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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 upon logging in for quick access.   search bar in WHM   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… […]

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cPanel and WHM Overview

…with WHM? WHM controls the majority of the web server’s configurations, including security firewalls, email limits, server maintenance, as well as the installation of available PHP and Perl modules and the upgrade of RPMs installed on the system. We have a full list of all of WHM’s features available on our Definition of WHM Features article. Since WHM has such a high level of control over the server it is installed on, Shared Reseller WHM has more limited access, while VPS and Dedicated WHM services are unlimited. In order to connect to WHM, you will usually connect through the ports… […]

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Using Two-Factor Authentication With WHM

Step 8: Now move to your mobile device. The Mobile application will display a 6 digit security code Step 9: Enter the 6 digit security code into the Security Code text box Step 10: Click the Configure Two-Factor Authentication button Step 11: Confirmation will appear if done properly     Two-Factor should now be enabled on your WHM   Third Party Related Article For more direct information, please review Two-Factor Authentication for WHM from WHM documentation here   Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview Definition of WHM Functions Selecting A PHP Handler In WHM Most Recommended WHM Tweaks    … […]

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Setting Your Update Preferences for cPanel/WHM

How Do I Change WHM and cPanel Update Settings? If you want to change the way updates are handled for WHM, you can do so under Server Configuration. You can also choose how cPanel is updated when WHM is updated. Whether you want automatic updates or prefer to do them manually, here’s how to change your update preferences…   Change WHM/cPanel Update Settings   Log in as root user on WHM Go to Home > Server Configuration > Update Preferences   Choose the Release Tier and the frequency in which updates are performed (Automatic, Manual or Never) under Daily Updates… […]

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WHM PHP Configuration Common Tweaks

WHM access is not available for our shared and/or business shared clients as this requires root access and the license. For more information on how to log into your WHM interface, please review How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server   Best WHM PHP Configuration Tweaks w/ EasyApache 3 Ideal PHP settings are dependent on the software you’re using and whether or not you’re experiencing any issues with the current settings. WHM allows you to adjust settings and make different tweaks to the PHP. You can access these PHP settings by going Home > Service Configuration > PHP… […]

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How To Manage SSH Keys With WHM

WHM access is not available for our shared and/or business shared clients as this requires root access and the license. For more information on how to log into your WHM interface, please review How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server   Managing SSH Keys with WHM To manage SSH keys, follow this guide as it will show you how to add, import and manage them with your server. SSH keys will be divided into two types: public and private. Step 1: Log in to your WHM account Step 2: Click on the Security Center button     Step… […]

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SMTP Restrictions in WHM

mail from root connections, Mailman mailing list software and mail transport agent (MTA) to remote SMTP servers.   Selecting Tweak Settings will take you into WHM >> Tweak Settings where you can also adjust SMTP settings like: Restrict outgoing SMTP to root, exim, and mailman Allow users to relay mail if they use an IP address through which someone has validated an IMAP or POP3 login within the last hour (Pop-before-SMTP) Add X-PopBeforeSMTP header for mail sent via POP-before-SMTP   Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview Definition of WHM Functions Selecting A PHP Handler In WHM Most Recommended WHM Tweaks… […]

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 How Do I Restore Backups In WHM?

By following these directions, you can easily restore backups in WHM if you’re on one of our Cloud or Dedicated servers with a WHM/cPanel license by following the steps in this guide.   Backup Restoration Option Step 1: Go to WHM (These log in details were provided in your welcome email when purchasing you cPanel license) Step 2: Go to the Backup section, either by finding in the column on the left-hand-side or selecting Backup among the available options in WHM menu   This can be done by searching for the word “backup” in the search bar     Step… […]

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WHM Tweak Settings Overview

What Are WHM Tweak Settings Used For?   WHM is installed with standard factory settings when it is delivered to you. Those settings can be altered through Tweak Settings. Tweak Settings include every category of function, tools, applications and wizards that you can use in WHM. Below you’ll find the categories found in Tweak Settings and you can also check out our guide for the best Tweak Settings. The major categories in Tweak Settings are: Compression cPAddons Site Software Development Display Domains Logging Mail Notifications PHP Redirection SQL Security Software Stats Programs Stats and Logs Status Support System Each category… […]

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Using Apache Mod_userdir with WHM

you’re moving to (details to log into your WHM are provided in a welcome email upon purchase) Step 2: Click on the Security Center button     Step 3: Click on the Apache mod_userdir Tweak button     Step 4: Ensure that the checkbox next to Enable mod_userdir Protection is checked Step 5: Enter the name of the user you want for the corresponding host Step 6: Click the Save button     Helpful Related Articles Definition of WHM Functions Apache Configuration in WHM Guide How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server How to Configure ModSecurity in WHM… […]

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