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  An overview of the important services that keep your WHM server running

Services are crucial to any web server’s operation. To the end-user, these programs...

  How to access cPanel accounts through WHM

WHM allows you to access cPanel accounts, from the end-user perspective, without needing to...

  How to access your WHM server’s bandwidth monitoring system (bandmin)

Bandmin is a bandwidth monitoring system installed by default on Linux cPanel/WHM servers. It...

  How to adjust cPanel & WHM’s Update Preferences

cPanel and WHM are updated frequently by the developers. You can change the way updates are...

  How to alter an account’s contact e-mail address in WHM

Keeping your clients’ contact information up to date is important, just in case you...

  How to change an account’s bandwidth limit in WHM

In addition to a hard drive quota, a cPanel account has assigned to it a monthly bandwidth...

  How to change an account’s disk quota in WHM

While some web hosts want their clients to think disk space is unlimited, it is one of the...

  How to change an account’s password in WHM

This tutorial will show you how to modify an account’s password in WHM. 1) Find the...

  How to change cPanel’s branding using WHM

The Branding feature in WHM allows you to make changes to the look and feel of your...

  How to change the default home directory in WHM

At some point in time, you might want to change the home directory WHM uses to place new...

  How to change the way WHM works using Tweak Settings

WHM has a great many of its settings listed on the Tweak Settings page. Most of them can and...

  How to change your WHM password

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Let's learn how to...

  How to check your WHM server’s status and information

Several bits of useful information about your server, its hardware, and the processes...

  How to check your system’s health with WHM

Like Server Status, the System Health category also contains a number of potentially useful...

  How to choose a different package for an account in WHM

Switching an account to a different package in WHM is easy, but it may be hard for you to...

  How to choose and configure your FTP server in WHM

An FTP server provides your clients with the means to upload files to their accounts. FTP is...

  How to complete the Initial Setup process in WHM

If you or your host just finished installing WHM & cPanel, the Initial Setup screen shown...

  How to configure PHP from within WHM

At some point in time, you’ll probably need to adjust PHP’s configuration...

  How to configure the statistics software used by cPanel & WHM

Your Statistics Software keeps track of interesting information about the websites hosted on...

  How to configure your incoming mail server in WHM (POP3/IMAP)

WHM provides you with a choice of two incoming mail servers, both of which support the POP3...

  How to configure your outgoing mail server in WHM (SMTP)

Having a secure SMTP server is very important. If your server is insecure, it’s very...

  How to copy a cPanel/WHM account to your server using its login info

There is an additional way to transfer an individual account from another server to yours....

  How to copy a hosting account from another server to your WHM server using SSH

Copying a hosting account from a remote server to yours is a fairly straightforward process....

  How to copy multiple accounts from another server to your WHM server using SSH

Copying a hosting account from a remote server to yours is a fairly straightforward process....

  How to e-mail all users in WHM

It’s important that you keep your customers informed of any maintenance or planned...

  How to enable and configure automatic backups on your WHM server

Taking regular backups is an important part of running any sort of website. You can configure...

  How to find your way around in WHM

Now that WHM is installed and the Initial Setup has been completed, let’s go over some...

  How to fix an inactive account in WHM

If an account’s information is removed from the Apache configuration files, it will be...

  How to fix wget before installing Fantastico

Fantastico is a WHM addon that provides a number of popular web software programs for easy...

  How to generate a new self-signed SSL certificate in WHM

Whenever you, your clients, or their visitors access a website through an encrypted...

  How to install FrontPage Extensions on an account in WHM

The FrontPage Extensions for Apache have security issues and bugs. FrontPage itself has been...

  How to install an SSL certificate in WHM

Once you have an SSL certificate, whether you created it in WHM or purchased it, you need to...

  How to install and manage cPanel Addons in WHM

There are a number of addon scripts for cPanel that can be enabled in WHM. If you’ve...

  How to install new software using RPMs in WHM

One way to install software on Linux computers is by using RPMs, also referred to as...

