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How to totally block inbound mail on cPanel / WHM?

Is it possible to completely block inbound email on WHM / cPanel (without blocking sendmail / PHPMail from working)? If so, what config steps are required?
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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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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 ...
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CloudFlare's cPanel plugin assigned new name servers for my domain - how do I make them use the old ones?

I deleted my domain in CloudFlare and recreated it using the CloudFlare plugin in cPanel, but CloudFlare gave me new nameservers that I should assign to my domain. The problem is that my registrar has ...
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is it possible to do a cpanel to cpanel folder copy on the same server without downloading on home pc?

Is it possible to copy a folder from a cpanel account to another cpanel account without first downloading to home pc ? I have some issues with the upload speed of my internet connection so i prefer ...
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cPanel ssh ftp application to transfer files to another server

I have to transfer ~6GB of data from my server to another which I don't own. On my server I have ssh access, and I have SFTP console client. The thing is, other server only supports plain old FTP and ...
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htaccess/cPanel 301 redirects not working for add-on domain

I've already looked at many samples and tutorials how to set up those 301 redirects on Apache and can't figure out why some are not working. Whenever I want to redirect any still existing page from ...
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How to change cPanel URL? Example: mydomain.com/cpanel

I want to change my website's cPanel URL/path for security reasons. I have a VPS with shell root access, running centOS 6.5 64-bit. I want to change cPanel path for my website on the VPS to be ...
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Forward subdomain to a new URL but retain the URL entered by the user - Bigrock

I have my static website hosted on bigrock.com.. (xyz.com). I recently created a webapp which I am hosting on Amazon AWS. I wanted my subdomain sub.xyz.com to be redirected to the app deployed on AWS. ...
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DNS created and pointed to new IP, but showing a blank page - do I have to redirect it using .htaccess?

How would I go about configuring my web server to handle a domain that's already configured using DNS to then redirect it to a folder? My friend pointed his domain forum.example.com to my forums at: ...
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How can I check memory usage for each cPanel account?

Currently I have 4 cPanel accounts running on my VPS. I need to check the memory (RAM) usage for each account on the VPS to identify which of them is using high resources in order to ban. I opened the ...
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How to set up a SPF record?

The clients on my VPS are all getting spammed. The spam seemingly comes from their own email addresses - it is clear that somehow something got into my VPS and was able to capture all the email ...
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When I enter a password while adding an addon domain, where is it used? Can I delete ftp user that is created when I add a domain?

Cpanel Question I get prompted to add a password everytime I have to add a domain. If this is the password for ftp username, is it safe to delete all 'extra' ftp usernames that were created when my ...
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Only I can access my hosted website! [closed]

Problem Background I have bought a domain from bigrock.com and hosted website on their server. Initially, I was not able to access my site with its name e.g.: www.sitename.com, but it was ...
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How to download /var/log via ftp cpanel

I have a cpanel based server and I want to download /var/log so I can analyze why the server crash yesterday. However, if I login as regular user I can't download the file because it doesn't give me ...
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Create subdomains via C-Panel or via domain registrar?

I am a novice, so excuse me if it sounds dummy. I read a few similar questions on this topic here but they did not answer my question. I have a personal website, hosted with C-panel control panel. ...
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Problem uploading files, access denied via cPanel, while not in FTP

I have problem with uploading my files via cPanel but it works by FileZilla (FTP). It was said: upload canceled: VIRUS DETECTED (Access Denied, ERROR). I have tried uploading files via cPanel using ...
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C-panel mail goes into spam instead of inbox in gmail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How could I prevent my mail from being recognized as spam? I have c-panel vps server. I have created a domain on the same server, but when I send mail through webmail to ...
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Files uploaded to hosting account but DNS is not finding the new files

I got a new domain http://alfer-ks.com. I have upload files to the server using cPanel, but when I try to load the website, it just shows the cPanel default page, which shows that Apache is running ...
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How to update DNS Zone for a static domain

I am running this site: www.thetechnofreaks.com on Wordpress. Recently I came across a plugin that claims to increase the page load efficiency of my site. the plugin details can be found here: http://...
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How do I set up anonymous email forwarder using cPanel?

