Tutorials

Check system health in WHM

This article will show you how to check system health in WHM Like Server Status, the System Health category also contains a number of potentially useful tools relating to CPU usage, disk usage, and the currently running processes. 1) Scroll down to System Health in the menu. 2) Start with Show Current CPU Usage. This […]

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How to run security scans in WHM

This tutorial will show you 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 Security. 2) Start with Quick Security Scan. This tool will check for and disable any unnecessary services that may have been installed by your operating […]

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How to use the background process killer in WHM

This tutorial will show you 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 users should have no reason to run in a standard web hosting environment. If a process is found, the scanner will automatically kill the process […]

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Reboot your server via WHM

This tutorial will show you how to reboot your server via WHM There are two tools you can use to reboot your server from within WHM. They have their own category, called System Reboot. 1) Let’s go to Graceful Server Reboot first. This tool is the preferred way to reboot your system. You should use […]

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Perform a manual update of cPanel

This tutorial will show you how to perform a manual update of cPanel Depending on your update settings, you may or may not need to run cPanel’s update script manually in order for it to check for and install updates. If you’d like to change or verify your update settings, we showed how early on […]

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Automatic backups in WHM

This tutorial will show you how to configure automatic backups in WHM Taking regular backups is an important part of running any sort of website. You can configure WHM to automatically make backups of all the important information on your server at specified intervals. 1) To do so, go to the Backup category. 2) Click […]

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Restore existing backups in WHM

This tutorial will show you how to restore existing backups in WHM Now that you should have the backup system enabled and configured, you should know how to restore backups in case you ever need to do so. There are three tools in the Backup section that we’ll be going over. 1) Find that section […]

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Using the Perl Script Checker in WHM

This tutorial will show you the steps involved for using 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 server and attempt to install them, as needed. It’s called the Perl Script Checker. 1) You can find it under […]

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Managing modules in WHM

This tutorial will show you the steps for managing modules in WHM PHP, Ruby, and Perl are all widely-used web software languages. All of them have at least one system for managing extensions to the core functionality, also known as modules. WHM provides a tool allowing you to interface with each of these extension managers. […]

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Regenerate a Remote Access Key in WHM

This tutorial will show you how to regenerate a remote access key in WHM Remote Access Keys are used by external servers and software to communicate with your cPanel & WHM server. In particular, the access keys are used by the servers in a DNS Cluster to communicate without needing each of the others’ root […]

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