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cPanel utilizes a 3 tier structure that provides functionality for administrators, resellers, and end-user website owners to control the various aspects of website and server administration through a standard web browser.

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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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Can I upgrade my cPanel or File Manager on Shared Hosting?

I'm using hostgator shared hosting which uses cPanel. The version of cPanel is very old and so is both the file manager and wysiwyg editor. I would like to upgrade them. How can I upgrade them to new ...
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How can I run a background PHP script on a hosting account like godaddy? [closed]

I need to run a PHP script 24x7 on the server I'll be hosting my website on (Probably Godaddy). The PHP script's job is to open a socket and wait for incoming connections. Once a connection is ...
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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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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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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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Subdomain showing incorrect content when going through HTTPS

I have a domain on my server called example.com and I set up a subdomain called links.example.com. Whenever I go to links.example.com, the domain is pointing to the same directory, even though in the ...
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Cloudlinux + CageFS + PHP Selector - how to update default php.ini for each PHP version or for each domain account?

My server runs Cloudlinux 5.11 with CageFS and PHP Selector. Default PHP version is 5.3. I have one account using PHP 5.3, one account using PHP 5.5, and one account using PHP 5.6. I'm trying to ...
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How do I use WebHost Manager to change 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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Getting Error 550 “No such user here” when sending mail to my other domain

I have two hosting accounts, personaldomain.com and companydomain.com. Both have User level cPanel. Whenever I try to send email from personaldomain.com to any email address on companydomain.com, I ...
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Why is my partial home directory backup is bigger than my full backup?

I just made two backups with cPanel. Both has .tar.gz extensions. One is home directory backup that is 134,2 MB. And the other is a full backup that is 67,4 MB. What causes the difference? Is it ...
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Locking subdomain document root folder name (cpanel)

I have moved the document root on one of my domains to serve content from RAM and as a result, the Time to First Byte on average dropped 10ms when I tested my server from the other end of North ...
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How to access root directory folder from public_html folder through the web using cPanel?

I am able to create folders in my root directory using cPanel. When I do so I would like to be able to access them from the public_html so that they are available on my website. However, I don't ...
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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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Is it a security issue when PHP runs as root in a shared hosting environment?

When one has an account on a shared server host running cPanel, the account runs in a jailed environment where access to files is restricted to /home/myaccount/ and its subdirectories. However PHP ...
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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 '/usr/local/...
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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 cpanel....
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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 redirects to the default cPanel error page 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. The DNS zone was also checked and seems to be ...
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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: http://www.uooart.com/~impots/file/...
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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 http://[...
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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 I'...