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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by edenent, Oct 3, 2016.

  1. edenent

    edenent Member

    Jul 2, 2009
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    Can cPanel have a public and internal ip setup. I know about 1:1 Nat but that's not what im looking for.

    Our WHM has 2 IP address straight out to the public on NIC 1 in a dual Intel NIC system. 2nd NIC id like to enable and hook into our local network so WHM/cPanel server has access to local system's mainly our SAN for backups. SAN has no outside access.

    So I guess my question is if I enable the 2nd NIC and give it a local address, is it going to mess with our cPanel install at all?

    If it can be what steps do I need to take to ensure that cPanel see's the local address but doesn't try to use it for anything.
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    Apr 11, 2011
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    This should not result in any problems. You can reserve the IP address for cPanel and Apache via:

    "WHM Home » IP Functions » Show/Edit Reserved IPs"
    "WHM Home » Service Configuration » Apache Configuration » Reserved IPs Editor"

    Thank you.
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