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Visiting website without nameservers

Context I am migrating a WordPress website from a Plesk server to a cPanel server. Before I change the nameservers to point to the new website, I would like to test that everything is ok (e.g., ...
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Are domain cPanel and hosting cPanel different?

My website has a cpanel at www.mysitename.com/cpanel. Now as far as I know this is the domain cPanel and I can only moderate things that are on that domain or the website on that domain. Now there is ...
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any way I can fix this cphulk situation?

I should probably sue the cpanel guys right about now. The point is, I'm receiving all these strange messages in my logs about cphulk (brute force detection system) not being able to do its job of ...
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Security issues with PHP with cPanel and shared hosting

if this is not the correct forum for this question please tell me! When one has an account on a shared server host running cPanel, the account runs in a jailed environment where access to files is ...
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change cpanel log file location

Is there a way in some configuration file to specify a new folder to put all the cpanel log files in, or is there a way to specify new log file names for each log? I ask this because I want to store ...
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Cpanel - How to delete addon domain associated folder after removing domain? [closed]

I have added and then removed few add-on domains in my hosting. But after deleting, their assigned folder still appears in folder and ftp listing. I tried to delete or rename them but they still ...
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DNS for a cPanel addon domain to resolve to a dedicated IP address?

I would like to know how to set the DNS of an addon domain in cPanel to resolve to its own dedicated IP address, not the IP address of cPanel parent domain.
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mod_ruid2 not working with apache 2.4.18

I thought I did good service to my server by upgrading everything to php 5.6, and apache 2.4.18 through the easyapache interface, but now, apache won't start. ! Executing custom hook ...
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How to analyse what IP is hitting my website and consuming bandwidth

My website is hosted on a shared server with a WHM account and a cPanel system. My website is being attacked by something and it consumes all my bandwidth. This has been going on for couple of weeks ...
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zip files extract in cPanel encode non-ASCII file names

In my manual-restore-from-backup procedure, I download the backup as .zip, upload it to my website, and then extract it using cPanel's File Manager "extract" feature. It works, but my site contains ...
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Change main domain name in cPanel

Is it possible to change main domain name? I added a new domain name as addon domain, but the problem now is that the site isn't working on the new domain but when I enter the existing, there shows a ...
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How do I replace a MySQL Database?

I created a database on the host server using PHPMyAdmin. I exported the database for local development and have since added data and changed the schema slightly. How can I replace the database on ...
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best apache log file permissions on cpanel server

In an effort to protect my site from bad bots including ridiculous hackers that can login to the server, I want to secure access_log and error_log as much as possible without breaking apache or ...
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Multiple cPanel accounts VS. Single cPanel account

Which of these methods consume less resources (i.e. RAM, CPU, Disk space)? Using a single cPanel account with multiple addon domains; Or, Using a cPanel account for each domain.
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cPanel is letting me in via SFTP without a key

I currently have a shared plan on asmallorange because I wanted to give them a try. I am trying to establish some security when it comes to file transfers. Through cPanel, I created an SSH key. The ...
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Should I enable CloudFlare through cPanel, or set it up directly via cloudflare.com?

CloudFlare is a great free CDN. Some CloudFlare web hosting partners support activating CloudFlare directly from within cPanel. Is this the recommended way of doing so? What are the pros and cons ...
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Is it insecure to make the CPanel username same as domain name?

If I set my cPanel username same as domain name, then everybody already knows my cPanel username. Does it pose security risk?
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WordPress security checklists on cPanel

I'm installing WordPress on a shared cPanel hosting for blogging. I'm planning to install it in a folder under public_html, that is, public_html/myblog. I am using WordPress application installer ...
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How to completely purge shared hosting account through cpanel?

I have a shared hosting account that I was using to check out various web applications (the account came with scriptaculo.us scripts that made for easy installation). In the end I had installed about ...
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WHM cgi scripts internal server error

I am getting 500 internal server error during of running CGI scripts in cgi-bin folder, I checked everything and it seems everything are fine, please see below details I am using WHM Perl file ...
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How can I stop WHMCS install folder from reinstalling every day?

I have WHMCS installed on a sub domain and I have followed the install steps listed on the WHMCS knowledgeable, including: When complete, delete the install folder from your web server and CHMOD ...
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Uploading a website when FTP ports are banned

I'm a student living in a dormitory. My dormitory banned all FTP related ports. I'm designing websites but I don't know how to upload them without a FTP client or SSH. Is there anyway to upload it? ...
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How to change document root of main domain in cPanel shared host?

I am in a shared host that I have basic cli access. Inside public_html/ I host several addon domains, each in its own dir. Is it possible to make my main domain's document root inside another folder ...
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How to run a PHP script on a shared hosting server from cPanel?

I'm trying to install Tinyboard (http://tinyboard.net/) on a shared hosting, I uploaded all of the files in a single folder, now I should run install.php, but I have no clue where that can be ...
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Website is not available in specific countries

I am using CENTOS 6.7 x86_64 xenhvm and WHM 11.50.2 (build 0) I have no rules in my ModSecurity and no ip or region specific restrictions from htaccess.Dns zone also checked and seems to be correct. ...
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Unable to locate phishing URL in CPanel file manager

I received an email from Google that there may be phishing pages on my website. Below are example URLs on my site which may be part of a phishing attack: ...
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Comodo SSL Certificate showing as invalid on Android Devices

I run a website where I have full cpanel and limited whm access. I recently upgraded one of my domains to include SSL (A first-time experience for me). The certificates are installed in cpanel, and ...
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Registered domain on GoDaddy, pointed to Cloudflare - cannot Addon domain to my hosting

My goal: Buy domain on Godaddy, point it to Cloudflare nameservers, utilize Cloudflare functionality, and serve the content from my existing hosting provider. The Problem: Adding the domain in my ...
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Use GPG keys in cPanel?

