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Setting a Service to Automatically Restart Upon Failure

You don’t have to adjust or add settings for this because cPanel and WHM already automatically restart a service when it fails. The chkservd constantly monitors all the services to make sure they are working properly. Every 5 minutes the chkservd decides which services are online and which need restarting. Services monitored include those such as, MySQL, Apache, BIND, Interchange, Webmail, Exim, etc. To see results from the chkservd look through: The /var/log/chkservd.log log file contains the results from each check that it performs. WHM’s Server Information interface (WHM >> Home >> Server Status >> Server Information) displays the results…

Advanced Zone Editor

Important: cPanel deprecated this interface in cPanel & WHM version 62. We strongly recommend that you use cPanel’s Zone Editor interface (Home >> Domains >> Zone Editor) DNS (Domain Name Service) is how the Internet that converts human-readable domain names (example.com) into computer-readable IP addresses (for example, 192.0.32.10). DNS uses zone files that reside on your server to map domain names to IP addresses. The DNS is also used to tell various services what should be done with your domain name. Such as what server to send mail to for that domain and where the website is actually located. There…

How to Prepare the Server for ClipBucket

…of the Editor   LoadModule h264_streaming_module /usr/local/apache/modules/mod_h264_streaming.so AddHandler h264-streaming.extensions.flv     Click Update Restart Apache Search for restart in the WHM search bar Select HTTP Server (Apache)     Click Yes     Set the php Limits Search for PHP Configuration Editor in the WHM search bar Select PHP Configuration Editor     Change upload_max_filesize to the maximum size video that you’d like to be uploaded Click Save     Your Server is now Ready for Clipbucket PsudoStreaming! Below are the paths for these Requirements: /usr/bin/ffmpeg /usr/local/bin/MP4Box /usr/bin/flvtool2 /usr/local/bin/flvtool++   Helpful Related Articles   How To Install ClipBucket How To…

PHP Memory Errors

to do this (See the second note at bottom for a possible solution).   Step 1: Log into WHM for the new server you’re moving to (details to log into your WHM are provided in a welcome email upon purchase) Step 2: Go to the PHP configuration editor     Step 3: Edit the “memory_limit” variable     Step 4: Save changes   While this may help for a while, the errors are likely to return. If you’re getting this error there’s a very good chance that your code needs to be trimmed and optimized.   For shared hosting services…

How to Install cPanel on your VPS

cPanel is the most widely-used web-based control panel in the web hosting industry. Shared and Business web hosting as well as Reseller web hosting plans with Hostwinds include access to cPanel to manage the web hosting account from an easy to use Control Panel. Hostwinds Cloud VPS and Dedicated Servers do not include access to cPanel by default, although you can purchase a cPanel license for your Cloud VPS or Dedicated Server if you need to use cPanel/WHM on your Cloud VPS or Dedicated Server. This guide will discuss how to install cPanel on your Cloud VPS or Dedicated Server…

Editing a DNS Zone

There are a number of things you can edit in WHM that help you manage DNS zones. You can edit a DNS zone by following the steps provided in this guide.   How Do I Edit A DNS Zone In WHM? Login to WHM Head to Home > DNS Functions This can be located quickly by searching for “DNS” in the search bar Select Edit DNS Zone     Select the domain you want to edit zones for Click Edit       You can see and change Nameservers as well as A/AAAA/CNAME/etc records.     The required class value…

List Of Useful Ports To Know At Hostwinds

mind that the below ports may not be available or opened depending on the service you purchased.   Name Port HTTP 80 FTP 21 Secure Shell (SSH) 22 Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) 25 MySQL 3306 (by default) cPanel 2083 WHM 2087 Webmail 2096 Domain Name System (DNS) 53 Outgoing SMTP (secured) 465 Receiving IMAP (secured) 993 Receiving POP3 (secured) 995 Outgoing SMTP (unsecured) 587 Receiving IMAP (unsecured) 143 Receiving POP3 (unsecured) 110   Related Articles   Common Commands (Centos 7) Common Linux Commands cPanel and WHM Overview   Related Resources   Service Name and Transport Protocol Port Number Registry…

Finding and Changing Your Cloud VPS Server Password

…If you are changing your password, choosing a secure master password for your system is a crucial point of security for ensuring only you have access to your data. For this password and others, it is recommended to use letters, numbers, capitalized letters, and unique phrases. If this password is easy to guess, your entire system could be compromised as this user would have full access to your system.     Related Articles How To Change Root Password in WHM Change Windows VPS Password How Can I Change My Account Password? How to Change a cPanel User Password from WHM

Install AutoSSL Domain Validated (DV) Certificate Manually

Hostwinds clients who have Shared or Business Web Hosting are able to review the AutoSSL feature that Hostwinds provides to accounts that have this enabled. AutoSSL is an automation feature included with cPanel & WHM version 60 and later. It discovers and deploys DV cPanel SSL certificates automatically to all websites, logins and endpoints on your account. In addition to protecting websites, AutoSSL enables SSL on areas of cPanel and WHM that need encryption. This includes admin-based logins, email and internally running services that you have hosted on your account. AutoSSL also renews expiring certificates so that this is all…