cPanel & WHM 11.28 is almost here!

The newest version of cPanel & WHM will include a number of new features and some important improvements to existing features. We anticipate publishing to the product tiers on the following dates:

CURRENT, October 20, 2010
RELEASE,  November 8, 2010
STABLE,  December 6, 2010
DNSONLY, November 29, 2010

More information about cPanel version 11.28 is available at the following locations:

Feature Overview

Improved Security
We have added some important security features in 11.28. System administrators can now:

  • Set a maximum password age.
  • Require users from unrecognized IP addresses to answer security questions before they access cPanel, WHM, and webmail.

Want to learn more? Download the white paper: http://www.cpanel.net/secpolicy.pdf

Database Mapping
Prior to cPanel & WHM 11.28, databases and database users were prefixed with the database owner’s cPanel user name. The latest version of cPanel & WHM allows system administrators to disable this naming convention, providing greater flexibility to you and your clients. This change:

  • Simplifies migration from other control panels
  • Improves use of remote database servers
  • Lays a foundation for future improvements to database service enhancements.

Want to learn more? Download the white paper: http://go.cpanel.net/dbmappdf

Horde Groupware Webmail Edition
We have added support for the new Horde Groupware Webmail Edition in cPanel & WHM 11.28. Learn more at the Horde Groupware webmail site: http://www.horde.org/webmail/

Custom Webmail Applications
Want to use your own webmail applications? System administrators and server owners can now provide access to third-party and custom webmail applications, right from the WHM interface. Want to learn more? Visit the feature documentation: http://go.cpanel.net/intwebmail

Resource Locking for Web Disk
cPanel & WHM 11.28 now provides resource locking support for the web disk (WebDAV) feature. This means we support more WebDAV clients. Now, you can choose the client that’s right for you, while preventing data loss by using a locking-compatible client.

Redesigned WHM interfaces
We have given a facelift to a number of WHM interfaces. The updated interfaces include:

  • Tweak Settings
  • Exim Configuration Editor
  • Basic cPanel/WHM Setup

Each of these interfaces now features tabs that divide settings into categories, warnings when invalid data is entered, and a search field to make finding items in the lists a snap.

Product Release Information
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