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Whenever you change to DNS or add a subdomain for your site, cPanel will add the task to restart the Web server or DNS Server to the queue. This queue is to help prevent degradation of performance with a large number of changes being made constantly. This will do, is group...

There may come a time when you have a cPanel / WHM Server full of accounts that you need to incorporate into your WHMCS. This can be due to a new installation of WHMCS or acquirement of another server. Regardless of the reason, you will be able to import the accounts from...

If you have ever faced an issue with your site being down or showing Database Connection errors, there is likely a service that is down on the server. In WHM, you can view the services running on the server and their status and version. You can also find the Current Load and...

With Windows, Microsoft pushes updates to the operating system fairly frequently. These updates often include important aspects such as security updates, which it is highly recommended you install. However, by default, Windows updates will automatically download and install...

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 you register a domain name, you are asked to provide quite a bit of information. This is so that if ICANN (the organization that handles domain name registrations) needs to get in touch with you for any reason, they can do so. If this information is not accurate, you...

Magento is a popular open-source e-commerce framework that provides you with a full platform to create an e-commerce website. There are two main versions of Magento. One version is Magento Community which is free to use for anyone. There is also Magento Enterprise which...

While WordPress might be the most popular script in Softaculous, many people want to set up a shop without a blog framework. PrestaShop, similar to WordPress, is written in PHP and uses MySQL. It's available in Softaculous and works well with our Shared or Business web...

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...

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...

When users set up in CentOS Web Panel (CWP), they occasionally need to add domains to their plan. This guide will go over adding domains from the User Panel in CentOS Web Panel. Prerequisites for Adding Domains CentOS Web Panel installed and setup The user account created...

SSL Encryption Certificates are a prevalent method of securing your site. CentOS Web Panel (CWP) helps automate applying SSL certificates for domains on your server. This article will detail how to Enable AutoSSL in the CentOS Web panel. Important Note: This method issues...

User accounts within CentOS Web Panel will manage email accounts from the CentOS Web Panel Control Web Panel. This guide will detail CentOS Web Panel user email creation to help Hostwinds clients use a Cloud VPS or Dedicated server . Creating an Email Account Step 1: Log in...

To continue with this guide, you will want to have installed Virtualmin on your Cloud/VPS or Dedicated Server. The installation may take up to 10 minutes to complete. Still, after it does, you can move on to the Post-Installation Wizard by logging into Virtualmin using http:...

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...

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...