10 Things Every Lunarpages Customer Should Know
From Lunarpages Web Hosting Wiki
The Lunarpages web hosting plans and packages do come with a lot of new tasks, and responsibilities. Some might be rather daunting, while others are for your own protection. We want to make sure every Lunarpages customer is informed about their web hosting plan, so they are ready to conquer any challenge that they might meet. So, with that in mind we wanted to put together a list of ten things that every customer with Lunarpages should know or be aware of.
- 1 Keep Your Contact Information Up To Date
- 2 Backup Your Hosting Account
- 3 Know Your E-Mail Account Usage Limits
- 4 File and Folder Permissions
- 5 How to Contact the Lunarpages Support Team
- 6 Suspended Account Issues
- 7 Keep Your Scripts Up To Date
- 8 Help Desk and Account Logins
- 9 Domain Transfers vs. Updating Nameservers
- 10 Lunarforums Are Not For Official Support
Keep Your Contact Information Up To Date
- Log into your Customer Account Page
All annual hosting accounts are renewed 14 days prior to the renewal date, and an account can be suspended 30 days after the renewal date and then ultimately deleted if we do not hear back from you.
Backup Your Hosting Account
We have several ways you can backup depending on your web hosting plan. You can check out these options on our post covering backups here on the wiki. Here are a few more links worth checking into:
Know Your E-Mail Account Usage Limits
File and Folder Permissions
Please note: This is aimed towards Linux-Based hosting customers on the Basic, Business, Reseller and Linux-based VPS and Dedicated hosting plans.
How to Contact the Lunarpages Support Team
Needing assistance? Here are several ways for you to get assistance with your hosting account from our support crew. We realize not every question is created equal so here are some helpful notes to make sure you make the best use of your time and ours when contacting us. If you are having a server side issue, you should contact our support team directly by:
This page from our wiki has all of our support methods documented.
If you feel the issue will require changes to your hosting account, please be sure to include your verification information. This should include the primary domain name, the account user name and the last four digits of the credit card on file for your account. If the account doesn't have a credit card on file, please submit the full name of the account holder, full billing address, the daytime phone number and the first and last character of the password on file for the account.
Do Not Submit Multiple Ticket for One Problem or Issue - When contacting support, please be sure to only submit one ticket per issue at a time. Please do not submit multiple tickets about the same problem. By sticking to one ticket per issue, you can help decrease your wait times.
Suspended Account Issues
Finding yourself with a suspended account can be one of the worst things around, however we will work with you so that we can get your issue resolved as quickly as possible. Due to the nature of suspended accounts (with the possibility that your account is infected with something bad or causing too much strain to the other Lunarpages customers) the response times for these types of situations are often longer. This is because our server administrators must review these situations to make sure whatever caused your account to get suspended will no longer be an issue.
For more information about suspended accounts, and what you should do, please check our FAQ below.
Keep Your Scripts Up To Date
The best place to check to see if a script had an update, would be via Softaculous or from the script's official web site.
Help Desk and Account Logins
Please be aware that your help desk login user name and password and your hosting account user name and password are not related. If you have not signed up for our help desk yet, you can do so here:
If you send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org before signing up for a help desk account a user account is automatically created based on your e-mail address. If you wish to use the same login information for your help desk login and your hosting account login, make sure you use the same user name and password when you are registering your help desk account.
Domain Transfers vs. Updating Nameservers
Updating nameservers are not automatic. If you have your domain registered at another Registrar and you wish to have your domain registration transferred here, so that Lunarpages is your Registrar, you must contact us to request this. If you keep your domain name registration with another company, you have to login to their system and update your nameservers so they reflect the nameservers used with your web hosting account.
Lunarforums Are Not For Official Support
The Lunarforums, our community-powered message boards, are not to be used for official support. The forums are there for questions and issues more related to the web development side of things, but they can not assist you with server side issues.
Double posting your problems to both the Help Desk and the Lunarforums will not get your situation dealt with any quicker. All Help Desk tickets are dealt with from top to bottom, from the oldest one in the desk first, and down from there.
Need Help? - Lunarpages is always here to assist you around the clock, 24/7, 365 days a year. Our team of over 120 professionals are at your beck and call, whenever you might need it. For more information on how and when to contact support, or if you need assistance with any of these ten things, check out this post: