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Checking Service Status Within WHM

If you have ever faced an issue with your site being down, or showing Database Connection errors, it is likely that there is a service that is down on the server. In WHM you are able to view the services running on the server as well as their status and version. You can also find the Current Load and Memory Usage on the server as well, all from within the Service Status page in WHM. Where To Find Service Status Step One: Log into your WHM administrative Dashboard. Step Two: From WHM, in the upper left there will be a…

Graceful Server Reboot From WHM

a Forceful reboot, which is often compared to unplugging a computer from a wall, or a “hard” shutdown or reboot, and is more harmful to the operating system and the programs that are being run. Whenever possible it is recommended to reboot your server gracefully. Before continuing with this guide, please login to WHM. This is usually done using the root username and your given password. If you are unfamiliar with how to do that, you may review several methods of accessing both cPanel and WHM at our Cpanel and WHM overview. It is also possible to restart a server…

Manage Service SSL Certificates in WHM

text boxes. Then just check the checkboxes next to the services that should use this certificate, click Install, and WHM will install and use that certificate on the services you select. iOS Mail Push Notifications WHM also provides the functionality to install a PKCS #12 certificate for securely sending push notifications to iOS devices when a message is delivered to an email account’s inbox. After obtaining an APNs mail certificate, you can install it just by entering the Certificate and Private Key into their respective textboxes and click Install. Related Articles Mailserver Configuration in WHM Exim Configuration Manager in WHM

Mailserver Configuration in WHM

WHM provides you with a full list of options to customize the built in Dovecot mailserver to suit your email needs. You can reach the Mailserver Configuration page under the Service Configuration section of WHM. This guide is intended for Hostwinds Cloud VPS clients who have a cPanel license and access to WHM or any Hostwinds Dedicated Server clients who have a cPanel license with access to WHM.   Mailserver Configuration   Protocols Enabled: Specifies what mail protocols Dovecot listens on. IPv6 Enabled: Specifies whether to have Dovecot listen for IPv6 address requests. Allow Plaintext Authentication: Specifies whether remote clients…

Adding A Package Into WHM

When creating a cPanel account through WHM, it will ask for a Package for the new account. If unfamiliar with cPanel / WHM this may cause confusion. Essentially this is a group of common settings that the cPanel accounts using the package will share. This can also make it easier to change the settings of a group of cPanel accounts that share the same package. This guide is intended for Hostwinds clients who have a Cloud VPS or Dedicated Server with a cPanel license. Where To Find The Option To Add A Package Step One: Log into your WHM Administrative…

How To Show Current Running Processes in WHM

command that was used to initiate the process. Related Articles Background Process Killer Overview in WHM – How to setup automatic killing of processes related to IRC Bots and Servers Understanding The WHM Process Manager – Overview of the WHM Process Manager and how it can be used Checking Your current Disk Usage in WHM – How to check the disk usage on your server easily through WHM If you should have any questions or would like assistance, do feel free to contact us through Live Chat, on our Phones, or by submitting a ticket with our Technical Support team….

How to Get Started with your New cPanel / WHM Server

When you first purchase your Cloud VPS or Dedicated Server with a cPanel license from Hostwinds, you’ll want to log into WHM to create your cPanel accounts. The format to connect to WHM is as follows: http://ip.address.here:2086 https://ip.address.here:2087 The ip.address.here above marks where you need to replace with your actual IP, while the :2086 or :2087 specifies the ports that WHM uses. Once you place your filled out link above it should take you to a site that looks like this: You will always use the username root to login to WHM and your password will be the same root…

How to Use Nginx Reverse Proxy (cPanel/WHM Server)

WHM Terminal application, or via SSH with this command: cd /; rm -f engintron.sh; wget –no-check-certificate https://raw.githubusercontent.com/engintron/engintron/master/engintron.sh; bash engintron.sh install Step 4: When the installation is complete, refresh WHM. You can now find the Engintron plugin by searching in WHM: Here, you can navigate to Nginx > Status, on the left-hand side. You should find that Nginx is running on your cPanel/WHM server: You can find operations available on this page for Nginx, Apache, MySQL or MariaDB, system utilites, and Engintron. You can restart services, edit configuration files, see current connections, and much more on this page. Related Articles Nginx…