Control Panel makes setting up your website very easy! The Control
Panel itself is a user-friendly graphical interface that allows
quick and easy access to all the features available to your particular
account plan. The features inside the Control Panel automate processes
that users must do manually with many other hosting services.
Please note that your cpanel may look different due to upgrades and
Brief Review (see Index for more detail)
your domain to the following DNS:
Primary Servers: NS1.HOSTINGCPANEL.COM
Secondary Servers: NS2.HOSTINGCPANEL.COM
address is: 126.96.36.199
Before your DNS propogates to our servers (24-48 hours for
.com/.net/.org and few hours
for .us), you can upload all your files to our servers through ftp
(not FrontPage). You may access your account at: 188.8.131.52
(use your given un and pw)
To access your site before DNS settles, go to:
(fill username with yours)
To access your control panel, click here:
To access your web bases email (once your DNS settles):
Control Panel Main Screen
Note to FrontPage Users: Some of the options in your Control
Panel will not work with FrontPage extensions installed. It is a known
fact throughout the industry that Microsoft has established itself
as a "world in itself" and therefore the majority of their
software is incompatible with the other world. We provide FP Extensions
as a courtesy to those that know how to use it and prefer it over
the more common methods of designing websites If you choose to utilize
FrontPage, please keep in mind that some of the advanced features
of our Control Panel will not work for you.
The main control panel screen is divided into two areas. The left
side will show general account information, the right side of the
Control Panel will show you the following options: (These may vary
depending on your particular hosting plan)
Click this option to add and/or remove email accounts e.g. you@
The default address is the email address where all unrouted email
messages will be sent. This is also called a "Catch All Email
Address." For Example, if your master username is "john"
your default address will be email@example.com. Now, lets assume
that someone sends an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and you have not
created an email account for mary, that particular message will arrive
at your default address of email@example.com.
Auto Responders are messages that are automatically sent to each person
who sends you an email. This feature is useful when you know you will
not be reading or responding to incoming email massages for a period
Block an Email:
You can use this option to "filter" or block unwanted
emails. Addresses entered here will not be able to send email to your
You can use this option to forward your email messages to other email
Allows you to add, remove and edit Mailing Lists.
Read Web Mail:
Allows you to read your email messages online.
Click this option to change the password for your Control Panel and
From here you can setup FTP users, modify anonymous FTP options, view
who is online and boot anyone from an FTP session. (Not available
with some accounts)
By clicking this option you can view, create and edit files and directories
in your account as well as change permissions and upload files from
your hard drive.
This option does not work with FrontPage. This option will have to
be configured with FrontPage itself. Password protecting directories
has never been easier. This option allows you to select the directory
you wish to password protect from a drop down box and then enter usernames
and passwords of those you want to allow access to that part of your
This option will assist you in customizing how your error pages look.
It includes: 400, 401, 403, 404 and 500 error pages.
This option will assist you in monitoring visitors to and from your
site. This area features three different views of your traffic: Analog,
which basically provides you with a quick summary, Webalizer, which
provides you with more detailed information, and last 300 visitors
with detailed information on each. This area also contains links to
monitor your bandwidth usage and to access your error log, which will
assist you in troubleshooting and debugging your scripts.
Raw Access Logs:
This option will let you download a raw access log.
This option will allow you to setup a web based chat on your site.
This option allows you to enable the pre-installed cgi scripts for
This feature allows you to setup a fully functional shopping cart
on your site. (Not available with some accounts)
MySQL is a database engine that you can use with your website. There
are two separate features in the Control Panel. One allows you to
create your databases and assign users while the other feature allows
you to edit the databases. (Not available with some accounts)
This option will assist you setting up sub domains inside your account
plan. Sub domains are subdomain.yourdomain.com. The sub domains that
are setup through your control panel draw their resources from the
parent plan and do not come with a unique IP address. (Not available
with some accounts)
This option provides you with DNS lookup capabilities and traceroute.
Allows you compress and backup your directories and files.
MIME = Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions. This option allows you
to add Mime types to your account. Refer to Advanced
Options for more information regarding this feature.
(Not available with some accounts)
Use this option to setup automated processes on your account. (Not
available with some accounts)
Allows you to add user defined handlers for the Apache Web Server.
(Not available with some accounts)
Allows you to connect to the server shell and issue commands just
as with any other Telnet client. (Not available with some accounts)
Search Engine Submit:
This option will assist you in submitting your URL to some of the
most popular search engines in one click.