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Migrate email account from cPanel to a non control panel server

How to migrate my email account without losing any data, in cPanel you have a /etc folder with all the config file, but how I can migrate that from my cPanel to my dedicated server in my case with ...
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Setting up multiple domains on one Cpanel account

I set up an account on Cpanel for a domain "abc.com". However, if I wanted to point the A record for "def.com" to abc's existing account, what changes would I have to make server side? I'm aware that ...
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WHM local/external mail server confusion

We host several websites on the same server using WHM but this seems to confuse the mail routing when someone has their own external mail servers - it looks locally. We have our own email accounts ...
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how to restore email from only a full website backup?

I am in a helpless position right now..Till last month,I was hosting my website and email accounts with hostgator and everything was going fine till I decided to switch hosting for some services that ...
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Configuring A Subdomain (cPanel) - www works, subdomain on it's own doesn't

I've created a sub domain on my website using cPanel at test.mydomain.com, and this created a folder in my main 'www' directory called test. In this folder is a folder called cgi-bin, and it seems to ...
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How do I send copies of e-mails to a handler script if my e-mail is hosted with Google Apps?

I'm trying to figure out if there is a way that an email can be sent to two mail servers. One being a local server configured in CPanel and the other is Google Apps. I've already configured the ...
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CMS Made Simple: Why does home page return a 404 under www subdomain?

Anyone know why my homepage wont load with the www prefix. Links such as www.mysite.net/about-us will load fine but www.mysite.net returns a 404. Everypage works including the home page if I ...
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Put files outside of directory, so none can access it (Apache, PHP, MySQL)

I have a file structure like this: public/admin public/some folder includes/ I set up a sub-domain page.mysite.com and I pointed the directory to be mysite.com/page/public/admin. I thought that ...
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Connecting to my new server

I have bought the hosting and now I have successfully created a database and new user and I have enter phpmyadmin from cPanel to create database. Now everything is done. But where can I find ...
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Domain registrar saying they cannot add TXT record

I have been adding SPF records to the sites I host on my VPS. I create the record in each accounts CPanel, then add it as a TXT records in that account's related DNS registrars control panel. ...
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Why is my subdomain not showing up?

I am hosting a website on Host Gator: http://www.flowerwood.com. It is working correctly. I also have a subdomain that I setup using cPanel called http://plants.flowerwood.com Right now I have a very ...
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Disable cPanel Apache access logging by cPanel account itself?

Solutions I found through Google to disable access logging of a particular cPanel account seems to be either editing httpd.conf or having access to WHM. Is it possible for the cPanel account itself ...
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Why web hosting providers use Apache for their plans?

As the title says, I see most web hosting companies provide plans that running Apache instead of Nginx. So, what is the reason that makes them stick with Apache? Although, Nginx is much more lighter ...
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How can I tell if I have root access to my server?

I have a website hosted in a web hosting service called Hosting24. I'd like to migrate to Liquidweb, and the guys at Liquidweb say they will handle the whole migration process for me which is good ...
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Setting reverse PTR

I have a cPanel server at Hosting Fever with following IPs: 103.242.119.56 (main server IP) and 103.242.119.71. I have several sites on main IP while one site on dedicated IP 103.242.119.71. Mails ...
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How to bulk delete email accounts from cPanel / my hosting account?

I'd like to delete a few hundred email accounts from my domain (it's not all of them). I've looked and looked. cPanel and Hostgator allow you to bulk-create email accounts and forwarders and there ...
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Redirect 'A' record of domain, except for some paths

I'm using cPanel and Mailman (mailing lists) on a shared server with a webhost. After changing the 'A' record for one of my add-on domains (let's say abc.org), so that its website traffic goes to ...
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Is there a way to retrieve a FTP/cPanel accounts password using WHM?

I know you can reset an accounts password with WHM, but does any one know a way to retrieve an existing one?
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core.* files eating up server space (~50MB)

I'm renting server space from someone and, upon logging in my control panel after quite sometime, noticed an abnormal spike (~50MB) in the disk usage. Upon investigating, I found a lot of core.* files ...
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will main domains be more seo friendly than subdomains?

Web hosting providers offer services such as hosting multiple domains in one account. Then my concern is about seo friendliness. say the main domain of my account is maindomain.com on which I have ...
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Website hacked, cpanel password not encrypted?

Yesterday I found out that all the websites that are hosted on my webhosting site were hacked. I tried to change my password, and unbelievably, I COULD SEE my password there. This means my password is ...
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Is there anyway I can check the load time of a webpage in cpanel?

I found that sometimes my website is slow, and I suspect that this is the web host's problem. But the web host insists on that the website is fast. The problem, I suspect, is that the website is fast ...
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Identifying file sending out spam emal

I'm trying to identify the cause of spam emails being spent out from one of my clients wordpress websites. while I can identify the folder i can't identify the file. I've added the following to the ...
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MX records for individual email addresses on GoDaddy?

I have an info@mycompany.com address in Godaddy. I also created a couple email addresses in Zoho mail e.g. user1@mycompany.com and user2@mycompany.com. If I set up an MX record to point my user1 and ...
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Which MIME type to compress? and what If I omit the `type` attribute from the HTML?