  How to list all the parked domains and subdomains on your WHM server

WHM has a page containing a list of all the parked domains on your server, as well as one...

  How to make an account a demo account in WHM

Demo Mode can be activated on any cPanel account through WHM. An account in demo mode...

  How to manage DNS zones in WHM

All the information about a domain — its hosts, nameservers, subdomains, mailservers,...

  How to manage Languages in WHM

You’re likely to have a wide variety of customers from all around the world. If their...

  How to manage Reseller Accounts on your WHM server

A Reseller is a special kind of account in cPanel/WHM that can create and own other cPanel...

  How to manage SSL hosts and the shared certificate in WHM

In this tutorial, you will find out how to delete SSL hosts and certificates from your...

  How to manage Themes in WHM

Themes in WHM and cPanel are not only used to adjust the look and feel of the software,...

  How to manage Wheel Group Users in WHM

Placing someone’s username in the wheel group on a Linux system enables them to switch...

  How to manage account packages in WHM

Packages in WHM allow you to save your hosting plans for re-use by accounts in the future....

  How to manage cPanel Plugins in WHM

There are several Plugins available for cPanel that you might want to try out. Some of them...

  How to manage modules for PHP, Ruby, and Perl in WHM

PHP, Ruby, and Perl are all widely-used web software languages. All of them have at least one...

  How to manage shell access in WHM

Giving an account shell access provides the user with command line access to your server via...

  How to manage the mail queue in WHM

When an e-mail is undeliverable, for any number of reasons, it can get stuck in a queue....

  How to manually check for server and system software updates in WHM

Server and system software updates should be performed automatically everytime cPanel’s...

  How to modify cPanel/WHM News

It is important that you stay in touch with your customers, especially in cases where they...

  How to modify the suspended account page in WHM

You’ll probably need to suspend an account for some reason at some point in the future....

  How to perform a manual upgrade of cPanel & WHM

Depending on your update settings, you may or may not need to run cPanel’s update...

  How to perform actions on multiple accounts at once in WHM

For your convenience, WHM provides you with the time-saving ability to perform some actions...

  How to purchase a Trustwave SSL certificate in WHM

cPanel has partnered with a company called Trustwave to provide you a way to purchase SSL...

  How to rebuild Apache and PHP in WHM

At some point in time, you’re probably going to have to recompile Apache and PHP. This...

  How to regenerate and use your Remote Access Key in WHM

Remote Access Keys are used by external servers and software to communicate with your cPanel...

  How to repair mailbox permissions in WHM

Occasionally, mailboxes on your server can become corrupted or have incorrect permissions,...

  How to reset an account to its package’s bandwidth in WHM

If you’ve made changes to an account’s bandwidth limit, you can revert its limit...

  How to restore existing backups to your WHM server

Now that you should have the backup system enabled and configured, you should know how to...

  How to run security scans in WHM

WHM allows you to run two security-related scans that may be of use to you. 1) Go to...

  How to search for accounts on your WHM server

If you watched the previous tutorial, you should have seen the advanced account search tool...

  How to set which services are enabled and monitored by WHM

Your system’s services are typically all started automatically when a server boots up....

  How to synchronize FTP passwords in WHM

From time to time, you or or your clients may have trouble connecting to your server via FTP....

  How to unsuspend all accounts that have exceeded their bandwidth limits in WHM

By default, an account will be suspended when it exceeds its monthly bandwidth limit. You can...

  How to use the Mail Troubleshooter in WHM

In this tutorial, you will learn how to find out why mail cannot be sent to a particular...

  How to use the Perl Script Checker in WHM

In WHM, there is a tool that can check a Perl script for modules that are missing from the...

  How to use the Security Center to make your WHM server as secure as possible

WHM’s Security Center provides you with a number of tools to prevent your...

  How to use the Security Center to make your WHM server as secure as possible

WHM’s Security Center provides you with a number of tools to prevent your...

