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 ADD-ons

1)Configure cPanel Cron Times 2)Setup Spamd Startup Configuration 3)Control Gameserver Limits 4)Configure cPsupport 5)Configure Support Request Submission 6)Configure ClamAV Scanner 7)Mod Security...

 Account Functions

Overview The Account Functions Menu allows you to control many aspects of end-user accounts on your system. Using this menu, you can create domain accounts, modify accounts, suspend accounts,...

 Account Functions

1)Change Site’s IP address 2)Create a New Account 3)Disable or Enable Demo Mode 4)Email All Users 5)Install Servlets 6)Limit Bandwidth Usage 7)Manage Shell Access 8)Modify Suspended Account...

 Account Information

1)List Accounts 2)List Parked Domains 3)List Subdomains 4)List Suspended Accounts 5)Show Accounts OverQuota 6)View Bandwidth Usage

 Account Information (List Accounts)

Overview The List Account function displays all of the accounts on your server. It displays a variety of detailed information including the account’s domain name, IP address, user name,...

 Backup(Configuration File Rollback)

Overview cPanel and WHM automatically saves a backup version of the following three files whenever they are changed:   httpd.conf named.conf proftpd.conf   You can revert to...

 CGI files are generating internal server error

This means that the cgi script did not execute properly. There are several causes that can generate this error so a few things would need to be checked. 1) check the /var/log/httpd/suexec_log. It...

 CPU/Memory/MySQL Usage

Overview This function displays a table of the processes that use CPU, memory, and MySQL. The table displays who is using the process, CPU usage %, Memory usage %, and MySQL usage.   Steps...

 Change Multiple Sites’ IP Addresses

Overview This function allows you to change the IP address associated with multiple accounts. You can use this function to change a group of accounts to be associated with one specific IP address....

 Change Root Password

You should change your server root password occasionally to maximize your site security. You should always change this password if you think someone else has access to your WebHost Manager account....

 Change Site’s IP Address

Overview This function allows you to change the IP address associated with a domain name.     Steps 1 To access the Account Functions Menu, click on Account Functions, on the main...

 Change System Mail Preferences

Overview The Mail Manager area enables you to forward system mail to specific locations, if required. You can set forwarding rules on four separate system users:   root – the...

 Check what ports are listening on server

netstat --listen lsof -i Of the two, lsof is by far the most detailed.

 Compilers Tweak

This tweak will disable the system’s c and c++ compilers for unprivileged users. Many canned exploits require a working c compiler on the system. Unprivileged users usually have no reason to...

 Configure Backup

Overview You can specify how often backups occur and where backups are placed – either on the same server or on a separate backup drive. You can also specify the specific parts of the backup...

 Configure Cluster

Overview DNS Clustering allows you to keep DNS records synchronized across multiple servers.       Steps 1 To access the Cluster / Remote Access Menu, click on Cluster / Remote...

 Contact Manager

Overview The Contact Manager enables you to set priority levels on which alerts are sent to you and when. You can set the priority rating on each contact method, which indicates what level of...

 Create a MySQL user

1. Log into your cPanel (http://www.yourdomain.com:2082). 2. Click on the “MySQL Databases” link. This will display the “MySQL Account Maintenance” screen. 3. Now scroll...

 Create a New Account

Overview WebHost Manager enables you to quickly add new accounts. To do this, you simply fill in the fields to specify the account details. Using packages will speed up this process considerably...

 Create a simple mail list via cPanel

How to create a simple mail list via cPanel ? If you send regular emails to a small list of customers/subscribers/friends you can create a very simple mail list via your cPanel if your ISP does...

 DNS Functions

1)Add a DNS Zone 2)Add an A Entry for your Hostname 3)Delete a DNS Zone 4)Edit a DNS Zone 5)Edit an MX Entry 6)Edit Zone Templates 7)Establish a Trust Relationship With a Primary Nameserve 8)Park...

 Disk Drives

1)Format/Mount a new Hard Drive 2)Optimize EIDE Hard Drives

 Email

1)Manage Mail Queue 2)Mail Troubleshooter 3)Repair Mailbox permissions 4)View Mail Statistics 5)View Relayers

 Email All Users

Overview WebHost Manager enables you to send an email to all users on your server at any time. By default this email only goes to direct account holders, but you can specify that the email should...

