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Configure cPanel

Configure cPanel

To configure cPanel, you can access your recently installed cPanel at https://yourIPaddress or https://yourdomainname. Note that your browser may display an SSL warning; simply ignore it for now. Login with the username root and your root password. Continue by reading and accepting the license agreement. Enter your preferred contact email address, and optionally an SMS […]

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Install cPanel on Centos

Install cPanel on Centos

You can install cPanel on CentOS for better system administration. cPanel is a web-based control panel that can make tasks like website creation, database management and database deployment so much easier to manage. cPanel is convenient in that it allows users to administer servers through a GUI interface instead of the traditional command line. To […]

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Troubleshooting website issues

Troubleshooting website issues

Basic troubleshooting methodology At Host Africa, we believe that troubleshooting must be structured to be useful. I find the best method is the “Macro to Micro” approach. This means that you verify the correctness and functionality of the largest factors involved in the issue first as, without these, the problem will not resolve. This is a […]

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DNS Change – tips and tricks to avoid problems

DNS Change – tips and tricks to avoid problems

DNS change – what’s the issue?   Changing a DNS record for a domain may seem like a non-issue to some people, but the implications are often not realized. At Host Africa, we realize that these can have a large impact on your business. Effects of an unplanned or badly done DNS change can range from […]

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Moving WordPress safely

Moving WordPress safely

Moving WordPress  At HostAfrica, besides our normal cool web hosting packages, we have some great WordPress hosting options. In this guide, we would like to help you make the move to HostAfrica a lot smoother. Moving WordPress can be a massive headache if not done correctly. If you are not keen on using a plugin to help […]

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WHM/cPanel DNSONLY overview and setup

WHM/cPanel DNSONLY overview and setup

cPanel is a webhosting control panel based on Linux, which comes with automation tools, and a graphical interface. cPanel was designed to make it easier to host a website online, by providing direct access to server administrators, resellers and website owners to a variety of applications such as BIND (DNS), Pel, PostgreSQL, MySQL, PHP and […]

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