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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. If you’re gearing up to migrate from CentOS 6 to CentOS 7 (and again from CentOS 7 to CentOS 8 in a few years), you can now consider another option! cPanel & WHM Version 86: The last version to support CentOS 6 We are …

NGINX Levels Up!

Back in April, we released an experimental version of NGINX into the wild for cPanel users at large to test and play around with. The feedback we’ve received from you, the cPanel Community, has been great! For those of you that have been using the experimental version of NGINX, there have been several add-on features that have been requested we add to NGINX including: Basic Auth Support Server Side Includes CGI Support While we’re still …

UAPI- What’s New in 82

With the release of cPanel & WHM version 82 to CURRENT this week, we are adding several new UAPI modules and functions. These new functions replace several previously-deprecated cPanel API 1 functions. For a complete list of API calls that we’ve added so far, read our Guide to Replacing cPanel API 1 functions with UAPI equivalents documentation. Our goal is to provide a more seamless experience for anyone who integrates with cPanel & WHM.  What is an API, and who uses …

cPanel & WHM Account-Based Pricing Updates

Late last week, we announced a new licensing and pricing structure for cPanel & WHM. This change was the result of several months of conversations and modeling to ensure we understood as many use cases for cPanel & WHM hosting as possible. In the days following our announcement, we have heard from many of our Partners, both online and on the phone, and the feedback has been clear. Our analysis of use cases …

cPanel Application Manager and App Deployment 101

Researching another piece I’ve been writing, I realized that I was grossly unfamiliar with a portion of the cPanel & WHM product. For a bit of background, I’ve been using cPanel & WHM for about nine years now, mostly from the end user and system administrator perspectives. Admittedly, I am not a developer, nor do I pretend to be one. Between you and me, I have immense respect for developers and the dark arts magic that …

Exim CVE-2019-10149: how to protect yourself

Update June 6, 2019: We have now released updates for the End Of Life Versions 70 and 76. Exim is the mail server software cPanel & WHM servers use. Last week an exploit for Exim was identified, and today a patch for the exploit was released. This exploit allowed for both local and remote root-level privilege escalation. That means that you won’t need to be able to access the server as a user to …

Building Communities with Social Media

According to Statista, over 3 billion people across the world are expected to have some form of social media account by 2021. That’s 1/3 of the population of the entire planet. While social media use in the business world has been around for the better part of a decade, it has recently become an integral part of growing communities and building brand recognition. Companies use social media as customer outreach, to announce a new …

Welcoming WHMCS to the WebPros Family

It is with great affection that I get to share news of an addition to the WebPros family. Starting today, WHMCS joins us as part of this exciting and growing group of companies that power the hosting industry.   Years ago, cPanel and WHMCS began a partnership to improve integration and support between the companies, and the software we build. As a result, cPanel and WHMCS have enjoyed an incredible working relationship for nearly 7 years. So close, in …

Gotta Go Faster: How Installation Times Improved

If you’ve performed a fresh cPanel & WHM installation recently, you may have noticed how much faster the process is. Aside from a lot of under the hood magic (no, not really), an impressive amount of work and planning over multiple years of cPanel & WHM was required. Currently, the time to install cPanel & WHM on a brand new server is averaging between 3 and 15 minutes. That’s a pretty drastic reduction from the 60-90 …