cPanel Webalizer Metrics

cPanel has many tools to help you track the various statistics of your website and its traffic. Webalizer is a program installed thru cPanel that displays traffic statistics. For more information about Webalizer, you can visit their website Webalizer.org.   How Can I Track My Website’s Statistics? The Webalizer tracker is located under the Metrics…

cPanel Minimum Requirements

Hardware requirements   Component OS Minimum Recommended Processor All supported operating systems. 1 CPU core 1 CPU cores Memory CentOS 7 1 GB of RAM 2 GB of RAM or more, for heavily-populated servers. All other supported operating systems. 768 MB of RAM 2 GB of RAM Disk Space All supported operating systems. 20 GB…

How to delete a cPanel from WHM

Removing an existing cPanel account is a very quick and easy operation, but be warned this move is permanent and you cannot undo this once removed. Please only proceed if you have taken any necessary backups, moved any full cPanel backups to another server and you are absolutely certain that you would like to permanently…

cPanel Visitors Metrics

cPanel offers many ways to track the various metrics you can measure your site by. One useful metric to check is the Visitors tracker, which logs the IP address of every visitor to your websites, all the files and pages they viewed and the time the access was attempted. You will also see the links…

cPanel Indexes

This article is about using cPanel to manage the indexing of your folders. In order to prevent the listing of the contents of your folder, this is a way to ensure your website visitors are not able to view the contents of a folder that does not contain an index file such as index.php, index.html,…

Fetch cPanel Email Using Gmail

Hostwinds suggest to Fetch your email in Gmail as opposed to setting up an email forwarder in cPanel to prevent your domain from being rate limited, blocked or very slow when checking email. This can happen if you receive SPAM and forward this to another email service provider as forwarding SPAM counts as sending SPAM…

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…

cPanel and WHM Overview

What is cPanel? cPanel is a web hosting control panel created by cPanel, Inc., that allows for the management and administration of websites and their related services. It is a Linux-based software, supported by the latest versions of CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CloudLinux OS, and includes a number of tools to manage the…

cPanel/WHM License

Servers with cPanel/WHM require a cPanel license in order to be utilized. Hostwinds offers licenses for both our Cloud/VPS products, and Dedicated servers. When purchasing a new Cloud Server or Dedicated Server, the option to include the cPanel license during checkout is available. To purchase a license at a later time, users can navigate to…

Changing cPanel main domain

Change your main domain for your cPanel account on your shared / business / reseller hosting service Navigate to your client account with Hostwinds Access your product page for the service in which you are wishing to update the main domain for In the left navigation panel, there is a menu option labeled “Change Domain”…