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cpanel error after change user root

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by aldesha989, May 23, 2009.

  1. aldesha989

    aldesha989 Member

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    hello

    i have make change user root but i can not enter cpanel
    after change

    what i must do after change root user ?

    this way to change user root

    usermod -l new root
    groupmod -n new root
     
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    thewebhosting Well-Known Member

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    There is another command. Can you try using command sudo usermod -l <new name> root ?
     
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    yes but i'm allready enter server with root
     
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    any one can help me ?
     
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    no one can help me :(
     
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    thewebhosting Well-Known Member

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    I would say cPanelDavid to look into this matter!
     
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    cPanelDavidG Technical Product Specialist

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    Are you logging into WHM as user root?
     
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    i have change user root

    no user root in server i want enter the whm with new user
     
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    dave9000 Well-Known Member

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    Let me see if I am understanding this correct.

    You changed the user root to someotherusername and now you can not login with the new user ?

    I don't think you can do this and have cpanel/whm work correctly.
     
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    cPanelKenneth cPanel Development
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    This is not a scenario we support at this time.
     
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    Just to confirm: you're saying that only 'root' can log into WHM, right? There's no way to log into WHM as a user other than 'root'?

    Thanks, Ben
     
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    cPanelDavidG Technical Product Specialist

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    cPanel users with reseller privileges (reseller users) can login to WHM as well. Reseller users can be granted full access to WHM.

    However, WHM is not designed to accommodate root users (a user with root access to the server, not just full access to WHM) having a username other than "root" at this time.
     
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    cPanelKenneth cPanel Development
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    No. I am not saying that. I am saying we don't support changing the name of the root account. That is what this thread is about.
     
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    I Thank If you Support This Will Amek Agood Thnik With secirty
     
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