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 Add A DNS Zone

A DNS zone is a part of your domain name but it may contain different DNS information. For...

 Add A New IP Address

WebHost Manager enables you to add a new IP address at any time, along with the address's...

 Add An A Entry For Your Hostname

An A entry is an Address entry, and can be entered at any time for your hostnames. Do...

 Add Packages

Packages allow you to create accounts with a preset amount of disk space, bandwidth, e-mail...

 Add Reseller Accounts

A reseller account will have the ability to create other accounts on your server. Accounts...

 Additional Language Configuration

Several of the existing scripts used by cPanel have pre-configured languages files already...

 Additional MySQL Access Hosts

You can add additional hosts that are able to access MySQL databases on this server. You can also...

 Apache mod_userdir Tweak

Apache's mod_userdir allows users to view their sites by entering a tilde (~) and their username...

 Background Process Killer

You can set WebHost Manager to automatically detect and kill any one of the following processes...

 Basic cPanel and WHM Setup

The Edit Setup area enables you to edit your server configuration settings that you created...

 Branding

Branding allows you to modify images within a cPanel theme so that you can add your...

 Change A User or Database Password

You can use WebHost Manager to change the password of any MySQL user or database on your server....

 Change Account Ownership

Steps Click on the Change Ownership of an account link. When the page loads you will see two...

 Change Log

The WebHost Manager Change Log displays the change log for the version of cPanel and WHM and WHM...

 Change Multiple Site IP Addresses

This function allows you to change the IP address associated with multiple accounts. You can use...

 Change Ownership of Multiple Accounts

You can use this function to change what reseller owns a specific account. This can be used to...

 Change Root Password

You should change your server root password occasionally to maximize your site security....

 Change Site's IP Address

This function allows you to change the IP address associated with a domain name. Steps To...

 Change WHM Theme

You can easily change your WHM Theme. Follow the instructions below. Steps Click on the...

 Clone/Create a New Language

In order to create a new language file you need to clone or copy one of the existing...

 Compilers Tweak

This tweak will disable the system's c and c++ compilers for unprivileged users. Many...

 Configuration File Rollback

cPanel and WHM automatically saves a backup version of the following three files whenever...

 Configure Backup

You can specify how often backups occur and where backups are placed - either on the same server...

 Configure Cluster

DNS Clustering allows you to keep DNS records synchronized across multiple servers....

 Copy An Account from Another Server

This function allows you to copy an account from another server without that account's password....

 Copy An Account from Another Server with Account Password

You can quickly transfer one account from a server running cPanel and WHM to another, if...

 Copy Multiple Accounts from Another Server

Assuming you are running cPanel and WHM and WHM on two servers, you can transfer multiple...

 Copy Multiple Accounts from an Alab*nza Server

This function allows you to copy multiple accounts from a server using Alab*nza to your server...

 Create a New Account

You can easily create a hosting account for any user on your server using the "Create a New...

 Creating An ACL List

What is an ACL List? ACL Lists allow you to save and recall a set of Feature Limits for a...

 Delete A DNS Zone

You can delete a DNS zone when you no longer need to that particular DNS information. Do not...

 Delete Packages

If you no longer wish to offer a certain account package, you can delete it from your package...

 Delete a Language File

If you no longer need to use a specific language file, this function allows you to remove it from...

 Disable or Enable Demo Mode

You can use WebHost Manager's demo mode feature to turn any account into a demo account. A demo...

 Download a Language File

You can download a language file for offline editing. This is most useful when you have copied an...

 Download a Raw Apache Log

A Raw Apache Log is a server log that details every command that the Apache server processed over...

 Download a Raw FTP Log

A Raw Ftp Log is a server log that details every command that the ftp server processed for a...

 E-mail All Resellers

Steps Click on the E-mail All Resellers link. When the page loads, you will see a four-part...

 Edit An MX Entry

WebHost Manager enables you to alter MX (Mail Exchange Record) Entries at any time. By altering...

 Edit Packages

You can alter all aspects of a package whenever you need to change the package. These changes...

