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Defnition of VPS WHM Functions




Defnition of VPS WHM Functions:

 

Server Configuration

Basic cPanel & WHM Setup - Displays your basic server settings.

Change Root Password - Changes your root password.

Initial Quota Setup - Enables Quota management on machines that have a kernel that doesn't support quotas.

Server Time - Set the server timezone / sync the time.

Statistics Software Configuration - Enables you to customize the statistics settings.

Tweak Settings - Many tweaks to increase/decrease server responsiveness.

Update Preferences - Configure the way your server will be updates.

 

Support

Configure Customer Contact - Configure the support options available to your cPanel users.

Support Center - cPanel Support.

 

Locales

Locate XML Downloads - Download a locale for editing.

View Available Locales - Shows a list of available locales.

 

Network Setup

Change Hostname - Allows you to change the hostname of your server.

Nameserver IPs - Shows you your Nameserver IPs.

Resolver Configuration - Guides you through configuring your resolvers.

 

Security Center

Apache mod_userdir Tweak - Allows users to view their sites by entering a tilde (~).

Compiler Access - Allows you to deny access to the compiler for unprivileged users.

Configure Security Policies - Provides the configuration settings to cpanel, webmail, and WHM.

cPHulk Brute Force Protection - Allows you to change the brute force protection rules.

Fix Insecure Permissions (Scripts) - Easily allows you to fix CGI and SuExec permission issues.

Host Access Control - Allows you to define rules to allow or deny access to your server and services.

Manage root's SSH Keys - Allows you to generate a new SSH key or import one.

Manage Wheel Group Users - Sets system Power User Permissions/Group.

Password Strength Configuration - Allows you to modify the required password strength.

PHP open_basedir Tweak -  Prevents from opening files outside their home directory (if enabled).

Quick Security Scan - Performs a quick security check.

Scan for Trojan Horses - Scans for trojan horses.

Security Questions - Allows you to set a security question for when you access the system from a unrecognized IP.

Shell Fork Bomb Protection - Prevents users with Terminal/SSH access from using up all the systems resources.

SMTP Tweak - Enables or disables the SMTP Tweak.

SSH Password Authorization Tweak - Allows you to enable/disable SSH password authentication.

Traceroute Enable/Disable - Enable/Disable statistics from the server to another host.

 

Resellers

Change ownership of an Account - Allows you to change the ownership od a reseller account.

Change ownership of multiple accounts - Allows you to change the ownership of multiple reseller accounts.

Edit reseller priveleges & nameservers - Manage your resellers permissions.

Email all resellers - Send a email to all resellers.

Manage reseller's IP deglegation - Manage the IP Addresses your resellers can access.

Manage reseller's main/shared IP - Allows you to set your resellers main/shared IPs.

Reseller Center - Easy reseller account management.

Reset resellers - Forces resellers to use pre-made packages.

Show Reseller Accounts - List reseller accounts.

View usage/stats and manage (suspend, terminate, etc.) - Allows you to view statistics, suspend, terminate, etc.

 

Service Configuration

Apache Configuration - multiple options for configuring Apache.

Bandmin Password - set admin user and password.

Configure PHP and SuExec - Allows you to configure Apache PHP Handler.

cPanel Log Rotation Configurations - Allows you to change the way cPanel rotates logs.

cPanel WebDisk Configuration - Allows you to configure the cipher list for Cpanels Web Disk.

cPanel Web Services - Allows you to configure the cipher list for Cpanels web services.

Exim Configuration - Allows you to change the Exim configuration

FTP Server Configuration - Allows you to configure the FTP Server Settings.

FTP Server Selection - Select which FTP Server you prefer.

Mailserver Configuration -Allows you to configure the Mailserver settings.

Mailserver Selection - Select the Mail Server you prefer.

Manage Service SSL Certificates - Manage and install SSL certificates.

Nameserver Selection - Select the Nameserver Program you prefer.

PHP Configuration Editor - Allows you to edit the PHP configuration.

Service Manager - Allows you to control what services are enabled.

 

Backup

Configuration File Rollback - Allows you to rollback changes to many services (if something breaks).

Configure Backup - Allows you to configure automated backups.

Restore Backups - Allows you to restore a backup.

Restore multiple Backups - Allows you to restore multiple backups.

 

Server Contacts

Change System Mail Preferences - Enables system mail forwarding.

