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How to install Varnish on cPanel?

A quick reminder on what varnish is. Varnish is a web cache that runs on linux, it listens on port 80 (the usual HTTP port) and connects to an web server such as Apache running on al alternate port on the server, such as 8080. Varnish stores / caches the copies of your pages and […]

Installing Nginx in cPanel

Nginx is an alternative web server to Apache (which is bundled with cPanel by default). It offers several performance improvements over Apache. Nginx is the second most widely used web server (Source: W3Techs). This guide assumes that you have root access to your server or VPS / Server via SSH. Before you proceed please note that […]

Registering Private Nameservers with Name.com

If you have a dedicated server or VPS from your hosting provider, they may ask you to register custom domain name servers. These servers are ones that are at your domain name, such as ns1.(your domain name). Before you can add those name servers to domain names, you need to register them: Log in to […]

Registering Private Nameservers with GoDaddy

If your domain is registered at Godaddy and you want to use private nameservers (ns1.yourdomain.com, ns2.yourdomain.com, ect) you have to register them before they can be set on any of your domains.  If you don’t register them first, Godaddy will give you an error when you try to assign them to any domain. Once your […]

Register Private Nameservers with Namecheap

If you would like to run your own nameserver you can associate your nameserver’s IP address with a personal nameserver using Personal DNS Servers option in your Namecheap account. You can input the nameserver name and IP address through your account and this information will be submitted to the Registry. Your private nameservers for your domain can […]

Register Private Nameservers with Network Solutions

If you’ve purchased your domain with Network Solutions, then the private nameservers which you received from Host4Geeks must be registered with Network Solutions in order for your domain to resolve to your hosting account. The following instructions will provide you a walkthrough of the process for registering and setting up private nameservers at Network Solution. […]

How to register private nameservers?

Private nameservers are where your domain points to our nameservers so that your customers do not see our domain name on your account.  If you do not set up private nameservers someone does a nameserver lookup on your domain it will show our nameservers. Once you set up private nameservers when someone does a nameserver lookup on […]