What you can do with the Control Panel – Windows & Linux Hosting Section

Aruba provides all its customers with a Control Panel which can be used to manage the settings of the services.
Here below are the applications included in the control panel of the Windows + Linux Hosting service:

In section N°1, “Control Panel”, besides the general tools indicated in the provided guide, you will find the following applications:
 
  FTP TEST: – A tool which allows you to check the Ftp connection of your domain.
 
  WWW HOST MANAGEMENT: this application allows you to point the domain to the Windows or Linux hosting space depending on your preference.

In section N°2, “Domain Management”, you can access both Hosting areas:


Windows and Linux Area:


 

Windows Area

  RESTORE ORIGINAL CONFIGURATION OF THE DOMAIN: this application allows you to:

•    Restore the permissions and the corrupt FrontPage extensions.This requires 60 minutes. Before you make a new request it is essential that you wait until the previous  one has been completed. For further information see the guide at: "Why the Frontpage extensions become corrupt and how it can be avoided";
•    Restore the permissions of all the special folders found in your web space. For more  information see the guide at: "Folders found in the web space and permissions"; 


   WINDOWS APPLICATIONS INSTALLER: this application allows you to  install various applications which can be used to create blogs, forums, e-commerce websites and many other web solutions used to improve your website, make it more functional and to suit any requirement.

For more information on provided applications and how to use Windows Applications Installer, see the relevant guides.


PERMISSION MANAGER: this application allows you to:

•    Manage the web space of your website by creating, changing and deleting folders and files;
•    Set and manage reading, writing and executing permissions of files and folders of your web space;
•    Create a backup file, where the permissions assigned to files and folders will be saved;
•    Restore the permissions saved in the backup file.
For more information and details on the new Permission Manager service, use our guides



SCHEDULED TASKS:: this application allows you to schedule the launch of  an application found in the web space of the domain and program operations based on specified dates and times.
For further information on how to use the service see our guides

For more details on the Windows File Manager use the online Video Guide of the Aruba Vademecum.
 
 
 Linux Area  

 
   FILE MANAGER – This application allows you to make changes to your web space, by creating, editing, renaming files or folders, change permissions or remove them.

PROTECTION FOR LINUX HOSTING DIRECTORY – Useful for creating password protected areas (only via web and not FTP). Access to the Directories is protected according to the guidelines of the AuthType group, guidelines which may only be accessed using .htaccess files.

 
 APPLICATIONS INSTALLER: with a few simple clicks this new tool allows you to install and manage various applications (Joomla! - Drupal - Coppermine  - Os Commerce - WordPress – Sugar Crm – PhpBB) on your web space with Linux Hosting.
N.B. The use of this tool requires a MySql Database.

For more information on the Applications Installer service see the relevant guides

 SCHEDULED TASKS: this application allows you to schedule the launch of  an application found in web space of the domain and program operations based on specified dates and times.

For further information on how to use the service see our guides


    Linux Hosting Services – Used to view the error logs, to check and restore the permissions of the folders, test the PHP mail function, test the PHP and CGI scripts.


    Linux Hosting Control Panel – Control Panel to manage the Linux web space. By clicking this icon you open a page where you can create and manage the service, and select "Tools and Settings" with which you can also manage the following options:
 

  PHP mail Function () Test
This tool checks that the e-mail sending functions via Php scripts are working correctly. To perform the test simply click this icon and enter an email address for receiving the test- e-mail in the required field.

  PHP – info () Test
A useful tool for those who need detailed information on the configuration of applications in PHP.

  PHP  version option
This tool allows you to choose, at any time, the PHP version that you wish to use.

   Customisation of the PHP.INI file
This tool is used to customise and adapt the PHP.INI file (a configuration file capable of checking the different aspects of php language) based on the used applications. This button opens a window where you can select the PHP.INI file that you wish to adapt based on the CMS to be installed in your web space. (This function is only available for those who use php5).

  CGI Test
This tool performs a Test, via a Perl script, which provides useful information for the configuration of certain applications.

  Software Information
This tool shows a page which lists all the versions of the languages installed on the Server where your Web Space is hosted.

 Error log display
This tool displays the last list of error Logs in your web space.

  Permission Repair
This Tool allows you to restore the permissions of all the folders (without making any distinctions) found in the web space, putting them back to their original state. Therefore we recommend that you only use this tool in case of serious malfunctions.

For more details on the Linux File manager use the online Video Guide of the Aruba Vademecum.