Is it possible to create a separate cPanel account for each subdomain?

You can create a separate cPanel account for each subdomain. It's also good if you want to restrict a developer from being able to access other sites within the same cPanel account.

Creating a separate cPanel account for each subdomain has its own benefits and disadvantages.

How to create a separate cPanel account for a subdomain?

Step 1: Login to your WHM panel.

Step 2: Navigate to List Accounts.

Step 3: Click on Create A New Account button.

Step 4: Enter your sub-domain name in the Domain field under the Domain Information sections.

Step 5: Enter Password, Email address, choose Package for the cPanel and click on Create button to create a cPanel account for the sub-domain.

Advantages for the separate cPanel account for the subdomain

Security: You can improve security by separating subdomains into separate cPanel accounts. It reduces the risk of affecting other subdomains within separate accounts if one subdomain is compromised.

Isolation: It provides independence and isolation for each subdomain to have its own cPanel account. Having separate cPanel accounts for each subdomain can be beneficial when you need to grant different individuals or teams control over specific subdomains without impacting others.

Disadvantages for the separate cPanel account for the subdomain

High Cost: It may be more expensive to create separate cPanel accounts for each subdomain. As you require separate cPanel for each sub-domain.

Complex to manage cPanel accounts: Managing multiple cPanel accounts can be a complex task If you have a large number of subdomains. It requires more effort to maintain and keep track of each account individually.

Note: To create separate cPanel accounts for the subdomains, it is essential to enable the Allow WHM users to create subdomains across accounts option in the WHM Tweak Settings. If this option is disabled, you will not be able to create individual cPanel accounts for subdomains.

Ultimately, the decision to create separate cPanel accounts for each subdomain depends on your specific needs.


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