If you want to host a domain name’s website on your server using cPanel®, you have to create an Account in WebHost Manager (WHM).
To Create an Account in cPanel/WHM
Log in to WebHost Manager using root for your username and your server’s password at https://yourserverip:2087, where yourserverip is your [...]
cPanel’s WebHost Manager® (WHM) lets you use your own domain name as a nameserver for websites your server hosts. To use your domain name, you have to set up a WHM Account for it first. For more information, see Creating Accounts in cPanel/WebHost Manager.
To Set up Nameserver DNS Using cPanel/WHM
Set Up Nameservers for Your Domain Using cPanel
You can define your nameservers from within your server control panel. We recommend using 2 name servers for your domain. ns1 and ns2 are common names for nameservers (e.g. ns1.mydomain.com and ns2.mydomain.com). Each name server requires an NS record and an A record [...]
After creating your nameserver hosts in your Domain Manager, you need to update the DNS zone in cPanel.
To Set up Nameserver DNS Using cPanel
Open a Web browser and navigate to:
where [[ipaddress]] is the IP address for your dedicated server.
Enter root [...]
You can use the Apache updater (called “EasyApache”) to enable Apache or PHP modules, such as cURL.
To Enable Apache or PHP Modules Using EasyApache
Log in to WHM as the ‘root’ user.
In the Find box type easy.
Click EasyApache (Apache Update).
Leave default, and then click Start customizing based on profile.
Leave default, and [...]
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 [...]
cPanel and its WebHost Manager use the following ports for the management of Dedicated and Virtual Private Servers:
2082 cPanel TCP inbound
2083 cPanel SSL TCP inbound
2086 WHM TCP inbound
2087 WHM SSL TCP inbound
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.
WebHost Manager, or WHM, provides administrative control of your dedicated or Virtual Private Server (VPS). You use WebHost Manager to create individual accounts, add domains to your server, manage hosting features, and performing basic system and control panel maintenance.
cPanel is designed for managing particular domains or hosting accounts on your [...]
This procedure explains how to log in to cPanel’s WebHost Manager for the first time and includes some post-installation steps. You only need to perform these steps once.
To Set Up Your WebHost Manager for the First Time
Open a Web browser and go to: