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How to create a cPanel account using WHM?

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cPanel/WHM divided the control panel into two sections. First, the end-user panel named it cPanel and administration panel, and the reseller panel named Web Host Manager, which is popularly known as WHM. So, to create a cPanel account, you need access to the WHM panel with the privilege to create a cPanel account. If you have so, learn, How to create a cPanel account using WHM?


1. First, login into WHM panel,

https://your-domain.com:2087https://IP-address: 2087 or https://server-hostname: 2087.

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2. Navigate to Account Functions → Click on Create a New Account or WHM Home → Create a New Account.

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3. Domain Information, enter the required information,

Domain: Enter the domain in a correct TLD format (Example: knownhost.com).

Username: Specify the username for the new cPanel.

Password & Re-type Password: Set the strongest password and re-type the password to confirm the password.

Strength: Strength is calculated based on how hard to guess the password you configured. You can use Password Generator to generate the strongest possible password.

Email: Enter the cPanel administrator email address on which you will password reset link and other communication emails regarding the cPanel account.

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4. Package, choose the package from the drop-down.

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5. Configure the remaining configuration as per the requirement. Before making any custom configuration, you must know what permission you are allocating to the cPanel user.

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6. Finally, click on Create.

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7. Congratultions! You have successfully created cPanel account using WHM.


Conclusion

Now that we’ve gone over how to create a cPanel account using WHM. End-user can login into cPanel using https://your-domain.com:2083 or https://IP-address: 2083 or https://server-hostname: 2083.

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