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Development Update: 58 is coming, and 60 is beginning!

This month was good to the cPanel development team. With cPanel & WHM version 58 in CURRENT, we’re laser focused on fixing bugs and building new features for version 60. We’re hoping to see version 58 make it to RELEASE next week, which will allow us to release a public build of version 60 for the EDGE tier, and we’re very close to publishing a new plugin. There’s a lot of motion, so …

5 Reasons You Want to be Using EasyApache 4

EasyApache 4 was introduced in cPanel & WHM version 11.52 and has grown into a stable and mature product. As of version 58 EasyApache 4 is out of BETA, and is the default for any new cPanel installation. If you aren’t familiar with EasyApache 4 yet, you can read the Announcement, read the updates from January, or watch new intro-to-EasyApache 4 video. As a server administrator you want to be using …

Development Update: cPanel & WHM version 58 is coming, and starting version 60

UPDATE 7/7/16 Due to problems in the security and usability, the following features have been removed from cPanel & WHM version 58, and are now targeted for v60: Enhanced PHP-FPM support This includes both the UI that was included in WHM and the relevant API calls. In the event that you have configured your server to use PHP-FPM on EDGE, your current implementation will not be altered, but you will not be able to manage …

Development Update #2

Since our last Development Update we have been hard at work making new and exciting things for you and your customers. Last week we released a TSR security update to all supported versions of cPanel, and we’re expecting cPanel & WHM version 56 will hit our STABLE tier next week. Internally, our development department is divided into 9 different Agile teams, and today I’ll share updates from 7 of them. ZerØ Cool

The cPanel Market Provider, and free hostname SSLs

In cPanel & WHM version 56 two of the most exciting new features we released were the cPanel Market Provider, and the automatic generation of Free hostname SSLs for anyone with a valid cPanel license. Market Provider Summary: We are providing a method to integrate marketplace modules that offer free or paid products within cPanel. Release Notes: Manage Market Providers Availability: 55.9999.122 and later This service is currently disabled by …

Dev Update: cPanel & WHM version 56 peaks, version 58 begins

The next few weeks of cPanel’s development cycle are incredibly exciting for us. We recently pushed cPanel & WHM version 56 to the CURRENT tier, and have started in on what we want to include in version 58. Let’s look at some of the features in each of those! v56 We’ve been working hard to bring version 56 to you, and it has been in the CURRENT tier for a couple weeks, and will be moved to the …

March 31st, 2017: The Day the Sun Sets on CentOS 5

CentOS 5 will reach end of life officially on March 31st of 2017, but as an industry we are already feeling the pain of people still using the out of date OS. Trying to support a system on an aging Operating System is not that far from trying to live in an aging apartment building. Ill-fitting fixtures, flickering electricity, and malfunctioning plumbing are just some of the daily struggles in those old buildings. …

cPanel’s command line API tools

In cPanel & WHM version 11.52 we released command line utilities for WHMAPI0 and WHMAPI1. In v56 we have added command line utilities for the cPanel UAPI, cPanel API 1, and cPanel API 2 as well. All of these are meant to help any user, whether root/reseller or a cPanel user, interact with and test API functions more easily. This will also make adjusting user, account, server, and service settings much easier, …

cPanel & WHM 56 and the Internal Perl upgrade: 5.22

In cPanel & WHM version 56 we updated the internal version (and only the internal version) of Perl from 5.14 to 5.22. This has a couple of potential consequences that we want to make sure our users are aware of. Memory use, and dormant mode processes Memory use is always a concern in server environments, and we have worked very hard to ensure that the upgrades have had minimal effect on your environment. With our first release of version 56 …

The cPanel Development Process

One of the most common things seen on the features site is users asking for a feature request to be added to the next version of cPanel. While we do evaluate each request for inclusion in the version currently being developed, too many variable requests come through for us to include all of them. Today we wanted to talk a bit about what happens to the ones that aren’t picked up for inclusion in the …