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In our Knowledge Base, you'll find thousands of how-to's articles. Our WHM section, we walk you through a variety of tasks with straightforward and easy to follow tutorials.

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When visiting websites, you’re relying on a web server that’s managed by software to present the webpages to you and everyone else visiting at that time. There are many “brands” of web servers that are used on the internet. Some web servers have been around since the mid-90s, like Apache, while others came after. These “other” web servers can potentially offer better capabilities, transforming a website’s user experience.

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How to Upgrade Apache and PHP With cPanel’s EasyApache

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If you run a cPanel server, and need to upgrade your Apache or PHP version, cPanel provides the EasyApache tool in Web Host Manager (WHM) to make these updates a breeze. While some generally prefer to run this functionality from the command line, the WHM graphical user interface (GUI) is a simplified method.

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What is cPanel?

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The name cPanel is short for Control Panel and was developed by cPanel, LLC. cPanel is a web hosting control panel that lets you manage your domains and their files from a graphical user interface (GUI) and controls emails, databases, FTP (file transfer protocol), metrics, and much more.  In short, it lets you interact with different system services that your website needs to operate in an uncomplicated and user-friendly way that everyone can understand. 

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In part one of How to Troubleshoot SMTP Errors, we reviewed email status codes, internal reasons for email issues, and troubleshooting steps to address those issues. In part two of this series, we will examine some of the external reasons for email issues. 

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What is SMTP?

The Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is a communication protocol used to transmit email between corresponding email servers. Using an email client like Mac Mail, Outlook, Thunderbird, or web clients like Gmail or Windows Live, SMTP can send messages to an email server. Although SMTP was initially designed as an email transport and delivery system, it later encompassed the email submission protocols that are now in use by both the Post Office Protocol (POP) and the Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP). The above-noted email clients use these protocols to retrieve email from an email server. When this system fails, it provides the means to identify and resolve SMTP errors.

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stop spam emails

The most effective method to protect a server from sending spam is to prevent it in the first place. In this article, we provide several techniques to use to keep the server from sending out unwanted spam or junk mail. Typically, unwanted, and unsolicited spam email is usually bulk sent out to an indiscriminate list of recipients. Spam is often used for commercial purposes but can be sent out in massive volume by a botnet or a network of infected computers.

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What is Tmpmail?

Tmpmail is a utility written in bash that allows a user to create and use a temporary email address for receiving emails from the command-line. Underneath the covers, the bash script uses 1secmail’s API to receive the emails. By default, email addresses are created at random unless a specific email address follows the --generate flag.

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In this article we will briefly cover the basics of monitoring your server via WHM. By following this process you will learn how to find: service status, resource usage, and Apache stats.

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