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WHM cannot login as Root

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by r557, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. r557

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    Trying to troubleshoot, why i suddenly cannot login as root on WHM server.

    I am able to login under a different SSH account, so i have access to the terminal on the box. Should I try changing the password, or, is there something else related to WHM that may be preventing the login. I was on earlier this morning, so the login credentials i have should be correct.

    I saw some other threads related to CPHulk... Is this normally the culprit?
     
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    yes, its always the cphulk, seems like server is hammered via brute force attacks...

    you can always whitelist a static ip and use this one to get in...
     
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    cphulk was the culprit. I got my provider to assist and this time i remembered to whitelist my ip address.
     
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    Hello :)

    I am happy to see you were able to resolve the issue. Thank you for updating us with the outcome.
     
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