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ramandeep
11-16-2005, 07:10 PM
I usually come across clients for web work those just know the username and passwords.But they dont know the paths for thier hosting control panel.

Is there any method for getting the paths of CP or to find out the server details like Windows,Linux or Unix ?

Creative Insanity
11-16-2005, 07:21 PM
The linux ones are :
On the server it will be something like (for apache)
/var/www/html/

But most (if not all) install sites into the home directory which is normaly
/home/user/

Umm the URL for the control Panel 9 times out of 10 is normaly
http://domain.com/cpanel ('http://domain.com/cpanel') or http://domain.com/cp ('http://domain.com/cp')

Failing that I am sure you can find what you want to know on the hosters site in the info about their plans.

ramandeep
11-16-2005, 07:33 PM
CI,
This is only for linux servers those are using Cpanel.
There are so many Plesk,Cpanel,Ensim,Helm...

some got paths like
www.mysite.com/admin
www.mysite.com/administrator
www.mysite.com/cpanel
www.mysite.com/CP

I dont knw how many more! :o
thats the problem!

Can we find out the hosting company for a particular domain or hosting type!
I think that will make a guess easy!

Creative Insanity
11-16-2005, 08:37 PM
If you know what the IP address or the URL is I can find out for you who the hoster is.

ramandeep
11-16-2005, 09:40 PM
Yeah CI,
Thats the way i found out after i striking my head in walls for some time.

domianname to IP-then IP to host and then finally found what the ELL where he was putting on :angry:
That client was with godaddy and we have lto ogin to CP from there site.Finally installed and configured Zencart for him.

And now having a Guinness Pint :D

Thanx for your support mate!

Creative Insanity
11-16-2005, 10:15 PM
hehe no bang the head, it hurts. LOL

Glad you sussed it out