Installation instructions for Content Management Systems (CMS) often require you to create a MySQL database for the application. But just how is that done on a cPanel server?
One of the perks of having your own domain is the ability to set up e-mail addresses for it. cPanel makes creating a new e-mail address simple.
Running your first webserver can be daunting. Even if you are familiar with running a cPanel account, there is much to learn regarding Web Host Manager (WHM). The first step to successfully running WHM is creating a cPanel account.
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Changing an existing domain name and the associated account on your server is a task that most users don’t think about until it becomes necessary. Thankfully the tools provided by cPanel make this relatively easy.
One of the first problems people encounter when they are new to DNS is where to start looking when they need to make a DNS change. Say you want to add a new subdomain for a piece of server software you are trying out, but where exactly do you add that new A record the instructions keep talking about?
One of the common questions new users have when they get a fully managed dedicated server is “How do I log in to my control panel?” This article will show you how to login to your Plesk control panel. cPanel’s users should check out the article on logging into cPanel.
Softaculous is an easy to use one-click installer, allowing you to install software packages on your Fully Managed Linux server quickly, easily backup, and update any software that is installed with softaculous. While Softaculous is designed with ease of use in mind, it can be confusing to install software with Softaculous. The purpose of this article is to walk through installing a piece of software using Softaculous.
In this tutorial, we will be reviewing how to restore a domain from cPanel backups. While it is a good and useful thing to have entire server backups enabled, sometimes we only need to restore a single domain. In these situations, cPanel backups make it easy for us to restore a single site from the Web Host Manager (WHM) interface, or from the command line.Continue reading “How To: Restore a Domain From cPanel Backups”
Reading Time: < 1 minuteWhile editing files on a machine running some form of Windows and uploading them to a Linux server is convenient, it can cause unforeseen complications. Windows-based text editors put special characters at the end of lines to denote a line return or newline. Normally harmless, some applications on a Linux server cannot understand these characters and can cause the service to not respond correctly. There is a simple way to correct this problem: dos2unix.
Reading Time: 2 minutesDomain Name Service, or DNS, can be one of the most be one of the more complicated concepts in server administration. This article will walk through changing an A record from the Linux command line.
This article assumes that you are running BIND on a linux server, that you already have an understanding of what DNS is, the different types of DNS entries, and how DNS works. Please note: The incorrect editing of your zone file can take your site offline. All editing must be done on the authoritative nameservers for the given domain.