Once you have logged in you will be greeted with your own account administration:
Before you can start uploading your files you must set up your website. Once you have logged in to your ISPconfig Control Panel, select
Sites, and then
Add new website as indicated below
You will now need to set up some important information, including your websites URL (address), website allowance and monthly bandwidth
monthlyamount of web traffic used by visitors to your site. Please set a sensible amount eg
404 - Page not found. This is optional.
www.ws123456.knightstone.it. It is optional, but we recommended leaving it off as it only makes your URL longer.
This is where you can set up the FTP
File Transfer Protocol account so you can start uploading files to your new website.
From the ISPConfig Control Panel go to
Sites and then
FTP-Accounts in the left hand submenu and select
Add new FTP-User as indicated.
ftp. SEE NOTE BELOW
ftpyour actual username will be
You can upload your files using two methods:
Using a FTP Client like the Filezilla Client or the native Windows FTP is the quickest and easiest way to add and remove multiple files on your site.
To access ftp in Windows, open a folder and enter
ftp://knightstone.it into the address bar. Wait a few moments and you will be prompted for your login details.
Don't forget: All of your website files must be uploaded into the
The Web-FTP client allows you to upload and modify your websites files from a Web page. It doesn't require any specific software to use, but isn't as fast or reliable as using a FTP Client: Use it as an alternative.
Before you can create a database you must add a Database User.
Go to the
Sites tab, and select
Database Users on the left hand navigation and
Add new user.
databaseor similar SEE NOTE BELOW.
databaseyour actual username will be
Once you have created a new user you can now add your database.
Go to the
Sites tab, and find
Databases on the left hand column. Select
Add new Database.
database. SEE NOTE BELOW
phpMyAdmin is Online tool that allows you to administer your database.
You can use your own domain name with your hosting if you want. Domain names can be leased for a small yearly fee (Usually around £5 a year) from a domain registrar, eg 123-reg.co.uk.
Once you have registered your domain there are two ways you can link your new domain to your hosting account:
Using the ISPconfig DNS service allows you to administer all of your account under one control panel. There is also a wizard that will set up your A (web) records and MX (email) records for you.
To achieve this you need to log into your domain registrars control panel and change your domains
You can also chose to keep your registrars DNS service. If you want to do this you will need to edit your DNS records in your domain registrars control panel. Add/Edit the following records:
If you want to host your own email you will need to add/edit the following records as well:
|mydomain.com.||TXT||3600||1||v=spf1 a mx ptr -all|
If you have purchased your own domain name you can also host your own email using your student webhosting.
Before you can start setting up your email address you must add your domain. Login to the
ISPconfig Control Panel and head to the
Add new Domain and enter your domain eg
Once your new domain has been added you can now create a new mailbox for your account
Email Mailbox from the left sidebar, and go to
Add new Mailbox.
Once you have created your mailbox accessing your email is easy:
Your email will also support all common email clients and mobile devices. You will need the following details when adding your account:
|Incoming Mail Server||IMAP||imap.logicalview.co.uk||Port: 110||(SSL) Port 995|
|Outgoing Mail Server||SMTP||smtp.logicalview.co.uk||Port: 143||(SSL) 993|