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cPanel Bandwidth Metrics

cPanel provides a number of ways to measure your websites. The Bandwidth metric is a tool for viewing your website’s overall bandwidth usage for your traffic. This is very useful, particularly if you are needing to look into upgrading or reviewing the resources of your websites to determine if you will need additional bandwidth on your services.   How Can I Track My Site Bandwidth? The Bandwidth tracker is located under the Metrics section on your cPanel home page.   When you click on the Bandwidth icon, you will be redirected to the Bandwidth page. This page will show multiple…

Domain MX Records (cPanel)

…email delivered to you Gmail account by first connecting your domain with Google Apps then use the steps referenced above to add the following MX records in cPanel.   ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 1 ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 5 ALT2.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 5 ALT3.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 10 ALT4.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 10   Adding all five ensures that if one goes down or there’s maintenance, your email will still continue to be delivered.   It can take up to 48 hours for these changes to take effect. What Is DNS Propagation?   Helpful Related Articles cPanel Zone Editor A General Overview Of DNS How To Access cPanel A Beginners Guide To cPanel  …

Definition Of cPanel File Manager

cPanel’s File Manager provides you with an easy way to edit, upload, copy, remove and manage your web hosting files from your browser. This article will give a fundamental rundown of the methods that you can use to traverse through the file manager. Before continuing with this guide, you will want to access cPanel. If your are not sure how to do this, see How To Access cPanel Begin by clicking the “File Manager” icon within the “Files” section of your cPanel.     The layout of the file manager is intuitive and looks familiar to most. On the left…

How To Change Your Webmail Password In cPanel

After you create your email within cPanel, there may come a time where you may want to change your password to your email account for a variety of reasons. The following steps will outline how to change your webmail(s) password if needed.   Step 1: Log into your cPanel service (If not familiar how, please review our article How To Access cPanel) Step 2: Locate your Email section and cPanel and select Email Accounts     Step 3: Select the Email Accounts tab. Select Password and Authentication to the right of the email now you wish to change.    …

Changing cPanel Main Domain

on domain, you can move all of the files to the public_html folder for your primary domain. You can also change the document root of the primary domain by adding the following to a .htaccess file in your public_html folder: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^yourdomain.com$ [NC,OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.yourdomain.com$ RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !directory/ RewriteRule (.*) /directory/$1 [L]   Replace yourdomain.com and directory aboce with your primary domain name and the folder or directory that your files exist in   Helpful Related Articles A Beginners Guide to cPanel How to Change a cPanel Password How To Access cPanel Hostwinds Client Area Overview…

cPanel: Adding Email to Android

Enter in your server information. Enter in your SMTP information (typically mail.example.com), Security Type (select SSL/TLS), check Require Sign-in, username (Webmail email) and password (Webmail password).     Step 7: Select your email preferences and tap Next     Step 8: Finish by naming your account and display names. Tap Next when finished.     Your Android Email should now be correctly configured to receive your cPanel emails on your Android device. Helpful Related Articles How Do I Add Email Accounts In cPanel? Definition of cPanel Email Icons cPanel and WHM Overview cPanel: Adding Webmail Email To iPhone    …

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 this link from their client area, and select the license you require. License Types cPanel VPS License: This is the license to select if you have a Cloud Server Dedicated cPanel License: This is the license to select if you have a dedicated server. The…

Why Do I Have to Pay for cPanel on My Server?

for the cost of the license. As a Hostwinds client, you’re able to purchase a cPanel license directly from us. Due to our licensing contract with the company, the cost of a cPanel license would actually be lower than purchasing it from the company directly. We can set it up for you quickly and easily via a support ticket that is automatically created after the checkout process for new cPanel license orders. Alternatively, if you’re a more technical user or you don’t require cPanel specifically, you can check out this article that covers several of the best free control panels….