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 Can you please tell me where I can find the log files for www.mydomain.com as a root?

On cPanel servers all access logs are located inside the /usr/local/apache/domlogs/ directory, so...

 Configuring Automatic Backups

 Disk Space Management

 Disk usage problem: WHM is showing incorrect disk usage details a...

The problem happens when the disk quota file gets corrupted on the server. You can run the...

 Do you have experience on the easiest way to enable the IMAP c-cl...

How to enable IMAP c-client libraries for use by all applications on your server...

 Does cPanel come with WHM?

Yes, cPanel and WHM is a bundle and joins. WHM allows you to resell cPanel hosting accounts...

 How can I allow access from IP address to MySQL database?

To do this, the connecting host will preferably need a static IP address otherwise you'll need to...

 How can I backup/restore MySQL databases?

Backup/restore MySQL databases in cPanel   Difficulty Easy You can backup/restore...

 How can I change my cPanel/WHM password as well as password for individual sites?

Root password can be changed at WHM » Change Root Password     Passwords for end-user accounts...

 How can I change or configure log rotation on my cPanel server?

This article will cover log rotation on cPanel servers using logrotate. ( logrotate is designed...

 How can I check if my cPanel server has any "test" email accounts?

Test email accounts are typically a security vulnerability. Originally made with an initial...

 How can I check my website before updating the name servers?

How to test the website before changing DNS/Nameservers The recommended method of testing...

 How can I create MySQL Database Backups in cPanel?

Frequent backups of your MySQL databases should be at the top of your priority list, especially...

 How can I disable FrontPage extensions in cPanel?

This article covers information about cPanel's FrontPage® Extensions, including what they are,...

 How can I enable Horde, SquirrelMail and RoundCube? They are miss...

You can enabled them via WHM » Server Configuration » Tweak Settings. You can enable the...

 How can I enable SpamAssassin on all cPanel accounts?

The "Apache SpamAssassin: Forced Global ON" option in WHM's Exim Configuration manager does not...

 How can I enable mod_rewrite on my cPanel server?

What is mod_rewrite The mod_rewrite module uses a rule-based rewriting engine, based on a...

 How can I get a free Domain Validated SSL Certificate?

AutoSSL In recent versions of cPanel/WHM, it is easier than ever to get an SSL Certificate for...

 How can I manage CSF from WHM?

You can manage CSF from WHM » ConfigServer Security&Firewall. To check if any IP address...

 How can I manage LFD configuration from WHM?

You can manage lfd from WHM » ConfigServer Security&Firewall » lfd - Login Failure Daemon...

 How can I migrate or convert a cPanel addon domain to it's own account?

Copying a cPanel addon domain to it's own cPanel account can be quite tricky. It's extremely...

 How can I repair MySQL database on my site?

This is a very straightforward process in cPanel. Login to cPanel and click MySQL Databases....

 How can I reset a cPanel account's email address password?

Resetting an email account password   Difficulty Easy For security reasons, sometimes...

 How can I reset cPanel account passwords?

If you or your customer have forgotten a cPanel account's password, or you'd simply like to...

 How can I set up an alternative port for SMTP?

Setup alternative port for SMTP in cPanel/WHM   Difficulty Very easy   If your...

 How can I upgrade PHP on my cPanel server?

Upgrading PHP in cPanel servers   Difficulty Hard This article will cover how to...

 How do I change IP of the hosted domain?

If new set of IP's was just routed to your VPS make sure to on WHM » IP Functions » Rebuild the...

 How do I configure my DNS for hostname changes in cPanel?

Hostname DNS configurations in cPanel For this example, is kbtuts.arnhost.com and I'll be...

 How do I generate a CSR for my SSL Certificate with cPanel?

How to generate a CSR in cPanel   Difficulty Easy   Recent versions of cPanel now...

 How do I install my signed SSL Certificate in cPanel?

Installing a signed SSL Certificate with cPanel You should receive an email/link providing...

