How to create a new/seccond root user login/account in cPanel

How to create a new/seccond root user login/account in cPanel

In this tutorial we will explain how to create a new/second root user login/account in cPanel. Creating a new/second root user login/account in cPanel is pretty easy. All you need to have is a WHM access. As a first step you will need to log in to WHM. The URL that you need to enter in your web browser is usually:
https://your_IP_address:2087 and you will be presented with the following login screen:

How to create a new/seccond root user login/account in cPanel

 

Once you log in you will need to create a regular user (cPanel) account in WHM. To do that type “create a new account” in the search filed located at the top left corner:

How to create a new/seccond root user login/account in cPanel

 

and click on “Create a New Account” located under “Account Functions

How to create a new/seccond root user login/account in cPanel

 

On the next screen fill up all the info for the new user and click on the “Create” button.

How to create a new/seccond root user login/account in cPanel

 

This will create the new user. (in this tutorial we name it vpsineu, but you can use any username you want)

Now, once the user is created, in the search filed located at the top left corner type “reseller center“:

How to create a new/seccond root user login/account in cPanel

 

And click on the “Reseller Center” link located under “Resellers

How to create a new/seccond root user login/account in cPanel

 

On the next screen from the “Add Reseller Privileges” drop down select the new created user (vpsineu in our case) and click OK:

How to create a new/seccond root user login/account in cPanel

 

Next, in the search field type “reseller“:

How to create a new/seccond root user login/account in cPanel
 
and from the menu list click on the “Edit Reseller Nameservers and Privileges” link:
How to create a new/seccond root user login/account in cPanel

 

Once you click the “Edit Reseller Nameservers and Privileges” link on the right side on the screen select the new created account (in our case vpsineu) and click the “Submit” button:

How to create a new/seccond root user login/account in cPanel
 
And you will be brought to a page where you can set up permissions. Here, find the “Root Access” part and click on the “Add All” button:

How to create a new/seccond root user login/account in cPanel

 

Once the “All Features (Warning: total and complete access)” is selected click on the “Save All Settings” button.

How to create a new/seccond root user login/account in cPanel

That’s it. Now the new created user has full ROOT access to WHM/cPanel.


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