2.2. SERVER SETUP
CHAPTER 2. HOW DO I USE WEBHOST MANAGER?
Enabling or disable traceroute
The Traceroute Setup enables you to enable or disable traceroute on your server. This is most useful in
allowing you to track what path an e mail takes to isolate where problems are occurring in your mail system.
To enable or disable traceroute:
1. Click on the Enable/Disable Traceroute link in the Server Setup menu.
2. Click on the Enable button to enable traceroute or click on the Disable button to disable traceroute.
Figure 2.24: Disabling traceroute
Changing your server's root password
You should change your server root password occasionally to maximize your site security. You should always
change this password if you think someone else has access to your WebHost Manager account.
Warning: Do not make the MySQL and server root passwords the same.
Do not give out your root password to anyone that does not absolutely need it. If you are to give
out your route password to DarkORB, or other staff, please verify their e mail address before you give them
To change the root password:
1. Click on the Change Root Password link in the Server Setup menu.
2. Enter the new root password in the New Password field, and click on the Change Password button.
Figure 2.25: Changing your server's root password
Forwarding system mail
The Mail Manager area enables you to forward system mail to specific locations, if required. You can set
forwarding rules on three separate system users:
To forward system mail: