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How to Add IP’s to a cPanel Based KVM Server

Once the IP’s have been provisioned/assigned to the server in question, log into the WHM interface on the server. Once logged in, use the search bar to locate the “Add a New IP Address” option; which should be under the “IP Functions” section. This can be achieved more quickly by searching for “ip”. Click on “Add a New IP Address”, which will take you to the interface that is used to add IP’s in WHM/cPanel. To add an IP, simply copy the IP that you’d like to add from the clients product page in WHMCS, and paste it in the…

How To Stay Informed About Breaking Security Updates or Patches

How Do I Stay Up-To-Date With New Security Patches And Updates? One of the best ways to stay up to date with updates or security patches, is to update your server often and have a schedule to do so. Monthly updates are completely acceptable, however it’s better to run updates weekly or twice a week. This will ensure that your server is always as up to date as possible. WordPress, cPanel and WHM will often tell you if there is a critical or new update available. If you aren’t sure how to update your current system, you should check out…

Adding a Secondary MySQL Server

How do I setup a separate server for MySQL in WHM? You can setup a server to handle MySQL, which can help if your site(s) get a lot of traffic or are running big databases. (See below for important notes)   Install MySQL on the remote MySQL server if it’s not already installed Log in to WHM on the web server Go to Home > SQL Services This can be located quickly by searching for “sql” in the search bar Select Manage MySQL® Profiles     Click the Add Profile button     Enter the Profile Name Select the Configuration…

List Of Useful Ports To Know At Hostwinds

mind that the below ports may not be available or opened depending on the service you purchased.   Name Port HTTP 80 FTP 21 Secure Shell (SSH) 22 Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) 25 MySQL 3306 (by default) cPanel 2083 WHM 2087 Webmail 2096 Domain Name System (DNS) 53 Outgoing SMTP (secured) 465 Receiving IMAP (secured) 993 Receiving POP3 (secured) 995 Outgoing SMTP (unsecured) 587 Receiving IMAP (unsecured) 143 Receiving POP3 (unsecured) 110   Related Articles   Common Commands (Centos 7) Common Linux Commands cPanel and WHM Overview   Related Resources   Service Name and Transport Protocol Port Number Registry…

Reseller Center Overview

This article is intended for VPS, Cloud and Dedicated Server clients who have access to Web Host Manager (WHM). cPanel licenses can be purchased with your VPS, Cloud or Dedicated Server for an additional cost to give you the ability to use cPanel and WHM to manage your accounts and the server configurations. What is the Reseller Center? The Reseller Center is a management dashboard for all your reseller accounts. This is where you can add, remove, and manage reseller privileges in the server. You can find this section by heading to Resellers > Reseller Center.     In this…

Install AutoSSL Domain Validated (DV) Certificate Manually

Hostwinds clients who have Shared or Business Web Hosting are able to review the AutoSSL feature that Hostwinds provides to accounts that have this enabled. AutoSSL is an automation feature included with cPanel & WHM version 60 and later. It discovers and deploys DV cPanel SSL certificates automatically to all websites, logins and endpoints on your account. In addition to protecting websites, AutoSSL enables SSL on areas of cPanel and WHM that need encryption. This includes admin-based logins, email and internally running services that you have hosted on your account. AutoSSL also renews expiring certificates so that this is all…

cPanel License Expired

If when logging into WHM on your VPS, Cloud or Dedicated Server you receive a message stating that the license is expired there are steps you can take to attempt to resolve this issue.   Renew cPanel License You can check if your license is valid at http://verify.cpanel.net by entering the IP address of your server Log into your server via SSH using a client such as PuTTY Execute the command /usr/local/cpanel/cpkeyclt Refresh your browser or log out and back in to your WHM panel Confirm that the message has cleared If the license is not renewed, the issue may…

Reset a DNS Zone

You can reset your DNS zones back to the original default settings in WHM by doing the following: Login to WHM Head to Home > DNS Functions This can be located quickly by searching for “DNS” in the search bar Select the Reset a DNS Zone option     Choose the domain you want to reset DNS settings for Click Reset     Related Articles Adding a DNS Zone Deleting a DNS Zone Editing a DNS Zone…

How To Resolve Problems When Sending Email

…your email logs and email activity be reviewed if you feel that this is a possibility.   Mail Queue The mail queue may be full or stopped. You only have access to this through WHM though. Go to WHM Go to Mail Queue Manager under Email   Here, you’ll be able to view emails that are in the queue and see how many there are. You can also attempt to deliver undelivered messages that are sitting here. If an attempt was made to send an email to an incorrect/unavailable address, they’ll be here. You should manually delete these emails to…

A Beginners Guide to cPanel

…can’t find what you need in our Knowledge Base, look at the very bottom of your cPanel home page. You should see a link called “Documentation”, or a cPanel icon, that will address any cPanel specific questions in detail at their homepage.   Additionally, if you would like assistance getting something setup, or would like some guidance, our Support team is available 24 / 7 through our Ticketing System, LiveChat, and our Phone System.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel Minimum Requirements cPanel And WHM Overview How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server (Limited to VPS with WHM/cPanel license)…