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We’re Moving to Perl 5.22 in cPanel & WHM Version 56

If you use custom code on your cPanel & WHM servers, please read this message! Without further action on your part, your custom code may break in cPanel & WHM version 56. In version 56, we will compile the cPanel & WHM binaries against Perl version 5.22. Previously, we compiled binaries against Perl 5.14.4. Because of this, the upgrade to Perl 5.22 may cause problems with any custom Perl code that you execute from cPanel …

Marketing Book Club

Effectively marketing cPanel to the web hosting community involves creativity and collaboration. As a confessed bibliophile, I can’t help but wonder which books inspire my colleagues to do their best work. So, I asked them.

Keeping the cPanel Community In Style

In March 2015, at the annual WHD.global conference in Rust, Germany, cPanel first unveiled all new branding to the web hosting community. New Forums – New Style The cPanel Community Forums is one of cPanel’s most popular resources on the web, second only to the cPanel Documentation site. The forums were slated for updates during the second phase of the company’s rebranding efforts, and the time had come to move to a new …

cP1Con Dallas Recap

On January 21, as the sun was coming up on Dallas, my colleagues and I set up registration for the first ever cP1Con. As you may recall, we explored the idea of additional cPanel brand conferences that were small and compact enough to be launched around the globe and now the concept had finally come to fruition. Starting Things Off Right Due to some wet weather and Texas traffic, attendees were a …

Where is my Two Factor Authentication?

cPanel & WHM version 54 introduces the new Two Factor Authentication features for the cPanel and WHM interfaces. This feature is one of the most highly requested features on features.cpanel.net. We at cPanel worked hard to bring this in cPanel & WHM version 54.  When the new feature hit the CURRENT release tier, some of our third-party integrators grew concerned about the changes made to the API system. We …

How to Create a Spam Filter

Let’s be honest, no one likes spam, not hosting providers, not web users, and certainly not us. That’s why it has become a reoccurring subject on the cPanel Blog. So, using one of our favorite features, Apache SpamAssassin, we want to equip you, the cPanel user, with a nifty trick to keep spam out of your inbox. SpamAssassin Preloaded into the cPanel dashboard, SpamAssassin is an open-source tool built to filter and …

The Importance of Using Protection | The Ins and Outs of Firewalls

We do a lot of posts on server protection because honestly — it’s pretty important. This time around we wanted to highlight and breakdown one of the most common tools used to protect your machine: the firewall. In this tips and tricks, we’ll go over what is a firewall, how it works, and why there’s no excuse to not be using one.   What is a firewall?  Divided into network-based  or host-based, a …

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