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Jupiter Improvements in v102

Based on extensive feedback collected across various channels, we are implementing the following updates to Jupiter within v102. Starting in 102.0.11, you’ll see a few major features arrive to Jupiter WHM that should restore or otherwise iterate on the features many of you have pointed to as core concerns. Unless otherwise noted below, these updates will arrive on the v102 tier and through EDGE, CURRENT, and RELEASE as typical builds do. Watch our

WordPress Toolkit Version 5.10 Update

We are excited to bring you WordPress Toolkit version 5.10, the first major WordPress Toolkit release of 2022! This release focuses on further improving the vulnerability scan feature, delivering bugfixes to customers, and laying out the groundwork for introduction of API in the product. Site Vulnerability Scan: Support For Inactive Assets Site vulnerability scan has been helping site administrators keep their sites secure for several months now. However, it was scanning only active plugins and …

Pro Tips For ELevate

We built the cPanel ELevate tool to manage the unique complexities of upgrading a cPanel & WHM server from start to finish.  In order to do this, we upgraded multiple servers in various configurations, with different software loaded (both 3rd-party and our own).  Along the way, we learned a few things that we’d like to share with those sysadmins who are about to upgrade their cPanel & WHM servers.  Lessons Learned Here are a few …

ELevating cPanel & WHM

Welcome to the cPanel & WHM® contribution to the ELevate project by the AlmaLinux OS Foundation.  ELevate enables upgrades between major versions of RedHat® Enterprise Linux® (RHEL) derivatives.  At cPanel, we’ve created the cPanel ELevate tool that manages the ELevate process end-to-end so that systems administrators can safely and efficiently upgrade a cPanel & WHM server.    Why ELevate Your cPanel & WHM Server?  Sysadmins struggle when it’s time to do operating system upgrades. They’re very costly …

Translations

As we roll out Jupiter throughout the end-user interface of cPanel & WHM, we’ve received consistent feedback that the state of our translations needs attention. Though we briefly mentioned translations in a previous blog post, we want to dive a bit deeper into the topic, provide some additional context, and then share what we’re going to do about it. First and foremost, we need to acknowledge the customers who have sent in …

Full cPanel Support For Ubuntu LTS

In the winter of 2020, CentOS 8 announced that it would be reaching its end-of-life in December of 2021. This news was somewhat unexpected in the open-source and web hosting worlds. In response, we began working towards providing solutions that will benefit our partners and customers and expand options as we move forward together. The goal is to provide greater Operating System (OS) diversity, more substantial stability, and increased safety for our customers and their …

Updated Paper Lantern Removal Schedule

Back in August of 2021, we announced the deprecation of Paper Lantern. Today we’re updating the schedule for the final stage: its removal. In the previous deprecation schedule, we planned a series of changes across 3 versions: 100, 102 LTS, and 104. With 100 and 102 LTS changes already happening, we are now delaying the removal of Paper Lantern from 104 to 108. In version 108 (debuting Q3-Q4 of 2022): We will remove the Paper Lantern theme from …

We Want To Hear From You

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Jupiter, Version 102, and You!

As cPanel & WHM Version 102 nears its release, many of you have reached out to us with feedback about Jupiter, as it appears in the end-user interface as well as WHM. Thank you! We’ve been listening carefully and are happy to now share what we’ve learned, as well as our game plan going forward. Within WHM In v102, we revealed Jupiter in WHM. We haven’t addressed WHM’s user experience in quite some time, so …

The Apache Log4j exploit and how to protect your cPanel server

On Friday, December 10, 2021, a vulnerability for Log4j was announced in CVE-2021-44228.   Log4j is developed by the Apache Foundation and is widely used by both enterprise apps and cloud services. It was reported by Alibaba Cloud’s security team to Apache on November 24. They also revealed that CVE-2021-44228 impacts default configurations of multiple Apache frameworks, including Apache Struts2, Apache Solr, Apache Druid, Apache Flink, and others. The United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security …