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Discover Your Hosting Provider

Sometimes, folks encounter a problem with their website that is hosted on a server using the cPanel hosting platform. When that happens, they often reach out to cPanel customer service or technical support for assistance. It seems logical, right? Your site is on a cPanel server, so cPanel is the obvious place to go for help. However, cPanel only creates the software that hosting providers use as a platform to offer their website hosting services. Most problems …

cPanel & WHM LTS Autofix Update

During the week of November 5th, we are releasing an Autofixer for all servers that are running outdated versions of cPanel & WHM (any version older than Version 78). Affected servers will start updating to cPanel & WHM Version 78. We wanted to take this opportunity to break down precisely what is happening, who is affected, and the benefits of upgrading your servers to supported versions. The Fix is In The Autofixer will update affected servers …

Let’s Encrypt Update Blog!

UPDATE: Let’s Encrypt has extended the lifetime of ACMEv1 until November 8th, extending the life of the API for 1 week. November 1st is now a production brownout date, so you may be affected by a loss of service on that date. For further information please read the following: https://community.letsencrypt.org/t/end-of-life-plan-for-acmev1/88430/6 End of life for Let’s Encrypt Legacy, time to update! In August, we shared in a blog post that the Let’s Encrypt original API, ACMEv1, would be …

DNSSEC Clustering Now Available with PowerDNS

In the event you missed it, we published a blog post back in December of 2018, announcing the deprecation of MyDNS and NSD. Now that PowerDNS has been the choice DNS Management tool of cPanel & WHM for several versions, the request for DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extensions) clustering has become even more popular.  Well, you’ve been asking for it, and we’re ready to deliver it. Coming with cPanel & WHM Version 84 …

The Apache Distiller- 86’d in 84

Way back in EasyApache 3, if a user wanted to make updates to their Apache configuration, they would do so by using the Apache distiller to make said changes. As you all know, we’ve moved on from EasyApache 3 to EasyApache 4 and are ever working to improve the functionality and performance of the product. That being said, we are removing the Apache distiller in cPanel & WHM version 84. Let’s break this down. What is a …

Stop in the Land of the ATL

“I dare somebody to go to Atlanta and not have a good time” -Bryan Tyree Henry WebPros Summit 2019 is here. We’re on the road and in Atlanta, Georgia. This year promises to be the most exciting and diverse conference yet. If you haven’t done so, make sure you head on over to the WPS 2019 website to register and come join us! Nestled in the northern portion of the great southern state of Georgia …

Supporting Open Source

The phrase “open source” has been in use much longer than you think, popping up as early as Thomas Willis‘ 1685 piece, The London Practice of, Or The Whole Practical Part of Physick, describing in medical terminology how a wound behaves. The modern usage of the phrase is a bit newer and has become the appropriate descriptor for a software product that gives the user permission to add/remove/change its source code, design, or contents. From casual …

Upcoming Changes to Let’s Encrypt Plugin

Earlier this year, Let’s Encrypt announced the end of life (EOL) plan for their original API. Starting this November, they will no longer allow new account registrations through the original API. As the original API will no longer allow registrations, new accounts must use Let’s Encrypt’s new API. Because of this, cPanel has developed a new Let’s Encrypt plugin to use that new API instead of the old API. Why change now? If we do not …

Feature Requests and the User Story

…in the great state of Texas, a software company offered unto its’ subjects a Feature Request Site where they could submit their feedback about the products it worked so diligently to create and support. This site was launched in October 2012 to great fanfare and fingers flew across keyboards from across all the lands as requests were submitted. Each person was allotted votes they could use to make their greatest wishes for cPanel known, …

CentOS 6 EOL, CloudLinux 6 OS, and you!

Update! We have an ongoing cPanel Forums thread answering questions around this announcement. Please go give it a read! ——————- Today we announced a new partnership with our friends over at CloudLinux. Anyone who is gearing up to migrate from CentOS 6 to CentOS7 (and again from CentOS 7 to CentOS 8 in a few years) can now consider another option! cPanel & WHM Version 86: The last version to support CentOS 6 We are planning …