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cPanel / WHM Minimum Requirements

is easy to upgrade as your account grows and needs more resources if you notice that you will need to have additional resources. What will you be using this server for? The minimum requirements that we offer with our tier 3 VPS will be able to run cPanel/WHM. For websites that need more resources for high amounts of traffic, heavy resource usage for their applications, hosting videos and music, this will require more resources and a higher tier VPS is recommended.   Related Helpful Articles: CPanel and WHM Overview WHM vs cPanel A Beginners Guide to cPanel Cloud Instance Overview…

Adding An A Record In cPanel

How Do I Add An A Record In cPanel? With cPanel you can manage all aspects of your website(s), such as adding DNS entries through the web based interface. Let’s take a look at how you’d add an A record through cPanel. Please note that you’ll need to login to your cPanel account to follow the steps listed below. If you’re unsure of how to login to your cPanel account, please refer to the following guide: How to access cPanel   Step 1: Once logged into cPanel select the “Zone Editor” icon under the domains section     Step 2:…

How To Create A SPAM Filter in cPanel

Hostwinds clients who are using cPanel and have a web hosting package with Apache SpamAssasin SPAM Filters enabled will be happy to make use of this feature to help deal with SPAM emails from being received. In this guide, we will cover how to set up SPAM filters and use these on your cPanel account and is targeted towards Hostwinds Shared, Business and Reseller clients. In order to continue with this guide, please login to cPanel.   How To Create SPAM Filter Step One: Navigate to the email section and select Spam Filters     Step Two: Check whether Apache…

How To Password Protect Folders In cPanel

There may come a time when you have a directory that you want only certain people to access. This can be done through a variety of ways, such as through the .htaccess file. Or other methods depending on your control panel. This guide will be describing how this can be done through your cPanel interface.   Where To Find The Option In cPanel’s File Manager   The easiest way to locate the option to password protect your files or folders, is within cPanel’s File Manager. Log into your cPanel. After you are logged in, navigate to the File Manager icon…

cPanel: Adding Email To iPhone

(optional). This information will be your Webmail email and password you created from cPanel > Email Accounts. Select Next when done.     See How Do I Add Email Accounts In cPanel? if you do not currently have an email in your cPanel created.   Step 7: Make sure IMAP is selected and proceed with filling out the required information. Incoming Mail Server and Outgoing Mail Server should have your Hostname (typically this is mail.domainname.com), User Name (typically your mail address, but can be found from cPanel > Email Accounts > Setup Mail Client) and Password (your Webmail password you…

My cPanel/WHM License Has Expired

our technical support to look into the matter on your behalf.   If you choose to purchase your own license, you may do so at our store here. Once you have the license details we can install it on your server by either opening a ticket or talking with a rep through live chat on our site who will help assist with getting it over to technical support for you.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel/WHM License Why Do I Have To Pay For cPanel On My Server? cPanel and WHM Overview How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server…

How to Get Started with your New cPanel / WHM Server

This is the area where you can create cPanel accounts for any domain you currently own. Enter your domain, the username and password you’d like to use, and enable whatever settings you’d like on this page, the defaults are fine in most all instances. None are required other than the domain name you are adding, so if you’re not sure, it’s best to leave the rest of the settings alone. Once you’ve set everything to your specifications, scroll to the bottom and click Create. Congratulations! You’ve created the cPanel account for your domain. To log into the cPanel account you…

WHM vs cPanel

What’s the difference between WHM and cPanel?   cPanel is used to manage your sites and domains, while Web Host Manager (WHM) is used to manage multiple hosting accounts/multiple cPanels. For example, setting limits on the amount of memory allocated to each account or limiting the number of domains each account can have. WHM is often used by web designers and developers to offer their clients hosting packages.   Note : Shared hosting plans do not come with WHM. All cloud and dedicated servers have the ability to access WHM with a cPanel license.   Can’t I Just Add Client…