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All posts by: benny Vasquez

Securing your site; Comodo, cPanel, & AutoSSL

It’s been nearly four years since we began working with Comodo to make the entire internet safer and more secure. Thanks to that partnership SSL adoption on cPanel servers is higher than ever before. With cPanel & WHM version 56 we introduced the Market Provider, and began adding Comodo-signed hostname SSLs to cPanel & WHM servers. In version 58 we added AutoSSL to install those same free SSLs on all hosted domains automatically. With version …

October ’16 Development Update

It’s nearly November already, and that means it’s time for another Development Update! If you’re curious, you can look back at the old ones, all posted on this blog. 60 to RELEASE 60 should be going to RELEASE this week. EA4 (EasyApache 4) improvements, increased security, code optimizations, website speed improvements, all rolled into just one release. If you haven’t taken a look yet, you definitely should! The release site is chock-full of pretty information, …

Development Update: September 2016 Edition

September was a busy month here at cPanel, and lots has happened since last month’s development update. Between putting the finishing touches on version 60 (due out next month), and preparing for next week’s cPanel conference in Portland, Oregon there has been all kinds of buzzing. Let’s talk about where we’re at! Coming in version 60 Version 60 is just around the corner, and will likely hit the CURRENT tier in …

How and Why to Build an EDGE Server

In a recent post about our LTS tier changes coming in 2017, I talked a bit about our different tiers and how they’re used. Today I want to explain why now is the perfect time to build a test server on the cPanel & WHM EDGE tier. What is the EDGE tier? The EDGE tier is always the most recent build of the newest version of cPanel & WHM. During our

cPanel’s tiered update system; New plans for the LTS tier

cPanel & WHM’s tiered update system has long allowed us to release new versions and features in stages. Each tier provides us access to a different type of feedback from a specific segment of our user-base. The EDGE tier is a non-production tier that allows us to incorporate feedback from our users in an earlier and more actionable stage of our development cycle, and gives third party developers a chance to test their applications against …

Updated EasyApache 3 Deprecation Schedule

In July of this year we announced our goals for deprecating EasyApache 3 and migrating everyone over to EasyApache 4. With the release of cPanel & WHM version 58 we saw record adoption numbers of EasyApache 4 and have seen loads of success for our users in EasyApache 4 environments. However, along with that success have seen a lot of requests for more time to migrate existing servers to EasyApache 4, and …

Development Update: August 2016 edition

cPanel & WHM version 58 hit the STABLE tier this week. AutoSSL has definitely been the most loved feature of version 58 so far, with EasyApache 4 running a close second. We’ve been hard at work on version 60, and are headed into planning for version 62 next week. Most of us are even starting to put together our presentations for the cPanel conference in October, too. It’s in Portland, Oregon this year, have …

Announcing: cPanel & WHM’s Official Let’s Encrypt with AutoSSL Plugin

In cPanel & WHM version 58 we introduced a new feature called AutoSSL. I posted about AutoSSL before, but in case you haven’t heard of it yet: AutoSSL allows you to enable a feature in your cPanel & WHM account package which triggers the automatic request and installation of Domain Validated Comodo-signed SSLs for your customers, free of charge. Security is incredibly important to us, and this is a feature we’ve been working on for a very …

cPanel & WHM’s AutoSSL

Update: If you’re looking for information about integrating Let’s Encrypt via AutoSSL see this blog post: Let’s Encrypt with cPanel & WHM and AutoSSL ————- Three and a half years ago (in a galaxy far, far away) cPanel began planning a feature that we hoped would make the entire internet safer and more secure. There have been a lot of changes, both in the industry and in the company, since then. It took significant re-writes of …