I recently started using BANS on a HostGator reseller package. I must admit that my other host(shared) was much easier to use but did not offer a reseller options and I was limited to 25 MySQL /package and 100MB per databases. HostGator is unlimited on both counts but cost a little more for the non reseller account versus the my other host. The reseller package also offer much less monthly bandwidth than a shared hosting package. Of course, I was not using all of it anyway. For me, the reseller side is new and I wanted to share my strategy with you. First, I needed to pick a new domain name($15/year) for the "hosting" company. I did not want to use any of my other domains for that. Second, I used the default Reseller package for the hosting company with a blank page for now.(10MB space, 1MB/month) Third, I created( use Add packages in WHM) a simple hosting package(20MB space, 1GB/month) for my first BANS. I can modify it to feet my need later on. Edit: It's now 20MB of space to leave room for stats. Fourth, I used the same above package for my second BANS. Fifth, this is when I saw that eventually, upgrading BANS could take longer to do and be a pain. For each BANS, I would have to FTP to each domains and upload the upgrades. Edit: I will go with one package per bans. So, if I get disable because it had reach the monthly quota, only one domain will be affected and not the whole package. Plus, using Justin's method, I will save a lot of time when creating a BANS site. I just hope the software don't get updated to often. ;) That's in the WHM panel: After that, I will Create a New Account with that package for myself. In my case, it was by using my second BANS site. The rest is done using the cpanel of ban_0 So, I get this(FTP): .cpanel .trash .access-logs etc mail public_ftp public_html (ban_0 my initial BANS in the package is here) tmp www That's my strategy working with HostGator and BANS. What is yours? Got any tips to help others? Edit 1: I changed it with 1Account to hold 1 bans site.
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