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How to Update/Refresh a Softaculous License for Your Server

If you use Softaculous, in some instances you may need to refresh your license should it ever lapse. This can be done by logging into WHM and following the steps listed below.   Once logged into WHM search for Softaculous in the search bar Select Softaculous – Instant Installs from below the search bar  …

Definition of WHM Functions

Web Host Manager, or WHM is a fantastic interface that houses a collection of tools to manage your server and any websites that are hosted on your server. In this article we will briefly cover the functions that are available through WHM.  Each item can be searched in WHM’s search bar in the top left…

Increasing Maximum Number of Simultaneous Connections Beyond 10 in FileZilla

FileZilla is an FTP client that is commonly used to access files remotely. By default, the maximum number of simultaneous connections that you can have using FileZilla is 10. However, this can be changed by editing an XML file directly with a text editor.   Note: For the best results, we recommend that the maximum…

Automatically Creating an Account with a Dedicated IP Using WHM

The steps listed below are fitted to explain the process of enabling automatic dedicated IP assignment for new cPanel accounts created through the WHM interface. Before proceeding, it is highly recommended to have the latest WHM / cPanel version to follow these steps on.   How Can I Automatically Have Dedicated IPs Assigned to cPanel…

Adding an IPV6 Ranges

Before you can assign individual and specific IPv6 addresses to users you must first define the range they are in.  A range of addresses is a cluster of a few IPv6 addresses.  Through this function in WHM you’ll be able to add, edit and delete the ranges you want. Follow this guide to set up…

Adding a New IP Address

Routed IP addresses to your server must be on your server before they can be used.  This guide will show you how to add an IP address to your pool.  The pool will be used for assigning static IP’s to new accounts.   How do I add a new IP address through WHM?   Login…

Additional MySQL Access Hosts

How do I add additional MySQL access hosts? You can assign additional MySQL access hosts in WHM by doing the following: Login to WHM Go to Home > SQL Services This can be located quickly by searching for “sql” in the search bar Select “Additional MySQL Access Hosts”     Put the IPs you want…

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…

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 doing the following:   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…

Transfer/Migrate a Server with No Downtime (or Database Lag)

How can I transfer servers with no downtime?   If you’re using a Cloud or Dedicated server and want to change servers, you can do the following to ensure there’s no downtime:   Note: This guide is written with both servers using WHM/cPanel, however the general principles should be applicable to most transfers.   Note: These steps are…