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What is WHM and why should we purchase it (Linux VPS/Cloud)

What is WHM and why should we purchase it as addition to Linux based VPS or Cloud servers?

WebHost Manager (WHM) is a web-based tool used by LINUX server administrators and resellers to manage hosting accounts on a web server.
WHM listens on ports 2086 and 2087 by default.
VPS & Cloud clients can access their WHM from a browser on the address - > https://yourserverIP:portnumber (for example: if ““ is real server IP).
As well as being accessible by the root administrator, WHM is also accessible to users with reseller privileges.

WHM provides the following tools for managing your server:

•    Manage your cPanel accounts. ( create, delete, edit and suspend )
•    Create hosting packages with different features, manage disk and bandwidth quotas
•    Manage and monitor your sites.
•    Access to server logs.
•    Ability to manage all domain DNS zones.
•    Simple way to create custom nameserver ( &
•    Set all Service Configuration by yourself (Apache configurations, Mail Server configurations, FTP server configurations and etc.)
•    We provide you with Backup utility under WHM, from where you will be able to backup your account and set Scheduled backups.
•    Access to customize your hosting and control panel with extensive branding.
•    Ability to perform System Reboots (Graceful or Forceful Server Reboot). Also access to Restart Services ( DNS/Bind Server, FTP Server, HTTP/Apache Server, Mail Server Exim, SQL Server & SSH Server 
•    Ability to copy accounts from another cPanel server with one click
•    Simple-to-use script that you can use to update and configure your Apache web server – EasyApache:
•    Easy integration with your billing and support software

(NOTE: If you are not enough familiar with Linux servers and SSH access and software management ,we recommend you to purchase WHM/cPanel certificate. Unfortunately control panel for VPS & Cloud servers requires additional license which could be purchased from us.  The price for WHM/cPanel is 5$ per month for VPSs and 15$ per month for Cloud servers. )

You can find more information in the WHM official User Guide
or from our LiveChat operators.
We provide you with video tutorials regarding WHM panel management:
1)  WHM Reseller Tutorials -,74
2) WHM11 - Account Management Series -,74
3) WHM11 - Services Series -,74
4)  WHM11 - Management Series -,74
5) WHM11 - Setup Series -,74

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