Adding SPF record for your domain in our DNS Manager

The purpose of SPF record is to set a restriction on what servers has the right to send e-mails of your domain. This record is being checked when the e-mails are being delivered to the recipient. If you do not require any custom configuration for your SPF record, you can use our default record that is:  v=spf1 redirect=...

Basic and most common iptables rules

Iptables is basically a powerful firewall, which can allow a user to set specific rules to control incoming and outgoing traffic. You can use it to block specific port, IP addresses and much more. In this article we present most common uses of iptables. The iptables rules can be specified with 3 blocks, which are used for specific purpose (called Chains): ...

Installing GNOME desktop environment & VNC server

This guide uses Ubuntu version 12.04 LTS so there may be extra steps for different versions. Recommended VPS specifications: Our “Minimal” plan. Our VPS hosting prices start at $4,50 a month →Update your repository source fileThis is a very simple action. Just edit the sources.list file:nano /etc/apt/sources.listDelete everything inside and paste this:deb http://ubuntu-archive.mirror.serveriai....

How to setup and use SSH keys

For security reasons it is recommended to use SSH keys instead of password for accessing server. The biggest advantage SSH keys provide is that its nearly impossible to be deciphered, while a password could be cracked or intercepted by brute-force password attacks. Furthermore, authentication by SSH keys is more convenient than using password, due to you will be able to ...

How to check DNS records of a domain

There are many reasons why you might need to check your domain DNS records which are propagated on the internet. For instance, your website is not available (it might be that DNS records are incorrect) or you need to check which DNS records are shown on the internet.Domain Name System (DNS) is used to point an incoming website domain ...

What is my MySQL Server Hostname?

If you want to connect to your database from an application or a PHP script on your UltaHost hosting account, you can simply use localhost as MySQL hostname.If you’re accessing your database from a remote server, you need to grant it access first following the instructions in our Remote MySQL tutorial and then use your domain name as ...

How to Use the Force HTTPS Redirect in cPanel

What is HTTPS and why should you use it?HTTPS, displayed as a padlock icon in the web browser bar, indicates the SSL protocol is being used to send data between a web server and a website. Any website, especially those that require login credentials, sensitive data, should use HTTPS.How does HTTPS redirection work?Let’s say that you’...

What Is My Server’s IP Address?

The main work of your server’s IP address is to connect your domain name into IP address and to connect it with the hosting plan you have with us. You might need to know your server’s IP address if you have a domain through other domain name registrar than us and using either their name servers or any ...

How to set up your domain’s email address in your Gmail.com account

Gmail interface allows you to send and receive emails using an email address created with your domain name. You can do so by setting up your domain’s email account as a POP3 and SMTP in your Gmail account. This way, you’ll be able to use their interface as an email client. In this tutorial, we will explain how ...

How to Setup an email account in Airmail for iOS

Please note this tutorial is specific to setup your email in the Airmail app for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch devices running on the latest version of IOS. 1) Open AirMail and go to Settings > Add Account. 2) If you see your email provider, tap it to add your account automatically. If you don’t see your email provider, tap ...

Softaculous Apps Installer interface in cPanel

Softaculous is an Instant/Auto Installer. Softaculous helps users to install free/open source software in minutes. A user can install a software, available in Softaculous, without having to download/upload any files, change any files. In short, Softaculous just helps you to install software really FAST. In cPanel you have two options to install applications with just a few ...

How to Easily Setup a POP3 Email Account in Windows 10 Mail

By default, email accounts added to Windows 10 Mail are added as IMAP. However, if you wish to configure a POP3 account in Windows 10 Mail, this guide will be of use to you. Adding a POP3 Email Account to Windows 10 Mail If you’ve never used the built-in Mail app in Windows 10, this section will cover how to add your first ...

How To Remove McAfee SiteAdvisor Blacklist Warnings

McAfee blacklists thousands of websites every day. For most website owners, the various warnings McAfee can show about your website and dealing with them can seem like a challenging task. This knowledgebase article will help you understand what the cautionary message indicates and how to resolve this security warning. Important Note: This article covers McAfee SiteAdvisor Blacklists, not the warnings ...

How to Perform a Ping Test in Windows, Mac OS, and Linux

In this article, we will review some useful information about the ping command and how to perform a simple ping test. What is a Ping? Ping is a basic network administration utility (command), similar to traceroute, used to test the reach-ability of a host on an IP network. It works by sending an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo request ...

How To Flush your DNS Cache

Did you know your computer has DNS cache which stores stores the locations (IP addresses) of web servers hosting websites you’ve previously visited? If the IP address of the web server changes before the entry in your computer’s DNS cache updates, you may find you’re no longer able to access the site, or you may be viewing ...

How to Setup a POP3 Email Account in Microsoft Outlook 365 (Windows)

Microsoft has made some improvements to it’s Outlook Email Application making it easier than before to add a new email account so you can send and receive email. All ChemiCloud hosting plans include POP, IMAP, and SMTP access for your email users, as well as webmail access. In this Knowledgebase article, we will cover how to add a new ...

How to increase the upload_max_filesize limit in cPanel

There are certain scenarios when you may be asked to make changes to your PHP configuration. Specifically, you may be directed to edit a file on your server called php.ini, and to increase the upload_max_filesize limit. upload_max_filesize is a setting managed through the PHP Options which sets the maximum size of each file that is ...

What is the difference between Local, Backup, and Remote Mail Exchanger in cPanel?

These are options for the MX Entry for a domain in cPanel. Essentially, the option you choose tells cPanel how you would like the mail services for the domain handled. Mail Exchanger Options: Unless you have a particular setup that needs these explicitly stated, the recommended option is “Automatically Detect Configuration.” Local Mail Exchanger: Handle all mail sent from the ...

How to increase the PHP Memory Limit in cPanel

There are certain scenarios when you may be asked to make changes to your PHP configuration. Specifically, you may be directed to edit a file on your server called php.ini, and to increase the PHP Memory limit (memory_limit) The memory_limit is a setting managed through the PHP Options which max amount of memory a script may consume. ...

How to Create a Database Table With phpMyAdmin

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to create a database table with phpMyAdmin. We’ll assume that you are already logged into phpMyAdmin. If you are not logged in just follow the steps in this tutorial to login. 1) First, we’ll need to select the database, in this example, we’ll use the ultahost_demo database. 2) You’ll ...