How To Create A cPanel Account In WHM?

You can create a cPanel account in WHM(Web Host Manager) from resellers and root user to provide individual cPanel login access to end users. With a reseller account, you get WHM access with limited privileges, whereas with root access, you get WHM access with full privileges.

Steps to create a cPanel account in WHM.

  1. Login to the WHM panel as the root user.
  2. NOTE: Please Create a Package before creating a cPanel account. We have assumed that the package already exists in the WHM panel.

  3. Under the Account Functions section, click on Create a New Account.
    whm new cpanel account
  4. To create a cPanel account, you need to provide the information listed below.
    • Domain Information
    • whm cpanel domain info

    • Package & Settings
    • whm cpanel setting

      • Choose A Package: Select a hosting package that you want to assign to this account.
      • Select Options Manually: You can also assign all the resources manually.
      • CGI Access: Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is an interface specification that allows web servers to run an external program to process HTTP/S user requests.
      • cPanel Theme: Select the cPanel theme you want to assign to this account.
      • Locale: Select the language for this cPanel account.
      • Enable Apache SpamAssassin: Allows SpamAssassin access to the account to check whether the mail is spam or not.
      • Enable Spam Box: Saves Spam emails in a folder.
    • Mail Routing Settings
    • whm cpanel mail routing

      • Automatically Detect Configuration: cPanel will detect and choose the most suitable configuration according to the MX records you have set.
      • Local Mail Exchanger: Enabe this to use the local mail service.
      • Remote Mail Exchanger: Enabe this to use external email services like Gmail, Live, etc.
    • DNS Settings: It will display the DNS setting of your cPanel account.
    • whm cpanel dns setting

  5. Click the Create button at the end of the page to create the cpanel user.
    whm cpanel create account

That’s it! A new cPanel account is created in the WHM panel.

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