• Login to WHM
  • Select ‘Modify Account’
  • Select the account to change, and click ‘Modify’
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page where it shows Shell Access check box. Click the checkbox. – Save the changes

Enable SSH access through the command line

It can sometimes be easier to enable SSH access for a cPanel account directly from the command line…

whmapi1 modifyacct user=$USER HASSHELL=true

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