How to access WHM panel without root password?

The whmapi1 command allows you to access the WHM panel without the root password. However, you must have root access to the server through SSH.

Kindly follow the below-mentioned steps to access the WHM panel without the root password using the whmapi1 command.

Step 1: SSH into your server as the root user.

Step 2: Run the below command to create a temporary session:

whmapi1 create_user_session user=root service=whostmgrd

It creates a temporary root WHM session and returns a URL for accessing the WHM panel.

https://23.239.XXX.XXX:2087/cpsess4155292471/login/?session=root%3ahKNoudPFV3Ddwl3k%3acreate_user_session%2cbbbbe1810dd39ad8dc30568a51744100

Step 3: To access WHM, copy and paste the URL into the browser. By using this method, you don't need to enter your password to access WHM.

It is a one-time session for accessing WHM.

That's all. You can follow the steps mentioned in this article to access the WHM panel without the root password.


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