 Enable/Disable SuExec

Overview SuExec is an Apache feature that gives users the ability to run CGI and SSI programs using user IDs that are different from the user ID of the calling web server. This effectively means...

 Exim Configuration Editor

Overview This function allows you to modify the behavior of exim by changing certain exim configuration settings.   NOTE: You can edit the exim configuration file by clicking on Switch to...

 FTP Configuration

Overview You can change between two different FTP servers, Proftpd and Pure-ftpd, as required. The advantages and disadvantages of both servers are shown in the displayed screen capture.  ...

 Fix Insecure Permissions (Scripts)

Overview If you are having problems with SuExec and CGI permissions, you can use this function to fix the permissions in suexec_log for your CGI scripts.     Steps 1 To access the...

 Forceful Server Reboot

Overview A Forceful Server Reboot forces the system to restart and may not always shutdown all running processes. This process should not be used unless a Graceful Server Reboot does not work....

 FrontPage

1)Install FrontPage Extensions 2)Install FrontPage Mail Extensions 3)Uninstall FrontPage Extensions

 FrontPage

FrontPage  is an extremely popular web site design tool. In order to support clients who use FrontPage, you need to install FrontPage extensions on their site so that the FrontPage’s...

 Graceful Server Reboot

To Gracefully reboot your server please do the following: 1. Log into WHM. 2. Search reboot in the top left hand corner. 3. Select Graceful Reboot. 4. Hit OK.

 How can I create an Addon domain in my CPanel

1)      How can I create an Addon domain in my Cpanel Before you add an addon domain make sure that the domain is registered and using the same name servers as your...

 How do I Backup Mysql Database in CPanel

a)      Login to cpanel of your websiteb)      Search for Backups option under files menu and click on itc)       You...

 How do I access phpmyadmin through CPanel

a)      Login to cpanel of your website b)      Scroll down and locate the icon of phpmyadmin under Databases Menu    ...

 How do I add a Parked domain for my website in CPanel

a)      Login to CPanel of your websiteb)      Search for the Parked domains option and click on it c)       In...

 How do I block IP address through CPanel

a)      Login to the CPanel of your websiteb)      Search for “IP deny Manager” option under Security Menu and click on...

 How do I create an email account associated with my website in CPanel

a)      Login to the CPanel of your websiteb)      Search for the option of Email Accounts , click on...

 How do I delete the subdomain in CPanel

a)      Login to CPanel and click on subdomains b)      You should see a list of subdomains , scroll down , under actions click on remove to...

 How do I disable the redirection of my website

a)      Login to the cpanel of your websiteb)      Search the option for Redirects under domains menu and click on...

 How do I enable the Hotlinking Protection for my website in CPanel

Hotlinking protection option in CPanel protects your website from linking to files and images on your websitea)      Login to CPanel of your...

 How do I generate and download a full backup of my website including databases

a)      Login to your websites CPanelb)      Search for Backup option and click on it c)       Now here on this...

 How do I login to webmail of my domain hosted on a CPanel server

a)      Open up your favorite browserb)      In the address bar of the browse type in the URL as belowhttps://yourdomainname.com/webmail  OR...

 How do I protect certain directories of my website in CPanel

a)      Login to your website CPanelb)      Search for the option of  “Password Protection” under security  and click on...

 How do I repair mysql database in CPanel

a)      Login to cpanel of your websiteb)      Search for Mysql Databses option and click on it c)       On the...

 How do I restore Mysql database in CPanel

a)      Login to cpanel of your website b)      Search for Backups option and click on it     c)      ...

 How to Add Domains and Subdomain

To create Domains:1. Login to Plesk2. Click on “Website and Domains” tab3. Scroll Down and click on “Add new domain”4. Fill out the requested information5. Click the OK...

 How to Assign a dedicated IP to a Customer

Login to Plesk Administrator Click on Tools & Utilities Click on IP Addresses Click on the IP Address your wanting to assign To make this a Private IP (Exclusive) make sure the Exclusive...

 How to Change Exim SMTP IP Address on Linux Server

How to Change  Exim SMTP IP Address on Linux Server: You can change the IP address that exim uses to send mail by changing the following in my exim.conf a follows: remote_smtp: driver = smtp...

 How to add a cron job in CPanel

a)      Login to CPanel of your websiteb)      Search for the options of cron job under Advanced Menu and click on...

