Proxy Subdomains

The proxy subdomain option will automatically redirect visitors to the correct port when they access the following subdomains (example.com stands for the user’s domain name): cpanel.example.com redirects to the user’s cPanel interface [no need to use example.com:2082]. webmail.example.com redirects to the user’s webmail [no need to use example.com:2095]. whm.example.com redirects to the user’s WHM interface […]

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PDO Mysql not enabled after easyapache

Normally PDO mysql extension will be enabled once you installed it through Easyapache. However, in cPanel 11.32 versions, if you are seeing PDO_mysql extension is not enabled after easyapache, then you need to install the PDO_mysql extension from PECL repository.

After installing, check the installed modules using the following command.

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Manually removing a Parked domain

Manually removing a parked domain is indeed a tough job. This article should help to make your job a bit easier. I would strongly recommend you to keep a backup before you edit the files.

(this will also tell you who owns the domain).

This should pretty much wipe out […]

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Log locations

This is a shortlist of various log files for various applications on your Cpanel VPS. cPanel Installation Logs:

Apache:

Apache SUEXEC Logs:

MySQL:

BIND (named) Log:

Exim:

Courier or Dovecot IMAP:

Tomcat Logs:

cPanel Access Log:

cPanel Error Log:

cPanel License Log:

Stats Execution […]

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Invalid License error for cPanel

Invalid License error for cPanel. 1. Check the validity of the license at http://verify.cpanel.net. If it is valid: 2. Login to ssh. 3. Make sure that port 80 is open to contact cPanel license server and your server’s hostname is a FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name). 4. Stop the firewalls running in the server and […]

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File locations

Contents 1 Apache 2 Exim 3 ProFTPD 4 Pure-FTPD 5 Mysql 6 SSHD 7 Perl 8 PHP 9 Named(BIND) 10 Cpanel installation directory structure 11 WHM related files 12 Some Important cpanel/whm files Apache Installation directory: /usr/local/apache Apache binaries are stored here – httpd, apachectl, apxs: /usr/local/apache/bin Configuration files: /usr/local/apache/conf Main configuration file: /usr/local/apache/conf/httpd.conf Domain […]

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Creating a package in cPanel/WHM

A package specifies several different values for a cPanel account. This feature allows you to create a new package that can be applied to any account hosted by your server. To create a package please follow the steps mentioned below. 1. Login to oyur WHM. 2. Click “Add a package” WHM >> Package >> Add […]

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Creating an E-Mail Forwarder in cPanel

To add a mail forwarder please follow the below given steps. 1. Login to cPanel and click Forwarders in mail section 2. Click Add Forwarder. 3. Put the name of the email address you wish to forward from in the first blank field. For example: for admin@yourdomainname.com, put admin in the first blank field. 4. […]

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Creating an email account in cpanel

How to create an email account in cpanel. 1. Login to cPanel and click Email Accounts in Mail section. 2. Type the email address to be created in the Email field [If you manage more than one domain, make sure to select the appropriate domain from the pull-down menu.] 3. Type the desired password twice. […]

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