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Multiple WHM users for all domains

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Mike_ACC, Nov 22, 2015.

  1. Mike_ACC

    Mike_ACC Member

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    I have read a number of similar threads such as Multiple users in cPanel and Multiple Root users and vpsineu.com/blog/how-to-create-a-newseccond-root-user-loginaccount-in-cpanel/

    I am probably being more dense than a very dense thing - and have tried to set this up by following those threads.

    My scenario is that I have a VPS which is running WHM and cPanel. There are maybe 6 domains on this. I have 2 developers and a couple of managers all of whom should have access to all of these. I started to follow the "have several resellers and give each reseller root access" workround until I tripped up on the "only one domain per account".

    I then read more docs and found How to Create a WHM Reseller Without An Associated Domain - cPanel Knowledge Base - cPanel Documentation so here are a couple of qs

    1. would this allow me to have several users who can "do everything" in WHM and cPanel across all the 6 domains we have?

    2. If not, what am I not seeing? All the domains are "mine" (there are various development environments under variousprefixes.domainname1.tld1 and also under variousprefixes.domainname2.tld2 ) and several people responsible for the environments and the host. It seems that WHM can, however, only have one rootuser per domain. If this is the case, do I just share the root credentials with the dev team?

    If there is a tutorial or guide to this, sorry for trespassing on bandwidth but would appreciate a link to it.

    Thanks
     
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    to add a separate full administrator for WHM form shell

    useradd username
    passwd username

    edit the file /var/cpanel/resellers and add

    username:all

    done
     
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    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Hello :)

    Yes, this is possible. What reseller privileges are you granting to the resellers?

    Thank you.
     
  4. Mike_ACC

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    Hello, the "resellers" are, in this case, our dev team leaders. So they need access to the whole thing. It's an alternate to sharing the root password between us. Can I do this from within WHM or do I need to do the shell thing as suggested by dalem? Sorry for the low level of knowledge but I am new to this. Thanks.
     
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    Thanks for that clarity and the link - has worked fine, thank you.
     
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