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How to Change the Root MYSQL Password For WHM

…need to be logged in to WHM before proceeding.   Step 1: Search for the word root in the WHM search bar Step 2: Select MySQL Root Password under the SQL Services section     Step 3: Enter your desired password Step 4: Re enter the password to confirm Step 5: Click Change Password     Your root MySQL password should now be updated and ready to use.   Related Articles How to Change a cPanel User Password from WHM cPanel and WHM Overview How to Configure Custom Nameservers in WHM How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server…

Setting Enterprise Email Up With Third Party Mail Clients

…MX record for your domain. How To Setup Email Client Access in cPanel – A similar guide on how to setup email client access with cPanel. (Some of the settings are similar, excluding the incoming and outgoing server names) What is the Hostwinds Enterprise Email Service? – Additional information about Hostwinds’ Enterprise email service, and what it includes. Related Resources Mozilla Thunderbird – Help and resources for Mozilla Thunderbird If you should have any questions or would like assistance, do feel free to contact us through Live Chat, on our Phones, or by submitting a ticket with our Technical Support team….

Creating a MySQL Database

How do I Setup a MySQL Database in cPanel? Setting up a database for your website can be done with just a few button clicks. Let’s go over the steps to create a MySQL Database from your cPanel account.   To start, look under the Databases section on your cPanel main page, and click on MySQL Databases.   You will be taken to the main page for controlling the MySQL Databases and Users. Since we are only worrying about creating a database right now, the following instructions will detail just how to do so.   1. In the Create new…

My Server is Not Working Correctly – What Should I Do?

If you find that your server instance is not working as expected, there are a few things that you can do to troubleshoot the cause. The steps required to troubleshoot this will vary depending on what OS you have installed and the issue that you’re experiencing with the server. This article will cover the required steps for a Linux based server with cPanel, however some of these steps can be utilized on a Linux server without cPanel. Top Command The first thing that you can do is login to your server via SSH and check the output of the top…

Definition of Files Icons

The Files section in cPanel houses a collection of options that all deal with your website’s files.     This article will briefly review the options that are available in the cPanel Files section.     A web based File Manager.     This interface will allow you to manage images that are saved on your account.     You can use this interface to set a password to protect certain directories that are on your account.     Here you can monitor your account’s available disk space.     Using this interface you can create a Web Disk account…

Deploy Static React App

…portfolio on their own domain name to have a more professional looking website. If you are looking for more advanced options and have full control over the server configuration, and ready to move your app into a production environment, we suggest looking at our SSD Cloud VPS Servers. Related Articles How To Access cPanel – How to easily access your cPanel interface with a Hostwinds service. Shared Hosting Overview – An overview of the features and what comes along with our Shared hosting plans. Business Hosting Overview – An overview of the features and what makes our Business hosting plan a great choice….

How to Reset FTP Account Passwords

How to Reset FTP Account Passwords in cPanel? Using FTP to upload files to your website or to download them from your website is very common. In some instances you may need to reset your FTP password, perhaps you have forgotten it or perhaps you’d just like to change it. Whatever the case may be this article will show you how to change your FTP password using cPanel. Please note that you’ll need to be logged into cPanel before proceeding.   Click the FTP Accounts icon     Locate and select the Change Password link     Enter in the…

How to create a custom landing page using HTML and CSS

In this guide, you will learn how to create the basic ‘under construction’ landing page below using HTML and CSS. In order to create a landing page, you will need to have a text editor, either the one provided in your cPanel file manager, Notepad++ or any text editor of your choice will work fine to follow along in this guide.  If you are using a control panel such as cPanel you will add these files to either your public_html directory or the document root for your domain name. If you are not using a control panel you would most…

Rebooting Your Server With WHM

…errors or not this will cause the system to shut down through them. To start this type of reboot, push the Forceful Server Reboot button and the click the Proceed button on the next page.   Graceful Server Reboot This system shutdown first stores user data and closes user-level programs before rebooting. To start this type of reboot, push the Graceful Server Reboot button and the click the Proceed button on the next page.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel And WHM Overview Restarting A Service In WHM How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server Creating A cPanel Account…

Free SSL from Let’s Encrypt

…screen, you will need to install the module that allows this. WHM has a built in script for this. You will need to log into the server over SSH as the root user and run the following command: /scripts/install_lets_encrypt_autossl_provider Let’s Encrypt imposes significant rate limits, and some features that are available with cPanel’s AutoSSL provider are not available with Let’s Encrypt. If you require some of the features cPanel’s provider allows, or you are being rate limited by Let’s Encrypt, you may want to switch back to cPanel’s AutoSSL provider. What About From Inside cPanel? While the AutoSSL Certificate Provider can…