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WHM (WebHost Manager) is a web-based tool used by server administrators and resellers to manage hosting accounts on a web server.

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Environment variable in whm managed apache virtual host

I have an EC2 with CentOS, cpanel and whm installed. I have multiple accounts, linked with different subdomains. I have same php application deployed in the virtual hosts. I need to use environment ...
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404 after transfer from old server to new server in WHM [duplicate]

I've just transferred a domain from one WHM/cpanel server to another newly setup server. I used the WHM transfer function, which seems great. The transfer went fine. No errors. When I click the new ...
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Test website without domain name

I've a VPS with on IP address. WHM/cPanel installed. I want to test a website, without pointing the DNS to the new server in this test period. I can change the host file on windows, but I won't be ...
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Correct MX Configuration for Cloudflare

I've always assumed that if I use an external nameserver (like Cloudflare) for a domain, then my local WHM nameserver is completely bypassed for that domain. Is this correct? I've always pointed MX ...
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Certificates in Multiple Servers (AWS Instances)

We have 1 WHM Licence (instance in AWS). Inside the WHM we create one account MYDOMAIN.EXAMPLE -this is the MAIN DOMAIN-. Inside the DNS of the MAINDOMAIN.EXAMPLE we create a few subdomains example ...
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How to transfer an SSL certificate from one cPanel account to another? Do I need to transfer it? I have WHM with the new account

I've moved a site to a new hosting account, and need to get SSL working again. On the old hosting account, as I understand it, the hosting provider just issued free Let's Encrypt certificates and ...
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Rsync from Cpanel to Synology

I'm trying to add a Rsync destination for backup in whm, but I keep getting this error when validating Error:Validation for transport “NAS2” failed: Can't ssh to [the Ip Address]: unable to ...
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Fixing internal email function with WHM on a dedicated server

I have a server by the name svr1.domain.com which runs on a CentOS with WHM. I have configured its email service to pass through a relay while discarding any email generating through the server name (...
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Is “Legacy Backup” in WHM necessary when you're running out of space?

Lately I noticed that that my server's disk is running out of space, and that the cpbackup folder in /backup was around 277 GB. I have the Backup Configuration enabled, and then I checked the Legacy ...
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Web Host Manager - Lock admin out of cPanels or encrypt them

I have a Reseller web server with WHM. I mostly use it for hosting websites for clients, but have set up a small cPanel account for a friend who is learning computer science in college. It occurred ...
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Changing the name of Subdomains.Root Domain in cPanel or WHM

I'm thinking of migrating my site (has WHM and cPanel) to a different host (has Sentora). Since I'm just testing things out, I've decided to temporarily change the name of my subdomains, while I set ...
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Are cPanel backups enough to migrate to another hosting company, and can the WHM accounts be backed up as well?

I am making full backups via the backup feature in cPanel for each account and I wonder if this is enough to set up shop with a different hosting company? I also have access to our WHM where all the ...
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Copying over sites/folders from one cpanel to another on a same server

I am in a VPS enviroment where I have migrated my sites from a shared hosting company to a new VPS hosting. I now have 2 cpanels in WHM. One is the one I created in WHM that cantains no files/...
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addon domains keeps adding primary domain in URL

I took new vps plan from inmotionhosting.com and moved my host from previous hosting company. I have several cpanel accounts in the whm, imported them all using the migration tool from server to ...
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how to modify virtualhost in WHM?