So, the cPanel web hosting management console has a GnuPG Keys area, which allows you to create or import GPG/PGP keys. However, it doesn't seem that the server actually does anything with them once ...
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Domain cloak and redirect shows just the root domain everywhere?

I'm putting up my first website using AlterVista as a hosting. I have bought a second level domain from them with redirect and I am trying to set it right. normally my page would use ...
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Cannot restore account from cpmove backup

I hope some one can point me in the right direction here, I am trying to move a Cpanel account from a dedicated server to a small VPS however when I try to restore the account on the destination VPS I ...
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Wowza bandwidth used in cPanel?

How to view or compute or add, bandwidth used in wowza stream port 1935 in user account in cPanel? If you have a cPanel + Wowza installation will find this same difficult. The Wowza uses port 1935 to ...
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CPanel Users transfer, but don't show up in WHM

I'm having an unusual issue with WHM. I experienced issues with a server that is currently running WHM, so I setup a new one and used the transfer tool to migrate accounts over. For some reason ...
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How to find all files by a certain modified date in cpanel?

Let's say you have been hacked and you found one file and now have an estimated time of what files to look for to clean the site. This is quite a mission on a large site. Is there any way or tools ...
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How can I restrict access to JSON data such that users cannot access it directly with their browser, but the JavaScript can still get it?

I have a JSON file which is storing some information, and another JavaScript file which show those information on the page... How can I do something that visitors of my website can't see the JSON ...
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Server does not lookup www or other subdomains

I have some problems, and I think that it's related to DNS Records. I can't open my website by www. or access any sub-domain. These are my DNS settings: example.de. 14400 IN A ...
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Subdomain redirect to website.com/wp-signup.php?new=example after multisite - WordPress

I have a question and I hope that someone can help me! I have a Website powered by WordPress with some articles and I wanted to make a Network, so a multisite installation. I followed the steps that ...
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What configuration should I do on the targetting domain from a CNAME domain?

domain A is on server A, while domain B is on a different server B. The domain A, has a CNAME that points to the domain B. However, when I visit domain A, I get a message from cPanel stating ...
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How to edit /etc/hosts file on WHM/cPanel

I need to add a domain/IP record to my hosts file on a CentOS box running WHM/cPanel, so that a domain which has no public DNS is routed to the correct IP address. I've done this on my macbook but ...
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Warning: session_start(): open(/tmp/sess_b825aec484a83d8c0edb0e08db897ec1, O_RDWR) failed: Disk quota exceeded (122)

I am getting this warning of disk quota on my website. I have searched a lot. Every where they say its due to the insufficient space. I checked through cpanel, the total space allotted is showing 40 ...
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Granting a developer cPanel access but disabling downloads

I need to hire a dev to do some work on my site, however as it is a very large one and valueable at the same time, i don't want to risk a dev stealing the work and mechanisms behind it. I will need ...
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Sub-Domain created on Cloudflare & CPanel won't work with HTTPS

Earlier this evening I migrated an installation of WHMCS from another web-server. Upon finishing this, I did the following... Went into Cloud Flare and changed the IP of the Sub-Domain record to ...
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Not able to access public_html images from application deployed in tomcat

I an using cpanel at server ther I have deployed my application on tomcat7 to deploy a java war file. I have saved images on public_html folder likepublic_html/img/image1.jpg My problem is I am unable ...
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cPanel - How to change FTP home directory in Centos 6

I have created one Linux centOS 6 instance in Amazon EC2 and installed cPanel on it and started running my websites there. The issue I face is when I try to FTP to the instance with following config ...
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CPanel IP Blocker - Block all IP addresses?

I am looking into the setup of a client's CPanel server. When I visit the IP Blocker page, there is a single entry listed (shown in image): What this tells me is that all IP addresses are blocked ...
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How do aliases or redirects work?

Is it possible that I set-up a redirect of my store which is located at www.xyz.com/store to store.xyz.com . Do i have to buy a new domain name or is there any other way.
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Multiple domains under 1 IP, cPanel and mail black listing

This likely wont sound like the most elegant way of doing things, but in order to ask my question I need to explain how we currently have things set-up. The company I work for hosts a number of ...
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.htaccess is gone after uploading

My htaccess file is gone after uploading. I see it there for a minute or then it's gone. Even cPanel File Manager shows the same thing. Any idea how to fix it? The web host says the problem is on ...
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with PHP: How to restrict access from one Addon domain to another?

With 000webhost (not with cPanel), whenever I add a new domain to my account, an entirely separate public_html is created and a separate FTP login. But with cPanel, all "addon domains" are created ...
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When an add-on domain is created in cPanel it automatically generates a subdomain, why?

When I create an add-on domain in cPanel, a subdomain is automatically created. How does this affect the SEO of the website and does it also affect other websites that are hosted on the same ...