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How to Create A Duplicate cPanel Account If you find the need to create a new cPanel account with the same or similar settings as a current account on your server, this can be done in a few simple steps on your Hostwinds Cloud VPS or Dedicated Server. Use the pkgacct script...

Hotlink Protection is a security measure that you can enable in your cPanel to prevent external sources (i.e., other websites) from fetching and loading certain filetypes that you want to be protected for use only on your site. This can be a good way to help prevent other...

cPanel offers several different options to be able to upload and download files to and from your host. While the most popular method would be FTP, and even the cPanel's built-in File Manager can do file transfers, cPanel also provides an alternate method to directly mount...

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...

ISPmanager is a control panel that allows you to manage your web hosting server(s) and is available for Hostwinds clients with Cloud VPS or Dedicated Servers. Definition of ISPmanager Lite functions Accounts Administrators – A list of all the administrator-level accounts....

Hostwinds monitors our shared and business web hosting servers very, very closely to ensure they are performing well at all times, 24/7/365. We have several measures in place and also have alerts to make the Administration of your Shared or Business web hosting server...

Hostwinds Account Security is a top priority, and we take this very seriously. We go to great lengths to make sure your web hosting services are as secure as possible with the latest versions of the Operating System and cPanel/WHM for you so that you can focus on building...

When using the Hostwinds VPS or Dedicated Server to host your cPanel and WHM applications, the first time you access it will prompt you to perform some initial one-time setup steps. This guide will discuss the cPanel and WHM initial setup process and is intended for...

When investigating issues regarding performance on your server, usually, the first place you will look is for the resource usages during the times the issues are encountered. In WHM, the resource usage for the cPanel user and the processes that it would run in the background...

Within WHM, you can customize the SSL/TLS settings to secure connection to the cPanel, WHM, and Webmail services. To continue with this guide and follow along, you can access the cPanel Web Services Configuration from the Service Configuration category of WHM on your Cloud...

A fresh new cPanel hosting account will include quite a few files and directories by default. Let's take a look at what shows up when you first log in using cPanel's Built-in File Manager. To follow this guide, please log in to your cPanel account with Hostwinds and navigate...

Hostwinds clients who are using cPanel and have a web hosting package with Apache SpamAssassin SPAM Filters enabled will be happy to use this feature to help deal with SPAM emails from being received. This guide will cover how to set up SPAM filters and use these on your...

This guide will go over how to set up cron jobs for cPanel from WHM. By the end of this guide, you will be able to automate jobs on your server like updates and backups, saving you lots of time with your Server Administration tasks. Configure cPanel Cron Jobs Step 1. Log...

Configuring your cPanel/WHM server to take backups regularly is a necessary aspect of keeping your data intact and protected in case you need to restore your account. Having backups in place before making changes, performing upgrades, and for emergency purposes are highly...

Creating cron jobs makes it easier to automate common tasks scheduled to run by the system. In most cases, a cron job is beneficial when you need to run simple tasks from a script. Many website owners utilize cron jobs to save time and automate tasks. Create A Cron Job In...

This guide will explain how to create a PHP error log file in cPanel for your primary domain name. This will require you to add and edit files in the file manager, including the .htaccess to follow along in this guide. If you have trouble diagnosing errors on your site, this...