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Transfer Email Accounts Between cPanel Servers

…old email accounts in the new server. If not, then read on.   How do I transfer my email accounts from one cPanel account to a different one? To completely transfer your email account from one cPanel to another you’ll need to download them from one account and reinstall them on another account. When downloading and transferring the files, use your favorite FTP client to complete the mass transfer. For a step-by-step guide follow the instructions below.   Log in to the new cPanel account Create Email accounts on the new server a. If you’re unfamiliar with creating a new…

How to Change a cPanel Password

If you have lost your cPanel password or want to change it, you can reset it easily from your Hostwinds client area.   You Will Need:   A Hostwinds account Any Shared or Business hosting plan   Procedure: Log into your Hostwinds client area. You can access this at https://clients.hostwinds.com/login.php Once logged in go to Services > My Services. Click on the Manage button on the line for the cPanel service you would like to reset the password on. Click Change Password. Your existing cPanel username and password is shown above the New Password field. You can changeit by filling…

Creating a Downloadable File in cPanel

How do I Create a Downloadable File in cPanel? In some instances you may find that you need to make a file available to download through your website. Essentially the file would first need to be uploaded to your website and then you’ll need to make sure that the permissions for the file have been set accordingly. To do this please review the following steps. Please note that you’ll need to first be logged into your cPanel account, if you’re not sure how to do this you can refer to the following guide: How to access cPanel   Once logged…

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, index.htm or another filename that can serve as your homepage. This article is intended for a Shared Hosting, Business Hosting, Reseller Hosting or other clients who have purchased a cPanel license through Hostwinds are using cPanel on any of our Shared Web Hosting services. Hostwinds…

Remote MySQL in cPanel

shared or business hosting package     Step Two: Click on Login to cPanel on the left side of the page     Adding MySQL Remote Access Hosts To be able to utilize Remote MySQL, you will need to add the connecting IP to the whitelist for your account. This can be done through cPanel under the Remote MySQL icon in the Databases section.     Once on this page, you’ll want to enter the host’s name (fully qualified domain name) or the IP of the system making the connection and click Add Host. Once you have added the host…

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….

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…

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…

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…