Update In Relation To Project Desert Storm

In September the EU will be introducing SCA (Strong Customer Authentication) It’s basically Two-Factor Authentication for online payments. To become compliant with the new payment protocol First2Host will have to update the client area to support the new features. Without this upgrade, we would need to remove the ability of our customers to use ... Read More »

26th Jun 2019
Stop Spam Being Received On cPanel Servers

Stop Spam Being Received On cPanel Servers (Filter out Spam)This guide is about stopping spam being received on a cPanel server, if you have a user that is sending Spam we have a separate guide on how to find and stop users sending spam on cPanel servers. Spam on any server is always a problem but on cPanel servers Spam can be more of a ... Read More »

18th Mar 2019
Setup a website on an Ubuntu Server using Apache Virtual Hosts

In this guide, we will show you how to configure a website using Apache virtual hosts. The configuration of Apache virtual hosts over the different operating system versions like CentOS, Ubuntu and Debian is much the same. This guide assumes that you have access to a managed DNS service. Most domain registrars provide a service where you can ... Read More »

30th Jan 2019
Cryptocurrency Updates

Over the last month, First2Host has been trialling updates to the Cryptocurrency payment gateway. We are now releasing the new system to our customers. Cryptocurrency is expected to become more and more popular over the next ten years and, with this in mind you can now pay for your services and new services with over 50 ... Read More »

13th Aug 2018
Earn Monthly Payments By Becoming A First2Host Affiliate

Affiliates are often the hidden warriors of businesses. Bringing in vital sales to any company whilst earning a financial reward. In 2018 over 50% of our business comes from word of mouth. This is great but it doesn’t reward you for your referral and this is a subject we have neglected over the years. Over the past few weeks, we have been ... Read More »

14th Jun 2018
How To Configure FailOver IPs On your CentOS Dedicated Server

On some dedicated services, First2Host uses Failover IP blocks and these type of IPs require manual configuration inside your dedicated server. A Failover IP block is an IP block that can be routed to different servers. If you have Failover IPs and multiple dedicated servers you can change the routing of your whole IP block to point to a different ... Read More »

23rd Apr 2018
Install Apache, PHP and MySQL On CentOS 6 Server

On most of our Operating system packages, Apache is installed by default. You can easily see if apache is installed and running by just visiting your IP address in a browser like Chrome or Edge. If for some reason it is not installed you can install Apache with the below commands.

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18th Apr 2018
New Backup System For Web Hosting & Reseller Web Hosting Customers

New Backup System For Web Hosting and Reseller Web Hosting Customers We're currently trialing a new backup system for all Web Hosting and Reseller Web Hosting customers. In the past users who wanted to restore accounts had to contact the support team for this to be completed. Now users can restore accounts from the backup server directly from ... Read More »

3rd Mar 2018
Spam Blacklist and Heartbeat Monitoring

Lots of you have been asking about the new options available in the client area for Blacklist tracking and Heartbeat monitoring. We have been trialing our new server and IP monitoring system which will warn users if your IPs ever become blacklisted in spam RBLs like SpamCop or warn you if your service ever appears offline.Continue Reading On The ... Read More »

29th Jan 2018
Updates to the Two-Factor Authentication System

Updates to the Two-Factor Authentication System We are going to be updating the Two-Factor authentication system we use to better serve our customers. We will be replacing the old Time-Based token service with Duo:Security. Time-Based tokens will still be activated along side the new Two-Factor system trial. We plan to trial Duo:Security for Q1 ... Read More »

9th Jan 2018