 Edit Privileges/Nameservers

This function allows you to modify the privileges (abilities) of a reseller. You can also change...

 Edit Zone Templates

The Zone Template Editor will allow you to edit the default zones that are used when...

 Edit Zone Templates

The Zone Template Editor will allow you to edit the default zones that are used when creating DNS...

 Edit a Language File

You can edit the words used in any language file. You can use this to make small changes in the...

 Email All Users

WebHost Manager enables you to send an email to all users on your server at any time. By default...

 Enable/Disable Outlook® AutoConfig

WebHost Manager can enable or disable Outlook Express® auto configuration files....

 Establish A Trust Relationship With a Primary Nameserver

You can establish a master/primary nameserver relationship at your server setup level. Refer to...

 Feature Manager

The Feature Manager enables you to control the functions that are available in your customer's...

 Fix Insecure Permissions (Scripts)

If you are having problems with SuExec and CGI permissions, you can use this function to fix the...

 Forceful Server Reboot

A Forceful Server Reboot forces the system to restart and may not always shutdown all running...

 Format/Mount A New Hard-drive

When adding a new hard-drive to your server, you will need to format and then mount that...

 Generate an SSL Certificate and Signing Request

You can easily generate a SSL Certificate and Signing Request using the built-in feature in WHM...

 Graceful Server Reboot

A Graceful Server Reboot attempts to shutdown all processes on your server and then...

 Host Access Control (block IP access)

Host Access Control allows you to set up specific rules to allow or deny access to your server...

 IP Migration Wizard (RC2)

This function allows you to migrate your server to a new set of IP addresses. However, this tool...

 Install A Perl Module

Perl modules are a collection of Perl scripts that allow you to perform one or more functions....

 Install A RPM

RPM (Red Hat Package Manager) is a common way of installing software on Red Hat Linux systems....

 Install FrontPage® Extensions

FrontPage® is an extremely popular web site design tool. In order to support clients who use...

 Install FrontPage® Mail Extensions

Some clients may need FrontPage® mail extensions installed. This function will find...

 Install Servlets

This function allows you to install Tomcat on a specific hosting account. For more...

 Install an SSL Certificate and Setup The Domain

Install your SSL Certificate in seconds using the "Install a SSL Certificate and Setup the...

 Install cPAddons

The "Install cPAddons" feature allows you to install cPanel Addons. When the page loads you will...

 Interactive Knowledge Base

The Interactive Knowledge Base enables you to find solutions to many common problems that you may...

 Limit Bandwidth Usage

This function allows you to limit the bandwidth an account may use per month. You can also limit...

 List Accounts

The List Account function displays all of the accounts on your server. It displays a variety of...

 List Parked Domains

This function displays all domains that are parked on top of another domain. For more...

 List Subdomains

WebHost Manager enables you to list all subdomains on your server. This function will display all...

 List Suspended Accounts

This function allows you to list all the accounts that have been suspended on your server. Steps...

 Logging On

You will need to log on in order to use WebHost Manager to manage your web server. Remember,...

 Logging On For The First Time

When you log on to WebHost Manager for the first time you will need to set up the basic...

 Mail Troubleshooter

The Mail Troubleshooter function enables you to send a test e-mail to a problematic...

 Manage IP Delegation

Steps Select the user (domain_name) from the Select a Reseller drop down menu...

 Manage Mail Queue

The Exim Mail Queue area enables you to view all waiting messages in the mail queue, and attempt...

 Manage Main Shared/IPless IP

Steps Select the user (domain_name) from the Select a Reseller drop down menu...

 Manage Nameserver IPs

You will need to add an IP address for a nameserver when you create a new nameserver. Steps...

 Manage SSH Keys

SSH allows secure file transfer and remote logins over the Internet. Your secure connection via...

 Manage SSL Hosts

WHM gives you a set of tools to share your installed SSL Certificates or managed your current...

 Manage Shell Access

Shell Access allows an account holder to log into the web server using SSH. You can specify what...

 Manage Wheel Group Users

The Wheel Group is a user group that can gain access to root on your server by using the su...