I generally manage my Linux servers by logging in as root and doing everything from the command line (because I just do small stuff) but I've been asked to take over a WHM/CPanel Service with multiple ...
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Limit entry processes in cPanel

I have a cPanel server and I need to limit my clients' number of entry processes but my cPanel server doesn't have CloudLinux installed on it. Is there any way to achieve that without purchasing ...
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Disable new cPanel account creation in WHM

We have several devs and a few different WHM boxes. Is there a way to disable account creation on some of the servers? Or show an extra warning? This is purely meant to be an extra check to make sure ...
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Error when pruning WHM backups sent offsite via FTP

We're using WHM 64.0 on a CloudLinux 6.9 dedicated host. We have a scheduled backup configured that backs up each hosted cPanel, as well as the system files. The backup also FTP's the backup files ...
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How to find and increase entry process limit in the WebHost Manager (WHM) of my virtual private server (VPS)

I have a Godaddy VPS. I want to find the Entry Process limit and increase it if possible. My VPS is going up and down probably due to high traffic. What should I do?
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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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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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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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404 when accessing website from IP address on VPS

I bought a new VPS from Softlayer and I'm having some issues configuring it. I haven't pointed the name servers to it yet. The problem I'm having is, through WHM, I added a new account and it was ...
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Determine type of Apple device (laptop, iPhone, or iPad) that is sending mail by examining the mail headers

I have a client who is using a laptop, iPhone, and iPad to send emails. However, after checking outgoing message queues on the server, one of the Apple devices is using the wrong settings. Is there a ...
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Why doesn't the PHP Configuration Editor show up in WHM?

I've seen countless tutorials and official documentation pointing to the PHP Configuration Editor in WHM. However, there is no link to it in my WHM install at all. How can I enable it, and why isn't ...
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WHM - Apache Configuration Include Editor - Syntax Error

My server is running Cloudlinux 5 + EasyApache 3. PHP Handler = fcgi. I'm trying to set "FcgidOutputBufferSize" per request_uri. Here is what I put into WHM->Apache Configuration->Include Editor->...
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Adding subdomain to another cPanel account

I have several cPanel accounts on my server (running Cloudlinux 5). I managed them using WHM. My current situation (replacing the real domain with example.com): Account A has an addon domain example....
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Can I set memory limits on cpanel acounts

I have one account on my vps that is hogging more than it's fair share of memory. How can I limit that account's memory usage? Setting memory_limit in the php.ini? It appears as if this sets the ...
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WHM Glue records - creating nameservers for non master account?

This question concerns Glue Records. I have a reseller account with WHM included which has its own nameservers (this is the master domain for my account). I also have another domain for which I want ...
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WHM cPanel Accounts Split DNS

I've dug around the web without much luck in finding a solution. Hopefully I can get some insight here. I have a VPS with a dedicated IP address running WHM. Let's say I have two cPanel accounts in ...
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What IP to use for a WHM/Cpanel site through Cloudflare for email fields?

I am using a cloud server to host my site with WHM/CPanel. Everything else is going great and I am proud of how well my site is working. Except nobody can sign up themselves because the email isn't ...
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WHM's Exim Advanced Editor not accepting settings for DKIM

I'm running Centos 6.7 and WHM 54.0, with Exim running on it: Exim version 4.86_1 #1 built 04-Mar-2016 17:12:16 I'm trying to configure DKIM for my outbound mail, which in part I've mostly got ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to set the “from” sender in WHM or how to prevent the server from overwriting it?

I am using wordpress. Wordpress has its own mail function called wp_mail(), which is very similar to the php mail() function. The wp_mail function allows you to pass headers, such as the "From" field....
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mod_php5 as a static apache module in a cpanel environment

One source claims that apache would perform about 5% slower when using modules that are dynamically loaded (shared). Because of this, I want to be able to make PHP on the server run faster by ...
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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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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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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 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'...
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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 e-...
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Identifying the file sending out spam email

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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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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How can I migrate Plesk to WHM efficiently

I need to transfer my account and all its details from Plesk to a newly created WHM account. So far, I have not been able to find an easy way to do this. I have multiple sites, with large databases ...
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WHM Root Password Stops Working

I have WHM hosted on a virtual-dedicated Linux Enterprise Centos 5 server hosted at iWeb. Now and then my root password will stop working. I will get a red message saying: "The login is invalid." ...