H-Sphere Documentation

H-Sphere User Menu Based Guide


H-Sphere user guide explains how to administer 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. All from your web browser.

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

Control Panel Basics:  changing hosting plan, changing billing period, control panel password, FTP password, changing traffic limit, changing disk quota, selecting skins (before v.2.4), 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

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

Creating, promoting and managing your site:  SiteStudio website builder, Search Engine Submit, WebShell and htProtect, Reverse Traceroute, Site Toolbox, Kanoodle.

Web Statistics:  Urchin, AWStats, Webalizer.

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

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

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

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

Disk space:  individual resource quotas, summary disk usage, disk space billing

Mail: (before v. 2.4) mailboxes, mail forwards, mailbox aliases, autoresponders, mailing lists, maildomain aliases, antispam, antvirus, Outlook Express configuration, Netscape Mail configuration, Eudora Mail configuration.

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

Microsoft SQL databases:  creating Microsoft SQL logins, creating Microsoft SQL databases, adding MS SQL database users, MS SQL quota, managing MS SQL databases (MS SQL Manager) ODBC DSN Records.

Securing data through SSL:  buying and installing a permanent certificate in one step, using existing key and certificate, temporary key and certificate, permanent certificates, renewing permanent certificates, shared SSL.

Online commerce:  compare Miva Merchant and osCommerce, Miva Merchant, osCommerce, updating osCommerce.

Paying for hosting:  billing profile, automatic email invoicing, billing period and billing month, when and what fees, refunds, billing history, viewing overall charges, becoming a pay user, getting your money back.

Getting technical support:  sending trouble tickets, following up trouble tickets, closing trouble tickets.

Securing your .asp pages with ASPSecured

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