 Manage cPAddons

You can select cPAddons for a single user on your server or you can select cPAddons for...

 Modify An Account

If you need to change the attributes of an account you have already created, you can do...

 Modify Apache Memory Usage Limit

The "Modify Apache Memory Usage" feature will calculate your apache memory usage based on your...

 Modify Hostname

The Change Hostname option enables you to change the hostname of your server. It is important to...

 Modify Resolver Configuration

The resolver configuration file (/etc/resolv.conf) is a configuration file for name server...

 Modify Suspended Account Page

The Suspended Account page is the HTML page that account holders will see when they attempt to...

 Modify cPanel/WHM News

You can display a customized version of the cPanel or WebHost Manager news, rather than use the...

 Modify/Upgrade Multiple Accounts

This function allows you to change certain attributes of many accounts at a time. These...

 Module Installers

Modules, whether Perl, PHP or Ruby, installed via the WHM interface are available for all users...

 MySQL Root Password

You should change your MySQL root password occasionally to maximize your site security. You...

 Optimize EIDE Hard-drives

WebHost Manager allows you to optimize EIDE (Enhanced Integrated Drive Electronics) drives for...

 PHP open_basedir Tweak

PHP's open_basedir protection prevents users from opening files outside of their home directory...

 Park or Point A Domain

WebHost Manager enables you to park a domain on top of another domain, which effectively...

 Password Modification

You can change an account holder's password, if required. This is usually only necessary when an...

 Password Strength Configuration

The "Password Strength Configuration" feature allows you do define either a global minimum to the...

 Perform A DNS Cleanup

WebHost Manager enables you to clean up your nameserver configuration file whenever required....

 Plugins

The Plugins feature provides a simple management system where you can install/uninstall and setup...

 Postgres Config

This utility will install a Postgres authentication configuration file that uses md5 passwords...

 Purchase & Install SSL Certificate

cPanel has selected several SSL Certificate providers where you can purchase and install...

 Quick Security Scan

There are services enabled by default with your operating system that are not necessary for most...

 Quota Modification

The Quota Editor allows you to alter how much disk space an account is allowed. Steps To...

 Rearrange Accounts

WebHost Manager enables you to change the location of an account at any time. This is usually...

 Rebuild RPM Database

The database that keeps track of your RPM (Red Hat Package Manager) installations can become...

 Rebuild The IP Address Pool

Rebuilding the IP Address Pool frees up IP addresses and updates /etc/ipaddrpool. Steps To...

 Remove Reseller Accounts

A quick way to tell if a user has reseller privileges already added is to view the "Remove...

 Repair A Database

You can attempt to repair a MySQL database using WebHost Manager. This function checks each table...

 Repair Mailbox Permissions

This function rebuilds mail databases and fixes permission problems on mail databases and...

 Reset Local MySQL Root Password

You can reset your MySQL root password using WebHost Manager. This function should only be used...

 Reset Package Bandwidth

WebHost Manager enables you to view a list of all accounts that have had their bandwidth limit...

 Reset a Mailman Password

You can change the password for any Mailman mailing list on your server, usually when a user has...

 Restore A Full Backup / cpmove file

This feature allows you to restore full backups; cPanel backups and cPanel move files. You can...

 Restore Backups

You can restore all backup files that you have created using WebHost Manager. NOTE: WebHost...

 Restore Multiple Backups

You can restore multiple backups at one time. You can only restore multiple backups of the same...

 Review Copied Accounts

This function allows you to review all the accounts that have been recently copied to or from...

 SMTP Tweak

The SMTP tweak will prevent users from bypassing the mail server to send mail (this is a common...

 SSL Key / Crt Manager

The SSL Key/Crt Manager allows you to view and download currently available keys,...

 Scan For Trojan Horses

What are Trojan Horses? According to WikiPedia, a Trojan horse is a program that unlike a...

 Server Time

The Server Time area enables you to set the time zone for your server clock. You can also...

 Setup Remote Access Key

A Remote Access Key is used for automatic account creation scripts, external billing software,...

 Setup Remote MySQL Server

Remote MySQL allows you to use a MySQL server on a different machine to hold your databases. This...

