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(Home >> Account Functions >> Manage Account Suspension)
This feature allows you to suspend cPanel accounts. Generally, this is done to temporarily disable delinquent accounts.
When an account is suspended, the website will not be accessible via the Internet; instead, visitors will see a page stating that the account was suspended. (You can edit this page with the Web Template Editor feature.) If the user has been granted shell access, this privilege will also be revoked when the account is suspended.
The list is comprised of all accounts that are on your server. It lists active, unsuspended accounts in white and suspended accounts in red. In the example below,
example1.com is suspended.
To suspend an account, perform the following steps:
Suspension and bandwidth limiting are two separate functions. Sometimes one is mistaken for the other. For more information, read our Account Suspension Versus Bandwidth Limiting and Account Termination documentation.
.htaccessfiles to redirect incoming web traffic to an Account Suspended page. If you disable
.htaccessfiles, visitors to the website are still able to access the website's content.