Questions tagged [cpanel]

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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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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Accessing PHPMyAdmin via URL (without cPanel)

I am having issues accessing PHPMyAdmin from cPanel. It will not allow me to as I am logged in a root. I cannot seem to be able to make another account for cPanel either, and research indicates this ...
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How to easily delete all email forwarders in cPanel?

I know that I can import a list of email forwarders using CPanel, but how can I delete a list? I want to manage 300+ addresses - as a membership list for my organization. I want to be able to delete ...
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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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How does CPanel create subdomains?

I obviously know how to create subdomains via CPanel but does anyone know what exact method CPanel uses to achieve this?
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How do we make swap the demo page to main landing page?

Hi I currently have a demo page on my cpanel and I would like to make it the main landing page. How do I proceed; for instance to change it from website.com/demo -> website.com
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How can I stop a user from deleting emails? - Emails hosted on cPanel

Just wondering how can I stop a user from deleting emails on a mailbox that is being hosted on cPanel? I have already created another mailbox that will auto-forward incoming emails - but I would like ...
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How do I use cPanel to redirect subdomain to a static IP with masking?

We have a hosted website, configurable through cPanel. Content that can't be hosted there (because it requires up-to-date PHP, which is "coming soon") is temporarily on another server. That server has ...
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Create multiple additional sites to cPanel without reducing CPU available to main site

A little bit background info.. We have one main content heavy website that is quite busy with lots of traffic. Hosting is on dedicated server in it's own cpanel account. We have other domains too but ...
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What is I/O Usage in terms of cPanel? Why my site has been limited?

I am new to web hosting. So this might be a silly question? What is I/O Usage in terms of cPanel? Does it stand for maximum bandwidth my website can have per second? it's the "throughput" or speed ...
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How to delete a DNS record in WHM/cPanel “Edit DNS Zone” page?

I can change and add DNS records using the WHM Edit DNS Zone page, but I want to delete a single record and it's not obvious how to do it. There's no mention of it in the manual page for the software. ...
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cPanel - prevent addon user from accessing main root

I have an unlimited cPanel shared hosting account, which I stopped using since I moved on to VPS. I can still access the account, and kept the files undeleted as a backup. Since I have addons enabled, ...
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Query value with chevrons sends 302 to /

When a special query value is typed in the URL, apache sends back a 302 redirect to root url (/). We're using CPanel and we owns the server. The apache virtualhost file wasn't touched and is managed ...
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Is it possible to bookmark specific URLs within cPanel?

I would love to be able to bookmark certain cPanel URLs (or send them in an email to other users) however because cPanel embeds a session ID in the URL, I frequently get this error when attempting to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Upgrading Apache 2.2 to Apache 2.4 [closed]

I'm planning to upgrade Apache 2.2 running on my centOS 6.5 server to Apache 2.4, Does the new Apache version worth the update?
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Benefits of sharing one IP, or preferably assigning a new IP

I bought a new VPS using WHM optimised and it's just one domain, one IP. Are there benefits of many domains sharing the same IP (remembering the IP is for the root) or are there any disadvantages to ...
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cPanel email doesn't seem to work - error 550?

I am fairly new to the web hosting game, so bear with me :) Recently set up a VPS with cPanel and WHM. Everything is going well so far, I've created a user domain and transferred my website there, ...
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If C-Panel Indexing Manager sets a folder to “No Indexing” can it be crawled by a webcrawler?

People are able to view directories / folders on my site right now. So, they could go to mysite.com/images and see the full index. To prevent this, C-Panel offers an option to set a directory / ...
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Install Moodle to subdomain with Softaculous via cPanel

I installed Moodle to a directory with Softaculous. Since it doesn't allow installing to a subdomain, after installing it I created a subdomain and pointed the destination (of the subdomain) to the ...
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cPanel - Moving mails to another host

I need to transfer about 20 addon domains and their email accounts to a new host, where I already have some sites, mail accounts, databases etc.. For some reason, I think that my best bet is to ...
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Cpanel deleted subdomain now shows 500 error

I created a subdomain in cpanel and then decided that I actually didn't need it, so I deleted it using cpanel. Now when I navigate to that subdomain in my browser I get a 500 server error. If I try ...
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Running express server on cPanel