 Setup/Edit Domain Forwarding

WebHost Manager enables you to forward all traffic from your current domain to another domain....

 Shell Fork Bomb Protection

WebHost Manager is installed with Shell Fork Bomb Protection against Telnet/SSH users using all...

 Shopping Cart Reset

You can refresh a shopping cart that is not resetting by itself. This command is only designed...

 Show Accounts Over Quota

This function allows you to list all of the accounts on your server that have exceeded...

 Show Active and Inactive Accounts

WebHost Manager can display a summary list of active and inactive accounts at any time. Inactive...

 Show Current CPU Usage

This functions displays the current CPU usage divided by process. More information about each...

 Show Current Disk Usage

This function displays the current amount of disk space being used on each hard drive and...

 Show Current Running Processes

This function displays all currently running processes and their actual location on your server....

 Show IP Address Usage

This function allows you to display a list of all of the IP addresses on your server and...

 Show MySQL Processes

WebHost Manager can create a list of all of the currently active MySQL processes on your server,...

 Show Reseller Accounts

The Show Reseller Accounts feature creates a report of all the resellers and their associated...

 Show or Delete Current IP Addresses

You can display a list of all of the IP addresses that are linked to your server. You can delete...

 Show/Edit Reserved IPs

WebHost Manager enables you to reserve IP addresses so that they will not be used when...

 Skeleton Directory

The Skeleton Directory is the directory template that is used to create all new accounts. Any...

 Statistics Software Configuration

The table provided in this summary shows the generator program (analog, awstats, webalizer),...

 Support Center

You can submit a support request to the cPanel Customer Service Team through the Support Center....

 Suspending and Un-Suspending Accounts

WebHost Manager enables you to suspend problematic accounts. Suspension simply means that...

 Synchronize DNS Records With Primary Nameserver

If you have established a trust relationship with a primary nameserver, you will need to...

 Synchronize FTP Passwords

You need to synchronize FTP password files when you reinstall proftpd. Steps To access the...

 Terminate Multiple Accounts

This function allows you to remove multiple accounts from your server at the same time. This can...

 Terminate an Account

WebHost Manager enables you to quickly delete an account and all files associated with that...

 Traceroute Tweak

This tweak will disable the system's traceroute utility. Steps To access the Traceroute Tweak...

 Tweak Settings

You can change a large number of global settings on your server. These changes affect all users...

 Un-suspend Bandwidth Exceeders

All accounts that exceed their specified bandwidth maximum will receive a Bandwidth Exceeded...

 Uninstall FrontPage® Extensions

If FrontPage® is not working on a site or you are no longer using FrontPage® on a site,...

 Universal Theme Manager

What is the Universal Theme Manager? The Universal Theme Manager provides three different areas...

 Update Apache

You can upgrade Apache by using this interface. The options checked on your screen reflect the...

 Update Config

You can select which updates you would like to receive from cPanel automatically, if any. There...

 Update System Software

WebHost Manager provides you with the ability to update your server, system software or...

 Upgrade / Downgrade an Account

You can modify an account by upgrading or downgrading the package used for the account. This...

 Upgrade to Latest Version

You can upgrade to the latest version of cPanel and WHM. WebHost Manager will check for updates,...

 Upload a Language File

You can upload a new language file once you have finished altering a downloaded file (refer to...

 View Bandwidth Usage

This function allows you to view the total amount of bandwidth used on your server per month....

 View Mail Statistics

The View Mail Statistics function displays a wide variety of information about e-mail on your...

 View Relayers

This function allows you to see who is relaying mail on your server. For more information on...

 View Usage/Stats and Manage (suspend, terminate, etc)

Steps Select the user (domain_name) from the Select a Reseller drop down menu associated with...

 Website Maintenance Services

cPanel has teamed up with Edit.com, the maintenance experts, to make it easier for you to...

 mod_userdir Tweak

Apache's mod_userdir allows users to view their sites by entering a tilde(~) and their username...

 phpMyAdmin

This function allows you to use phpMyAdmin to administrate your MySQL databases. For more...

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