How to create a new account in WHM?
In this blog we are going learn how to create a n account in WHM. This will help secure your server from hackers who try to guess your root password. So how will you log in this root? Well! The only use what we call wheel user which is allowed to promote itself to root in a shell. We will also set your server who requires Secure Connections to the cPanel and WHM interface.
Follow the below steps:
Step 1 – Let’s go ahead and login to WHM.
Step 2 – Here we are in the WHM interface.
Step 3 – First we will create a user that we can use as a wheel user. Scroll down to “Account Functions” and click “create a new account”.
Step 4 – A create a new account will appear. We are going in this interface in more detail in another blog. I will create a user wheeluser. com and a dummy domain wheeluser. com. Then I will enter a password and confirm that password. The strength bar indicates relative strength of the password to have a system to generate a secure password for you. Click “Generate Password”. Then enter an email address.
Step 5 – Then leave the rest alone. Scroll down and click “Create”. The system will create the account. A confirmation message will appear.
Conclusion: You have successfully created a new account.