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All posts by: benny Vasquez

File restoration in cPanel & WHM Version 68

Version 68 was released this week, and I want to talk to you about one of the most exciting new features: As both an end-user and as a server administrator you can now restore individual files from an account backup! Let’s take a look at how it works as of version 68. Step 1: Have available backups Before you can restore from an account backup, you must first have backups already made. To enable backups, go …

Kernel-based symlink protection for all, thanks to CloudLinux

For many years web hosts have fought to provide adequate protection against a vulnerability called a “Symlink Attack”. At cPanel we prefer a kernel-based solution, and have historically provided both Apache based protection, and our Hardened Kernel to help server administrators. Last year we began discussing with CloudLinux the potential for them to offer this protection to server administrators as part of KernelCare. A few weeks ago …

The 2017 cPanel Conference is finally here!

Today is the first day of the 2017 cPanel Conference, and I’m filled with excitement. The plans have all been laid for us to have the best conference we’ve ever had. Let’s talk about some of the stuff I’m most excited for. I mentioned last month some of the talks I was most excited about, and we’ve heard from a few of speakers about their talks since then as well. Let’s talk about some of the other …

Status of cPanel Conference 2017

This year’s hurricane season has been hugely impactful for us here at cPanel. Our human and non-human families have been touched by the flooding that happened as a result of Hurricane Harvey, and much of the cPanel Community is being impacted by Hurricane Irma in Florida. With the cPanel conference being hosted in Fort Lauderdale in just 15 days, we’re keeping a very close eye on the developments there. This post will be the …

August 2017 Development Update

This month we spent mostly fixing bugs in version 66 and rounding out what we’re going to be able to complete in version 68. Version 66 Version 66 has rolled out to more than half of the licenses on the RELEASE tier, and is anticipated to enter the STABLE tier as soon as September 6th (If you’re not sure what the tiers are, you can read about them here). There are a lot of factors that …

cPConference 2017; 34 Days and Counting…

As of today we are just 34 short days away from the 2017 cPanel Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. You’ve seen the details on the website, and read about the venues on the blog, but if you haven’t read the talk schedule you’re missing the best part of the conference. I’m going to highlight a few of the talks I’m most excited about, and then each Wednesday up to the …

WordPress Manager | A Better WordPress Experience with cPanel

Over the past year, we have been working to better develop both the infrastructure and the experience of using cPanel with WordPress. This time our goal has been to provide our customers with an easy, dependable, self-service method for managing WordPress sites through the cPanel interface. We are pleased to be releasing the first phase of this work to our customers in the form of WordPress Manager. cPanel WordPress Manager is a …

July 2017 Development Update

In case you’re new here, we try to do a cPanel Development update once every month. July has been a roller-coaster of a month for us, but it’s ending at the top of the hill. Let’s talk about the new stuff, the old stuff, and some fun stuff. Version 66

Urgent DCV Updates This Week

Versions with the updates have been added to the bottom of this post! ———————————————- The cPanel Market SSL Provider allows webhosts to easily sell DV, EV, and OV SSL certificates through cPanel. Similarly, AutoSSL automatically requests and installs free SSL certificates for hosted domains. Both of these features allow you to install SSL certificates issued by cPanel, and signed by Comodo. Late last week we were alerted to changes that Comodo is making to how they handle domain verification. …

7 Ways We’ve Improved Email Hosting on cPanel & WHM

It’s been a little while since we did an old-fashioned feature-round-up on any of the applications on a cPanel server. Email hosting on cPanel & WHM servers has gotten a whole lot better in the last year. Let’s talk about some of the awesome features that we’ve recently added to make hosting email on a cPanel & WHM server a breeze for webhosting providers, system administrators, and cPanel users. cPanel & WHM Version 58 SubAddressing …

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