Contact Manager - Allows you to specify what types of alerts you receive.

 

Cluster/Remote Access

Configure Cluster - This is for configuring a Cluster (set of servers).

Setup Remote Access Key - Helps setup a Remote Access Key.

 

System Reboot

Forceful Server Reboot - Force the server to reboot.

Graceful Server Reboot - Shutdown each serveice then reboots the server.

 

Server Status

Server information - Displays the server information.

Service Status - Shows the status of services and the server.

 

Account Information

List Accounts - (IMPORTANT) This lists all the accounts you have created.

List Parked Domains - Shows a list of Parked Domains.

List Subdomains - Shows a list of subdomains.

List Suspended Accounts - Shows a list of all accounts you have suspended.

Search Accounts - Provides you with the ability to search through your accounts by domain, username, reseller/owner, package, and IP address.

Show Accounts over Quota - Shows a list of Accounts that have exceeded their Quota.

View Bandwidth Usage - Shows you the total bandwidth usage.

 

Account Functions

Change Site's Ip Address - Allows you to change a sites Ip Address if you have any available.

Create a New Account - ( Important ) This allows you to create an account just enter the details and then click Create and you will have added a account.

Disable or Enable Demo mode - Allows you to Enable/Disable Demo Mode of cPanel/WHM.

Email all users - Sends an email to all your users.

Force Password Change - Allows you to force password changes.

Limit Bandwidth Usage - Allows you to limit a accounts bandwidth usage.

Manage Shell Access - Manage what users have Shell access

Modify an Account - Allows you to modify a account.

Modify Suspended Account Page - Allows you to create a custom suspended page.

Password Modification - Changes a accounts password.

Quota Modification - Allows you to modify a accounts disk quota.

Raw Apache Log Downlod - Download the raw Apache Log.

Raw FTP Log Download - Download the raw FTP logs.

Rearrange an Account - if your server allows you can modify a accounts mount point.

Reset Account Bandwidth Limit - Resets all account bandwidth limits.

Show Active and inactive Accounts - Lists all active and inactive accounts.

Skeleton Directory - Allows you to make a custom page setting it so that any new accounts will have a default look/page.

Suspend/Unsuspend an Account - Allos you to suspend/unsuspend an account

Terminate an Account - (Caution) Completely removes account including data!

Unsuspend bandwidth Exceeders - Unsuspends users who are over their bandwidth limit.

Upgrade/Downgrade an Account - Gives you the abbility to upgrade and downgrade an account.

Web Template Editor - Allows you to create placeholder web pages.

 

Multi Account Functions

Change multiple Sites' IP Addresses - Allows you to change the IP addresses of multiple accounts at once.

Modify/Upgrade Multiple Accounts - Allows you to Upgrade/Downgrade multiple accounts at once.

Terminate Multiple Accounts - (Caution) Completely removes multiple accounts including data.

 

FrontPage

Install FrontPage Extentions - Assists you at installing FrontPage extentions to an account.

Install FrontPage Mail Extentions - Assists you at installing FrontPage Mail extentions to an account.

Uninstall FrontPage Extentions - Assists you at removing FrontPage extentions to an account.

 

Transfers

Copy an account from another server - Allows you to copy an account from another cPanel server of the same version.

Copy an account from another server with account password - Allows you to copy an account from another cPanel server of the same version with the account password.

Copy multiple accounts/packages from another server - Allows you to copy multiple accounts from another server at the same time (Requires root access).

Review Copied Accounts - Allows you to review the copied accounts.

 

Themes

Change WHM Theme - Allows you to change the WHM theme.

 

Packages

Add a Package - Allows you to create custom packages for new accounts.

Delete a Package - Removes a package from being available durring new account creation.

Edit a Package - Modifies an existing packages resources.

Feature Manager - Allows you to disable/enable features inside of each users cPanel.

 

DNS Functions

Add a DNS Zone - Allows you to add custom DNS Zones.

Add an A Entry for your Hostname - Adds an A entry for your hostmane.

Delete a DNS Zone - Allows you to remove DNS Zones.

Edit DNS Zone - Allows you to Edit DNS Zones.

Edit MX Entry - Allows you to edit MX Records (Mail)

Edit Zone Templates - Allows you to edit the default zones that are used when creating DNS entries.

