Moving domains or accounts between servers is just another necessity of server ownership. It may be necessary to upgrade your operating system, consolidate or decentralize your domains, get onto a different platform type (dedicated or cloud), or refresh your hardware to newer specifications. WHM makes it easy to move all or a portion of your cPanel accounts from an existing cPanel server using a variety of easy-to-use tools. Continue reading “Migrating a cPanel Account”
Managing who has access to your server, and what type of access that person is an important part of server administration. This article will address multiple areas relating to user accounts on the Windows operating system. It assumes your Windows Server is on a “Workstation” and not a part of an Active Directory domain. The process for resetting an Active Directory user account is different and out of scope for this article. Continue reading “Windows User Account Management”
Liquid Web’s Account Management System has a robust API that allows for accessing your account from outside of the Manage interface. For example, the API can be used to integrate WHMCS directly to your Liquid Web account. To access the API, an API user must first be created for that account.
Migrating your email from your server to Liquid Web’s Premium Business Email is made easy with our free self-service migration tool. From your browser, navigate to https://liquidweb.selfmigration.com and follow the instructions below. If your migration seems to be taking longer than expected, please see the troubleshooting section of this article. Continue reading “Using the Self-Service Email Migration Tool for Premium Business Email and Hosted Exchange”
As a security measure, your server’s root user and SSH information will not automatically update in your Liquid Web account when it is changed using WHM or the command line. Without having updated login credentials, our Support team is unable to proactively fix any server problems or allow us to begin working on your support ticket. Continue reading “Updating Your Server Password”
As we learned in our article What Are Domains?, a domain is associated with an IP address that directs visitors to the right location in the Internet that houses your site and its contents. In the same way, a Glue Record binds the IP address to a static cache so visitors can always locate your site without issue. This avoids impossible dependencies for that DNS zone. Your registrar holds the Glue Record and allows traffic to be directed without using the lookup process of DNS. You often see a Glue Record used for nameservers, but it is occasionally in other records depending on circumstances. Continue reading “What is a Glue Record?”
The History tab in your Cloud Sites control panel provides a historical list of the accounts previous tasks and actions. Here you can review a history of completed tasks such as: account creation and removals, creating new websites, creating FTP users, removing account resources and more. Continue reading “Checking Account History in Cloud Sites”
When you first log into your Liquid Web Cloud Sites control panel, you will by default be on the Websites tab. Here you see a list of the websites created and being managed through the interface. If you have not created a website on Cloud Sites yet, this section will be blank.
This first menu item on the Cloud Sites control panel is Websites. To see how to create a website on Cloud Sites, see our article Adding a Website to Cloud Sites. Continue reading “Cloud Sites Control Panel Overview”
With Cloud Sites, you can create client accounts for easy client management. These client accounts group your clients’ sites together, so you can quickly see which websites belong to which clients. You can even allow your clients access to a Cloud Sites control panel containing only their sites.
Creating a Client Account in Cloud Sites
- Log into your Cloud Sites account.
- In the top navigation menu, click on Accounts.
The Usage tab in your Cloud Sites control panel provides information on the amount of bandwidth, disk space and database usage for your sites. Your Cloud Sites control panel includes 50GB of disk space and 500GB of bandwidth. You can log into your Liquid Web Cloud Sites account to view the current charges for additional space and bandwidth use.
View Resource Usage Data
To help you keep track of these metrics, the Usage tab gives you a breakdown of your usage so that you can adjust accordingly and avoid any issues.
Continue reading “Checking Resource Usage in Cloud Sites”