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Tools of the Trade: Supporting your cPanel

As a customer and partner, you have multiple ways to receive our help and support at any time, from anywhere. You have the power in your hands to obtain the knowledge and expertise necessary for your business to continue successfully without interruption. cPanel & WHM is a robust assortment of tools with a variety of applications for their use. These tools are widely used and adopted, and there are a lot of resources available. That means …

SafeAdmin Certification and You

When someone is looking for a mechanic, it can be hard to know whom you can trust to do the work using the best practices available for a fair price. Finding a System Administrator often carries some similar challenges. Certifications are one way to show that a Sysadmin is up to date on the best way to secure data and administer servers. cPanel is now offering SafeAdmin certification as a way to appraise a technician’s existing set of skills, representing …

Zero to WordPress- Update!

Here at cPanel, LLC., 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 …

Removal of PHP 5.6 and PHP 7.0 in EasyApache Profiles

PHP 5.6 and PHP 7.0 reached End of Life at the beginning of the year, and are no longer receiving any security patches from PHP. We are encouraging users to upgrade to supported PHP versions in EasyApache 4. Here’s what you need to know about upgrading: We are removing PHP 5.6 and 7.0 from our default EasyApache profiles. This change only impacts servers running our default EasyApache profiles currently/ We are planning on removing PHP …

Let’s Talk AutoSSL- The Updates!

One of the more popular topics talked about amongst the cPanel Community is AutoSSL, a tool that automatically installs domain-validated SSL certificates for cPanel services and users’ websites. Since we haven’t touched on AutoSSL on our blog for a bit, some of the recent changes added to cPanel & WHM have created an opportune time to revisit one of cPanel’s most popular features. What is AutoSSL? AutoSSL is the solution for one of the most prominent SSL pain points for cPanel & …

The cPanel Mail Server – cPanel Eats Its Own Dog Food

“Eating your own dog food” is a popular practice amongst companies where the employees are encouraged, and often do, use their own product in real life scenarios. The phrase “eating your own dog food” was purported to have been coined in the 1970s when television advertisements for Alpo Dog Food. Spokesman Lorne Greene pointed out that he had fed Alpo to his own dogs. Another possibility, even stranger, was a story of the president of …

Securing Exim for your Hosting Environment

Exim (Experimental Internal Mailer) is a mail transfer agent known for being a general and flexible mailer, with many tools for checking incoming email. Created in 1995 by Philip Hazel, an estimated 57% of publicly reachable mail servers on the internet use Exim. Using the Sendmail design model, Exim has defined stages where it gains or loses privileges on a server, to help increase the security of mail delivery overall. Many of the benefits that Exim provides …

Introducing Email Deliverability Interface for WHM

We’d like to introduce you to one of our newest features in cPanel & WHM version 78: WHM’s Email Deliverability interface. The evolution of cPanel’s Email Authentication Interface to the Email Deliverability interface began with a desire to help users keep their legitimate emails out of Spam folders and turned into what we are showcasing here. Below we’ll share some of the many improvements we’ve been making in an ongoing effort to help you increase your mail server’s efficiency. …

Reseller’s Guide to ACLs and API Tokens

Several versions ago, we made some monumental changes to the way that the ACLs (access control lists) and APIs behave and the level of access they grant. These improvements allow webhosts to provide more access to resellers while maintaining security for root users and server owners. We want to take this opportunity to highlight the numerous changes that these updates bring. New Reseller Privileges Granted If you are a webhosting provider, you likely sell hosting …

Building cPanel Web Hosting on Amazon AWS

Let’s say you need to find hosting for multiple web applications with cPanel backend access so clients cannot access each other’s backends. What can you do to create a secure hosting environment without paying for several different hosting accounts? Why not host it yourself?! Disclaimer: If you have one or two lightweight websites, this probably isn’t the most cost-effective route to go. However, if you are currently paying to host several websites and …