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Enabling RBLs in WHM

One of the simplest and most effective ways of controlling the flow of spam on your server is to enable RBLs for your mail program.  RBL stands for Remote Black List.These lists contain the IPs of many know…

Managing your hosting packages in WHM

This article will teach you how to create, modify and delete hosting package presets within WHM. While you can configure each option individually when setting up an account you may find yourself using the same handful of overall settings…

How To: Deleting an account in WHM

As we discussed in our article Creating a cPanel User Account, WHM is a utility for server-level task management. However, to manage individual domains, you need access to cPanel. Within cPanel, you can create email addresses, install…

Resolvers and Resolv.conf

Resolvers are a form of DNS server that usually exist on a local network (such as the one your ISP operates to connect you to the internet) and handle all DNS requests from the computers that using the network. For example, when you type a…

Managing your skeleton directory in WHM

This article will show you how to create a default placeholder home page for your cPanel accounts. The ‘skeleton directory’ on linux based systems is a directory where default files and folders can be placed, upon creation of a…

How to Upgrade and Patch cPanel / WHM

Pre-Flight CheckThese instructions are intended specifically for checking your version of cPanel or WHM via the command line or the WHM dashboard.I’ll be working from a sxi.io Web Managed CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as…

What is WHMCS?

The WHMCS software suite is an all-in-one client management, billing & support interface for web hosting businesses. By using this tool hosting providers can save countless hours by automating repetitive tasks, in turn allowing you to…

Enable cPanel backups in WHM

The cPanel control panel does have some built in functions to assist in creating and managing account backups. These backups are done on an account level basis and only backup accounts created via cPanel.Below are the steps to enable these…

Monitoring your server in WHM

In this article we will briefly cover the basics of monitoring your server via WHM. By following this process you will learn how to find: service status, resource usage, and Apache stats.With WHM open in your web browser, (a) type…