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Hosting 101: VPS vs Dedicated

When it comes to hosting, there are lots of acronyms and terms that get thrown around. However, when it comes to the ABC’s of web hosting, it’s important to understand the difference between VPS and dedicated hosting. In this post, we’ll break down these terms and explain how even you can become a hosting provider. Everything on the internet exists on and amongst servers. Sometimes it’s multiple servers (cloud hosting), sometimes it’s a single machine, …

Mail Server 101: POP3 vs. IMAP

When it comes to technology, there are many things that many of us never stop to think about. Like how a microwave heats food so quickly. How in the world a Keurig works. Or the process by which email ends up on your phone, computer, or tablet each morning. Luckily, this post is here to dispel some of the mystery behind at least the last of these technological enigmas. Email gets transmitted amongst and between …

WHD.usa Recap

As the cPanel team continues our tour through the hosting industry’s biggest conferences, amidst preparing for our own, we got the chance to spend some time in 7Springs Resort in  Champion, PA for one of our favs, WHD.usa. WHD.usa gives local service providers and IT companies an opportunity to network with new and existing partners from all over the world and expand their …

30 Seconds to No More Spam with BoxTrapper

If you’re like me, you spend a good portion of your work day sorting through emails from some of your most trusted colleagues — Oprah, Dr. Oz, Rachel Ray, and maybe more. You might also find yourself learning about the latest ways to lose weight, better tips for refinancing your home or even claiming a surprise inheritance from foreign royalty. …

What’s a cPanel reseller account?

A reseller account is a special cPanel account that gives unique privileges to its users. Essentially, it’s a cPanel account that sells other cPanel accounts. This means that it gives website owners the ability to also serve as hosting providers using system resources that they’ve purchased from their hosting providers. …

So Where Are We Heading with Paper Lantern?

I realized, as I was reading some blog coverage of Paper Lantern, that we never really laid out the direction we’re heading in with our work. Sure, we’ve talked about how we’re cleaning up the interface and deeply adopting Twitter Bootstrap and all that stuff, but why? Where is this all going? …

UI Technology Preview: MySQL Feature Using Modern Tools and Technology

The cPanel User Interface team has been hard at work these past six months. One of the projects we have been working on, in the shadows of the publicly released features, is an exploration of new technology for cPanel’s User Interface. The next stage in this exploration was to find a replacement for YUI2 and our in-house developed CJT (cPanel JavaScript Tools) library. …

Upgrades in cPanel & WHM Version 11.40 and Beyond

Understanding our upgrade process will help you keep your servers up-to-date with the level of stability that you need. In cPanel & WHM version 11.40, we have added a few new changes to how upgrades work, to help make the transition between major versions better for everyone. How do upgrades work? Before an upgrade takes place, compatibility checks are performed for the target version. If any blockers are found, the upgrade exits and leaves the system …

Part 2: How I Built a cPanel Hosting Environment on Amazon AWS

In Part 1 of this four part series, we discussed establishing your VPC, creating and configuring your small subnet, and worked through configuring the Security Groups for our two instance types (‘NS_SG‘ and ‘VS_SG‘). Today, we work on launching a two new instances, running cPanel DNSONLY, into our VPC and configuring these to be the primary and secondary DNS resolvers for our environment. While this series is written with the assumption of using dedicated …