Managing Accounts

By | March 18, 2013

How to Manage Accounts?

Account Functions is the most useful feature of WHM section, where management of actual hosting accounts takes place.

Here we have described each functions briefly, you can go through it one by one:

Accounts sections include the following functions mentioned below:

Creating New Account – it helps in creating new hosting accounts,

Force Password Change – permits you to force any cPanel user for changing their password;

Limit Bandwidth Usage – helps you in changing the bandwidth limit of a cPanel user;

Modify an Account –Inway Hosting helps you in changing the existing hosting accounts.

Modify Suspended Account Page – it is same as Web Template Editor, you can find more details below:

Password Modification – permits you to change password of cPanel of any of your users;

Quota Modification – helps you in changing the disk space limit of a cPanel user.

Skeleton Directory – is /home/yourcpaneluser/cpanel3-skel/public_html, where yourcpaneluser represents your actual cPanel reseller username; you can use skeleton directory to put the same file(s) into every new account’s public_html directory at the time of creating a new account; We provide Email Hosting India

Suspended/Unsuspended Account – Hosting account can be suspended or unsuspended from here.

Terminating an Account – this function helps you can terminate/delete a hosting account.

Upgrade/Downgrade an Account – it permits you to modify the package for an account;

Web Template Editor – is a tool which helps in creating a template pages that  becomes visible to anyone who will load the site, which has not been configured yet, or suspended, or has been moved, or having some connectivity issues; We provide reseller hosting india

For creating a new Hosting account, click on Create a New account. You will be redirected to the page, where you have to fill the details for creating a new account – username, password, domain, email, package, locale, theme, DNS and mail routing settings:


Most of its functions are self explained, but there are also some important points you must remember:

  • Maximum length of username will be 8 characters, cPanel picks the first 8 characters from domain name and use it as username, it can be changed to some extent but the length of username cannot be changed.
  • Click on Select options manually, and set the custom resource function of the account like bandwidth, disk space quota etc… And save the settings as a separate cPanel Package.
  • Click on DNS Setting if you want to configure the account for using server name fixed at domain registrar instead of using local server name of the VPS.
  • Mail Routing settings helps you in managing the Mail accounts – Locally ( by using mail server on VPS) , as a back up( accepts mails and holds till minor mail server becomes active) and Remote exchanger( here the emails will not be accepted at local level and sent to the lowest MX record  accessible for domain). Mail server Detection is an automatic function, which will work only if MX records for the domain will get resolved correctly

Click on Create button located at the bottom of the screen, if you want to create new hosting account. If the details are correct, new account will be created successfully and you can see the summary of new account info:


Click on the option of List accounts located at the Account Information segment of left column, to check the available accounts on your VPS section. In this segment, you can identify and make a list of all parked domains, sub domains, suspended accounts and accounts over quota. This tool will help you in searching through your accounts and helps you in analysing the bandwidth and its usage of the accounts on the server.

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