How to delete a cPanel from WHM

Removing an existing cPanel account is a very quick and easy operation, but be warned this move is permanent and you cannot undo this once removed. Please only proceed if you have taken any necessary backups, moved any full cPanel backups to another server and you are absolutely certain that you would like to permanently…

cPanel and WHM Overview

What is cPanel? cPanel is a web hosting control panel created by cPanel, Inc., that allows for the management and administration of websites and their related services. It is a Linux-based software, supported by the latest versions of CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CloudLinux OS, and includes a number of tools to manage the…

WHMCS License

Hostwinds offers licensing for WHMCS installations, WHMCS, or Web Host Manager Complete Solution, is an all-in-one solution for managing products, services, clients and billing for your web hosting business. WHMCS can be installed on Shared, Business, Reseller, Cloud VPS, or a Dedicated Server. To purchase a license, users can navigate to this link from their client…

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…

How to Change a cPanel User Password from WHM

If you have access to WHM and a client who cannot log in to their cPanel on your server, you may follow these steps to reset the password for them. In order to begin, you will first want to log into WHM with your username and the password from your Client Area.   Type the word list in…

How to Change the Root MYSQL Password For WHM

How do I Change the Root MySQL Password Using WHM? In some cases you may need to change your root MySQL password. Although this can be done via SSH, you can also do this quite easily through WHM. Let’s take a look at the steps required to change the root MySQL password through WHM. Please…

Definition of WHM Functions

Web Host Manager, or WHM is a fantastic interface that houses a collection of tools to manage your server and any websites that are hosted on your server. In this article we will briefly cover the functions that are available through WHM.  Each item can be searched in WHM’s search bar in the top left…

Definition of Reseller WHM Functions

These definitions should help you understand most of the options you see in your WHM reseller account. Server Configuration   Basic cPanel & WHM Setup – Displays your basic server settings Change Root Password – Changes your root password Configure cPanel Cron Jobs – Allows you to configure Cron jobs that will run as the…

Increase Maximum Number of Simultaneous Connections in cPanel/WHM

How do I increase the 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”…