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WHM: Create a new cPanel Account

cPanel and WHM work hand in hand to make your clients’ websites accessible to their visitors. Now that your server and its services are all set up and ready for use, let’s find out how manage cPanel accounts. The steps below are using WHM 58.0. While the interface may be different, button placement and general…

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WHM: How to Access cPanel Accounts

  WHM allows you to access cPanel accounts, from the end-user perspective, without needing to know your clients’ login information. 1) Find the Account Information section. 2) Go to List Accounts. 3) Next to every account’s domain name, you’ll see the cPanel logo. Clicking on this icon will take you to the account’s cPanel. Here…

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WHM: List of all the Accounts over their disk Quotas

  Occasionally, some of your accounts will go over their disk quotas. WHM allows you to view a list of all accounts currently over their quotas. 1) Find Account Information in the menu. 2) Click Show Accounts over Quota. As you can see, one of our accounts is over its quota. Note that by default,…

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WHM: Change an account’s bandwidth limit

  In addition to a hard drive quota, a cPanel account has assigned to it a monthly bandwidth limit. 1) To change an account’s bandwidth limit, find the Account Functions. 2) Select Limit Bandwidth Usage from the menu. 3) Choose an account by selecting its domain or user from the lists. 4) Click Limit. 5)…

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WHM: Suspend or unsuspend an account

  You’ll probably need to suspend an account for some reason at some point in the future. Accounts can also be suspended automatically due to bandwidth overage. In this tutorial, you’ll see how to suspend and unsuspend an account in WHM. 1) Go to Account Functions. 2) Click the Suspend/ Unsuspend an Account link. 3) Choose…

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WHM: Terminate and permanently delete an account

  If you no longer wish for an account to reside on your server, you can terminate the account. Be warned that this will permanently delete the account from the server, so this action cannot be undone. 1) Start by navigating to the Account Functions. 2) Then go to Terminate an Account. 3) Select an…

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WHM: Manage Feature Lists

  Many of the features that can be assigned to a cPanel account are stored by WHM in Feature Lists, which allow you to enable or disable whatever features you want. Once created, a list can be assigned to a Package and then chosen when creating a cPanel account. 1) To manage feature lists, go to…

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WHM: Manage account packages

  Packages in WHM allow you to save your hosting plans for re-use by accounts in the future. When creating an account, you’re given the option of saving the account’s features to a new package. You can also create packages elsewhere in WHM. This tutorial will show you how to do that, as well as…

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WHM: Choose a different package for an account

  Switching an account to a different package in WHM is easy, but it may be hard for you to find the link in the menu since it’s not named as you might think. WHM refers to a package change as an Upgrade or Downgrade. 1) Locate the Account Functions menu. 2) Click Upgrade/ Downgrade…

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WHM: Alter an account’s contact e-mail address

  Keeping your clients’ contact information up to date is important, just in case you need to contact them. There are two ways to change an account’s contact e-mail address in WHM. 1) Both are on the List Accounts page, under Account Information. 2) For the first method, hover over the account’s row. 3) Click the…

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