I'm trying to run an express server on cPanel. For this, I'm using the facility of the "Setup Nodejs App" that cPanel provides. But after running my script from cPanel loading doesn't stop and it ...
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How to stop cPanel messing with .htaccess and causing unexpected redirect

So I have many domains on one cPanel account, say filmstore.net, bookstore.com and sandwiches.org (the main domain). So I want to redirect anything.sandwiches.org to sandwiches.org, so I have the ...
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Office365 subdomain on Cpanel

My domain is managed by Office365 - I want a sub-domain to point towards another hosting package I pay for so that I can setup a Wordpress site. I have access to create A and CNAME records, however, ...
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cPanel on new host doesn't have cpanel.example.com and webmail.example.com like the old host did

Previously I had a cPanel shared hosting plan where I could login to cPanel admin area using cpanel.example.com and also colud login to my webmail using webmail.example.com. But recently, I have ...
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How can I use cPanel to change move a domain to a subdomain?

I have a site hosted on Namecheap. I need to move the whole site to a sub-domain on the same domain. I know I can do that through Cpanel on name cheap but am not sure how and what the best way to do ...
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cPanel Mail Function [closed]

There is a wordpress installation installed on a cpanel account. They have a contact form on that wordpress installation that is sending using the php mail function. It is supposed to be sending like ...
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Use git to deploy updates to my site directory through cPanel

I am trying to workout how I can get my public_html dir to update directly from a git repository. On looking through Google at the tutorials available they all include the step of a local machine - I ...
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How to make Apache/cPanel recognise all/any domains pointed to its wildname CNAME record?

Setup: Server Domain: redir.example.com subdomain of above: * CNAME value of *.redir.example.com = redir.example.com <anything>.redir.example.com get served redir.example.com/index.php (but no ...
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Remove Awstats data from previous months in compliance with privacy policy

In cPanel, in Raw Access section I have following configuration. Which I guess means, Remove all the logs of visitors data at the end of month. And it is showing only the data of Feb-2017 in .gz files....
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Does cPanel overwrite passwd, shadow, and group files?

I had the need to use SSH to update the /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow, and /etc/group files in order to add multiple SFTP and SSH users for a single account, which is apparently not supported by cPanel. ...
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Would this .htaccess alone cause 404 and 500 errors?

My site is down and depending on what I change I get a 500 error or a 404 or a "Forbidden you are not authorized" error. In checking my .htaccess files I found a strange one: <IfModule !...
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Some domains defaulting to first hosting package on WHM

Ok so I have a linux hybrid server running WHM/cPanel. I have the slight problem that when someone points their domain at our server, if there is no hosting package set up yet it defaults to the first ...
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Internal server error after setting up subdomain on Godaddy

I am having a hosting server and i want to create a sub domain for apis hosted on same server.What i want is suppose I have my domain name domain.com and want to have sub domain api.domain.com and set ...
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Reducing the activation delay on cPanel AutoSSL (Comodo)

It's great to see more and more web hosting companies offering free SSL certificates. One of the popular options is cPanel's AutoSSL BUT it seems to have the downside of taking "up to 48 hours" to ...
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Installatron auto update of Wordpress failed due to lack of space. Will it automatically retry?

I have some Wordpress sites set up through Installatron in cPanel, and their Automatic Update setting in Installatron is configured to "Update to new minor versions and security releases." Several ...
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How to redirect urls without cpanel access

My client is a CPA firm that had a website built with a CPA site builder company. They no longer want that site, but I have earned them good rank with many of their local keywords. We have designed a ...
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Cannot delete email forwarders in cPanel?

I cannot delete Forwarders, only add more. I constantly get this error message, where 1st line suggests success but then last row failure Email Forwarding Maintenance The system will no longer ...
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php.ini changes not taking effect in Siteground

I am importing an sql file for a magento website, however, It gives me this error: Unknown: Input variables exceeded 1000. To increase the limit change max_input_vars in php.ini Then I modified ...
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cPanel discrepancy between “total disk space used” & “quota limit used”

Shared hosting cPanel says: 10,564.19 MB total disk space used. 20,000.00 MB quota limit (4,084.34 MB used). These figures may not reflect recent changes to your account’s disk usage. ...
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cPanel clone into subdomain gives error “This site can’t be reached”

I'm trying to create a dev copy of a WordPress site by cloning the site to a subdomain dev.mydomain.com using Installatron in cPanel. The clone process seems to complete successfully, but when I try ...
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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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