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Importing Sites to Your Managed VPS Using cPanel

Posted: in cPanel

If you have a VPS that uses Gateway (more info) as well as cPanel, you can import websites you have that use cPanel shared hosting accounts.

For this feature to work:

The cPanel VPS and shared hosting account must be in the same GoDaddy account.
You must not have already set up [...]

Managing Your Managed VPS

Posted: in cPanel

If you have a Managed VPS that uses Gateway (more info), you can find a lot of information about your server in the management interface, as well as perform important tasks, such as resetting your server’s password.

To Access Your cPanel Management Interface

Log in to your Account [...]

Which management interface does my server use?

Posted: in cPanel

We have two different interfaces to manage our servers:

Gateway is our newer system, which is only currently offered for virtual private servers (VPS)
Hosting Control Panel is our older system

To Determine Which Management Interface Your Server Uses

Log in to your Account Manager.
Click Servers.

Setting up Your New cPanel VPS

Posted: in cPanel

If you have a New cPanel VPS (more info), the steps to set it up are slightly different than our other servers.

To Set up Your New cPanel VPS

Go to
Log in to your account.
Go to the Servers tab.

Installing WHMCS on Your VPS

Once you purchase Reseller Hosting, there are a few things you need to configure before you start selling hosting plans

Troubleshooting cPanel FTP Connectivity Issues

If your FTP connection through cPanel fails, here are a few things you can do to troubleshoot the problem before calling customer support.

Log into your server using SSH.
At the command line, type su -. This gives you root access.


Configuring Mail Clients with cPanel Email

Posted: 8/4/14 in cPanel

After adding email accounts, you can use cPanel’s tools to configure your email client to access the account.

To Configure Your cPanel Email Addresses with Mail Clients

Go to, where is your domain name.
Log in to your email address.
Click Configure Mail Client.

Checking Your cPanel Webmail

After adding email accounts, you can check them through cPanel’s built-in webmail clients by going to:, where is your domain name.

If you can’t log in to your account, try resetting your password (more info).

NOTE: All email addresses on a cPanel account share the same pool of 500 SMTP relays [...]

Setting up DNS for cPanel Using WHM

Posted: in cPanel

Article about how to set up DNS on cPanel after initial setup.

Accessing cPanel's WebHost Manager on Your Server

cPanel’s WebHost Manager is a simple and intuitive Web-based control panel that you can use to manage your server. More specifically, you can use WebHost Manager to set up a domain, DNS, and email on your dedicated server.
Make sure you have your IP address ready before you try to log [...]

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