 How to assign a dedicated IP to a website

Log in to the Plesk Server Administration Panel. Click on Subscriptions. Click on the domain you wish to modify. Click on the tab that reads Change Hosting Settings. Select the new IP address...

 How to assign a user to my mysql database in CPanel

a)      Login to cpanel of your websiteb)      Search for Mysql Databases option and click on itc)       Scroll down...

 How to change DNS records in Plesk

To get to the DNS editor, do the following: Log into Plesk Under Hosting Services, click on Domains Find the domain in question, and click on the corresponding link that says “Control...

 How to configure my FTP client ( Filezilla FTP client ) to upload and download files

a)      Login to CPanel of your websiteb)      Click on FTP Accounts under Files Menuc)       You should now see...

 How to create a subdomain for my website in CPanel

a)      Login to the CPanel of your websiteb)      Search for the sub domain option under Domains and click on...

 How to create mysql database for a website in cpanel

a)      Login to cpanel of your websiteb)      Search for Mysql Databases option under databases menu , click on...

 How to create the users for mysql database in Cpanel

a)      Login to cpanel of your websiteb)      Search for Mysql Databases option and click on itc)       Scroll down...

 How to increase the size of mail box ( edit quota )

a)      Login to your websites CPanelb)      Under Mail menu click on Email Accountsc)       Scroll down and you...

 How to manage my mysql database through phpmyadmin in CPanel

a)      Login to cpanel of your website b)      Search for phpmyadmin icon under databases menu c)       Click on...

 How to remove addon domain from my cpanel

a)      Login to your cpanel b)      Search for Addon domains option and click on it     c)       You...

 IP Functions

1)Add a New IP Address 2)Change Site’s IP Address 3)IP Migration Wizard (RC2) 4)Rebuild the IP Address Pool 5)Show IP Address Usage 6)Show or Delete Current IP Addresses 7)Show/Edit Reserved IPs

 Initial Quota Setup

Overview You can enable WebHost Manager to set disk space quotas for the accounts on your server. Quotas are essential for the cPanel and WHM to calculate the amount of disk space used by the...

 Install FrontPage® Extensions

Overview FrontPage® is an extremely popular web site design tool. In order to support clients who use FrontPage, you need to install FrontPage extensions on their site so that the...

 Install Servlets

This function allows you to install Tomcat on a specific hosting account. To access the Account Functions Menu, click on Account Functions, on the main screen of your WebHost Manager interface....

 Installing DrWEB server antivirus for Linux CPanel

Following is the  step-by-step instruction on how to install DrWEB antivirus on Linux server running CPanel : I. Doing backups Following files are need to be saved: /etc/exim.conf...

 Key Features

#  Free Installation! #  Unlimited Domains per Server! #  Complete Server Administration Interface! #  Fully Featured Domain Owner Interface! #  Separate Server...

 Limit Bandwidth Usage

Overview This function allows you to limit the bandwidth an account may use per month. You can also limit the total bandwidth that a user may use per month.       Steps 1 To...

 List Parked Domains

Overview This function displays all domains that are parked on top of another domain. Steps 1 To access the Account Information Menu, click on Account Information, on the main screen of your...

 List Subdomains

Overview WebHost Manager enables you to list all subdomains on your server. This function will display all subdomains and parked domains, sorted by domain name.     Steps 1 To access...

 List Suspended Accounts

Overview This function allows you to list all the accounts that have been suspended on your server.     Steps 1 To access the Account Information Menu, click on Account Information,...

 Login to CPanel

a)      Open up your favourite browser b)      Browse the link as https://yourdomainname.com:2083 or...

 Lost the Direct Admin admin password

It will be in /usr/local/directadmin/scripts/setup.txt if you haven’t delete it yet or changed the password. If you have already changed it after install: – To change it from ssh as...

 Manage Nameserver IPs

Overview You need to add an IP address for a nameserver when you create a new nameserver. Steps 1 To access the Networking Setup Menu, click on Networking Setup, on the main screen of your...

 Manage Shell Access

Overview Shell Access allows an account holder to log into the web server using SSH. You can specify what particular shell each account uses when they log in.   WARNING: Shell Access...

 Modify Apache Memory Usage Limit

Overview WebHost Manager includes a function that automatically calculates the memory limit needed by Apache and resets the memory used by Apache to that amount. This frees up your memory for...

 Modify Hostname

Overview The Change Hostname option enables you to change the hostname of your server. It is important to choose a hostname that will not be used for any account, and the hostname must be socially...

