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Upcoming MySQL Changes

We are planning to automatically update some servers from MySQL 5.5 to MySQL 5.7. This will affect servers that do not have databases and are running cPanel & WHM Version 78.

EasyApache 3 to EasyApache 4 Autoconversion

As you may have noticed on the front page of our website, we’ve added a new section about the “Up Next” initiative, explaining upcoming changes to cPanel & WHM. A significant change coming in early 2020 is the EasyApache 3 to EasyApache 4 autoconversion. When we last made a change in the Up Next initiative, we upgraded users on out of date and unsupported cPanel & WHM version to Version 78. This upgrade did come …

Giving Back- Volunteering at the Houston Food Bank

On Wednesday, November 13th, a contingent of the cPanel team volunteered at the Houston Food Bank. Over the course of three hours, we managed to assemble 4800 boxes of food and prepare 60 pallets for delivery to families in need. These boxes of food will serve families throughout 18 different counties across the greater Houston area.  Founded in 1982, the Houston Food Bank is a 308,000 square-foot warehouse and is the largest Feeding America food bank in the …

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During the week of November 5th, we are releasing an Autofixer for all servers that are running outdated versions of cPanel & WHM (any version older than Version 78).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 …