  How to use the background process killer in WHM

With the Background Process Killer, you can tell WHM to search every day for processes your...

  How to view a list of accounts transferred to your server in WHM

If you’ve transferred an account over to this server in the past thirty days, you can...

  How to view a list of the accounts on your WHM server

WHM provides you with a tool to list all accounts on your server. If you’ve watched...

  How to view bandwidth usage by account in WHM

WHM contains a useful tool that allows you to view a chart of bandwidth usage per account on...

  How to view statistics regarding the mail that’s passed through your WHM server

To prevent spam from being sent through your server, one of the things you need to do is keep...

  How to view the raw logs for an account in WHM

You might occasionally need to view an account’s raw access logs for HTTP and FTP. They...

  How to view the top e-mail relayers on your server in WHM

In addition to keeping an eye on your server’s mail statistics, you should also pay...

  What is FTP? Why do I need it?

FTP – File Transfer Protocol - is one way for you to transfer files to and from your...

 Becoming familiar with, and navigating around in WHM

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) WHM is your resellers...

 Checking your Server Status and information

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Let's take a look at the...

 Disable or enable Demo mode

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) You have the ability to...

 Generating and Installing SSL certificates

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how to...

 How to access phpMyAdmin from WHM

phpMyAdmin is a widely-used database tool that happens to come with all cPanel and WHM...

 How to add MySQL access hosts in WHM

When granting a MySQL user access to a database, you have to specify which hosts are allowed...

 How to add an A entry for your hostname using WHM

An “A Entry” is a type of DNS record that tells computers a hostname’s IP...

 How to alter the cache settings for DNS records managed by WHM

When a resolver looks up your DNS records, that server caches the results for a specific...

 How to change an account password

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how to...

 How to change the bandmin username and password in WHM

Bandmin is a bandwidth monitoring system installed by default on Linux cPanel/WHM servers. It...

 How to change the default home directory in WHM

At some point in time, you might want to change the home directory WHM uses to place new...

 How to change the destinations for WHM to use when sending alerts

In the previous tutorial, you saw how to change your alert settings. Now let’s find out...

 How to change the root MySQL password in WHM

When cPanel/WHM is set up, your system MySQL password is randomly generated. If you ever need...

 How to change the root server password in WHM

Your server’s root password was likely entered at random by whoever set the server up....

 How to change the server’s main shared IP address in WHM

In some cases, you might want the accounts on your server that don’t have dedicated IP...

 How to change your WHM theme

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how to...

 How to choose which nameserver to use in WHM

During the Initial Setup of WHM, you should have been given the option to change your...

 How to complete Initial Setup on a DNS ONLY install of WHM

If you or your host just finished installing WHM DNS ONLY, the Initial Setup screen shown...

 How to configure Apache web server in WHM

Apache web server is the most important part of your WHM server. It’s the program that...

 How to configure DNS Clustering across all your WHM servers

Having a speedy and efficient nameserver setup for your WHM servers is crucial to keeping...

 How to configure your server’s DNS resolvers in WHM

Your server needs to be configured to use at least two valid DNS resolvers to function...

 How to create a new hosting account

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how to...

 How to create hosting packages

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how to...

 How to edit or delete hosting packages

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how...

 How to edit the DNS zone templates in WHM

WHM allows you to edit the templates it uses when generating DNS zones for domains. You...

 How to install cPanel/WHM on a fresh installation of Linux

This tutorial will show you how to perform a standard cPanel/WHM installation. In order to...

 How to install the DNS ONLY version of WHM on a nameserver

f you have an extra server or VDS that you’d like to use as a nameserver, you can always...

 How to limit bandwidth usage in WHM

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn about...

 How to log in to your new WHM installation

Now that cPanel and WHM have been set up, it's time for you to log in. Start by opening your...

 How to login to WebHost Manager (WHM)

In order to login to WebHost Manager (WHM), you must first have your login details including:...

 How to manage DNS zones in WHM

All the information about a domain — its hosts, nameservers, subdomains, mailservers,...

