Automated provisioning of VMs (Virtual Machines) has become the necessity of the hour for web hosts who provide virtualization solutions, to improve the speed and efficiency of order processing.
oVirt is a popular virtualization platform that comes with a management interface of its own. The oVirt engine admin web interface in it provides system administrators with a GUI to easily create and edit VPS. (more…)
Software upgrades form an indispensable part of any server management process. From new feature additions to advanced security updates, a software upgrade provides a lot of advantages.
WHMCS is the most commonly used billing and customer account management software in hosting business. Upgrading WHMCS for our customers is a common task we perform as a part of our Hosting support services. (more…)
Many web hosting companies use a single interface such as WHMCS to manage support, billing, account, domain management, etc.
Our Dedicated Server Engineers support several web hosts that use WHMCS to manage accounts. Some of these companies use oVirt to sell VPS services.
These customers found it difficult to provision, monitor and manage customer VMs through WHMCS. This post is about how we resolved that requirement. (more…)
WHMCS is an awesome piece of software, and already a hot favorite of web hosting companies. The features it provides are more than sufficient for an average host to run his business. However, the environment of each host is unique in terms of market, vendors, and operation methods. This diversity often calls for customization of the WHMCS installation. For a web host which employs an experienced developer/company, this would be an simple task.
However, for a company completely new to WHMCS, this can be a conundrum. A common gripe among novice developers is the lack of detailed documentation on create API entensions to WHMCS. With this article I hope to reach out to those hosts who are stuck with a WHMCS API customization issue.