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Restarting a Service in WHM

group or directly choose the service you want to reset Inside the service click yes to confirm restarting the selected service     You can restart the following services: FTP Server (ProFTPd/PureFTPd) Mail Server (Exim) HTTP Server (Apache) DNS Server (BIND/NSD/MyDNS) SQL Server (MySQL) IMAP Server Mailing List Manager (Mailman) SSH Server (OpenSSH)   Please be informed that WHM is only available for our Linux VPS tiers, provided you have a purchased and active CPanel/WHM license   Helpful Related Articles cPanel Minimum Requirements cPanel And WHM Overview Definition Of WHM Functions How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server…

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…

How To Stop cPanel/WHM From Automatically Redirecting To The Server Hostname

In the default settings, WHM is configured to automatically redirect to https on the server’s hostname when you access WHM, cPanel for any account and Webmail. When the hostname is set to our default names on creation this can cause some confusion. This is a setting that can be easily disabled with a few clicks in your WHM interface. This can only be applied to a VPS or dedicated server as you require root access to WHM to make these changes. This cannot be applied to any of our Shared or Business Hosting solutions.   Remove Redirect to Server’s Hostname…

Viewing Apache Server Status In WHM

In WHM you are able to see the current status of Apache and additional information such as when it was last built as well as when it was last started. This can help if you are not sure the last time that you had updated your Apache web server as well as to see if the web server had gone down recently for any reason. In addition to this you can see the processes that Apache spawns to handle serving web pages to your visitors.   Where To Find Apache Status Step One: Log into your WHM Administrative Dashboard Step…

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…

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…

How to Configure cPanel Cron Jobs From WHM

This guide will go over how to set up cron jobs for cpanel from WHM. By the end of this guide, you will be able to automate jobs on your server like updates and backups which can save you lots of time with your Server Administration tasks.   Configure cPanel Cron Jobs Step 1. Log into WHM as an admin Step 2. After logging into WHM you will want to select the Configure cPanel Cron Jobs option in the Server Configuration section from the list of the left side.     Step 3. On the following page, select the command…

My cPanel/WHM License Has Expired

How Do I Renew My cPanel/WHM License With Hostwinds? cPanel/WHM licenses are part of an automatic renewal process when you sign up for a service with Hostwinds that uses them. We will manage the license for you depending on the product or service you purchased with us. If you experience any issues, these are the steps we take to make sure your service has the proper license.   Step 1: Ensure that the cPanel License Product has the correct IP address associated with it Step 2: Log into your server via SSH (see: Connecting To Your Server Via SSH) Step…

How To Change Root Password in WHM

This guide will walk you through how to change your root password for WHM. Step One: Log into WHM   You can access WHM Using YourServer’sIPAddress/WHM, YourServer’sIPAddress:2087, YourServer’sHostName/whm or YourServer’sHostName:2087   Step Two: From the Server Configuration menu select Change Root Password Step Three: Type in your new root password and confirm it Step Four: Click the Change Password button     Related Articles How to Configure Dreamweaver FTP for Connection Change Email Address How To Configure Weebly General Settings How To Create Your Own Custom Windows VPS Instance(s) How To Select And Manage Theme Options With Weebly How to…