QWK.Net H-Sphere Documentation

User Guide


This user guide explains how to user the extensive features of your control panel to setup your email accounts and databases, increase your disk space and traffic quotas, configure web statistics, and perform many other important operations.

Note: You can use this guide for the optional text-based interface as well. Simply click text links instead of icons.

Starting with your account:  setting your temporary index page, uploading your site, contents of your home directory.

Info/control area:  account settings, total traffic, disk quota, resource meter, selecting control panel skin, changing interface language.

Control Panel Basics:  services, changing hosting plan, changing billing period, control panel password, FTP password, changing traffic limit, changing disk quota, selecting skins, control panel language.

Registering domains:  creating standard domains, transfering domains, third level domains, stopgap domains, parking external domains, creating accounts without domains.

Configuring domains:  removing domains, instant domain aliases, creating subdomains, changing IPs from shared to dedicated, domain aliases, server aliases, prolonging domain registration, editing domain info.

Editing DNS settings:  DNS overview, creating custom DNS records.

Creating, promoting and managing your site:  SiteStudio website builder, Search Engine Submit, WebShell, web statistics: log files, Webalizer, ModLogAn and Urchin, Reverse Traceroute, Site Toolbox.

Managing FTP:  FTP sub-accounts, virtual FTP, anonymous FTP, anonymous FTP Upload Facilities.

Manipulating pages:  redirect URL, directory indexes, error pages, htProtect, Server Side imagemap, MIME types.

Dynamic web content:  CGI scripts, PHP scripts, ASP (Active Server Pages), ASP.NET, ColdFusion, SSI (Server Side Includes).

Preinstalled CGI scripts  Counter, Guestbook, FormMail, Forum, phpBB forum, mnoGoSearch,

Traffic:  summary traffic, traffic cycle, changing traffic limit, Throttle policy.

Disk space:  summary disk usage, FTP or disk quota, mailbox quota, DB quota.

Mailboxes:  creating mailboxes, configuring mailboxes, creating mail autoresponders, editing autoresponders, configuring Outlook Express, configuring Netscape Mail, configuring Eudora Mail.

Forwards:  creating forwards, configuring forwards, setting multiple addresses.

Mailing Lists:  creating mailing lists, configuring mailing lists, adding subscribers, adding moderators, adding message trailers.

Aliases:  creating mailbox name alias, removing mailbox name alias, creating mailbox domain aliases, removing mailbox domain aliases.

Mail Autoresponders:  creating mail autoresponders, editing autoresponders.

MySQL databases:  creating MySQL database and its users, editing MySQL databases (phpMyAdmin), MySQL disk quota, changing user passwords, user privileges.

PostgreSQL databases:  creating PostgreSQL users, deleting users and changing passwords, creating PostgreSQL databases, editing PgSQL databases (phpPgAdmin) and user privileges, PgSQL quota.

Securing data through SSL:  using existing key and certificate, temporary key and certificate, permanent certificates, renewing permanent certificates, shared SSL Comodo SSL certificates.

Online commerce:  osCommerce, updating osCommerce.

Paying for hosting:  billing profile, automatic email invoicing, billing periods, resource prices, billing history, viewing overall charges, becoming a pay user, getting your money back.

Obtaining direct access to server:  accessing your SSH account (Shell Access), running your Shell scripts with Crontab.

Virtual Private Servers:  checking VPS status, adding custom DNS Records changing root password, adding VPS IP, changing server limits.

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