How to Access cPanel & WHM Services

How to access cPanel

 

Note:

  • Your domain's DNS information must propagate before you can access cPanel with your domain name. If you cannot access the cPanel interface with your domain name, use your domain's IP address. 

 

 

To access cPanel, perform the following steps:

  1. Enter one of the following URLs in your preferred browser:

    • https://192.168.0.1:2083 — This URL allows you to access cPanel over an encrypted connection with your IP address.
    • https://example.com:2083 — This URL allows you to access cPanel over an encrypted connection with your domain name.
    • http://192.168.0.1:2082 — This URL allows you to access cPanel over an unencrypted connection with your IP address.
    • http://example.com:2082 — This URL allows you to access cPanel over an unencrypted connection with your domain name.
  2. Enter your cPanel username in the Username text box.
  3. Enter your password in the Password text box.
  4. Click Log in.

cPanel's Home interface will appear.

How to access WHM

To access WHM, perform the following steps:

  1. Enter one of the following URLs in your preferred browser:
    • https://192.168.0.1:2087 — This URL allows you to access WHM over an encrypted connection with your IP address.
    • https://example.com:2087 — This URL allows you to access WHM over an encrypted connection with your domain name.
    • http://192.168.0.1:2086 — This URL allows you to access WHM over an unencrypted connection with your IP address.
    • http://example.com:2086 — This URL allows you to access WHM over an unencrypted connection with your domain name.
  2. Enter your WHM username in the Username text box.
  3. Enter your password in the Password text box.
  4. Click Log in.

How to access Webmail

Access webmail from the cPanel interface

To access Webmail from the cPanel interface, either click the Webmail icon in the Mail section of the cPanel Home interface, or perform the following steps:

  1. Navigate to cPanel's Email Accounts interface (Home >> Mail >> Email Accounts).
  2. Click More in the row that corresponds to the email account for which you wish to access Webmail.
  3. Select Access Webmail.
  4. Enter the password for the selected email account, and click Log In.
  5. Click the logo or the Read Mail Using link for your preferred webmail application. The interface for your chosen webmail application will appear. 
    • If you are not sure which webmail application you should use, read our Which Webmail Application Should I Choose? documentation.
    • Click Enable AutoLoad if you want the chosen webmail application to load automatically the next time that you access Webmail.
  6. The webmail client will retrieve and display all of your email account's read and unread messages.

Access webmail directly

To access webmail directly from your web browser, perform the following steps:

  1. Enter one of the following URLs:
    • https://192.168.0.1:2096 — This URL allows you to access your Webmail over an encrypted connection with your IP address.
    • https://example.com:2096 — This URL allows you to access your Webmail over an encrypted connection with your domain name.
    • http://192.168.0.1:2095 — This URL allows you to access your Webmail over an unencrypted connection with your IP address.
    • http://example.com:2095 — This URL allows you to access your Webmail over an unencrypted connection with your domain name.
  2. Enter the email address (for example, user@example.com) and password.
  3. Click Log In.
  4. Click the logo or the Read Mail Using link for your preferred webmail application.The interface for your chosen webmail application will appear.
    • If you are not sure which webmail application you should use, read our Which Webmail Application Should I Choose? documentation.
    • Click Enable AutoLoad if you want the chosen webmail application to load automatically the next time that you access Webmail.
  5. The webmail client will retrieve and display all of your email account's read and unread messages.

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