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Introducing mod_cpanel

As of the second cPanel & WHM Targeted Security Release of 2018 (TSR-2018-0002), the Optimize .htaccess feature was removed from all supported cPanel & WHM versions. This difficult decision was the result of some security concerns with its implementation. In its place, we have released the mod_cpanel Apache module. This module will begin to improve upon the features that Optimize .htaccess provided. What is Optimize .htaccess and why is cPanel replacing it? When we released it, …

Zero to WordPress

Here at cPanel, Inc., we want to empower our users to take control of their own cPanel & WHM server. This can seem very daunting at first, but we are here to show you anyone can build a cPanel & WHM server with a WordPress site. We will be addressing some very technical topics, but have linked additional tutorials with more information. Let’s begin! Getting Started By the end of this tutorial, you will have purchased …

The new and improved cPanel & WHM Version 70

It’s been almost two months since we announced the delay of cPanel & WHM Version 70. In that time, we’ve done a whole lot of work. We’re entering brand new territory for us, and Version 70 is at the center of it all. Why the Delay? In late January of this year, we found a performance issue in our backup system that we needed to address before v70 went to the RELEASE tier. Our research revealed …

The Death of SquirrelMail

Update 9/6/18: We’re wrapping up the development work for version 76, and the SquirrelMail removal is going full steam ahead! As planned, in version 76 we removed SquirrelMail entirely for new installations. Existing servers can still use SquirrelMail as usual, but you won’t see the Tweak Setting for it. We’ll remove it entirely for existing servers in version 78. If you need more information, check out our Deprecation Plan for up-to-date details. As of cPanel & …

Prevent Outgoing Spam from Webmail Accounts

  We’ve added greater flexibility to how cPanel users can manage, protect, and administer email addresses on their mail server. You can now suspend or queue the outgoing mail from a single email account on your server. In case you’re not already familiar with the full administrative capabilities of Webmail, here’s a short run down. Receive Notifications of Send Limits Get alerts about accounts that are sending massive amounts of emails by entering Tweak Settings …

Problem with Recent EasyApache Update

Last night, we pushed an update to EasyApache4 wherein after the update was installed Apache service may fail to restart properly. Upon checking the Apache error log, you may see error messaging similar to the following: Server xxxxxxx.com Primary IP Address xxxxxxxxxx Service Name httpd Service Status failed Notification The service “httpd” appears to be down. Service Check Method The system failed to connect to this service’s TCP/IP port. Reason Service check failed to complete …

How and Why to Build an EDGE Server

* This post was originally posted on September 27, 2016, and has been updated for accuracy.  The Tiered Release System The tiered release system was introduced early in the development of cPanel & WHM. We knew it would be important to appeal to all types of users, from the risk-taking early adopters to the stability-seeking delayers. Each tier represents a different risk vs reward ratio, and today we’re here to talk …

cPHulk is Now Even Stronger

Security is a huge priority for the cPanel team. Not only do we make sure we are providing everything we can to keep our customers protected, but we also provide ways for our customers to keep their clients’ information safe as well. One of our most prized features for both web, email, and server security is cPHulk. This feature, which provides great protection against brute force attacks, has been a part of our security suite …

Where’s the SDK?

When we originally launched the cPanel & WHM documentation, we also included a Software Developer Kit (SDK). Our goal was to build it into an actual kit of tools and help that would support and enable our integrators. Unfortunately, as the documentation evolved and the documentation team took on more responsibility,  the actual ‘kit’ was never created. That’s created a ton of confusion that we’re hoping to alleviate today. Announcing: Developer …

Getting started with cPanel & WHM on Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is a growing cloud solutions provider that is being used more and more in the expanding universe of internet pioneering and web hosting. cPanel is determined to stay ahead of the game by ensuring that Azure users are able to use cPanel & WHM to power their instances and make the best hosting platform we can. For new users who have not dabbled into Azure, you can create a free account and use …