How to Set Up a WHM Reseller without a Related Domain

August 2, 2023 / WHM

This guide explains how to set up a WHM reseller without a related domain. A cPanel account owner who also sells cPanel accounts to other customers is known as a reseller.

Let us follow the steps:

  1. Log in to your server using SSH.
  2. To create a new user, execute the following command-
    adduser username 
  3. Set the password for the new user using the following command-
    passwd username 
  4. Which users are resellers and what permissions they have specified in the /var/cpanel/resellers file. Run the following command to list the user in the WHM interface and create an entry in the resellers file giving the user total permissions-
    echo “username:all” /var/cpanel/resellers
  5. Now, log in to WHM.
  6. Select “Resellers” option.
  7. Click on the “Edit Reseller Nameservers and Privileges” sub-option.
    Edit Reseller Nameservers and Privileges
  8. Select the username.
    Select username
  9. Click on the “Submit” button.
  10. To provide a user the needed permissions, tick the appropriate boxes.
  11. Click on the “Save” button.
    Save Settings

This way, you can set up a WHM reseller without a related domain. Hope you liked our article. For more information, visit our KB section regularly.

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