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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of life officially on March 31st of 2017, but as an industry we are already feeling the pain of people still using the out of date OS.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 …

Hi. I’m benny. How can I help?

Hi. I’m benny. I like American football (though I don’t care to remember most player names or team stats), I read (though not as often as I like), and I make things (craft, food, websites, etc). I’ve been in the hosting industry for more than 10 years, at cPanel for 2.5, and still love (nearly) all of it. I am also filling cPanel’s newest position: Community Manager. How can I help? Too often business (and …