 Modify Resolver Configuration

Overview The resolver configuration file (/etc/resolv.conf) is a configuration file for name server routines. Normally you do not need to modify resolv.conf.   NOTE: Do not modify the IP...

 Modify Suspended Account Page

Overview The Suspended Account page is the HTML page that account holders will see when they attempt to log into a suspended account. You can modify the default page to contain your specific...

 Modify an Account

Overview If you need to change the attributes of an account you have already created, you can do so by modifying the account rather than deleting it and creating a new account. By modifying an...

 Modify an MX Record?

MX Records (or mail exchange records) are special server settings that help to control the routing of your email. By default, your email is currently routed through our server. If you wish to route...

 Modify/Upgrade Multiple Accounts

Overview This function allows you to change certain attributes of many accounts at a time. These attributes include: The owner of the account (reseller), the theme the account is using, the date...

 Nameserver Setup

This function enables you to set up your own nameservers. If you chose to add your own nameservers during the installation of WebHost Manager , your nameserver information is already listed here....

 Packages

1)Add Packages 2)Delete Packages 3)Edit Packages 4)Feature Manager

 Password Modification

Overview You can change an account holder’s password, if required. This is usually only necessary when an account holder cannot remember their password as they can change their password if...

 Php open_basedir Tweak

Php’s open_basedir protection prevents users from opening files outside of their home directory with php scripts. You can use this function to select which accounts cannot open files outside...

 Quick Security Scan

Overview WebHost Manager can perform a quick security scan of your server that attempts, in test mode, to shut down various essential services. If any of these tests succeed, there has most likely...

 Quota Modification

Overview The Quota Editor allows you to alter how much disk space an account is allowed.     Steps 1 To access the Account Functions Menu, click on Account Functions, on the main...

 Reseller Center

The WebHost Manager  Reseller Center allows you to give reseller privileges to users, control their reselling abilities, and more. Within the Reseller Center, you can perform a variety of...

 Restart Services

You can restart any of the available services on the web server at any time. You can restart the following services: Mail Server (Exim) DNS/Name Server (BIND) FTP Server (ProFTPd) SQL Server...

 Restore Backups

Overview You can restore all backup files that you have created using WebHost Manager.   NOTE: WebHost Manager copies over each previous backup with the latest backup. For example, each...

 Restore a full Backup / cpmove file

Overview This feature allows you to restore full backups, cPanel backups and cPanel move files. You can use this feature to restore a single account that has been backed up, or a cpmove file from...

 Restore multiple backups

Overview You can restore multiple backups at one time. You can only restore multiple backups of the same type: daily, weekly, or monthly.     Steps 1 To access the Backup Menu, click...

 SMTP Tweak

Overview The SMTP tweak will prevent users from bypassing the mail server to send mail (this is a common practice used by spammers). It will only allow the MTA (mail transport agent), mailman, and...

 SQL services

1)Additional MySQL Access Hosts 2)Change a User or Database Password 3)MySQL Root Password 4)Postgres Config 5)Repair a Databse 6)Reset Local MySQL Password 7)Setup Remote MySQL Root Password...

 SSL/TLS

1)Change Server Certificates 2)Reset Server Certificates 3)SSL Manager

 Scan for Trojan Horses

Overview WebHost Manager includes a function that enables you to scan your server for Trojan Horses. A Trojan Horse is a malicious, security-breaking program that is disguised as something benign,...

 Security

The Security area deals with security issues. From scanning for security beaches and Trojan Horses to modifying Apache’s memory usage limit, these functions can be used to increase the...

 Server Information

Overview This function displays information about the hardware and software configuration on your server. This includes processor type and speed, memory information, system software, drive...

 Server Status

1)Apache Status 2)CPU/Memory/MySQL Usage 3)Server Information 4)Service Status

 Server Time

Overview The Server Time area enables you to set the time zone for your server clock. You can also synchronize your server time with the displayed time in your browser. Your server time needs to...

 Server status (Apache Status)

Overview This function displays information about Apache. Most of the information is displayed in a table with a key to the symbols used underneath the table.       Steps 1 To...

 Service Manager

Overview The Service Manager area enables you to start and stop available services on your server. The following services are available:   antirelayd – The Daemon controlling POP...

 Service Status

Overview This function displays what services are running on your server, as well as server load, memory usage, swap usage, and hard drive space usage. Running services have a green circle next to...

