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All posts by: Sarah K.

Big Changes in cPanel & WHM version 58

Several big changes are coming in cPanel & WHM version 58. As we continue to work on these changes, we want to get your feedback! Here’s a few of the big changes we’re working on. Bandmin removal We are currently working to remove bandmin from our product. We want to know… do you still use bandmin, and if so, how and why do you use it? Bandwidth information is …

Shh! This Service is Sleeping! Dormant Mode in cPanel & WHM version 56

When you’re running a cPanel & WHM server, you want to make sure that you get the most bang out of every bit of memory you can. To help you do this, cPanel & WHM version 56 will include additional settings to reduce unnecessary memory consumption. We’ve expanded and improved the dormant mode setting that’s available for cPanel & WHM services. Services enter dormant mode when they’ve been idle for a set amount of time, …

We’re Moving to Perl 5.22 in cPanel & WHM Version 56

If you use custom code on your cPanel & WHM servers, please read this message! Without further action on your part, your custom code may break in cPanel & WHM version 56. In version 56, we will compile the cPanel & WHM binaries against Perl version 5.22. Previously, we compiled binaries against Perl 5.14.4. Because of this, the upgrade to Perl 5.22 may cause problems with any custom Perl code that you execute from cPanel …

Reducing Our Installer’s Timey-Wimey Stuff

“People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually, from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint, it’s more like a big ball of wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey stuff.” Over the last few versions, we’ve noticed that the time that it takes to install cPanel & WHM on a new server has increased. We want to make sure that using cPanel & WHM saves you as much time …

FrontPage Removal Option in cPanel & WHM 11.44

Microsoft® discontinued support for FrontPage® Extensions on Linux servers in 2006. Because of this, cPanel strongly recommends that you do not install FrontPage, and that you uninstall it as soon as possible if it is currently on your server. …

Blockers for New Installations of cPanel & WHM

With the latest version of our installer, new installations of cPanel & WHM software will be subject to the following blockers: The target version must be cPanel & WHM version 11.40 or higher. For CentOS, CloudLinux, or RHEL operating systems, the installation must be version 6 or higher. If either of these statements are not true, the installation will fail. These blockers are meant to encourage system administrators to use the most up-to-date software, which …