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All posts by: benny Vasquez

Upgrading MySQL or MariaDB

cPanel & WHM Version 80 will not support MySQL 5.5, and updates to cPanel & WHM Version 80 will be blocked for any server still running MySQL 5.5. We are also blocking updates for any cPanel & WHM servers that connect to servers running MySQL 5.5. The MySQL/MariaDB Upgrade interface inside WHM makes upgrading safe and easy.  Why the block? On December 31st, 2018, MySQL version 5.5 entered End of Life status. Any server currently running MySQL …

Introducing cPanel Analytics

As a part of an ongoing initiative to improve user experience in our product, in cPanel & WHM Version 78 we introduced cPanel Analytics. This functionality is intentionally built with ease of use and privacy in mind. It provides us with deeper insight into how our customers utilize cPanel, WHM, and Webmail without compromising the privacy of those users. We tested the feature directly with a few customers on cPanel & WHM Version 74, made some adjustments in …

#JDayFL19 Presentation: After Install of cPanel & WHM

Strengthening connections with our users is a huge part of the work that we do on the Community Team here at cPanel, and conferences like JoomlaDay Florida are perfect for that. Even on years that it sells out (like this one), it’s only around 150 of our best friends with great chances to interact, and still intimate enough that we get a chance to really talk to some of the best folks there. I …

EasyApache 4 and mod_lsapi

As of last week’s update, EasyApache 4 includes a light version of mod_lsapi, a module built and distributed by our friends at CloudLinux. This release is a scaled-back version of the module already distributed by CloudLinux. Anyone already using CloudLinux should use the one distributed by CloudLinux, but for everyone else let’s talk about it! What is mod_lsapi? mod_lsapi is an Apache module based on the LiteSpeed Technologies API that provides significant improvements in speed and …

Reseller’s Guide to ACLs and API Tokens

Several versions ago, we made some monumental changes to the way that the ACLs (access control lists) and APIs behave and the level of access they grant. These improvements allow webhosts to provide more access to resellers while maintaining security for root users and server owners. We want to take this opportunity to highlight the numerous changes that these updates bring. New Reseller Privileges Granted If you are a webhosting provider, you likely sell hosting …

2018 #cPConf Wrap-Up

The end of the cPanel Conference always triggers a mixture of feelings for me. The completion of the project means a lot of pride, and there’s a huge amount of relief, but it’s also bitter-sweet to know it’ll be a whole year before we get together again. To everyone that attended, sponsored, or exhibited at the 2018 cPanel Conference, thank you! We do this for you, and you continue to make it worth it. A …

2018 cPanel Conference is here!

Today is the first day of the 2018 cPanel Conference. We’re in the middle of setting everything up right now, getting ready to open up conference check-in and registration, and anticipating tonight’s networking party at Chapman and Kirby. We’ve spent the last 12 months planning this year’s conference, and we are ready to rock! Return of the Lab! This year the cPanel Lab is returning. In case you are unfamiliar, the cPanel Lab is a collection of …

Your 2018 #cPConf Checklist

There are a lot of things we are looking forward to at this year’s conference. Engaging talks, fantastic networking sessions, super cool swag, and of course, some of the best evening events in the industry. We are bringing it back to our hometown of Houston, TX and we cannot wait to give you the grand tour! We have so much in store for our attendees that we’ve put together this checklist. By the time you all …

Check out Halon, a new sponsor at this year’s cPanel Conference!

This is a guest blog post provided by the Halon Team! Halon is a first-time exhibitor of the annual cPanel Conference.   —————- Are your customers spending time in spam-folders? Try Halon instead Halon is happy to announce that we will sponsor the cPanel conference for the first time. We have been here before but only as visitors. From what we have understood, a significant part of our target group is here which makes our presence …

Why use a multi-layered approach to securing web servers (LAB at the cPanel conference)

This is a guest blog post provided by the CloudLinux Team! CloudLinux is an alumni sponsor and exhibitor at the annual cPanel Conference.   —————- We all know that layered security is best practice in server protection. Imunify360, the all-encompassing security product from CloudLinux, recently made significant feature upgrades to its multi-layered security. It has improved the way it stops malware and protects your Linux servers from nearly all kinds …