Creating and Editing an .htaccess File

And Edit An .htaccess File cPanel To create an .htaccess file through cPanel, you’ll first need to be logged into cPanel. Once logged in, please refer to the following steps.   Click on the File Manager icon located under the files section     Select the location of where you’d like to create this file such as public_html Click the New File icon     Name the file .htaccess Click Create New File     If you’re not able to view this file once you have created it you’ll need to enable Show Hidden Files     Locate and right…

What Can You Do with a Cloud Server?

…plans. So of course, you get better performance and it can handle more traffic and more processes running at once. You also have much more control, as you have root access. This means you can install whatever software, apps or scripts you want as needed. With shared hosting, you’re limited to what’s available.   Note: cPanel is not included on our VPS’s and would be an additional $13.00/mo upon purchase for Linux servers only. It would include WHM/cPanel with full root access to assist with the management of your website(s) and is recommended to purchase a tier 3 or higher…

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 Change File Permissions

When working with Linux, there may come a time where you will need to modify file or folder permissions due to a 403 error on your Website, or for a certain script or program to run properly. This can either be done using cPanel’s File Manager, which makes this an easy process or directly from the command line, for those who don’t have cPanel. As always, before making changes to your files and folders, we highly suggest taking a local backup to your computer so that it can easily be restored.   How To Change Permissions With cPanel   Log…

Unable To Access wp-admin

Why Can’t I Access wp-admin? There are several reasons why you may suddenly be unable to access wp-admin. A blank white page may be showing, or there is an error page being displayed. Most common reasons for this include an issue with your theme, a problematic plugin, the wrong permissions set in your cPanel, corrupt files in your WordPress installation or even your firewall preventing you from accessing it.   Checking The Theme   Go to your cPanel’s File Manager or connect to your site through FTP Navigate to the wp-content/themes folder of your WordPress installation. Make sure you have…

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…

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…

Definition of Domains Icons

to be made available from another domain name.     This interface is used to set a redirect from one domain to another domain.     A simple DNS Zone Editor where you can add DNS records. Please note that this may be removed in later releases of cPanel.     An Advanced DNS Zone Editor which allows you to add a wider variety of DNS entries. Please note that this may be removed in later releases of cPanel.       A DNS Zone Editor that encompasses both the Simple DNS Zone Editor and the Advanced DNS Zone Editor….

Upgrading/Downgrading An Account

Go to Account Functions   This can be located quickly by searching for “Account” in the search bar   Step 3: Go to Upgrade/Downgrade an Account     Step 4: Select the account in question Step 5: Click Modify     Step 6: Select the package you want to change it to Step 7: Click Upgrade/Downgrade     You can view the configuration and details of any package by clicking on the magnifying glass icon.   Helpful Related Articles How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server Creating a cPanel Account Definition of WHM Functions cPanel and WHM Overview…