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Renaming Proxy Subdomains to Service Domains

In cPanel & WHM version 76, which we expect to be in EDGE this week, we renamed “Proxy Subdomains” to “Service Subdomains” due to improvements we are making under the hood. Let’s talk about where they came from, and why we’re changing their name! What are Proxy Subdomains? Proxy subdomains allow users to connect indirectly to the cPanel & WHM login pages. Rather than opening example.com:2083, they can open cpanel.example.com. Proxy subdomains have two primary uses for hosting providers …

In our Second Home of Houston

The WHMCS team is incredibly excited to be sponsoring and taking part in cPanel Conference for another year. Thanks to our special relationship with cPanel, the cPanel conference provides a unique opportunity to connect with important partners and vendors that are part of the cPanel ecosystem and has proven itself to be a great event for bringing together people from all over the industry. The conference is taking place in our …

Asking your boss to send you to #cPConf

Dear [Name of the world’s best boss], cPanel is having their annual conference from October 1st through October 3rd, and I think it would be very beneficial to the company for me to attend. As you know, cPanel has significantly increased the speed with which they develop new features and release new versions. They’ve released four new major versions each of the last three years. Increasing my knowledge of the cPanel & WHM software is …

The Beginning is The End is The Beginning (of EasyApache)

As most of you are aware, EasyApache3 (EA3) is going to End of Life status as of December 2018.  Moving to EOL status means that if you are still running EA3 by the time v78 is released, you will not be able to upgrade to the newest version of cPanel & WHM. The life cycle of EA3 over the next few cPanel releases will play out as follows: Advisements in version 72: warnings have been added to …

Legacy Backup Deprecation in cPanel & WHM Version 74

The Legacy Backup system will be deprecated in cPanel & WHM Version 74, and we anticipate support for Legacy Backups will be removed in Version 82 (currently expected in mid-2019). Before that happens, though, we are focusing on expanding the functionality available for the “new” Backup System. This replacement to the Legacy Backup system offers a more robust, faster, and over-all better backup solution. Better, Stronger… In case you haven’t heard, the cPanel & WHM Backup System, introduced more than 5 years ago, is our …

Git Version Control: Soon with Automatic Deployment!

This is the sixth and final blog post in a series around Git and a new feature in version 72, Git Version Control.  See the full list of entries in this series at the end of this post! This post talks about something that we’re adding in Version 74, which we expect will be entering EDGE sometime during the first week of July, and will be headed to CURRENT sometime in July!  If you have been …

How to Spot a Phishing Email

A new well-designed phishing email has been aimed at cPanel users recently, and we want to help all of our users stay safe. What is Phishing? Phishing, by definition, is the act of attempting to acquire information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money) by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Phishing emails can be sent to any email address. The most effective phishing emails make use …

Git Version Control Series: Git Problems and How to Fix Them

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts around Git and a new feature in version 72, Git Version Control.  See the full list of entries in this series at the end of this post!  If you follow our feature request site, you already know about our upcoming feature, Git Version Control. We have designed it to make hosting repositories as easy for developers as a “Hello World!” script. To …

Git Version Control Series: Setting Up Git

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts around Git and a new feature in version 72, Git Version Control.  See the full list of entries in this series at the end of this post!  If you follow our feature request site, you already know about our upcoming feature, Git™ Version Control. We’re designing it to make hosting repositories as easy for developers as a “Hello World!” script. Git’s extremely useful …