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If you are faced with moving a significant amount of files to/from your PC or server and rather not wait for them to upload one file at a time using something like File Manager, there is a solution. You can configure your concurrent transfers to allow you to upload multiple...

B ottleneck B andwidth and R ound-trip propagation time, or BBR, is a congestion control algorithm that powers traffic from google.com and YouTube. Google developed the algorithm, and it can produce higher throughput and lower latency for traffic from your VPS. Step 2 in the...

Windows supports many different languages allowing you to run your applications and browse the web in your own language. This guide will explain how to configure that on your Cloud SSD or Dedicated server plan. First, click on the Windows start button and open the Settings...

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...

There comes a time for most Windows servers that you need to add IPs to your server. Following this simple guide will show you how to add your new IP address to your Windows VPS 2008, 2012, and 2016. The easiest way to add the IPs to your server is through the Network and...

Nginx is a powerful tool. It allows you to serve multiple apps, websites, load-balanced applications, and much more. This flexibility is all powered by a relatively simple configuration system that uses nearly-human-readable configuration files. This guide will demonstrate...

By default, Hostwinds Windows Cloud VPSes do not have audio enabled. This guide will demonstrate how simple it is to enable this feature to allow you to hear audio playing on your server. If you require logging into a Windows Server, please see our guide for connecting using...

SFTP is similar to the popular file transfer protocol FTP. The main differences are that instead of having separate FTP accounts for authentication and using SSL/TLS for encryption, SFTP uses the already available user accounts on the server and ssh keys/fingerprints for...

There may come a time where you will need to review the current information about your server running WHM, such as when looking to upgrade or seeing if more Storage Space or RAM is needed. Within WHM, there is an easy place to find all of this information; on the Server...

After choosing to install IIS on your Hostwinds Windows 2012 VPS, you will want to configure SMTP. To do this, follow the steps in this guide after you have gained access as the Administrator user to RDP on your VPS. Configure SMTP Step One: Open Server Manager by clicking...

How To Change Windows VPS Password The following steps will demonstrate how to change your Windows VPS password. Please, however, understand that changing your windows password is not stored in our backend . With that said, we encourage you to store the created password in a...

Among the several pre-made application images available for our Cloud VPS platform, the LAMP stack is the simplest but most powerful. If you want to set up a website without WordPress, Drupal, or a framework we don't have an image for, the LAMP image will install: The latest...

When it comes to our Web Shared, Business, Reseller, and White Label reseller hosting packages, we only provide Linux web hosting environments on a LAMP stack framework (Linux server, Apache webserver, or equivalent, MySQL or equivalent, and PHP development). Our Web Shared,...

BIND is fully open-source DNS software originally developed at the University of California at Berkeley in the 1980s and is widely used on various Unix-based operating systems. Its primary function is to facilitate the domain name to IP address conversion, making a domain...

How Do I Update My Linux Server? You can update your server by logging into the server and calling the update function of the package manager that your Linux distro uses. This process can vary from Linux distro to Linux distro. However, the following applies to the most...

How Do I Setup Cloudflare Nameservers? To properly set up Cloudflare, you'll need to integrate it with two locations: your cPanel and Nameserver. When you begin your service with Cloudflare, they provide you with Nameserver entries to change with your domain registrar. These...