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Comparison of Web Hosting Control Panels

cPanel Control Panel Logoo - Web Hosting Panel

Plesk Web Hosting Control Panel LogoBodhost’s Linux dedicated servers are offered with the choice of cPanel/WHM and Plesk if you require a web-based control panel through which you can manage your dedicated server and any hosting related services, for example clients and web hosting plans. As the only other method of management available to you as a Linux dedicated server administrator is through SSH, a web hosting control panel is strongly recommended as an addition to your hosting package so that you are able to fully utilize the features and power that a dedicated server can offer. read more

cPanel Would Be The Best Control Panel For Your Linux VPS Hosting

A web hosting control panel is a GUI (graphical user interface) used in the management of the server or hosting account. The graphics are easy to interpret so that even a layman would understand and get a hold of it in no time. There are different types of control panels available on the internet. Like :

cPanel: http://www.cpanel.net
Plesk : http://www.sw-soft.com
H-Sphere : http://www.psoft.net
Ensim : http://www.ensim.com
DirectAdmin : http://www.directadmin.com
Interworx : http://www.interworx.info
Helm : http://www.webhostautomation.com/products/helm
Hosting Accelerator : http://www.hostingaccelerator.com
InsPanel : http://www.inspanel.com
CWIPanel: http://www.cwipanel.com read more

Difference Between Linux VPS And Windows VPS (Part- II)

About Linux Hosting

If any user’s website is developed with open-source software and they want to find out any open-source operating system then Linux VPS hosting would be suitable for them. In case of Linux VPS hosting, the operating system Linux is very compatible with PHP.

Linux is like a playing field for programmers across the world- as a result we see countless applications being created, modified and tested constantly. So it proves that Linux hosting always keeps the window open to let in fresh air of modern revelation. As per this point of view nothing beats Linux hosting for an avid user. read more

Difference Between Linux VPS And Windows VPS (Part- I)

If any business owners don’t have much technical knowledge then suitable hosting plan selection is a big issue. Because they can’t understand the difference between different hosting plan and also different operating system. To solve this problem they have to spend some more time to know about web hosting. At first they have to get a clear idea about operating systems then get an idea about hosting plans. They have to keep in mind that, success of their business depends on the selection of suitable operating system and also hosting plan. read more

How to redirect all urls to another url through .htaccess?

If you wish to redirect all the urls from one site to another site’s url, then go through the following rewrite rules in .htaccess files.

For Example …

You want to redirect your old blog site http://www.abc.com/blog to new domain http://www.xyz.com/blog. So you have to include the following rules into old blog site’s .htaccess file; means when some one access the url http://www.abc.com/blog/anything  it will be redirected to http://www.xyz.com/anything.

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^abc\com\blog
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.abc.com/blog$1 [R=301,L]
RewriteRule    ^$   http://www.xyz.com/   [L]
RewriteRule    (.*) http://www.xyz.com/$1 [L]
</IfModule>
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Know More About cPanel Ports

This is a list of Internet socket port numbers used by protocols of the Transport Layer of the Internet Protocol Suite for the establishment of host-to-host communications.

The range of port numbers are very large. That is 0 to 49151 but 0 to 1023 are popular ports. The port numbers are utilized by system processes which provide widely utilized types of network servers. On the OS like Unix, a process must execute with superuser privileges to be able to bind a network socket to an IP address utilizing one of the well-known ports. read more

How to Disable Mailman in cPanel?

Mailman is a feature or you can say attribute of cPanel control panel, or WHM, that allows you to create mailing lists so that you can send large number of E-mails from your virtual private server or dedicated server. While this feature is useful to contact with people whom you work on your server or websites, but the downside of this feature is; it uses system resources and can slow down the server if you cross the  limitations. However, you can easily disable Mailman through your cPanel WHM.

  • Access your whm log-in web page by typing the IP address of your server followed by a colon and the number ‘2083’. For an example, 10.10.10.10:2083; in your web browser window.
  • Now enter the root/admin server access user_name and password in their respective fields once the cPanel whm log in windows appears.
  • On your main whm screen you will see the ‘server configuration’ icon; click on that and then click on ‘Tweak Settings’ in the screen that appears afterward.
  • Move down the tweak settings list of the mail section, and proceed to go down toward the bottom of the mail section to search enable mailman mailing lists.
  • At right of the enable mailman mailing lists entry line you will see the radio button “off” click on that.
  • Move down to the bottom of the tweak settings menu list and click save. Wait for a while until the list of processes to stop and the message DONE to appear at the bottom of the list. This process takes less than a few minute.
  • To return back to the main whm just click on to ‘home’ option or simply log out the whm as you wish.
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    How to Disable Add-Ons in a cPanel Control Panel?

    With the help of cPanel website management, you can add  domains to your  main domain. If you want an add-on domain off, the process is simple. Because no additional adjustment need of an add-on,  you just  remove off. If you want to add  later, re-enter the domain name.  Nothing will be lost by disabling  and re-enable the add-on like this.

  • Log in to your cPanel control panel account
  • Click on add-on domain option
  • Move down the list of add-ons
  • Click on Remove next to the add-on you want to disable
  • Now Click on Yes to confirm
  • That’s It.
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