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cPanel Visitors Metrics

cPanel offers many ways to track the various metrics you can measure your site by. One useful metric to check is the Visitors tracker, which logs the IP address of every visitor to your websites, all the files and pages they viewed and the time the access was attempted. You will also see the links that directed them to a page or file.   How Can I Track My Site Visitors? The Visitors tracker is located under the Metrics section on your cPanel home page.   If you click on the Visitors option, you will be directed to the Visitors…

cPanel Webalizer Metrics

cPanel has many tools to help you track the various statistics of your website and its traffic. Webalizer is a program installed through cPanel that displays traffic statistics. For more information about Webalizer, you can visit their website Webalizer.org.   How Can I Track My Website’s Statistics? The Webalizer tracker is located under the Metrics section on your cPanel home page.   If you click on the Webalizer option, you will be directed to the Webalizer page. It will show a list of all your cPanel’s domains, and their SSL equivalents. This will show some quick charts and graphs detailing…

How to Configure Apache SpamAssasin in cPanel

…select “Show Additional Configurations”. Select “Edit Spam Whitelist Settings” Add a new email address to be whitelisted. You may use * and ? as wildcards when adding to your whitelist list. * will represent any email accounts for a domain. ? will represent a single character in an email address. Example: *@example.com will represent user@example.com, admin@example.com, or any other email account for example.com ?ser@example.com will represent user@example.com, but not xuser@example.com After adding to your whitelist, click the “Update Whitelist (whitelist_from)” button. Related Articles How To Setup Email Client Access In CPanel Setting Up Email Forwarders A Beginners Guide To CPanel

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…

Changing cPanel username

A cPanel username is a very important portion of your Hostwinds hosting account. We provide users with a unique, randomly generated username to avoid possible brute-force attempts into your account, and to ensure account security. Changing a username for any account can cause several issues, due to how cPanel uses the Username for your account. This can result in your websites no longer functioning correctly, as several configuration files depend on the username, and are not updated upon changing of a username. As such, it is Hostwinds’ policy that once an account has been created, we will not provide support…

cPanel Web Disk Configuration in WHM

…to customize the SSL/TLS settings for cPanel’s DAVFS, WebDisk, CalDAV, and CardDAV services. You can access the cPanel Web Disk Configuration within the Service Configuration section of WHM.     On this page, there are two lists available to edit: TLS/SSL Cipher Suite: Specifies the OpenSSL cipher specifications for the SSL encryption in the connection negotiation. TLS/SSL Protocols: Specifies the SSL/TLS protocols supported for the client-server connection negotiation. Both of these settings let you specify multiple entries. The Cipher Suite entries are separated by colons (“:”) and the Protocols are separated by spaces.   Related Articles cPanel Web Services Configuration…

How to Setup a Subdomain Using cPanel

What is a Subdomain? A subdomain is the use of an existing domain with a prefix change of the www to another title. This creates another website that contains it’s own unique content without an entirely new domain needed to be created. Assuming you own the domain already, a subdomain looks like mail.example.com or blog.example.com.   How do I Create a Subdomain in cPanel? You can setup a subdomain in cPanel by heading to Home > Domains > Subdomains.     This simple guide will show you how to create and manage subdomains. Follow the instructions below to complete your…

How To Stop cPanel/WHM From Automatically Redirecting To The Server Hostname

In the default settings, WHM is configured to automatically redirect to https on the server’s hostname when you access WHM, cPanel for any account and Webmail. When the hostname is set to our default names on creation this can cause some confusion. This is a setting that can be easily disabled with a few clicks in your WHM interface. This can only be applied to a VPS or dedicated server as you require root access to WHM to make these changes. This cannot be applied to any of our Shared or Business Hosting solutions.   Remove Redirect to Server’s Hostname…

Increase Maximum Number of Simultaneous Connections in cPanel/WHM

cPanel/WHM offers two FTP servers; Pure-FTPD and ProFTPd. Pure-FTPD is the default FTP server that’s installed with cPanel/WHM. The following steps are for Pure-FTPD and should allow you to increase the maximum number of simultaneous connections.   Log in to WHM Type “ftp” into the search bar that is located in the upper left section of WHM’s main interface Below the search bar, you’ll see the matching results to your search. Select “FTP Server Configuration”     Scroll down and locate “Maximum Connections” and “Maximum Connections Per IP Address”. You can increase both of these values, however it’s recommended to…

cPanel AWStats Metrics

Among all of the tools that cPanel offers to track the various metrics of your website, one of the most frequently used and detailed options is Awstats. Awstats analyzes server log files and produces HTML reports on the website, presenting various charts and graphs to view information as varied as visitors, visit duration, most viewed pages, and what other websites referred your site to the visitors. How Do I Use Awstats? The Awstats tool can be found under the Metrics section on your cPanel home page.   Once you click on the Awstats option, you will be directed to the…