Hosting

Hosting

This section contains the following elements:

 

Webspace

This section contains the following elements:

 

PHP

Click on PHP settings to enable and configure PHP

Edit PHP.ini settings

  • display_errors
  • display_startup_errors
  • expose_php
  • log_errors
  • magic_quotes_gpc
  • register_globals
  • request_order
  • session.name
  • short_open_tag
  • suhosin.executor.include.whitelist
  • suhosin.session.encrypt

Change PHP Version

You have the possibility to change your php version per domain / subdomain. You need to go into “Hosting” > “Domains” > click on your domain and here you have the possibility to change your PHP version:

 
 
 

Error Logs

Error logs are disabled by default

To enable click on Error Log: enable

  • Once Enable error log pop displays click enable
  • /logs/error.log is now generated
  • The error log will be stopped after 24 hours to prevent too much disk usage.

  • Once enabled you can access the log by clicking on view
  • The log error log will then be displayed
  • Note: Only errors will be displayed in this log

 

 

 

Web Analytics

Web Analytics are not enabled by default

To enable click on edit

  • Click on the dropdown for Software
  • There is three options available:
    • no statistics
    • Webalizer
    • AWStats
  • Select which ever you prefer
  • Enter a User name
  • Enter a Password
  • Repeat the password
  • For additional security you can generate a random secure password
  • Click on Save

  • Once enabled you can access the new link available
  • Login using the username and password previously created
 

 

 

FTP

FTP accounts are enabled as part of the HostPack installation

To change existing users passwords:

  • Click on the user you wish to modify
  • Click on edit
  • Enter a new password
  • Repeat the password
  • For additional security you can generate a random secure password
  • Click on Save

Create new FTP user

  • Click on Add FTP account
  • Add a username
  • Enter a password
  • Repeat the password
  • For additional secuirity you can generate a random secure password
  • If you wish to restrict the ftp user to a certain folder then populate the Home directory by clicking select
  • Click on save

 

How to connect over FTP with a client

To upload and download your files from your Hostpack, you need to connect over FTP(s) to your subscription.

1. You need an FTP Client (for example: Filezilla or WinSCP).

2. You need the server address, this is mostly your domain like for example yourdomain.lu.

3. You need an user and a password. In the sections before you find more information about how to create a user or how to change a password.

 

Traffic Overview

This displays the basic metrics for you domain

 

 

 

Password-protected directories

Password protected directories not enabled by default.

  • To enable password protected directories click on protect directory
  • Enter a Title
  • select the directory you wish to protect
  • Enter a Login
  • Enter a password
  • Repeat the password
  • For additional secuirity you can generate a random secure password
  • Click on save

 

 

 

Domains

This section contains the following elements:

 

View Subdomains

Click on Domains

 

Add a subdomains

Click on Add subdomain

  • Enter the subdomain name
  • Select the domain options you want

Enable Email for your subdomain

  • Click on the E-mail tab
  • Check the box to enable E-mail for the subdomain
  • Click on Save

 

 

E-mail

This section contains the following elements:

 

View all mailboxes

Click on E-mail

 

Add a mailbox or email address

Click on Add mailbox/address…

  • Enter the email address you want.
  • When defining en alias  – please specify only the alias without the domain name part – i.e. for an alias info@yourdomain.lu , specify only info inside the alias field
  • Configure the options you want
  • Enter a password
  • Repeat the password
  • For additional secuirity you can generate a random secure password
  • Click Save

Configure Email client

In the client for which you want to configure POP/IMAP, locate the setting and enter the following:

Username: Your full email address (max@mustermann.lu)
Password: Your email account password.
Incoming Server: incoming.hostpack.lu
Incoming Port: with SSL – 993 (IMAPS) or 995 (POP3S)
Outgoing Server: outgoing.hostpack.lu
Outgoing Port: With STARTTLS: 587

Email WebGui

You can access your email in the webgui here:

https://webhost.pt.lu/webmail/

Microsoft Office

Mac Mail

 

Databases

This section contains the following elements:

 

View all Databases

Click on Databases

 

Add a database

Click on Add database…

  • Enter the database name.
  • Configure the options you want
  • Enter a password
  • Repeat the password
  • For additional security you can generate a random secure password
  • Click Save

 

Cron Jobs

This section contains the following elements:

 

View all Cron Jobs

Click on Cron Jobs

Add a Cron Job

Click on Add cron job…

  • Enter the command you want to run
  • Set the interval
  • Click Save

 The commands are executed as such on the server (with your access rights). This means you need to write the output of you command to a directory your have the necessary access rights, and you need to specify the interpreter for the given command.
You can find your subscription path in Webspace > Webspace Properties > Server path
 
If you have a issue with executing the cron job, you can specify an email address at the top of the Cron job page to receive feedback for executed jobs.

Examples

  • Call a webpage and discard the output
wget -q -0 /dev/null "www.post.lu"
  • Execute PHP script
/usr/bin/php /var/www/[subscriptionid]/htdocs/myphpscript.php
 

Applications

This section contains the following elements:

 

View all Applications

Click on Applications

Add an Application

Click on Install app…

  • Enter the Application you want to install
  • Click install

SSL certificates

Login into your Hostpack

Click on Hosting and SSL certificates

click on SSL providers tab

click on add account button

click on the text

your can enter your email address but it is not necessary if you do not want an auto-renewal or if you if you are using your own certificate.

Click on continue button

click on close button

click on SSL certificates tab

click on new certificate button

choose the correct provider if you have more than one

enter your domain name and press save button

you will see your domain in the list and after a couple of minutes do a refresh of the website to see if the certificate is done.

here you will see the validity of your new certificate

Go back to Hosting – Domains

click on your domain name

click on Continue: expert view if you want to make a redirection or select your server path for your webspace

If you want the same parameters for teh subdomain www, just make sure not to deselect the “www subdomain” .

if the configuration is done press the save button.

If you also want to do a redirection of your domain www. your domain , you may enter under HTTP, Redirect the URL https:// domain .

If you want to do a different redirection for your subdomain www.your domain name , you have to repeat the steps beginning from Hosting – Domains, and add the subdomain www.your domain