Per my request, my webhost had turned mod_deflate ON. In my Cpanel I now have an "Optimize Website" button. Inside that menu I could either choose: "Compress all content" or "Compress the specified ...
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CPanel Visitors filled with bandwidth thieves

Issue: Strange and seemingly random entries on the CPanel Latest Visitors console, showing IPs accessing image files without any referring URL and not identified as Bots. Background: I have never had ...
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How to allocate cPanel resources to customers

We are wanting to start offering hosting services to our customers with dedicated email and all those bells and whistles. We have the servers - both Windows and Linux. (Cloud Instances) The ...
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Securing cPanel and WHM

Is there a way I can trace users who log in in my cPanel and WHM? I know about cPHulk but it just records users who attack the server. I just want to record every user their IP address that log into ...
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What will happen if cPanel license expires?

Will everything still run on the server? I create and delete virtual servers a lot. Not a big deal, but it's kind of a waste to pay cPanel $10 every time I do that.
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Nameservers and migrating a VPS

I am primarily a front end developer who has been tasked with upgrading my companies VPS. As far as I understand, this is just the process of obtaining a new VPS with WHM/CPanel and then migrating ...
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Greater PHP version required

I have bought a new hosting plan and trying to install WordPress from the beginning. I am new with the installer I am using now. The error I get is unusual for me and i cant manage this problem. ...
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Move old site to subdomain in cPanel

I want to move our current website from www.xyz.com to oldsite.xyz.com, so that I can stick a "coming soon" page in it's place. The old site runs on Drupal, which I know nothing about. Am I right in ...
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Spam problem through cPanel

On a new website, I publicly display an email address, contact@domain.com. Then I set up an email forwarder in my hostmonster cPanel, so that if the public email address ever became spam ridden then ...
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Index manager in cpanel. Do contents still get indexed with “No Indexing”?

Simple question. A folder, lets say for example abc.com/images/ Is being displayed on google as "index of", which I don't like. The contents of this folder are important, and it is important that ...
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Changing MySQL password in WHM

When resetting an account password in WHM, I get a checkbox with this option: "Sync MySQL password with account password." If an account has multiple MySQL databases, what password is it going to ...
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Why curl SSL disable CURL?

I saw this in cpanel whm on Exhaustive Options List CurlSSL [More Info ↑] This option will make the following changes to your profile prior to the build: Disables: Curl Why? Which ...
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Best Automatic Backup Solution Options?

I have a VPS with WiredTree.com in which I have access to WHM. I'm looking for a good backup solution where I can do the following things Backups both the Database and Files Allow me access to the ...
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Full password not required to access password protected directory?

I password protected a directory in cPanel. When I went to access the page in my browser, I accidentally hit backspace on the password before I hit enter. Surprisingly, the page still loaded. I played ...
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Email forward to Exchange

We have a linux Webserver and one of our clients wants us to host their email only, not their site itself. NetworkSolutions manages the domain name. They want us to get their incoming mail and have it ...
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Enabling/disabling proftpd accounts with PHP and WHM

I have a VPS with WHM/CPanel which is being used just by me. It's utilizing proftpd. I'd like to, via a PHP script, disable/enable a specific FTP account. I've done this by having PHP call a bash ...
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Use Addon domain within login name for FTP account in cPanel

Let's say I have a cPanel (version 11.30.6 (build 3), cPanel Pro 1.0 (RC1)) shared hosting account for myDomain.com. I also have several other "Addon" domain names on this account, each with their ...
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Infinite redirect loop in cPanel-purchased script

I am installing a script (that I bought on cPanel) in the root directory of my web site. When I try to install it, it gives me an error. I found that it starts an infinite URL redirect loop containing ...
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Help deploying using Capistrano to HostGator

My company uses HostGator to host our web sites, and I'm having a heck of a time figuring out what my final steps are to get a functioning RoR app up there. I've got all the way up to configuring ...
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how can I change cpanel default page to index.php / index.html

I have created a new domain and uploaded index.html to public directory. but it isnt displaying and cpanel default page is displaying instead. how can I change the same??
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Redirect subdomain to www

I created a subdomain in cPanel and set it to redirect to the www version of my site. The redirecting works insofar as redirecting subdomain.example.com to www.example.com. But when a visitor ...
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Apache / cPanel document root for subdirectory

In cPanel, I'm aware how to set document roots for domains, but I'm trying to have different document roots for a domain depending on the subdirectory. URL | Document Root ...
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Changing cPanel Mail Directories

I want to change the e-mail address format used by the company I work for. Currently the format is firstname@domain.com and I would like to change that to firstname.lastname@domain.com. I have read ...
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How to point subdomain to a new host?

I will be creating cPanel accounts in WHM where I need to create subdomain address and tie it with an IP. I will then setup a new website on this address. I would like to know, after doing this how ...
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Not receiving email sent from PHP mail() after cPanel migration?

I just moved my site example.com from one host to another by cPanel account backup and restore. Name servers are changed a few hours ago. info@example.com is hosted at Google apps with MX records ...
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Location of Cpanel passwords?

As we know,in cpanel, the password of emails storing in shadow file like this user1:$THE_HASH_OF_USER_1:16283:::::: but what about the CPanel password? for example in this case we have user1 and in ...