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Resolver Configuration For Networking Setup

resolver are required, and a tertiary one is optional.     By default, these will be populated with the default resolvers provided by your service provider. Some common popular alternatives are: Google’s Public DNS: 8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4 OpenDNS: 208.67.222.222 208.67.222.220   Once you have entered in the resolver IPs you wish to use, simply click Continue to apply the changes. You will then be brought to a success/failure log page, and if successful, it will list the resolvers you just updated to.     Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview Definition of WHM Functions How to Change Your Hostname in WHM

How To Access WHMCS Connect

A unique feature included with WHMCS, is WHMCS Connect. With WHMCS Connect, you can easily manage your servers by accessing their control panel with the click of a button (rather than having to enter in credentials each time).   How To Access WHMCS Connect Step One: Log into your WHMCS Dashboard Step Two: From the WHMCS Dashboard, in the top menu navigate to Utilities -> WHMCS Connect     Step Three: From this next page, you will be able to see a list of all your added servers on the left side of the screen by default. You can also…

Reseller Hosting Overview

…access to our entire line of products, save for a few select items. Keep in mind that moving to a VPS or a Dedicated server would require additional licensing costs to enable cPanel/WHM.   Windows is not an upgrade option path, as cPanel reseller hosting is based on Linux. you can upgrade to a Windows VPS or Dedicated Server, but cross-OS migrations are not supported by our support staff.   Related Articles How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server How Do I Add Email Accounts In cPanel? How To Delete A cPanel From WHM cPanel And WHM Overview…

Setting the A Record for Your Domain

There are a couple ways that the A record for your domain can be set. You can either do this from within cPanel or WHM. If you are on our Shared or Business hosting plans, you will need to do this in cPanel. Please note that the domains nameservers will need to be pointing to the server that is used to complete the steps below. How To Set The A Record Within WHM First you will want to Login to your WHM Next, Locate DNS Functions within the WHM Menu This can be found quickly by using the search bar…

Perform a DNS Cleanup

There may come a time when your DNS Zone Files become cluttered with useless records, or even duplicates. Fortunately cPanel have thought ahead on this and incorporated a feature into WHM to clean this up for us. WHM provides the ability to run a DNS Cleanup, which will clean up nameserver configuration settings. This is helpful for eliminating duplicate nameserver configuration files that can lead to issues with the server and in the case a BIND configuration file becomes corrupt. Before following through with the steps below, it would be recommended that you take a backup of your current Zone…

Unable To Connect Authentication Error

…database hasn’t become corrupt. This can happen due to a server update or even a cPanel update.   Synchronizing Passwords   Login to WHM Go to the cPanel section This can be located quickly by searching for “ftp” in the search bar Go to Synchronize FTP passwords     Select Proceed     You can also go to FTP Configuration and change it to Proftpd, which should force synchronization of passwords.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server Increase Maximum Number of Simultaneous Connections in cPanel/WHM Definition of WHM Functions…

Adding a DNS Zone

  Login to your WHM account Head to Home > DNS Functions > Add a DNS Zones This can be located quickly by searching for “DNS” in the search bar     Fill out the Domain Information section with an IP Address for the A record and the domain it is attached to Click the Add Zone button     You can now view the results of your added domain in the Domain Owner Information section.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview cPanel Zone Editor How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server Definition of WHM Functions…

How To Delete A DNS Zone

WHM makes it quite easy to delete a DNS zone. This article is intended for Hostwinds clients who have access to WHM as a Reseller or have a cPanel/WHM license for their VPS or Dedicated server. To delete a DNS zone, follow the steps in this guide:   As always, we suggest that you take a snapshot backup before making changes or deleting any DNS Zones   Login to WHM Head to Home > DNS Functions This can be located quickly by searching for “DNS” in the search bar Select the Delete a DNS Zone option     For the…

Do You Support PHP, MYSQL and/or PERL?

When choosing a hosting provider it is important to understand what software they directly support and offer. We’re often asked if we support PHP, MySQL, and Perl on our services. The short answer to this is yes, we do. A few more definitive points regarding this are listed for you below. All of our servers fully support PHP, MySQL, and Perl. Base operating system installations in a VPS or dedicated are minimal installs and would need the specific packages installed after deployment. If you’re including cPanel/WHM with your VPS or dedicated server these packages are installed along with the control…