How to manage the bandwidth of an account in WHM?

1) Login into your WHM and click on to the “Account Functions”.

2) Once you click onto “Account Functions” to get options.

3) You will see an option “Limit Bandwidth Usage”. Click on it and select the domain for which you want to set or increase a specific amount of bandwidth limit. Allocate the amount of bandwidth and click on the “Change” button.

How to Change NS (name servers) records in WHM for a Domain

1. Login to WHM.

2. Under DNS Functions, click Edit DNS Zone.

3. Select your domain name from the list and click the Edit button.

4. Look to the right of “SOA” and replace the name server with your primary private name server

5. Look to the right of “NS” and replace each nameserver with your private name servers

6. Scroll down and click the Save button.

How to Backup & Restore MySQL Database in cPanel

To backup the databases please do the following:

  1. Login to your control panel and click Backups.
  2. Under Download a MySQL Database Backup, click the name of the database.
  3. Click Save As.
  4. Select a destination for where you would like the back up to be saved, locally.

Once you have a backup, if you ever inadvertently lose your data, then you can restore the database easily and quickly.

To restore a database, please do the following:

  1. Login to your control panel and click Backups.
  2. Click the Browse button next to the option which says Restore a MySQL Database.
  3. Select the .sql.gz file which you want restored.
  4. Click the Open button and click the Upload button.

Your database driven website should be working again.

Backup System Configuration Files Using WHM backup Feature

  1. Login to the WHM
  2. On the main screen, click on the Backup >> Configure Backup
  3. On the Configure Backup page “Enabled” the Backup Configuration Files option.

Now you know how to backup the system configuration files of your dedicated hosting server via WHM Backup Feature.

How to Backup and Restore cPanel Accounts via SSH

How to create backup of Individual cPanel Account via SSH?

1: Log-in to the SSH as Root user.

2: Enter the following command string on the command line interface:

/scripts/pkgacct username

[Note: The account backup will be created in the current directory you are in.]

How to Restore the Individual cPanel Account via SSH?

Step 1: To restore the cPanel account backups, enter the following command

/scripts/restorepkg username

[Note: In order to restore the data, you need to be in the directory where the backup file is stored.]

How do I protect certain directories of my website in cPanel

a)      Login to your website cPanel

b)      Search for the option of  “Password Protection” under security  and click on it

c)       In the populated window browse to the folder  or directory for which you want to restrict the  access

d)      Now click on the name of the directory

e)      It will show you a form where you have to mention the requested information.

f)       Enter the username/password and save it.

How can I enable Spam Assassin to stop the spam in my cPanel

a)      Login to your website cPanel

b)      Under Mail section click on Spam Assassin

c)       Now on this interface as highlighted select “Enable Spam Assassin.”  Once you have clicked this button, you will get a confirmation page

d)      Here You can confirm that Spam Assassin is enabled by going back to the Spam Assassin page.

e)      Now on this interface set the strength. The recommended value for the strength is 5

How do I generate and download a full backup of my website including databases

a)      Login to your websites CPanel

b)      Search for Backup option and click on it

c)       Now here on this page Click on Generate/Download a Full Backup

d)      Under “Backups Available for Download”, click the link with the file name of the backup.

e)      Once you clicked on it , it will start downloading the backup file

f)       Select a destination on your PC for where you would like to save it to.

g)      Click Save

How do I change my CPanel password

a)      Login to your websites cPanel

b)      Under the “Preferences Menu” option, click “Change Password”

c)       Now Enter your old password and then your new password , make sure you will UNCHECKING the box of Allow MySQL password change

d)      Click on “Change my Password”

How can I create Auto-responders for my email address through cPanel

a)      Login to your website CPanel

b)      Under mail section search for Auto Responders and click on it

c)       On the next interface click on Add Auto Responders

d)      Now this is where you have to create the Auto responders Once you have filled in the information, click on “Create/Modify:”

e)      Now you can confirm that your new Autoresponder has been created