 How do I regenerate Self-Signed Certificates in cPanel?

Regenerate expiring cPanel service SSL certificate Self-Signed Certificates are installed on WHM...

 How do I upgrade MySQL on cPanel?

To upgrade MySQL,1) you will need to login to WHM as the root user. This article will cover an...

 How to Block and Unblock IP Addresses from Accessing Your Site Using the cPanel IP Blocker

Although a VPS or Dedicated Server will often already have a firewall installed, to detect...

 How to install mod_evasive on cPanel Servers

How to install mod_evasive on cPanel Servers mod_evasive is an Apache module by Jonathan...

 How to update Apache/PHP or add modules using EasyApache3 in cPanel

EasyApache is a pre-configured script that allows you to easily update Apache Web server through...

 How would I go about activating AWStats?

How to activate Awstats in cPanel   Difficulty Easy You can enable/disable stats...

 I am getting a GD error in my PHP application when I try to work with pictures

<note tip>By default GD is enabled in cPanel servers we deploy. This mainly applies to...

 I am unable to access my phpMyAdmin from cPanel. It is asking for...

To fix this problem, you need to reset the cPanel password as follows: Login to WHM at the...

 I can't find "Mailing lists (mailman)" at cPanel >> Mail? How do I add it?

Please make sure that mailman is enabled at WHM » Server Configuration » Tweak Settings and that...

 I can't find SpamAssassin and BoxTrapper in my cPanel. How can I ...

If you find SpamAssassin and BoxTrapper to be missing in cPanel and you'd like to use them, this...

 I cannot access my server - I think my IP got blocked by the firewall

Difficulty Hard   If your public-facing IP address has been blocked in the firewall, the...

 I was wondering if RVskin includes themes for both cPanel and WHM or only themes for cPanel?

RVskin is all about end-user control panel, the package doesn't include anything for WHM.

 I'm unsure what to put as IP for the resolver configuration in WHM

Please leave default IPs in resolver configuration to give your VPS the best DNS performance...

 In cPanel, how do I get the latest version of PHP installed?

How to update to the latest version of PHP in cPanel   Difficulty Easy Simply go to...

 Installing mod_security on cPanel

 Is it possible to setup cPanel demo on a sub-domain for my hosting clients?

Yes, to set up a demo account you need to:   Create a new account through WHM » Account...

 Is there a way to limit bandwidth for a sub domain or cPanel account for one of our domains?

CPanel allows you to set the bandwidth limit for each account, once you reach the bandwidth...

 Knowing when you need to restore a full cPanel Backup

 MySQL Database Size Showing 0.00MB

Cause By default, we disable an option in WHM to include MySQL database sizes in disk usage...

 Please let me know what I must do to create an account.

Create a New cPanel Account For cPanel & WHM   To Create a cPanel account first log in to...

 Please let me know what I must do to create an account.

 Regenerate expiring cPanel service SSL certificates

Self-Signed Certificates are installed on WHM / cPanel servers by default. These certificates...

 What is EasyApache and how do I use it?

What is EasyApache? EasyApache is a powerful and simple-to-use tool built into WHM/cPanel that...

 What is LiteSpeed? When is it most beneficial?

Introduction to LiteSpeed LiteSpeed is a web server that can be used instead of Apache....

 What is the cPanel &quot;Cannot stat() mounted device /dev/simfs&quot; error

After cPanel's latest update (11.46.0 Build 12) many people have been receiving notifications...

 What is the difference between an Addon Domain and a Parked Domain?

A common question that's not easily answered, is the defining factors between an Addon Domain and...

 What is the difference in cPanel's killacct vs removeacct script?

cPanel and WHM provide almost all of it's interface's functionality via command line. The...

 Why is MySQL preventing cPanel from updating?

cPanel Update Requires MySQL 5.0+ If you're reading this article, you've most likely received...

 cPanel/WHM - Getting Started

 cPanel/WHM Locations of Logs

 cPanel/WHM Locations of Logs