Git Version Control series: Introducing Gitweb

This is the third in a series of blog posts around Git and a new feature coming in version 72, Git Version Control. You can see the first post: What is Git? Last week we showed you the new Git Version Control interface. Keep watching for a new one every Wednesday! The new Git feature will let you…

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Tips for safe summer travels: your cybersecurity checklist

Summer is here in the Northern Hemisphere, and with it comes vacation plans for many. Those looking to take some time away from work and home are likely making plans to secure their home, have their pets taken care of, and tie up loose ends at work. But how about securing your devices and your…

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How to Create a Spam Filter with Apache SpamAssassin

Let’s be honest, no one likes spam, not hosting providers, not web users, and certainly not us. That’s why it has become a reoccurring subject on the cPanel Blog. So, using one of our favorite features, Apache SpamAssassin, we want to equip you, the cPanel user, with a nifty trick to keep spam out of…

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Avoiding a ‘Not Secure’ Warning in Chrome – Here’s How

UPDATE! On February 8th Google announced on their blog they’re going to start alerting in July 2018 for non-SSL sites. Get your SSL today! As TLS and SSL set a new benchmark for securely browsing the internet, devices and web browsers are equally raising the bar for presenting users a safe experience. As part of this effort,…

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The Death of SquirrelMail

As of cPanel & WHM version 74, we will begin to depreciate our support of SquirrelMail, one of our bundled webmail applications. We expect to stop shipping SquirrelMail for new installations of cPanel & WHM in version 76 and will remove our support with version 78. As this change will disrupt many users, we are taking…

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Pointing Two URLs to the Same Website

Pointing two URLs to the same website is a good way to direct traffic to your site from several different domain names. You can accomplish this in two ways: either redirect one of the URLs to your primary domain, or create an alias for one of the URLs. The alias would point that domain towards…

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Git Version Control series: What is Git?

This is the first in a series of blog posts around Git and a new feature coming to cPanel, Git Version Control. If you follow cPanel’s feature request site, you already know about an upcoming feature, Git Version Control. We’re designing it to make hosting repositories as easy for developers as a “Hello World!” script. Before we…

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Removal of PHP 5.4 and PHP 5.5 in EasyApache Profiles

The week of June 18th we will be removing PHP version 5.4 and 5.5 from all cPanel-provided EasyApache 4 profiles. To help users understand what to do, and how to react when that change occurs, we’ve put together a quick list of questions that we think will frequently be asked. What exactly will happen? The…

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How To Protect Your Server Against the Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

What are Meltdown and Spectre? On January 4, 2018, multiple vulnerabilities in the design of modern CPUs were disclosed. Taking advantage of certain processor performance optimizations, these vulnerabilities—named Meltdown and Spectre—make it possible for attackers to coerce applications into revealing the contents of system and application memory when manipulated correctly. These attacks work because the…

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