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Web servers are often thought of as big, black machines with many wires, buttons, and lights. But, on the other hand, maybe you think of a long, flat device that fits into a rack somewhere, whirring and beeping as the lights on the front of it twinkle. While this is a good...

Due to recent changes made by most major Internet Browsers, they are moving support for TLS to no longer cover 1.0 or 1.1. This guide will show you how to update your WHM to allow for TLS version 1.2 or 1.3 so that your sites continue to show security. WHM – Update TLS...

Although Hostwinds offers many turnkey services such as Shared Web Hosting, Business Web Hosting, Cloud VPS, and Dedicated Servers for hosting your website, there may be a scenario where you would want to create your own web server and install the Operating System. This...

Apache SpamAssassin powers the email spam filters in cPanel and comes with any Hostwinds Shared or Business Hosting plan. SpamAssassin allows several configuration options so that you can determine how much spam is received and what happens to it once received. With...

If you have made changes to your PHP.ini to increase your upload maximum, increase memory usage, or change how specific parts of the PHP service function, you would need to restart your PHP-FPM service. This guide goes into detail on how to perform this. How To Restart...

Commonly when a change is made to the Apache configuration, a restart would be needed to reflect those changes. This can be performed through WHM's Restart Services interface and usually results in a short, maybe 2-3 minute wait. This guide is intended for Hostwinds Cloud...

WHM provides you with full control over the Apache/HTTPd webserver service. To manage Apache's configuration, navigate to Service Configuration -> Apache Configuration in the WHM sidebar, and then all configuration options are divided into several sections. Each of these...

How to enable Apache mod_rewrite The Apache web server is a prevalent web server among various Linux distributions. This popularity is partly due to its modular design that allows you to customize the webserver to fit your needs by enabling or disabling modules. One of those...

Apache is a very widely used web server developed and continually maintained by the Apache Software Foundation. It is an open-source web server that allows you to customize its functionality through the editing of configuration files or conf files for short. Typically this...

This article is intended for those who operate a VPS or dedicated server with a purchased cPanel/WHM license. For more information about cPanel and WHM, please review our article cPanel and WHM Overview What Is EasyApache? EasyApache is a script executed by the command line...

This article is intended for those who operate a VPS or dedicated server with a purchased cPanel/WHM license. For more information about cPanel and WHM, please review our article cPanel and WHM Overview. What Is Apache Mod_userdir? Apache Mod_userdir is a way to access a...

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