Monday, September 10, 2012

How do I log into WHM?

It easy to log into your WHM Panel, you can go to any of the following links. And just make sure to customize the links as necessary.

This is for if the domain name is already propagated

Or, if you have run out of bandwidth, try one of these by using server IP address:


And then Enter your WHM username into the Username field. Enter your password into the Password field. Click Log in.

How to Setting Private Nameservers for Reseller Account?

What is Reseller Center? This set of features allow you to add or remove reseller status on existing accounts, email resellers, apply ACLs to resellers, reset package permissions, and configure existing reseller accounts.

Go to WHM and click Reseller Center under Resellers

At Reseller Modifications, Choose or highlight reseller username to be set. This set of features allows you to modify the way your resellers interact with your web server.

Now try to Select edit/Privileges and nameservers
Scroll to bottom of the page for the Nameserver entry and add the private name servers.

Also make sure that A records are setup for the private name servers in the zone file as well.

How to Add and Set a Package in WHM?

You will need to create a package before have an cPanel account in WHM.
How to create cpanel Account? Once logged into WHM, go to Add a Package under Packages.
Give a name to the package in the blank for New Package Name.

Note: Package names preceded by a reseller's username followed by an underscore can only be seen by the corresponding reseller. Packages are limitations on resources an account is allowed to use. For example, you may specify how much disk space an account is allotted. These limitations are bundled and saved so that they can be applied to accounts later. This streamlines setting up new accounts, since you can sell predefined packages to your cPanel account holders or resellers.

What is Resources
Quota (MB): Defines the amount of space on the server’s hard drive the new account will be allowed to use. This option is defined in Megabytes (MB). Make sure to consider what kind of content your user intends to host, as this will greatly affect how much disk space he will need.
Bandwidth (MB): Defines the amount of information the new account will be allowed to transfer each month. This option is defined in Megabytes (MB). Make sure to consider what kind of content your user intends to host, as this will greatly affect how much bandwidth he will need.
Max FTP Accounts: Defines the maximum number of FTP accounts that the new account will be allowed to have at 1 time.
Max Email Accounts: Defines the maximum number of email accounts that the new account will be allowed to have at 1 time.
Max Email Lists: Defines the maximum number of mailing lists that the new account will be able to have at 1 time. Mailing lists are handled by an application known as Mailman.
Max Databases: Defines the maximum number of both MySQL and PostgreSQL databases the new account may have.
Max Subdomains: Defines the maximum number of subdomains for the new account.
Max Parked Domains: Defines the maximum number of parked domains for the new account.
Max Addon Domains: Defines the maximum number of addon domains for the account.
Maximum Hourly Email by Domain Relayed: New option in WHM 11.3x version to set email sending per hours.
Maximum percentage of failed or deferred messages a domain may send per hour: This configuration option allows you to define how overages are handled when a domain exceeds the maximum number of emails allowed per hour. By default, additional messages are queued for delivery and sent in the next hour.

Dedicated IP: Only check this if you want accounts being set up with this package to automatically have a Dedicated IP assigned to cPanel Account.
Select Options: You can check or uncheck the options for Shell Access, FrontPage Extensions and CGI Access, depending on what you want the accounts to have access to.
cPanel Theme: The default cPanel theme that is set for this account when created with this package.
Feature List: If you ever set up a custom Feature List, you select it here.
Locale: The language that the cPanel will be using.

When done, click on Add.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

How to Install Wordpress from Softaculous?

Well, who don't know Softaculous Installation Script are famous software utility in cPanel?. And now, I will tell you How to installing WordPress from the cPanel control panel using Softaculous with easy.

1. Log in into your cPanel Account, and scroll down until you find Software/Service tab, and find Softaculous Icon.

2. Once in, you can view a brief information regarding WordPress at Softaculous. Click the Install link placed above the header to initiate the installation.

3. Softaculous will show automatically fill in default settings, you may want to customize them.

4. Its required to populate the empty boxes, tyep the name of new directory in Directory field. Or let it blank if  to install in your main directory.

5. Click Install once it done.

6. After installation progress, you will see a confirmation page of your installation. Try to open the link to see your WordPress site and open the WordPress admin login with your username and password had set during the installation.

Hopefully this helpful.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

How to Assigning Dedicated IPs to Subdomains?

If you plan to perform Install SSL Certificates on a subdomain of the domain itself. With condition the subdomain must have its own dedicated IP. An example is the where subdomain installed dedicated IP and SSL Certificates, the following explanation how to assigning dedicated IPs to Subdomains with easy.
  • Make sure there are empty as the destination IP is the use of subdomain
  • Go to the SSH server console
  • Type cd /var/cpanel/userdata
  • Then to the destination username cpanelnya account, for example here is the user should examp, type cd examp
  • In the examp user directory, there are files, and for example you want to change the subdomain Sub1, from the domain that already exists, for example
  • Open the file, use your favorite text editor such as (vi, vim, pico, nano, etc.)
Edit the IP address as the following example:

format: combined
target: /usr/local/apache/domlogs/
format: “\”%{%s}t %I .\\n%{%s}t %O .\”"
target: /usr/local/apache/domlogs/
documentroot: /home/examp/public_html
group: Group1
hascgi: 1
homedir: /home/examp
owner: Example
phpopenbasedirprotect: 1
port: 80
path: /home/examp/public_html/cgi-bin
url: /cgi-bin/
path: /home/examp/public_html/cgi-bin/
url: /cgi-bin/
usecanonicalname: ‘Off’
user: examp
userdirprotect: ”
  • Edit IP in the example above with the IP Server that will be used.
  • Save the file
  • Do a rebuild Apache, type: /usr/local/cpanel/scripts/rebuildhttpdconf
  • Do restart Apache, type: /usr/local/cpanel/scripts/restartsrv_apache

Done, you can try doing Installing SSL Certificates via WHM and will appear with IP that was set above.