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This procedure explains how to log in to cPanel’s WebHost Manager on your VPS or dedicated server 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 the gear icon (Customize Profile).
Leave default, and [...]
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
Log in to Gateway using your GoDaddy login.
Go to the Servers tab.
After adding email accounts, you can check them through cPanel’s built-in webmail clients (Roundcube, Squirrel Mail, and Horde Mail) by going to one of the following:
http://your domain name/webmail
http://webmail.your domain name
After logging in, you have to choose which webmail client you want to use. Choosing is just a matter of preference, [...]
If you have a server that uses Gateway (more info), you can find a lot of information about your it in the management interface, as well as perform important tasks, such as resetting your server’s password and launching its control panel.
To Access Your Server’s Gateway
Log in [...]
If you have a server 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 a [...]
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
There are two ways to change your cPanel email password, based on whether or not you know your current password:
Know your current password?
Our cPanel accounts (shared hosting and servers) support SSL certificates from us (which we install for shared hosting customers), as well as third-party vendors (which you must install yourself).
Here’s the process for the third-party SSL cert installation:
Get a Dedicated IP Address (Shared hosting only) - Though you don’t need a [...]