Hosting, E-Mail, FTP and MySQL Password Transactions with cPanel
Popular Web Hosting user interface that includes a detailed explanation of the earlier article about the cPanel ( cPanel What is it? ) Was prepared. In today’s post we will describe in more detail how to perform password checks and assignments (initial creation) of e-mail accounts, ftp, new domain accounts and the main hosting account used with cpanel by entering more sub-features.
Password Transactions that are narrated in the subject;
Changing passwords is important in some cases. Changes made periodically will significantly increase the security of your site and email accounts. The cPanel login details that our hosting provider gives us before all the operations go into the control interface with the control details. To enter this control interface
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Host User – Web Hosting Panel Password Change and Assignment
What you need to do to change the login passwords you use during cPanel login and which is the main password for your web hosting account; You will click on the Change Password menu under the preferences section on the control panel main page.
What to do after opening the relevant section;
1) Please enter the old password with the password you use chapter already written.
2) The new password and the new password that you enter the password that you will use the writing section thereafter. During this process, you can click on the Password Generator button which appears in the screen to allow the machine to generate a special password for your name. When you do this, you can click on the advanced settings link to select the character sections you do not want or want to use in the password that will create the machine.
In the picture above, when you want the machine to generate a password, you will be able to tell by the number of the incoming screen and what works on those screens.
1) Advanced Options (Advanced Settings): We mentioned a little while ago. When you click on this link you will see the field below where the numbers are written.
2) Length (L): Specifies that password consists of several characters. We recommend 12 and above.
3) Both (Both): combinations of uppercase and lowercase letters in the password will be used at the same time.
4.) Lowercase (small letters): This option will be used only lowercase letters in the password.
5.) Uppercase (Caps): This option will only be used in capital letters password.
6.) Both (Both): This option will be used with both numbers as well as symbols for the password at the same time.
7) Numbers (Numbers): it provides for the use of numbers in the password.
8.) Symbols (Symbols): Symbols provides the use of a password.
9.) Confirmation Text: Send a confirmation that you have when you choose this field of performance counterparty password somehow and somewhere I noted to complete transactions. Do not forget to mark this box before you hit the confirmation button after you have successfully saved your password.
10.) Use Password (password Use): After all the process by clicking this button will be returned to the panel change your password and new password and you will see the difficulty of the code generated by the machine.
After all this, please make sure that the “Allow MySQL password change” check box is selected so that the Host control panel password and the MySQL control password change at the same time and in the same way. Then click on the green button Change Password. You will see a warning on the screen when the password process is successfully changed. If you have entered your old password incorrectly, the panel will warn you and you will have to restart the process.
Exit a control panel and log back in after the replacement is complete. Your new ciphers are now active and running. Be careful that the power level indicator is around 100% or higher when you create your ciphers.
FTP Password Operations
If you are using programs such as Cuteftp, SmartFTP, you will be able to access the folders of your installed sites with a password. This code is called FTP (File Transfer Protocol) password.
FTP passwords are divided into two groups. The first is a password that is linked to the master account’s control password and allows access to all sub-sites and subdomains folders when logged in with this password. This code is the same as the control panel password we mentioned in the previous main title. When the control panel password is changed, it will be automatically changed in this password.
You can view, change and delete all of your sites folders and files by connecting to the system with main FTP by using this password together with login and ip information provided by Web Hosting company.
The FTP password in the second group is the FTP password that you created when you added the subdomains to your control panel and checked the site that was not attached to the analytics code. What you need to do to change these passwords.
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The above figure shows the area to be entered.
In the above picture, after the FTP Accounts field is entered, the necessary ftp password change operations can be performed by coming to the domain that appears as the second and the confusion. We check two different websites as Siteadi and Siteaid2. If you want to change the ftp passwords of any of the websites, click on the Change Password field in that section and you will be able to enter your passwords via the machine or via your own password as described above.
Written places 1 and 2 are used to change the ftp password for the site. The number 1 will be used to change the ftp password of the website sitename and the number 2 will be used to change the password of the sitename2. I would like to remind you once again that your site names are written in places where the site name is written and anasite.com is written. You should do your work accordingly.
E-Mail Password Processing
We came up with what you need to do to change the passwords of emails you created earlier in the queue at the control panel. First thing to do as a main control panel located under the Mail section of the E-Mail Accounts page, you must enter a written section. The following figure shows the corresponding section.
The details and the details to be made after entering this area are explained at the bottom according to the numbers in the picture below.
1) Change Password (Change Password): You can start the password change process by clicking this area.
2) Password (new password): Enter the password you want to use.
3) Password Again (Repeat New Password): Please confirm by re-entering the password you want to use.
4) Strength (Difficulty Level): 0 – numbered from 100 to 100. The closer the password field is so strong. We recommend you do 100/100.
5) Password Generator (Password Generator): Under this section, we describe in detail. For operations, you can go back up and perform the required section.
6) Change Password: Change the password you complete the process by clicking on this button.
Once you have done the above, you can now use your new passwords when entering your email accounts. In the picture above, we performed an operation on an e-mail account called firstname.lastname@example.org as an example. Please note that in this section you are writing your own e-mail accounts. If you want to do the process for which email you should use the change password link in that section.
MySQL Password Operations
In the web hosting systems, the database field and the area where php, asp, perl, etc .. are executed is in interaction with a special password. So to do database operations via php you will first need to access the database. This access is provided by password and username information. MySQL database Let’s see how to do the password change process.
First of all, under the Databases section in the sub-section of the control panel main page, enter the MySQL databases. Details are shown in the picture below.
After entering the corresponding area, go to the bottom of the screen. Are there structures in place in this part of the process of finding the writing section of users.
If you want to change the password on which database user, click on that part. For example, in order to change the password of the user named database named in the picture above, you need to click on it. After performing the necessary operation, you can create a new user password for the database by entering the old and new password information on the incoming page.
In MySQL database systems, there is a main table and an authorized user controlling this table and a password assigned to this user. We are changing the password here so that the user who controls the database is changing the database access passwords.
Note: The code in the engine department after the password change process (php, asp, perl, etc ..) Do not forget about changing the definition section. Otherwise your systems will not work because your dynamic code can not connect to the database.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is the password change happening? Changing the passwords on the websites at certain intervals is preventing the capture of your web site by malicious people at some point. Of course, there is no such thing as this situation, but if you can access the encryption in any way, you will have to make the change process anyway.
I do not use Cpanel Control Panel What should I do? Password changes for other wen hosting control panels will be described in detail on our site in near future. Now we have done the necessary work for the most used cPanel on Earth.
Should I Register the Password Created by the Machine? Randomly generated passwords are complicated and hard to memorize. Therefore, it would be more advantageous for you to store these passwords in a secure place.
Which cPanel versions do these Transactions apply to? The password operations we mentioned are applied to all versions 11.26 and above. In older versions, some replacement operations are slightly different from those described in the illustrations. The main logic is still the same, but you can ask us for older cPanel versions since the writing and chapter locations are different.0