There are various reasons to access the system console. To access the System Console, you must be logged into WHM. If you have not logged in before, please see: Logging into WHM.
Once logged in:
- Login to WHM.
- In the Search box on the left-side panel, locate and expand the Server Configuration section and select Terminal from the list.
- The first time you access the terminal, you will see a warning stating:
Warning Exercise extreme caution if you use this interface. Misuse of command line tools can destroy data or even render your server unusable.
- Click the button labeled I understand and want to proceed to continue. A terminal will then open.
- Congratulations, you can begin using Linux commands to manage your server.
Warning: Commands that you enter in this interface can render your server inoperable. We strongly recommend that only users with command-line experience use this feature.
Recommended Help Content
This article will explain how-to enable FTP on a newly provisioned VPS or Dedicated cPanel server. Since FTP is an unsecured connection point to the server, cPanel has it disabled by default in version 11.86 or prior.
This article will explain how to configure your dedicated or VPS server to use the new (non legacy) backup system.
How to quickly grant sudo access from the control panel
Related Help Content
How to edit PHP Configuration --- VPS or Dedicated
This article will explain how to view the email logs on a Dedicated or VPS server. This may be usefull if you are experiencing trouble with your email.
VPS and Dedicated customers with servers running the CentOS 6 operating system will not be able to upgrade cPanel past version 86. The cPanel team will still support CentOS 6 with cPanel 86 until March 31st, 2021.
How to protect your Dedicated Server using cPHulk
How to assign a dedicated IP to a domain on a dedicated server.
This article explains the proper procedure for requesting an OS Reload.
How to fix inaccessible backups on Dedicated or VPS servers due to backup size.
To help with transferring of accounts from other servers to your account.