 Service configuration (Bandmin Password)

Overview This function allows you to change the Bandmin Password for a specific user.       Steps 1 To access the Service Configuration Menu, click on Service Configuration, on...

 Set up a MySQL database from CPanel?

Solution 1. Log into your cPanel (http://www.yourdomain.com:2082). 2. Click on the “MySQL Databases” link. This will display the “MySQL Account Maintenance” screen. 3....

 Setup Remote Access Key

Overview A Remote Access Key is used for automatic account creation scripts, external billing software, and various other applications that need to call WebHost Manager to create, remove, or...

 Shell Fork Bomb Protection

Overview WebHost Manager is installed with Shell Fork Bomb Protection against Telnet/SSH users using all of the server resources and causing a system crash. This protection can be disabled or...

 Show Accounts over Quota

Overview This function allows you to list all of the accounts on your server that have exceeded their disk space quota.     Steps 1 To access the Account Information Menu, click on...

 Show Reseller Accounts

Overview The Show Reseller Accounts function displays a list of the resellers on your server and the accounts owned by each reseller.     Steps 1 To access the Resellers Menu, click...

 Software

1)Update Apache 2)Check / Repair a Perl Script 3)Install a Perl Module 4)Install a RPM 5)Rebuild RPM Database 6)Update Server Software 7)Update System Software

 Suspending or Unsuspending Accounts

Overview WebHost Manager enables you to suspend problematic accounts. Suspension simply means that no web site pages are served to accounts, no FTP connections are accepted, and all email is...

 System Health

1)Background Process Killer 2)Show Current CPU Usage 3)Show Current Disk Usage 4)Show Current Running Processes

 System Reboot

Overview The System Reboot Menu allows you to check on the status of your server and display a lot of valuable information about your server.   To access the System Reboot Menu, click on...

 System Reboot

1)Forceful Server Reboot 2)Graceful Server Reboot

 Terminate Multiple Accounts

Overview This function allows you to remove multiple accounts from your server at the same time. This can be useful when a reseller has defaulted on payment, or switched to another provider....

 Terminate an Account

Overview WebHost Manager enables you to quickly delete an account and all files associated with that account. However, you can always just suspend an account if you wish for it to be inactive but...

 Traceroute Tweak

Overview This tweak will disable the system’s traceroute utility.     Steps 1 To access the Server Setup Menu, click on Server Setup, on the main screen of your WebHost Manager...

 Transfers

1)Copy an account from another server 2)Copy an account from another server with account password 3)Copy multiple accounts from an Alab*nza Server 4)Copy Multiple accounts from another server...

 Tweak Security

Overview This menu allows you to configure certain security settings as to protect your server from exploits.   To access the Server Setup Menu, click on Server Setup, on the main screen of...

 Tweak Settings

Overview You can change a large number of global settings on your server. These changes affect all users of the machine, including yourself, resellers, and resellers’ customers.  ...

 Upgrade / Downgrade an Account

Overview You can modify an account by upgrading or downgrading the package used for the account. This enables you to make wide-ranging changes quickly and consistently according to your pricing...

 Use my existing SSL key and certificate?

To enable SSL, do the following: Select Domain info in the Domain Settings menu. Click the Edit icon in the Web Service field. Enable SSL for the domain in the list. One the page that appears,...

 View bandwidth usage

Overview This function allows you to view the total amount of bandwidth used on your server per month. Bandwidth usage is shown in total and also broken down per account.   NOTE: Only HTTP,...

 Web SSL / TLS

1)Delete a SSL Host 2)Generate an SSL cerificate and signing Request 3)Install an SSL Certificate and Setup the Domain 4)List SSL Hosts 5)Purchase and Install SSL Certificate

 cPanel

1)Addon Modules 2)Addon Scripts 3)Branding 4)Enable/Disable Outlook® AutoConfig 5)Modify cPanel/WebHost Manager News 6)Reset a Mailman Password 7)Reset a Shopping Cart 8)Synchronize FTP...

 cPanel and WHM Setup.

Overview The Edit Setup area enables you to edit your server configuration settings that you created during the installation and initial log on process. This includes editing your master IP...

 mod_userdir Tweak

Overview Apache’s mod_userdir allows users to view their sites by entering a tilde(~) and their username as the URL on a specific host. For example http://test.cpanel.net/~fred will bring up...