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cPanel Errors Metrics

cPanel contains a way to keep track of the most recent errors that have been logged regarding your website. The Errors section details these error messages for you in a quick and easy location without needing to dig through the other metrics options for the information desired.   How Can I Track My Website Errors? The Errors logger is located under the Metrics option on the cPanel home page for your website.   Once you click on the Errors logger, you will open cPanel’s page that details the last 300 errors that have occurred by visitors to your website. You…

cPanel DNSSEC Overview

What is DNSSEC? DNSSEC or Domain Name System Security Extensions is a security level that you can put on your domain to protect your visitors from different forms of attacks. This is done with digital signature records or DS records. The DNS server will compare its DS record to the DS record at the domain’s registrar. If the DS records match then you know the record is authentic and the visitor’s information is safe. How to use DNSSEC in cPanel To use DNSSEC in cPanel you would first need to to the “Zone Editor” tab in the domains section. Once…

cPanel Raw Access Metrics

In some cases, website developers and site owners may need to take a direct look into all of the access logs for the website. In such a case, cPanel offers the Raw Access metrics in order to let the account holder download the log files of their site. Raw access logs are plain text files that contain all of the information about your site’s visitors and all the the pages and content they visited.   Where Do I View My Access Logs? The option to view the raw access logs can be found under the Metrics section of your cPanel

cPanel Analog Stats Metrics

When it comes to tracking web statistics such as bandwidth or visitors, Hostwinds believes more options are better. As such, we provide you AWStats and Webalizer, and also provide Analog Stats to help you keep track of all of your metrics. How Do I Use Analog Stats? The Analog Stats tool can be found under the Metrics section on your cPanel home page.   Upon clicking on the Analog Stats option, you are greeted with the Analog Stats page. The page lists all of your domains, subdomains, and their SSL equivalents.   Under the Actions column, you can click on…

How to Use Nginx Reverse Proxy (cPanel/WHM Server)

Engintron is a free plugin that can be easily installed on your cPanel/WHM server. With Engintron installed, you can use Nginx as a reverse proxy to serve your web content in front of Apache web server. This can greatly improve load times and resource usage. Engintron makes it possible to get Nginx up and running in just a few minutes.  Installation Step 1: Access WHM as root at https://<YOUR-IP-or-HOSTNAME>:2087. If you would like to perform the installation via SSH, skip to Step 3. Step 2: Navigate to Server Configuration > Terminal in WHM: Step 3: Next, install Engintron in the…

How To Create A Mailing List in cPanel

Mailing lists are a great way to keep your clients up to date on events going on with your site updates. Luckily, creating a mailing list is easy to do for Hostwinds client who are using cPanel.   How Do I Start A Mailing List For My Website? Step 1: Login to your cPanel account Step 2: Scroll down to the EMAIL section Step 3: Click on the “Mailing Lists” option   Step 4: Create a name for the mailing list, this will be the name on the email sent to your clients Step 5: Create a password for that…

Definition of WHM Functions

…Manager (Mailman) – Restarts mailing list manager SQL Server (MySQL) – Restarts SQL Server SSH Server (OpernSSH) – Restarts SSH Server Development Apps Managed by AppConfig – Display apps that are installed/registered with AppConfig cPanel Development Forum – Link to the cPanel Development Forum cPanel Plugin File Generator – Creates plugin files Manage Hooks – Manage hooks that already exist on your server Software Development Kit – Link to the Software Development Kit for cPanel/WHM WHM official documentation can be found here. Other Related Articles: cPanel and WHM Overview How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server CPanel/WHM License…