How to Open a Terminal Connection in WHM

Do you need SSH access to the root account of your hosting server? You can securely manage your server with command line right from the Web Host Manager or WHM. This saves time by bypassing the graphical user interface (GUI) and letting you administrate the server directly. In this guide, we will show you how Read More >

How to Scan your Server with the cPanel Security Advisor

Are you looking for ways to make your server more secure? Your WHM includes a security advisor you can use to check your settings. In this guide, we will show you how to perform a cPanel Security Advisor scan from WHM. This helpful tool can check your VPS or Dedicated Hosting server for security issues Read More >

Changing the Email Contact for an Account in WHM

Every once in awhile, important contact information for a website that you are hosting on your VPS/Dedicated server needs to be changed. The primary contact information associated with an account is the email address. This is a quick and easy thing that you can do using the WHM interface for your account. Follow the directions Read More >

Configure the FTP Server in WHM

The FTP server that comes pre-packaged with VPS and Dedicated server host accounts is called Pure-FTPD. The description in WHM indicates that this FTP server can handle both normal and encrypted connections. The following article discusses the different options you can change to configure the FTP server behavior used in your VPS or Dedicated server Read More >

How to Restart Services Using WHM

Looking for a hosting service where all the resources belong only to you? Check out the Dedicated Server solutions from InMotion Hosting. The Web Host Manager (WHM) provides an option that allows you to reset services without having to use Shell access. You can use the graphical interface restart the follow services: DNS Server FTP Read More >

How to Edit the Application List in Softaculous using WHM

If you’re not familiar with it, Softaculous is a utility provided within cPanel that allows your users to install applications onto their account. It’s a great tool since it not only tracks all of the installations and versions, but it also provide installation management for your users. However, what if you want to limit the Read More >

How to change your MX Records using the Web Host Manager (WHM)

These instructions are for VPS and Dedicated server accounts and require that you have root access. Mail Exchanger (MX) records are generally used to determine where your email is being processed. In a typical account, the MX records can be managed in the Zone Editor of the cPanel. However, they can also be managed in Read More >

How to Enable the Disk Usage notifications for your VPS

Your VPS hosting plan provides you several notifications that provide warnings when resources are being exhausted. Three of these notifications are: system disk space usage warning, disk quota usage warning, and out of memory warning. You can easily find these settings in WHM using Tweak Settings. The following tutorial will review how to find these Read More >