Access WHM/cPanel Without Root Password

The WHM/cPanel can be accessed without knowing the actual password if it satisfies a single condition i.e you must have shell access to the server. If you have the shell access through SSH Keypair or using VPS nodes on the server, you can simply access the WHM panel without knowing the actual root password of the server.

The steps to create a session to access the WHM panel for root or any reseller accounts without a password is detailed below.

whmapi1 is the command which could be executed via Linux Shell so as to accomplish this. WHM API 1 accesses the WHM interface’s features. You can make use of this API to administrate cPanel and WHM reseller accounts, perform server administration tasks and manage cPanel & WHM services.

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Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Web Hosting Service

Choosing an appropriate web hosting service is a stepping stone to running a successful and a visitor engaging website. Regardless of the type of website you own, a great web hosting service is like the spine that supports and powers the core of your website. Depending upon the requirement, the right kind of web hosting service can provide your website an edge over the competing ones.

Talking about the existing websites which already employ web hosting services, there is always a time for making a change when the business has outgrown it’s existing online presence. During this time, your website will undergo a lot of change to meet this requirement.

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High Disk Usage with VIRTFS

We have heard a lot about VirtFS disk consumption issues while checking the disk usage in cPanel server. VirtFS in cPanel/WHM is used to allot a jailed shell environment for users who can access the server through SSH. This environment acts as a container for the user and will not allow the user to access other cPanel account’s home directories on the server. Unlike a normal shell, jailed shell environment has increased security and ability to run commands like crontab and passwd which are not allowed in the normal shell environment.

You can enable jail shell access to a cPanel user by logging into WHM and choose the Manage Shell Access option. The directory structure created when a user accesses jail shell is /home/virtfs/user.

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Mobile Clouds – The New Content Distribution Platform

Cloud Computing is a term that applies to applications and data storage that are delivered over the Internet, via wireless connection.

Cloud Computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool.

Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC) can be integrated with the existing cloud system without requiring any additional costly infrastructure.

 

What is Mobile Cloud Computing?

Mobile cloud computing (MCC) in simple terms, refers to an infrastructure where both the data storage and processing happen outside the mobile device.

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