WHM Statistics Software Configuration Overview

  Process Statistics for User Shows individual account statistics     Generators Configuration Lets you pick which statistical analysis software your cPanel accounts can use. The three statistics options are Analog, AWStats and Webalizer     User Permissions Sets the permissions on which cPanel users can adjust their statistics software     Schedule Summary Lets you set when the software will be updated     Schedule Configuration You can decide how often WHM processes that statistics information on your server   Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview Creating A cPanel Account Definition of WHM Functions A Beginners Guide To cPanel…

WHM vs cPanel

What’s the difference between WHM and cPanel?   cPanel is used to manage your sites and domains, while Web Host Manager (WHM) is used to manage multiple hosting accounts/multiple cPanels. For example, setting limits on the amount of memory allocated to each account or limiting the number of domains each account can have. WHM is often used by web designers and developers to offer their clients hosting packages.   Note : Shared hosting plans do not come with WHM. All cloud and dedicated servers have the ability to access WHM with a cPanel license.   Can’t I Just Add Client…

Configuring WHM Automatic Backups

How do I Configure Automatic Backups with WHM?   One of the most important things you can do to protect yourself (and any clients you might be hosting) against security threats and data loss is ensuring everything is properly backed up and saved. Luckily, it’s easy to setup WHM automatic backups.   This feature is currently only support on a cPanel / WHM Instance That Is installed on either a VPS, or dedicated server.   Login to your WHM, and Go to the Backup section you can do this by searching for the word backup in the search bar Go…

Rebooting Your Server With WHM

How Do I Reboot My Server In WHM? WHM provides you with two ways to reboot your server: Forceful Server Reboot and Graceful Server Reboot. To find reboot, login into your WHM account and head to Home > System Reboot. Alternatively you can also use the search bar to search for this function.     Forceful Server Reboot Whether the system encounters any errors or not this will cause the system to shut down through them. To start this type of reboot, push the Forceful Server Reboot button and the click the Proceed button on the next page.   Graceful…

Setting Up cPanel/WHM Packages

How Do I Create Packages In WHM For cPanel?   Setting up packages makes creating and managing multiple cPanel accounts easier.   Log in to WHM Go to Packages You can find this section by searching for the word “package” in the search bar Go to Add a Package     Name your package Define the resource allocation for the account     Choose the settings you want for this package Click the add button     Resources – If these are left at zero, they’ll have unlimited resources of that type.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel And WHM Overview…

How to Configure ModSecurity in WHM

Hostwinds VPS, Cloud and Dedicated Server clients have the option to configure WHM to fit their needs. Your WHM comes with a free web app called ModSecurity. It’s helpful for dealing with common attacks, such as trojans, SQL injections, session hijacking and more. To adjust your ModSecurity settings on a global scale, log in to your WHM account and head to Security Center => ModSecurity Configuration.     What Settings Can I Change? On the Configure Global Directives you’ll be given an interface to configure your settings. Review the list below to see what you can adjust. Audit Log Level…

Setting Server time in WHM

How do I change the server time in WHM?   If you have WHM access, which you do with any Cloud or Dedicated server (at Hostwinds), here’s what you need to do:   Go to WHM and login as root user Go to Home > Server Configuration > Server Time     Choose the correct time zone from the drop down menu Choose Sync Time with Time Server    …

How to Configure Custom Nameservers in WHM

and be logged into WHM.   Add Custom Nameservers using WHM If your WHM has already been configured, you can set the Custom Nameservers by searching for the Basic WebHost Manager Setup in your WHM search area on the upper left side of WHM: Step One: Search for Basic using the search box in the upper left corner and click on Basic WebHost Manager Setup in the Server Configuration Category     Step Two: Ensure that you have a valid domain registered for use, or plan on getting a domain registered Step Three: In the Basic WebHost Manager Setup, click…