In the Astral Hosting Web Site Control Panel, there is also a group of Advanced Instruments. They’re designed for cloud hosting clients that are experienced with controlling their hosting environment. Still, because of the easy–to–work–with interface of the Web Site Control Panel, they’re just straightforward to manage, even for rookies. In addition, we have introduced a wide range of descriptive how–to courses that will assist beginner customers quickly discover ways to take advantage of the software tools!

Hotlink Protection

Protect yourself from data transfer theft

When you make genuine content there is always somebody who will try to make use of devoid of your permission. It applies equally to written text and photographs. And here, the Hotlink Protection tool integrated into Astral Hosting’s Web Site Control Panel will surely help you. With only a click of the mouse, you’ll safeguard all visuals within your website by stopping other websites from linking to them.

By result of this, you will not only prevent people from using your photographs, but you will also ensure that you follow your monthly data traffic limitation.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automated generation of .htaccess files

By making use of the .htaccess file, you can quickly take control of your site – create redirections, create security password secured directories, etc. From the Astral Hosting Web Site Control Panel, it’s easy to develop unique .htaccess files employing our effective .htaccess Generator.

You do not need to know anything about .htaccess files so as to use Astral Hosting’s .htaccess Generator. Just select the adjustments you would like to produce employing the tool’s simple point–and–click interface and it is going to automatically create the necessary code on your behalf.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block out harmful IP addresses from your site

In the Astral Hosting Web Site Control Panel we’ve built in an incredibly useful tool that permits you to limit access to your sites by stopping unique IP addresses. When using the IP blocking tool, you are able to halt an IP address or, perhaps a full range of IPs from being able to view your site. To see which IP addresses produce the ’undesirable’ traffic to your website, you can check out the Stats Manager.

All IP addresses are impeded right away and then no one will have the ability to see or access your website from them anymore.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Change the PHP rules for one’s website

With all of the cloud hosting packs from Astral Hosting, you are given the option to choose the PHP build for use on your sites – coming from old PHP releases just like PHP 4 up to the newest stable editions. You can do that with merely a click of the mouse. All of the modifications are going to be implemented quickly. For each PHP version, you have access to the php.ini file for use on your website, in order to totally change the manner PHP works for you.

We supply a efficient interface, which lets you swiftly customize the most vital PHP settings. Anytime, you may as well go back to the normal adjustments so as to recover a backup.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Set automatic scheduled tasks

Inside the Astral Hosting Web Site Control Panel, we’ve made a straightforward and easy–to–use user interface for setting up fresh and handling active cron jobs – the Cronjob Manager. A cron job is actually an appointed job – often a script, that’s executed at pre–set periods of time. It can be a simple script for checking out whether your web site is on the web, a mailing script, a site efficiency record, etcetera.

You can easily configure take full advantage of cron jobs with all of Astral Hosting’s cloud hosting packages. For those who demand further cron jobs, you can obtain more as an upgrade.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Easy way to give protection to all your data

Password protection is a method to protect your website by way of a username and password to make sure that only selected individuals have access to it. For example, you may want security password protection in case you’re in the process of creating your website and don’t want the search engines or other individuals to see it before it is all set or if you wish to make a personal folder within your website with authorized entry.The Password Protection instrument bundled up at the Astral Hosting Web Site Control Panel will enable you to make it happen with simply a couple of mouse–clicks. You are the only one that knows the username and password necessary to sign in if you don’t share them with someone else.

The security password are going to be stored in a protected format, so not one person is able to see it or check it out. Only you, as the website owner are going to be permitted to change it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with a couple of clicks

If you want to promptly reroute your web site to a new webpage or some other website, you can do so with our URL Redirection instrument. It minimizes the need to set up PHP redirects or set up an .htaccess file. Just identify the location you want to point your domain towards and the software instrument will take care of what’s left. Your domain will be rerouted very quickly.

And, in case you have to stop the redirection and have your web site pointed to the original URL, that can be done with simply a mouse–click.

URL Redirection