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How To Update/Refresh A Softaculous License For Your Server

in the search bar Step 2: Select Softaculous – Instant Installs from below the search bar     Step 3: In the Softaculous interface that appears click the Refresh License link Step 4: You should now see the icon for the Premium version of Softaculous     Helpful Related Articles How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server Creating a cPanel Account Definition of WHM Functions cPanel and WHM Overview   If you experience any issues with this process, please do not hesitate to reach out to us via Live Chat, over the phone, or Opening A Support Ticket…

How to Transfer/Migrate an Entire Server to a New Server

This article is intended for those who operate a VPS or dedicated server with a purchased cPanel/WHM license.   For more information about cPanel and WHM, please review our article cPanel and WHM Overview   How Do I Move A Server With The Transfer Tool? If you want to move everything to a new server, you’ll want to perform the following steps using the transfer tool.   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: Select the Transfer Tool under…

Running a Virus Scan on your Server

maldetect-* sh ./install.sh or sudo sh ./install.sh maldet –update-ver maldet –update   To scan an entire directory using Linux Malware Detect, you’d type the following:   maldet -a /home   To scan an entire user directory using Linux Malware Detect, you’d type the following, replacing “username” with the actual username:   maldet -a /home/username   To scan the entire server instance using Linux Malware Detect, you’d issue the following command:   maldet -a /     Helpful Related Articles   CentOS Web Panel Anti-Virus Scan CPanel Virus Scan Perform Virus Scan On Shared/Business/Reseller Hosting From CPanel Hostwinds Tiers Of Support…

Guide To Using EasyApache to Recompile Apache

This article is intended for those who operate a VPS or dedicated server with a purchased cPanel/WHM license.   For more information about cPanel and WHM, please review our article cPanel and WHM Overview   What Is EasyApache? EasyApache is a script executed by the command line that lets you update and reconfigure your Apache server through WHM. This guide will show you how to use EasyApache to recompile Apache.   How Do I Use EasyApache To Recompile Apache? Follow this guide to use EasyApache to recompile Apache.   Step 1: Log into WHM for the new server you’re moving…

Restarting a Service in WHM

…group or directly choose the service you want to reset Inside the service click yes to confirm restarting the selected service     You can restart the following services: FTP Server (ProFTPd/PureFTPd) Mail Server (Exim) HTTP Server (Apache) DNS Server (BIND/NSD/MyDNS) SQL Server (MySQL) IMAP Server Mailing List Manager (Mailman) SSH Server (OpenSSH)   Please be informed that WHM is only available for our Linux VPS tiers, provided you have a purchased and active CPanel/WHM license   Helpful Related Articles cPanel Minimum Requirements cPanel And WHM Overview Definition Of WHM Functions How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server…

How To Install Magento Using Softaculous

How Do I Install Magento Easily With Softaculous? First you will want to Go to your cPanel, which can be accessed from the Hostwinds Client Area or yourdomain.com/cpanel Next, you will want to navigate to the Software Section of the cPanel interface (usually near the bottom by default) to find the Softaculous Apps Installer Click on the Softaculous Apps Installer Icon to be brought to the Softaculous Scripts Installer page. From here is where most scripts can easily be installed If you do not see Magento listed in the Top Scripts or on the front page, you can click on…

How to Install ClipBucket

server IP Address User : cPanel User Name Password : cPanel Password. Upload Clip-Bucket to where you’d like it hosted Navigate to the public_html directory of the site that you’d like to use for ClipBucket in your FTP Program Extract the upload Folder from clipbucket-hostwinds-VPS-optimized.zip to your desktop Drag all Files from inside the upload Folder into your public_html directory via your FTP Program Install ClipBucket Navigate to your website in your Web Browser You should now see the ClipBucket Installer Page Click OK, I Agree, Now let me Continue! The installer now will say 1-2 things are not found…

Graceful Server Reboot From WHM

…compared to a Forceful reboot, which is often compared to unplugging a computer from a wall, or a “hard” shutdown or reboot, and is more harmful to the operating system and the programs that are being run. Whenever possible it is recommended to reboot your server gracefully.   Before continuing with this guide, please login to WHM. This is usually done using the root username and your given password. If you are unfamiliar with how to do that, you may review several methods of accessing both cPanel and WHM at our Cpanel and WHM overview. It is also possible to…