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How To Add Cron Jobs in cPanel

Creating cron jobs make it easier to automate common tasks that can be scheduled to run by the system. In most cases, a cron job is benefical when you need to run simple tasks from a script. Many website owners utilize cron jobs to save time and automate tasks.   Create A Cron Job In cPanel Step 1. Log into cPanel Step 2. Select Cron Jobs from the Advanced Section   Step 3. Scroll down the page to common settings and select the frequency and duration for your cron jobs. The drop down menu has prefilled settings to choose from….

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 that directed them to a page or file.   How Can I Track My Site Visitors? The Visitors tracker is located under the Metrics section on your cPanel home page.   If you click on the Visitors option, you will be directed to the Visitors…

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 through 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 section on your cPanel home page.   If you click on the Webalizer option, you will be directed to the Webalizer page. It will show a list of all your cPanel’s domains, and their SSL equivalents. This will show some quick charts and graphs detailing…

Setting Up Inside cPanel vs Nameserver Setup

too Look for Nameserver tab or location in the domain to manage your DNS records Change the Nameserver entries to match those Cloudflare provided   You can check through www.intoDNS.com to see that your nameservers entries match the ones Cloudflare provided.   To setup Cloudflare with a domain registered at Hostwinds, please check out article How To Edit Nameservers At Hostwinds. To setup Cloudflare with cPanel, please check out How To Setup And Configure Cloudflare In CPanel .   Helpful Related Articles   Cloudflare Setting Recommendations Protecting You Origin IP To Prevent DDOS Attack With Cloudflare Cloudflare Account Setup Guide…

Perform Virus Scan on Shared/Business/Reseller Hosting from cPanel

This guide is about running a virus scanner on your cPanel. This is intended to check if your web hosting files or cPanel email have acquired any malware by using the built in tool that is included with your account.   How To Run the Scan   Login to your cPanel Scroll down to the Advanced section Select the Virus Scanner Select the files you would like to perform this scan on. The options are Mail, your Entire Home Directory, the Public Web space and the Public FTP space Click the Scan Now button to start Let the scan run…

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 Log into your server via SSH using a client such as PuTTY Execute the command /usr/local/cpanel/cpkeyclt Refresh your browser or log out and back in to your WHM panel Confirm that the message has cleared If the license is not renewed, the issue may…

Increase Maximum Number of Simultaneous Connections in cPanel/WHM

cPanel/WHM offers two FTP servers; Pure-FTPD and ProFTPd. Pure-FTPD is the default FTP server that’s installed with cPanel/WHM. The following steps are for Pure-FTPD and should allow you to increase the maximum number of simultaneous connections.   Log in to WHM Type “ftp” into the search bar that is located in the upper left section of WHM’s main interface Below the search bar, you’ll see the matching results to your search. Select “FTP Server Configuration”     Scroll down and locate “Maximum Connections” and “Maximum Connections Per IP Address”. You can increase both of these values, however it’s recommended to…

cPanel Errors Metrics

cPanel contains a way to keep track of the most recent errors that have been logged regarding your website. The Errors section details these error messages for you in a quick and easy location without needing to dig through the other metrics options for the information desired.   How Can I Track My Website Errors? The Errors logger is located under the Metrics option on the cPanel home page for your website.   Once you click on the Errors logger, you will open cPanel’s page that details the last 300 errors that have occurred by visitors to your website. You…

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   Fetch cPanel Email in Gmail   On your computer, sign in to the Gmail account you want to import to. In the top right, click Settings and then Settings. Click the Accounts and Import or Accounts tab. In the “Check mail from other accounts”…