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Configuring WHM Automatic Backups

How do I Configure Automatic Backups with WHM?   One of the most important things you can do to protect yourself (and any clients you might be hosting) against security threats and data loss is ensuring everything is properly backed up and saved. Luckily, it’s easy to setup WHM automatic backups.     Login to your…

Guide To Using EasyApache to Recompile Apache

This article is intended for those who operate a VPS or dedicated server with a purchased cPanel/WHM license.     What Is EasyApache? EasyApache is a script executed by the command line that lets you update and reconfigure your Apache server through WHM. This guide will show you how to use EasyApache to recompile Apache. …

Selecting A PHP Handler In WHM

What Is A PHP Handler? A PHP Handler is a way for Apache to interpret and run PHP code.  The module contains a number of libraries for the Apache web server.   How Do I Select A PHP Handler? To select the PHP handler that you want to use, first login to your WHM platform…

Apache Configuration in WHM Guide

The Apache Configuration dashboard in WHM is a collection of features that allow you to properly configure Apache.  Apache handles the HTTP requests as your web server software. You can locate the Apache Configuration section by navigating to Service Configuration > Apache Configuration.     Below are the settings, with their description, that you can…

Limiting Reseller Accounts

How Do I Limit Reseller Accounts? With reseller accounts, you’re able to adjust the privileges provided to each user.  You can stick with the defaults, as we will list below, or customize them to your preferences or customer preferences. To adjust Reseller privileges, login to your WHM account through root and head to Resellers >…

Creating A Reseller Account

This option is available via the WHM interface and will allow you to create new cPanel accounts, making them reseller accounts within the process.  If you are not familiar, or need guidance on how to get started with your WHM/cPanel service, please review How To Get Started With Your New CPanel Server.  Your log-in information pertaining…

How to Configure ModSecurity in WHM

Hostwinds VPS, Cloud and Dedicated Server clients have the option to configure WHM to fit their needs.  Your WHM comes with a free web app called ModSecurity. It’s helpful for dealing with common attacks, such as trojans, SQL injections, session hijacking and more. To adjust your ModSecurity settings on a global scale, log in to…

WHM Security Checklist/Best Practices

How do I make my server more secure? Here are some of the best tips to make sure that your WHM server is more secure: Use secure passwords Secure SSH Secure Apache Harden your system Restrict your system’s compilers Disable unused services and daemons Monitor your system Enable a firewall Stay up-to-date If you’d like…

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