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How Do I Suspend An Account In WHM? Suspending an account in WHM is a straightforward process. Log in to WHM Go to Manage Account Suspensions under Account Functions You can locate this section by searching for "manage account" in the search bar. Choose the account you want...

In WHM, you can specify the DNS servers to use for a domain to IP resolution. These can be managed in the Resolver Configuration page under the Networking Setup category of WHM. When first navigating to this page, you will be prompted to proceed to the Resolver Configuration...

You're probably familiar with the well-known FTP (File Transfer Protocol) that has been in use since the 1970s. If not, FTP is essentially a way that computers can communicate to transfer files easily. In cases where you need those transfers to be secure, though, you 'll...

Engintron is a free plugin that can be easily installed on your cPanel/WHM server. With Engintron installed, you can use Nginx as a reverse proxy to serve your web content in front of the Apache webserver. This can greatly improve load times and resource usage. Engintron...

Due to recent changes made by most major Internet Browsers, they are moving support for TLS to no longer cover 1.0 or 1.1. This guide will show you how to update your WHM to allow for TLS version 1.2 or 1.3 so that your sites continue to show security. WHM – Update TLS...

If you have made changes to your PHP.ini to increase your upload maximum, increase memory usage, or change how specific parts of the PHP service function, you would need to restart your PHP-FPM service. This guide goes into detail on how to perform this. How To Restart...

With having multiple accounts on your WHM Server, you may want to keep track of the bandwidth usage of each of the cPanel accounts in case you see that a large amount is originating from your server. This can easily be checked within WHM's View Bandwidth Usage tool. Where To...

In WHM, you can set a disk size quota for each cPanel account. This is useful to help against one particular user from using too much disk space and make sure there is enough room for other users. If you want to view the cPanel accounts that have reached or gone over their...

If you are changing the SSH port to a different one from the default, it would be advisable to restart the SSH Server service to update the config's listening settings. One way to change the SSH port is through the command line . How To Restart SSH Server (OpenSSH) Through...

If you are applying an update to the software or a rolling restart of the server, restarting the SQL service may be required to interrupt any occurring processes safely. This guide will walk you through how to perform this in WHM. Before proceeding, we suggest making sure...

If you have suspended a cPanel account through WHM or are looking for an easy way to find all of the accounts on your WHM server that have been suspended, WHM offers an easy way to do this. From WHM's List Suspended Accounts page, you can easily unsuspend or even Terminate...

If the Mailing List Manager is not responsive or is not sending out the desired newsletter correctly, it may be necessary to restart the service. This guide goes into the steps on how to perform this. This guide is intended for Hostwinds Cloud VPS and Dedicated Server...

If you notice a slower delivery speed when sending out a larger number of emails or the emails not sent out promptly, a restart may be needed. This guide goes into steps on how to perform this using WHM. How To Restart Mail Server (EXIM) Through WHM Step One: Connect and log...

Subdomains are more commonly used than a parked domain, in most cases to separate different areas of a website. If you have other cPanel accounts on your WHM server, you may want to monitor the created subdomains. Thankfully WHM has an easy way to view and manage subdomains....

A parked domain allows you to easily have another domain name, either with a slightly different name or a different TLD, to be directed to another site. In WHM, if you have allowed Parked Domains to be created by the cPanel accounts (often referred to as Aliases), you can...

If an email application like Outlook or Thunderbird is reporting an error when trying to connect to the IMAP server or the webmail is not responding, restarting the IMAP service may be needed. This guide goes into how to restart your IMAP Service using WHM. This guide is...