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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…

How to Change a CNAME Record

How do I change my CNAME? You can change your CNAME in cPanel and WHM by following the steps below.   Changing CNAME in WHM   Log in to WHM Locate the DNS Functions section This can be found quickly by searching for “DNS” in the search bar Select Edit DNS Zone     Select the…

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

How can I automatically have dedicated IPs assigned to cPanel accounts? To automatically have an IP address assigned during cPanel account creation, you’ll need to create a custom package.   Note: You’ll need to have additional unused IP addresses for this to work. This guide also implies that you’re already logged into WHM.   Using…

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

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.   Note: This process should only be used on servers using BIND nameservers.…

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…