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Changing the server hostname
To change the server hostname, log in to WHM and go to "Networking Setup" > "Change Hostname"....
Changing the server's time and timezone
To change the server's time and timezone, you can log in to WHM and go to "Server Configuration"...
Choosing a hostname
A hostname is a unique identifier assigned to a computer device in order to identify it on a...
Choosing Apache PHP handler
An Apache handler, in general, defines the action to be performed when a file is called. An...
Configuring Apache in httpd.conf and WHM
The main configuration file for Apache, httpd.conf, can be found on your server in...
Generating SSL Certificate Signing Request (CSR)
In the process of ordering an SSL certificate, you will be asked to provide a Certificate Signing...
How can I change my server root password?
Log in to WHM using the current root password. Go to "Server Configuration" > "Change Root...
How strong should a server root password be?
Very strong. In fact, even stronger than your bank account password. The reason is that with bank...
How to access phpMyAdmin
You can access phpMyAdmin either through cPanel or WHM. The WHM option gives you access to all...
How to kill a process on your server
To kill a process on your server via WHM: Log in to WHM and go to "System Health" > "Process...
How to manage a DNS zone in WHM
If you manage the DNS for a domain using the nameservers on your server, you can manage that...
How to restart the MySQL server
To restart the MySQL server, log in to WHM. Go to "Restart Services" > "SQL Server (MySQL)"...
Increasing the maximum number of web connections in Apache?
To increase the maximum number of simultaneous requests that will be served by Apache, you can go...
Installing SSL certificate
After you have received your newly ordered SSL certificate from the Certificate Authority (CA),...
Managing backups in WHM
In WHM, you can create periodic automatic backups for accounts and for system files, by logging...
Managing SSL Private Keys
SSL Private keys can be managed and generated either via WHM, cPanel, or any other control panel...
Managing the server's firewall
The server's firewall can be managed from WHM > "Plugins" > "ConfigServer Security &...
Modifying PHP configuration
To modify PHP configuration globally on a server level, you can either modify the PHP main...
Rebooting the server from WHM
Rebooting your server is not really necessary for resolving most server issues and you should try...
Restarting Apache
To restart Apache via SSH, type the command: service httpd restart To restart Apache via WHM,...
The server root password
The server root password is the password for user 'root' on your server, which has...
Using a self-signed SSL certificate
You can generate a self-signed SSL certificate either via WHM or cPanel. In WHM, you can...
Viewing bandwidth usage in WHM
To view bandwidth usage for all hosting accounts on a server (per account and total usage), log...
Viewing current memory usage
To view the server's current memory usage, you can either use SSH or WHM. With SSH you can use...
Viewing disk usage
To view current disk usage, including used and available space and percent used per partition,...
Web browser warns cPanel/WHM certificate can't be trusted - should I worry?
Not at all. It's a good practice to be wary when visiting websites that you do not manage and...
What is phpMyAdmin?
phpMyAdmin is a free and open source tool intended to handle the administration of MySQL with the...

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