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Accessing new CPanel account with its Dedicated IP

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Chris Rose, Aug 26, 2015.

  1. Chris Rose

    Chris Rose Member

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    Hi All,

    I have had a look in the forum but not found an answer to what i'm trying to solve.

    I have the latest version of WHM 11.50 on a new server. With a range of IP's ready for hosting dedicated websites.

    I have created a new account (with a dedicated IP) but when I try and access the website using the dedicated IP (eg http://xx.xx.xx.xx/), I get the cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi page. However If I append /~accountname I can see the web page.

    On a previous server I have had, I was able to set up a new account (with dedicated IP) and view it by going to the IP directly. Im assuming this is a piece of config which has not been set up correctly on my WHM install.

    Could someone please help explain what I need to do to enable this? The server providers are saying it is not possible in the latest version of WHM (which cant be true surely!?)

    Thanks,
    Chris
     
  2. cPanelMichael

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    Hello :)

    Is this IP address configured as the main shared IP address of the server? If not, try rebuilding the Apache configuration file via:

    Code:
    /scripts/rebuildhttpdconf
    Thank you.
     
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