Managed VPS Hosting Product Guide
Managed VPS Hosting is a powerful web hosting solution that includes your choice of cPanel and WebHost Manager (WHM), or Control Web Panel (CWP), for managing critical server administration functions including, but not limited to:
- Websites and applications
- DNS Records
- IT Automation
There are many benefits to a Managed VPS Hosting account, not to be confused with Cloud Server Hosting. This product guide is designed to help you find tutorials for common tasks, such as website transfers, and more advanced initiatives like server hardening and optimization.
If you are using a AlmaLinux 8 on a VPS (or dedicated server), you can find your version of PHP and the supported versions of PHP in this article: Find PHP Version and Options of Your Server.
Getting Started with Managed VPS Hosting
Here’s a short list of common tasks you’ll need to know when getting started with a new cPanel server.
Transferring Websites & Emails
Transferring websites or emails from another web hosting provider or InMotion account? These articles can guide you through the migration process from moving the data, updating DNS records, and reviewing your work before publishing to the public web.
- Using Launch Assist for Website Transfer Requests (WTRs)
- Migrating Websites from Your Old Host
- Migrating Your Website Using cPanel
- Using WHM Transfer Tool to Copy cPanel Accounts
- Transferring non-cPanel Accounts
- Viewing cPanel Accounts
- Moving Emails to Your VPS
- Updating Domain Nameservers
- Checking your Server Information on a VPS or Dedicated hosting account
- Hosts File Modification (Windows / Mac & Linux)
cPanel & WHM
cPanel and WHM are very flexible, fully-featured server management software. There are new features added in every major update. Learn more in-depth information about how to modify cPanel and WHM features and why.
Control Web Panel
Control Web Panel (CWP), formerly known as CentOS Web Panel, is a server administration software for Linux systems. CWP has a long list of features for managing an unmanaged server from the web browser, easing the learning curve for novice users unfamiliar with the command-line interface (CLI).
Learn how to manage email accounts, configure desktop email clients, and secure email communications on Managed VPS Hosting.
- Creating Email Accounts in cPanel
- Creating Email Account in Control Web Panel
- Using Gmail with VPS Hosting
- Using InMotion Hosting for Third Party Email
- Spam Filters (formerly SpamAssassin)
- Blocking Spam and Preventing Email Spoofing
- Suspending Email Accounts in cPanel
- Using a Custom Server Hostname
- Configuring Your Server as a Mail Server
Basic Server Configuration
Listed below are basic server management tasks which affect all websites, applications, and online stores.
Advanced Server Configuration
These guides are more advanced but necessary for fully customizing a VPS to meet your needs.
Protect your data and users with these options for firewall, brute-force login protection, and antivirus (AV) scanning.
Other Important Tasks
Once you’ve finished setting up your server, these articles can help you discover ways to improve your server performance, workflow, and overall business success.
Other Managed VPS Hosting Tutorials
- Differences Between Shared, VPS, and Dedicated Web Hosting
- How to Use Launch Assist for Website Transfer Requests
- How To Write Error Log to File
- CentOS 6 – End of Life (EOL)
- How to Install PHP Versions in EasyApache 4
- How to Secure cPanel Service Daemons (cpsrvd) in WHM
- Getting Started With the ImunifyAV cPanel Plugin
- Mattermost RSS Feed Configuration
- How to Install Mattermost Plugins and Integrations (3 Options)
- Configure Antivirus in Mattermost with ClamAV
- 2 Easy Ways to Embed YouTube Videos in Mattermost
- How to Install Java on CentOS
- What to Know When Moving to a VPS
- Running Out of Disk Space on VPS
- Fix for AutoSSL Not Running on a VPS (3 Easy Options)
- DNSSEC in cPanel Managed Servers for Better Security
- 24 Ways to Harden Your VPS
- How to Enable or Disable Backups for Users of your VPS
- How to Show IP Address Usage in WHM
- How to Get the Most Out of Your VPS Hosting