Scripting with Beacon

Beacon is a scripting companion to apnscp that provides a simple interface to interacting with more than 2,000 commands exposed in apnscp. If apnscp can do it so can you, minus a pretty interface of course! Beacon may also be downloaded from our github repo. Getting Started Beacon requires an API key for authentication. Visit Dev >…

MySQL snapshots and rollbacks

apnscp supports simple MySQL database snapshots as of August 28, 2016. Snapshots are ideal for preserving your database structure before a software update or any situation in which there is risk of loss of data not covered by the nightly backups. Snapshots perform a full database export and stores this file, uncompressed, in your backup directory. Snapshots…

Database appears in MySQL Manager, but not phpMyAdmin

Overview A MySQL database that appears within the control panel under Databases > MySQL Manager does not show in Databases > phpMyAdmin Cause Read permissions have been revoked on that database from the primary user. Solution Visit Databases > MySQL Manager > Change Mode: List Databases & Users within the control panel. Select the database that does…

Linking Google Analytics

Overview Hosting platforms v5+ support easy integration of Google Analytics into your Dashboard. Analytics provide a bevvy of useful metrics including unique visitor count, visitor behavior, SEO efficacy, goal targeting, and browser usage. Enabling Analytics Analytics requires setup within Google Code and the control panel. Prerequisite: Google Analytics must be setup before completing this. See KB: Enabling Google Analytics…

Understanding storage usage

Overview The control panel provides a comprehensive storage breakdown via Files > Storage Usage. A birds eye view is available in graphical form under Storage Usage as well as individual files via File Listing > Download File Listing. Storage contributors Any file created on your account contributes to storage utilization. This includes the following services: MySQL PostgreSQL FTP…

Bulk importing addresses

Overview When migrating over hosting providers, it may be necessary to add e-mail addresses en masse. Addresses can be added within the control panel. Visit Mail > Manage Mailboxes Select Add Multiple Addressses Bulk address form will slide down Enter each address to create on its own line, format follows: <email1> <forward1>, <forward2>, <forwardN>… <email2> <forward1>, <forward2>,…

Logging into the control panel

Overview Your control panel is a comprehensive control center that allows you to do everything from create e-mail accounts, add new domains to your account, update billing information, and even get support. Access is easy. You can do it through a few different processes: https://cp.apnscp.com Login by accessing apnscp.com > CP Login By server name. Visit…