Some companies demand your email address, then send you spam. I'm quite familiar with cPanel. How would I set up an anonymous email forwarder, so I can give them a valid email address, and kill that ...
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Cannot access WHM and SSH/root after a configuration in Host Access Control

I added my IP (like 172.32.1.0/255.255.255.0) to allow access for ssh, whm and cpanel in WHM -> Host Access Control. Then, I added all IP to deny access for them. However, after saved changes, I lost ...
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Sandbox a folder in linux / CPanel

Is it possible to entirely sandbox a folder on linux? This is because certain users will be able to upload any files they want to this folder and execute PHP scripts (which in turn can execute more ...
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My new setup website Directs to /cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi [duplicate]

I have many domains set up in cPanel. I just added a new website and it keeps directing me to /cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi. Why?? Please can you explain why this is happening and how to solve it?
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Changing the nonsecure mail server

For my WHM I want to change the non secure incoming/outgoing server from mail.example.com to just example.com like the secure server settings is. Is this possible?
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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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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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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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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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How to setup an implicit FTPS encryption on cPanel server?

Currently my server is configured to use TLS encryption for FTP. It is explicit since it uses FTPES and on port 21. How can I switch to implicit FTPS that works on port 990? I'm using Pure_FTPd. I ...
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Any way to keep old email account passwords when transferring to a new shared server hosting package?

I am transferring a site from shared server A to shared server B via FTP (no command line access on shared servers). I have copied the /mail directory over and can recreate the email accounts on the ...
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Subdomain pointing to wrong folder

I have an InMotion advanced dedicated server. I created a cPanel account and tried to create several subdomains there. I created and pointed multiple sub domains to a single folder public_html/mobile ...
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cPanel Distorted w/ 401 Error on CSS/Images

This is very strange behavior. My cPanel is looking very distorted when I log in from mydomain.com/cpanel but is fine if logged in through <server ip>/cpanel. When I use Chrome to check for errors ...
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index.html redirecting to cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi

This problem has been persisting over the last couple of days. I thought I fixed it Friday only to get in on Monday morning and see that cPanel is still giving me issues. On Friday, all incoming ...
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Why is the HTTP version of this URL showing a different page than the HTTPS version?

I'm doing some consulting work for a web development company's client, and this problem has me completely stumped. The client has their Outlook setup to look at the url https://example.com/...
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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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Alternative to CPanel

I want to develop software and host it on a website. I am considering purchasing a VPS from Linode to store the source code; however it does not provide CPanel (what I used to configure my webspace on ...
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My wordpress site blacklisted as malware by Google

Two years ago I've built a small Wordpress site for a friend of mine, and some weeks ago I got a warning mail from my ISP, about a worldwide attack to Joomla, Wordpress... (well, more or less, it was ...
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Hide folder names or such?

Okay, I have a cpanel account with unmetered everything (pay a bit per month), so I wanna host my forum on it etc I have the domains as lets say money.com wordpress.com forum.com As I'll have to ...
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How to set up Https on cPanel

Hello I want to set up https on CPanel! but I don't know how? Is there anyone here that can help me? My cpanel version is cPanel Pro 1.0 (RC1).
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Problem with DNS: getting my host's default page with an error message

I bought a new website, and the company gave me another free domain name, so when I asked for the second they created it and they told me to change the DNS to look like the first one. It's been a ...
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Please clarify me about admin-ajax.php? [closed]

Someone know What is "admin-ajax.php" and its function and how it works. Please explain me if any one have fine description about it.
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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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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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.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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Why does cPanel not have the icon I'm looking for?

I want to forward all emails to a central address. For this I need to setup the default email address. My cpanel does not have the "Default Address" icon in the email section. Why it is not there?...