Nameserver IPs - Shows you your name Servers IPs.

Park a Domain - Allows you to park current Domains.

Perform a DNS Cleanup - performs a DNS cleanup.

Reset a DNS Zone - (Caution) Allows you to Reset a DNS Zone.

Setup/Edit Domain Forwarding - Allows you to forward a Domain.

Syncronize DNS Records - Syncronizes the DNS entries across multiple servers.

 

SQL Services

Additional MySQL Access Hosts - Ability to use your Databases on other servers.

Change MySQL User Password - Ability Change Mysql Users password.

Database Map Tool - allows you to assign ownership of databases and database users.

Disable Database Prefix - Allows you to disable Database prefixes.

MySQL Root Password - Ability to change the MySQL root password.

phpMyAdmin - Allows you to make changes to a Dataase and/or import a sql file.

Repair a MySQL Database - Allows you to Repair a MySQL Database.

Setup remote MySQL server - Allows you to setup a remote Database server.

Show MySQL Processes - Shows you the running MySQL Processes.

 

IP Functions

Add a New IP Address - (not available on VPS).

Change Site's IP Address - Allows you to change a sites IP Address if you have any available.

Configure Remote Service IPs - Allows you to configure remote mail servers and remote name servers.

IP Migration Wizard - Tells you what needs to be done if you change your IP Addresses.

Rebuild IP Address Pool - Scans for new available IP addresses.

Show IP Address Usage - Shows what your current IP assignments.

Show or Delete Current IP Addresses - Shows you your current IP addresses.

Show/Edit Reserved IPs - Allows you to reserve one or more IP addresses.

 

Disk Drives

Format/Mount a new hard Drive - Allows you to mount a new hard drive.

Optimize EIDE Hard Drives - (Not Needed) This allows you to optimize EIDE Drives.

 

Software

Check/Repair a Perl Script - Allows you to check and repair Perl scripts.

EasyApache (Apache Update) - Allows you to rebuild Apache/PHP with many extentions.

Install a Perl Module - Allows you to install PERL Modules.

Install a RPM - Allows you to install a RPM package.

Module Installers - Allows you to install new modules.

MySQL Upgrade - Update MySQL to the latest version.

Rebuild RPM Database - Updates the list of available RPMs.

Update Server Software - Updates server to the latest versions available.

Update System Software - Updates all system software to the most current release.

 

Email

Mail Directory Conversion System - Enables MailDir.

Mail Queue Manager - Allows you to clear the mail queue / deliver all items in mail queue.

Mail Troubleshooter - Will track dow problems with e-mail.

Repair Mailbox permissions - Corrects any problems with mailbox permissions.

View Mail Statistics - Displays the mail statistics.

View Relayers - Shows you the mail relays.

 

System Health

Background Process Killer - Allows you to kill all background processes.

Process Manager - Allows you to trrace and or kill any processes.

Show Current Disk Usage - Shows you the current disk usage.

Show Current Running Processes - Shows a list of all running processes.

 

cPanel

Branding - Allows you to customize the look and feel of cPanel

Change Log - cPanel/WHM change log

Modify cPanel & WHM News - Shows news on your users cPanel and WHM pages.

Shopping Cart Reset -  Resets the shopping cart of a account.

Syncronize FTP Passwords - This is used to repair any FTP password issues that exist.

 

SSL/TLS

Generate a SSL Certificate and Signing Request - A form that requests a SSL certificate be generated.

Install a SSL Certificate and Setup the Domain - Location to upload the crt file for your ssl certificate.

Manage SSL Hosts - Manages your SSL hosts.

Purchase & Install SSL Certificate - cPanels recommended SSL vendor.

 

Restart Services

DNS Server (BIND/NSD) - Restarts your DNS server.

E-Commerce Server (Interchange) - Restarts E-Commerce server.

FTP Server (ProFTPd/PureFTPd) - Restarts FTP server.

HTTP Server (Apache) - Restarts HTTP server.

IMAP Server (Courier/Dovecot) - Restarts IMAP server.

Mail Server (Exim) - Restarts Mail server.

Mailing List Manager (Mailman) - Restarts mailing list manager.

POP3 Server (cPPOP) - Restarts POP3 Server.

SQL Server (MySQL) - Restarts SQL Server.

SSH Server (OpernSSH) - Restarts SSH Server.

 

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