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All traffic going over the internet has IP headers. An IP header is how a packet knows where to travel over the internet. They display information such as the IP version, the length of the packet, the source, and the destination. Below is an example of browsing via a web...

Without transport protocols such as TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) and UDP (User Datagram Protocol), data sent over the network with no regard for how a host handles the incoming data packets would be impossible to handle. That is where the Transport layer (Layer 4 on...

There may come a time when you would like to build your site or preview your site before changing the DNS records to point to your Hostwinds account. This may be due to a site migration or just wanting to have everything ready before launching your online presence. This...

You're probably familiar with the well-known FTP (File Transfer Protocol) that has been in use since the 1970s. If not, FTP is essentially a way that computers can communicate to transfer files easily. In cases where you need those transfers to be secure, though, you 'll...

What is cPanel File Manager? cPanel File Manager is a web interface where your entire site's information, including images, documents, 404 pages, are organized into folders. It is a quick and easy way to manage, navigate and edit your files. File Manager vs. FTP? Well ......

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...

Restricting FTP Access to your Windows Server by an IP Address may be done and is suggested to improve your server security. How To Set IP Restrictions To Access Your FTP Site. Step 1: Open Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager If you are using Windows Server 2012 or...

Installing File Transfer Protocol (FTP) on Ubuntu is a common task that allows you to use FTP for moving files between computers. FTP works on the client-server model. The server component is the FTP Daemon, which always listens for FTP requests on the assigned port (port 21...

Commonly when a change is made to the FTP configuration, a restart of the process or the server itself 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. 1.Connect...

As mentioned in (Connecting to Filezilla Windows guide), Filezilla provides a natively-supported TLS Encryption (FTPS). However, it also requires additional ports that can be assigned in the configuration interface. Additionally, a certificate can be generated on this same...

Windows's built-in FTP does not support secure FTP, making Filezilla Server an option to support secure FTP. It also offers a simpler user management that is presented upfront on the server application's interface. While it is not a better solution to the IIS FTP role, it is...

Within WHM, you can select what server software you want to handle the FTP service on your server. You can reach the selection options for this from the FTP Server Selection page in the Service Configuration category of WHM. The different options for the FTP server software...

WHM gives you multiple settings to configure FTP functionality within the server for your Hostwinds Cloud VPS or Dedicated Server . To reach the FTP configuration, simply visit the FTP Server Configuration page in the Service Configuration category . The available options on...

Many website developers begin to learn how to create websites with coding tutorials from freeCodeCamp or Codecademy, which offer a built-in environment for you to learn website development skills. There are also sites like Codepen and CodeSandbox, which are useful for just...

This guide will explain how to deploy a static single-page ReactJS application on one of our shared web hosting or business web hosting accounts. A shared web hosting account is a perfect destination for deploying static apps for your portfolio or for hosting your entire...

Before you can start jamming out to tunes or enticing your Listeners with your own podcast or radio station, you will first need to upload your audio files. There are a couple of ways that this can be done. You can either upload the files to your SHOUTcast hosting via FTP or...