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24Jun/16

Create Domain in CentOS Web Panel

CentOS Web Panel

CentOS Web Panel is a free Web Hosting control panel. It is mainly designed for quick and easy management of servers without using ssh console for every little thing. Lots of options and features are available in this panel. As the name suggest the panel can only be installed in CentOS 6, RedHat 6 and CloudLinux 6.

How to access CentOS Web Panel after installation.

Access url

Non SSL Login: http://IP-Address:2030
SSL Login: https://IP-Address:2031

We can use the same server root logins to log in to the panel.

How to create Domain Account in CentOS Web Panel

  • Log in to the Panel as we have mentioned before.
  • Click “User Accounts” in left menu then Click “New Account”

CWP.admin

  • Enter Domain name (eg. example.com)
  • Enter username (make it similar to domain eg. example)
  • Copy random generated password from CentOS Web Panel to safe place or set your password
  • Select Package if you created previously or set it as default.
  • Enter email address in the email address field.

CWP.admin1

  • Click on button Create.
02Oct/13

How to check a website in a remote server before DNS change

In all migrations, we may wish to check the domain’s functionality and fix any errors preset  to make the dns change smoother and perfect. So just thought to add this in our blog too 🙂

Some control panel offer site preview, especially Plesk using which we can take a look on domain  hosted in that domain. But in others like cPanel, Directadmin and those without any control panels, we may need to check this using  local hosts file or by changing the A record on a temporary basis.

Best method is to check websites using your local “hosts” file in your PC / Laptop. Below is the steps using which one can test a website hosted in a remote server without changing the name server.

1.  Locate the hosts file in your computer. Typically it is in one of the following locations:

Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7   —     C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
Windows 95/98/Me                                         —     C:\windows\hosts

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