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Cpanel /home directory

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Stryke_the_Orc, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. Stryke_the_Orc

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    Hello all,

    My client is in the process of switching hosting providers and I've got everything set up as I have in the past, this time however, the hosting company is saying that the site must be in the /root directory of the file system. Normally this wouldn't be a problem, but the way the server is set up, I have the typical /root, a directory called root (this is where they're telling me to put everything) and after the installation of cpanel, a /home directory that cpanel uses. So my question is, can I point cpanel to the second /root directory rather than /home, and which configuration should I change? (I'm not nearly familiar enough with cpanel yet to attempt this without asking someone with significantly more experience and knowledge yet)

    I appreciate the time and your responses!

    Thanks!
     
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    This information is not accurate. All cPanel accounts are created in /home/

    Once you've got your server properly configured and secured, and created your Packages and Features, you create an account, and give it that Package. That account is created in the /home/ directory. cPanel expects to find it there too, for everything to operate as expected.
     
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