restart in the WHM search bar Select HTTP Server (Apache)     Click Yes     Set the php Limits Search for PHP Configuration Editor in the WHM search bar Select PHP Configuration Editor     Change upload_max_filesize to the maximum size video that you’d like to be uploaded Click Save     Your Server is now Ready for Clipbucket PsudoStreaming! Below are the paths for these Requirements: /usr/bin/ffmpeg /usr/local/bin/MP4Box /usr/bin/flvtool2 /usr/local/bin/flvtool++   Helpful Related Articles   How To Install ClipBucket How To…

Advanced Zone Editor

Important: cPanel deprecated this interface in cPanel & WHM version 62. We strongly recommend that you use cPanel’s Zone Editor interface (Home >> Domains >> Zone Editor) DNS (Domain Name Service) is how the Internet that converts human-readable domain names (example.com) into computer-readable IP addresses (for example, 192.0.32.10). DNS uses zone files that reside on your server to map domain names to IP addresses. The DNS is also used to tell various services what should be done with your domain name. Such as what server to send mail to for that domain and where the website is actually located. There…

Reseller Hosting Overview

staff.   Will Hostwinds Assist Me with My Upgrade? Absolutely! As long as the plan selected is a fully managed plan, Hostwinds will be able to fully complete your upgrade to your product of choice. Do note, that you’ll need to purchase a cPanel license if upgrading to a Cloud or Dedicated server. A cPanel license costs $13 for Cloud or VPS instances and $35 for Dedicated Servers.   Helpful Related Articles How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server How Do I Add Email Accounts In cPanel? How To Delete A cPanel From WHM cPanel And WHM Overview…

PHP Memory Errors

to do this (See the second note at bottom for a possible solution).   Step 1: Log into WHM for the new server you’re moving to (details to log into your WHM are provided in a welcome email upon purchase) Step 2: Go to the PHP configuration editor     Step 3: Edit the “memory_limit” variable     Step 4: Save changes   While this may help for a while, the errors are likely to return. If you’re getting this error there’s a very good chance that your code needs to be trimmed and optimized.   For shared hosting services…

Do You Support PHP, MYSQL and/or PERL?

When choosing a hosting provider it is important to understand what software they directly support and offer. We’re often asked if we support PHP, MySQL, and Perl on our services. The short answer to this is yes, we do. A few more definitive points regarding this are listed for you below. All of our servers fully support PHP, MySQL, and Perl. Base operating system installations in a VPS or dedicated are minimal installs and would need the specific packages installed after deployment. If you’re including cPanel/WHM with your VPS or dedicated server these packages are installed along with the control…