How To Stay Informed About Breaking Security Updates or Patches

How Do I Stay Up-To-Date With New Security Patches And Updates? One of the best ways to stay up to date with updates or security patches, is to update your server often and have a schedule to do so. Monthly updates are completely acceptable, however it’s better to run updates weekly or twice a week. This will ensure that your server is always as up to date as possible. WordPress, cPanel and WHM will often tell you if there is a critical or new update available. If you aren’t sure how to update your current system, you should check out…

SHOUTcast Graphical Statistics Overview

…interface that you can enter the Graphical Statistics page. Both of these ways would be done within the SHOUTcast control panel. If you are in the Edit / Update My Radios page. There will be the option listed for Graphical Statistics underneath the cPanel username. The other way, which can be done from any page within the SHOUTcast control panel, is in the upper left. This would be in the Account Functions menu, listed as Graphical Statistics. Clicking on those buttons will bring you to the Graphical Statistics page where you can track, visually, your visitors that listen to your…

WHM Security Checklist/Best Practices

How do I make my server more secure? Here are some of the best tips to make sure that your WHM server is more secure: Use secure passwords Secure SSH Secure Apache Harden your system Restrict your system’s compilers Disable unused services and daemons Monitor your system Enable a firewall Stay up-to-date If you’d like to see more information about how to do any of the above, please visit: https://documentation.cpanel.net/display/CKB/Tips+to+Make+Your+Server+More+Secure…

WHM Tweak Settings Overview

…has a plethora of subtopics you can explore. To find Tweak Settings, login to your WHM and head to Home => Server Configuration => Tweak Settings. Common Tweaks for Performance Turn off Mailman Used for managing mailing lists, but if you don’t utilize mailing lists in cpanel, disabling would reduce CPU usage Set email delivery times to retry every 120 seconds The default is 60 seconds, again, to reduce CPU usage Set Initial default/catch-all for Accounts Behavior to Fail This is to mitigate CPU usage as well as received SPAM. If emails are sent to inboxes that don’t exist, this…

Apache Configuration in WHM Guide

…Address Editor – This editor allows you to configure Apache to listen only to the the IP addresses you want   Memory Usage Restrictions – This tool allows you to individually set Apache memory limits by calculating them and setting process memory limit changes   Log Rotation – Allows you to manage which files are rotated and what files cPanel cpanellogd daemon should change   Piped Log Configuration – Allows you to enable this feature so that Apache access logs are split into a separate process. This keeps resources available and doesn’t force a restart every time they are changed….

Selecting A PHP Handler In WHM

…possible but you’re unable to know which user ran the script.   How To Install Additional PHP Handlers To install additional PHP handlers you’ll need to use WHM’s EasyApache 3 tool, and install the Apache module for the handler through EasyApache. In WHM, head to Home > Software > EasyApache3 or EasyApace4 (depending on what version you may be running)   Upon completion of the build, EasyApache 3 will configure PHP and suEXEC for you automatically.   Helpful Related Articles How To Change PHP Version Per Domain cPanel And WHM Overview Apache Configuration In WHM Guide Definition Of WHM Functions…

Configuring WHM Automatic Backups

How do I Configure Automatic Backups with WHM?   One of the most important things you can do to protect yourself (and any clients you might be hosting) against security threats and data loss is ensuring everything is properly backed up and saved. Luckily, it’s easy to setup WHM automatic backups.   This feature is currently only support on a cPanel / WHM Instance That Is installed on either a VPS, or dedicated server.   Login to your WHM, and Go to the Backup section you can do this by searching for the word backup in the search bar Go…

Restoring Backup Accounts

…file that you wish to use to complete the restoration     Select if you want to overwrite each instance of the servers’ IP addresses that originally existed with this one or just replace the basic A records given by cPanel. If this user account already exists and you wish to replace the users content with the content from the backup select overwrite that user If you have an unused IP address on your server and you’d like this account to have a dedicated IP, you can select to assign a dedicated IP address for the account Once you’re satisfied…

Minimum System Requirements

…official documentation here     Windows OS Minimum Server Requirements   2016   512MB of system memory (RAM) 32GB of disk space   Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing Windows 2016 DOC official documentation here   2012   512MB of system memory (RAM) 32GB of disk space   Note: Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing Windows 2016 DOC official documentation here   2008   512MB of system memory (RAM) 20GB of disk space for 32-bit , 32GB of disk space for 64-bit   Related Articles Cloud Instance Overview cPanel Minimum Requirements Choosing Your Windows OS Version…