How to Access the WHM

Let’s go over how to access the WHM or Web Host Manager.  Often times you can just go to http://domain.com/whm and that will take you to your WHM login screen.  However, if you have your A record pointed somewhere else or you are waiting on DNS Propagation you’ll want to user your server IP followed by […]

How to Download or Delete Server Backups — SFTP

There are a few options when wanting to download or delete server backups on a VPS or Dedicated Server.  The first will be how to manage it with SFTP.  First you’ll need an FTP client.  I use Filezilla and will explain how to use it. To download Filezilla, go here: filezilla-project.org/index.php In order to use SFTP you’ll […]

How to configure Backup Settings

In order to configure or deactivate your backups from running on your VPS or Dedicated Server you’re going to need to log into your WHM. Here is the guide on how to access the WHM carvertown.com/how-to-access-the-whm You’ll see a search bar in the top left.  The search bar is your friend, ally, and hero.  I […]

How to set your root password

Please note, making any changes that require root can be extremely dangerous.  If you ever directly modify files in such a way, ALWAYS make a copy of the file first. Need to set your root password?  No worries, here’s how! First, log into your cPanel.  Then go to the performance tab. Once on the server tab go […]

How to enable Maintenance Mode

If you are calling into tech support and need to enable maintenance mode this is how you’ll do it. First, go to your cpanel, so login.bluehost.com login.justhost.com or login.hostmonster.com  those are just some examples. Once logged in you’ll want to go to your server tab. Then once you are on your server tab you’ll be on […]