 How to manage IP addresses on your WHM server

This tutorial will show you how to manage your existing IPs and add new ones in WHM. You can...

 How to manage MySQL user passwords in WHM

There’s a page in WHM that allows you to manage all the MySQL passwords on your system....

 How to manage account packages in WHM

Packages in WHM allow you to save your hosting plans for re-use by accounts in the future....

 How to manage the SSL certificates used by your services in WHM

Whenever you, your clients, or their visitors access a service through an encrypted...

 How to modify an account

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how to...

 How to modify an account’s quota

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how...

 How to modify the suspended accounts page

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) With WHM, you have the...

 How to modify your WHM server’s hostname

Your server’s hostname should have been changed from the default during WHM’s...

 How to park a domain

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how...

 How to park a domain in WHM

A parked domain is a domain name that sits on top of another, serving the same website to a...

 How to perform a DNS cleanup in WHM

In WHM, there is a tool called DNS Cleanup. This tool will clean up the nameserver...

 How to prepare Fantastico for installation on your cPanel/WHM server

Fantastico is a WHM addon that provides a number of popular web software programs for easy...

 How to reboot your server using WHM

There are two tools you can use to reboot your server from within WHM. They have their own...

 How to rebuild Apache and PHP in WHM

At some point in time, you’re probably going to have to recompile Apache and PHP. This...

 How to repair a MySQL database in WHM

Occasionally, a MySQL database can become corrupted. This can be fixed from a number of...

 How to restart a service in WHM

In the event you need to restart a service manually, WHM does provide you with the tools to...

 How to see details in WHM about the processes currently in use by MySQL

If you’ve noticed that MySQL seems to be responding sluggishly, one of your users may...

 How to set up and edit domain forwarding in WHM

Domain forwarding in WHM serves a similar purpose to Redirects in cPanel. 1) Go to DNS...

 How to set your WHM server to use a remote MySQL server

If your users will be running database-heavy applications, or if you have many servers,...

 How to setup your Remote Access Key

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how to...

 How to specify the hostname and IP to use for each of your nameservers in WHM

Your nameservers should have been configured during the Initial Setup of WHM. If they...

 How to specify which alerts you want to receive in WHM

During the Initial Setup, you were given the opportunity to specify your contact information...

 How to synchronize DNS zones within your cluster using WHM

Once you’ve set up a cluster, DNS zones should be synchronized automatically. If, for...

 How to synchronize your server’s time and set its time zone using WHM

This tutorial will show you how to synchronize your server’s time to that of a...

 How to upgrade/downgrade an account

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how to...

 How to use Initial Quota Setup to enable disk quotas in WHM

Disk quotas help you keep track of hard drive usage on a per-user basis and enforce the space...

 How to use the DNS ONLY version of WHM

This tutorial assumes you have already logged in to your DNS ONLY server as the root user....

 How to view the Apache Status page in WHM

The Apache Status page in WHM contains several useful bits of information about your...

 How to view the status of all the services WHM monitors

If you watched the previous tutorial, you’ve seen how to tell WHM which services to...

 Learning about the skeleton directory

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM)  Now let's learn...

 Managing DNS zones

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how to...

 Managing Frontpage extensions

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how to...

 Managing MX entries

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how to...

 Suspending or unsuspending an account

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how...

 Terminate an account in WHM

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Let's learn how to...

 Using Mail Troubleshooter

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Let's learn how to use...

 Using cPanel Branding

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Let's learn about cPanel...

 Using cPanel/WHM News

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how to...

 Using multi-account functions

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn how to...

 Using the Feature Manager in WHM

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn about the...

 What is a MySQL database?

A MySQL database, like all other types of databases, is used to keep track of a website or...

 What is the difference between WHM and cPanel?

This demo assumes you've already logged in to WebHost Manager (WHM) Now let's learn what the...

 What you need to know before getting started with WHM

cPanel is one of the most widely-used control panels in the web hosting industry. WebHost...