Please whitelist cPanel in your adblocker so that you’re able to see our version release promotions, thanks!

The Community Forums

Interact with an entire community of cPanel & WHM users!
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

SOLVED Using OVH Failover IP's

Discussion in 'Bind / DNS / Nameserver Issues' started by PymeR3, Dec 15, 2016.

Tags:
  1. PymeR3

    PymeR3 Registered

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2016
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Location:
    Madrid
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
    Good morning!
    I'm going to purchase a new WHM license for a new dedicated. The dedicated will be an OVH (So You Start) machine.

    In order to set the IP of my new cPanel/WHM license, can I use a Failover IP instead of main machine IP?

    Thank you!
     
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2011
    Messages:
    38,658
    Likes Received:
    1,425
    Trophy Points:
    363
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
    Hello,

    You should use the IP address the server uses when making outgoing connections. You can use either of these commands to determine which IP address that is:

    Code:
    curl -L http://cpanel.net/showip.cgi
    lynx -dump http://cpanel.net/showip.cgi
    Thanks!
     
  3. PymeR3

    PymeR3 Registered

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2016
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    1
    Location:
    Madrid
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
    Hi!

    So, the IP address the server uses when making outgoing connections is always the main IP server? I can configure WHM to make outgoing conexions with a IP failover?

    Thanks!
     
  4. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2011
    Messages:
    38,658
    Likes Received:
    1,425
    Trophy Points:
    363
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
    It's not necessarily the main server IP address, however it is the IP address that should be used for licensing purposes. Configuring the IP address used for outgoing connections depends on the version of CentOS installed, however the following third-party URL should help:

    how do i change outgoing ip address for server centos

    Thank you.
     
Loading...

Share This Page