Knowledgebase: Linux VPS
Login to WHM cPanel as root
Posted by Chris (Netcetera) on 17 July 2018 01:54 PM

If you have ordered a cPanel control panel VPS you will need to enable the root login to be able access the WEB GUI.

  1. login to the server via SSH using your Public Key
  2. Type sudo su
  3. Type passwd
  4. Enter a new root password

To log in to WHM, perform the following steps:

  1. Navigate to the following location in your browser: https://yourip:2087
  2. Enter the username root in the Username text box.
  3. Enter your root password in the Password text box.
  4. Click Log in.
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