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How Do I Generate a Backup with ZPanel? Follow these instructions to create account backups in ZPanel. Login to your ZPanel Admin page Click Backup, which can be found under the Advanced section Under Backup your hosting account files, click Launch. In the pop-up window,...

This guide will walk you step-by-step on updating your credentials, username, and password in CPV Lab. You must have purchased a license before you'll be able to complete the following steps. All details for login will be provided through your initial email once registered...

How Do I Renew My cPanel/WHM License With Hostwinds? cPanel/WHM licenses are part of an automatic renewal process when you sign up for a service with Hostwinds that uses them. We will manage the license for you depending on the product or service you purchased with us. If...

How Do I Connect To The Server Via SSH? The following guide is a tutorial on accessing your Cloud, VPS, or Dedicated server via SSH through the command line. Connecting with Windows First, you will need to install an SSH client on your computer. For Windows, you can use...

This guide will explain how to remote (RDP) into a Windows server. We will also cover how to change your Administrator password. Step 1: Find the Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) on your PC and open it. You should do a search within Windows for "RDP," which will launch...

You can connect Filezilla to your cPanel either manually or with a script that automatically configures Filezilla for you. You may also use CoreFTP or Cyberduck in the same way. Configure Filezilla Manually Download and install Filezilla Open Filezilla Put in the same...

How do I Configure Automatic Backups with WHM? One of the most important things you can do to protect yourself (and any clients you might be hosting) against security threats and data loss is ensuring everything is properly backed up and saved. Luckily, it's easy to set up...

If your website is loading slowly, there could be several reasons causing the delay in your load times. A site that is loading slowly or sporadically can be frustrating and have devastating effects on a business-related page. Visitors will get frustrated and leave and quite...

Cloudflare is a great tool to help both in securing and speeding the delivery of your domain. Setup is straightforward, and we'll outline below how to get started quickly. If you don't already have a Cloudflare account, go to https: //www.cloudflare.com and click the Sign-Up...

How Do I Change My Server Password Using Windows 2012? The following guide will show you how to change the password for Windows Server 2012 in two different ways. If you're unable to log in, please contact our support department for assistance. Changing your Windows Server...

What Is Caching Content? A cache is a location that temporarily stores data and files for quick access at any point in time. All web interactions that users have will involve using a cache at some point in time, and most use several caches before they are complete. For...

How Can I Secure My Linux Server? Several measures can be taken to secure your server in the best way possible to mitigate malicious issues. Below you'll find some of the best practices to apply when securing your Linux servers for your Hostwinds Cloud VPS or Dedicated...

You don't have to adjust or add settings because cPanel and WHM already automatically restart a service when it fails. The chkservd constantly monitors all the services to make sure they are working properly. Every 5 minutes, the chkservd decides which services are online...

The steps listed below are fitted to explain the process of enabling automatic dedicated IP assignment for new cPanel accounts created through the WHM interface. Before proceeding, it is highly recommended to have the latest WHM / cPanel version to follow these steps on. How...

What Apps are Included in Softaculous? Softaculous offers over 400+ different applications that can help you be successful. You can find some of the plugins that are available through Softaculous below. Softaculous will usually sort these by category on what the Script would...

Causes for the "application cannot connect to a database" error . When you receive this error, the PHP code cannot retrieve information from the database where everything is stored. Several potential causes for this could be: You may be using an incorrect database name Using...