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What’s the Difference Between Horde, Roundcube and SquirrelMail

Choosing a default Webmail application can be a bit confusing, especially if you do not really know the differences between the applications that cPanel provides. These differences are fairly subtle and the choice generally comes down to your personal preference and what you find useful in a mail client. In this article we will discuss these differences as well as visually illustrate them so that you can make an informed decision without the need to scour the internet for this information.   In cPanel/WHM Version 78, the cPanel team has removed Squirrelmail from cPanel completely. You can read more information…

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…

Management of Shared Backups

…or discrepancies, please report them through a support ticket.   Requesting Restoration   Hostwinds technicians are capable of restoring content in-full. This means that if you require Hostwinds support technicians to perform a restore from your backups, the process will overwrite all existing data with the backed up copy. This process involves complete termination of your cPanel account, and then the restoration of your full cPanel backup. This will completely terminate the cPanel account and all content, emails, FTP accounts, files and folders. They’ll be recreated from the backup date you specify. If you have important emails, file changes, updates…

How To Install WHMCS Manually As A White Label Reseller

…paste the copied key on your WHMCS installation page, in the License Key field.   Database Connection Details You will need to create a database, and a database user, this is fairly simple to complete using cPanel’s MySQL Databases feature.     Login to your cPanel account, and navigate to MYSQL Databases. You can easily find this by searching in the search field the word sql.   Both your MySQL username and MySQL database name will be prefixed with your cPanel username. Simply name them both with whatever you wish and it is entirely up to you. THese can be…

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…

Why Is A Subdomain Created For Every Add-on Domain?

list of WordPress installations. There would also be an Install Now button. After clicking that, you’d choose the addon domain and directory you want to install to. Just as you could for your main domain. You can find a list of your Addon Domains in your cPanel by going to Home > Domains > Addon Domains     For further information on how to Addon Domains within your cpanel, please review: Creating an Addon Domain   Helpful Related Articles How Many Domains Can I Host? Understanding Addon and Parked Domains A Beginners Guide to cPanel How to Access cPanel  …

How to Manually Migrate a WordPress Installation to Hostwinds

will download your database locally as a .SQL file that will be saved to your computer.   How to Prepare for Migration on the New Host   Add the domain to your hosting (if on a Hostwinds VPS, creating a new cPanel account for the domain, or add as an Add-On Domain via cPanel) https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/create-addon-domain-in-cpanel/ Use the MySQL Database Wizard in cPanel to create the database and user for the WordPress installation (make sure to copy your database name, database user name, and user password, you’ll need this later to update your wp-config.php file)    How to Import your WordPress…

Explanation of FTP Protocol

cPanel can generate a script to automatically configure these three to work quickly.   What information is used within a FTP when attempting to connect to my cPanel?   Typically any FTP service will ask for 3 things to use in order to connect; hostname, username and password. Hostname would be the IP you are trying to connect to, in this case the IP of your cPanel service. Username and password would be the exact same username and password used for the cPanel account. Normally the “port” input field can be left blank, however, if required, port 21 should work….

Definition of Metrics Icons

site that are using the FTP protocol.     Metrics Editor – Allows you to choose what statistics programs that you’ll use when viewing site stats, only if you’re permitted to do so.     CPU and Concurrent Connection Usage – resource monitoring tool that lets you view detailed information about problematic processes and database queries running on your account. The information can then help you determine why a resource limit was triggered.   Helpful Related Articles A Beginners Guide to cPanel Definition of Email Icons in cPanel cPanel Definitions of the Stats Panel Definition of Security Icons In cPanel

How To Import Accounts from WHM into WHMCS

There may come a time where you have a cPanel / WHM Server that is full of accounts, that you need to incorporate into your WHMCS. This can be due to a new installation of WHMCS, or acquirement of another server. Regardless of the reason, you will be able to import the accounts from the server into your WHMCS using the Import Tool that comes pre packaged with WHMCS.   Where To Find cPanel / WHM Import Feature Step One: Log into your WHMCS Administrative Dashboard. Step Two: From the top of the Dashboard, navigate through to Utilities -> cPanel