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Introduction

cPanel & WHM ships with a default list of Access Control Lists (ACLs). You can assign ACLs to WHM users in WHM's Edit Reseller Nameservers and Privileges interface ( Home >> Resellers >> Edit Reseller Nameservers and Privileges ). 

Available ACLs

Note:

In the tables below, the Feature Limit column lists the ACL's name in WHM's Edit Reseller Nameservers and Privileges interface (Home >> Resellers >> Edit Reseller Nameservers and Privileges). 

root  Privileges


ACLPrivilege typeFeature LimitDescription

all

n/a

n/a

The user possesses root-level privileges on the server.

 

Standard Privileges


ACLPrivilege typeFeature LimitDescription

news

cPanel Management

News Modification

The user can modify news in WHM's Modify cPanel & WHM News interface (Home >> cPanel >> Modify cPanel & WHM News).

list-accts

Account Information

List Accounts

The user can view the list of accounts on the server.

show-bandwidth

Account Information

View Account Bandwidth Usage

The user can view bandwidth usage statistics.

create-dns

DNS

Add

The user can add DNS zones.

kill-dns

DNS

Remove

The user can delete DNS zones.

park-dns

DNS

Park

The user can park DNS zones.

edit-dns

DNS

Edit

The user can edit DNS zones.

create-acct

Account Management

Create

The user can create cPanel accounts.

kill-acct

Account Management

Terminate

The user can delete the cPanel accounts that they own.

suspend-acct

Account Management

(Un)Suspend

The user can suspend and unsuspend cPanel accounts.

upgrade-account

Account Management

Upgrade/Downgrade

The user can modify an account's hosting plan (package).

ssl

Account Management

SSL Site Management

The user can modify SSL information for cPanel accounts.

ssl-buy

Account Management

SSL Certificate Purchase

The user can purchase SSL certificates.

ssl-gencrt

Account Management

SSL CSR/CRT Generator

The user can generate CSRs and SSL certificates.

edit-mx

Account Management

Edit MX Entries

The user can modify MX entries.

passwd

Account Management

Change Passwords

The user can modify cPanel account passwords.

mailcheck

Troubleshooting

Troubleshoot Mail Delivery

The user can access WHM's Mail Troubleshooter interface (Home >> Email >> Mail Troubleshooter).

add-pkg

Packages

Add/Remove

The user can create or delete hosting plans (packages).

edit-pkg

Packages

Edit

The user can modify existing hosting plans (packages).
thirdpartyThird Party ServicesManage Third Party ServicesThe user can manage third-party services on the server (for example, plugins or cPAddons).

 

Package Privileges


ACLPrivilege typeFeature LimitDescription

allow-addoncreate

Packages Creation

Allow Creation of Packages with Addon DomainsThe user can create packages that include addon domains.
allow-parkedcreatePackages CreationAllow Creation of Packages with Parked DomainsThe user can create packages that include parked domains (aliases).
add-pkg-ipPackages CreationAllow Creation of Packages with a Dedicated IPThe user can create packages that include a dedicated IP address.
add-pkg-shellPackages CreationAllow Creation of Packages with Shell AccessThe user can create packages that grant shell access.
allow-unlimited-pkgsPackages CreationAllow Creation of Packages with Unlimited Features (ie. unlimited pop accounts)The user can set an unlimited quota on one or more package settings.
allow-emaillimits-pkgsPackages CreationAllow Creation of Packages with non-default Email LimitsThe user can create packages with email quotas that are not the default quotas.
allow-unlimited-disk-pkgsPackages CreationAllow Creation of Packages with Unlimited DiskspaceThe user can create packages with an unlimited disk quota.
allow-unlimited-bw-pkgsPackages CreationAllow Creation of Packages with Unlimited BandwidthThe user can create packages with unlimited bandwidth.
disallow-shellAccountsPrevent Accounts from being created with shell accessThe user cannot create accounts that have shell access.
viewglobalpackagesPackage AccessAllow the reseller to use all global packages (global packages are any packages without a "_" in them)The user can use global packages during account creation.

 

Global Privileges


ACLPrivilege typeFeature LimitDescription

restart

Services

Restart ServicesThe user can restart services on the server.
resftpTroubleshootingResync FTP PasswordsThe user can access WHM's Synchronize FTP Passwords interface (Home >> cPanel >> Synchronize FTP Passwords).
statusServer InformationView Server StatusThe user can view WHM's Server Status interface (Home >> Server Status).
statsServer InformationView Server InformationThe user can view WHM's Server Information interface (Home >> Server Status >> Server Information).

 

Super Privileges


ACLPrivilege typeFeature LimitDescription

edit-account

Account Management

Account Modification

The user can modify accounts.

quotaAccount ManagementQuota ModificationThe user can modify account quotas.
demo-setupAccount ManagementTurn an account into a demo account.The user can enable demo mode for an account.
limit-bandwidthAccount ManagementBandwidth Limiting ModificationThe user can modify account bandwidth limits.
rearrange-acctsAdvanced Account ManagementRearrange AccountsThe user can rearrange accounts on the server, in order to free disk space.
clusteringClusteringDNS ClusteringThe user can configure DNS clusters.
locale-editLocalesAllow modification of existing locales and creation of new localesThe user can create and modify locales on the server.

 

Deprecated and removed ACLs


ACLFeature LimitDescription

res-cart

Reset Shopping Cart

The user can reset Interchange shopping carts.

Notes:

  • cPanel & WHM version 11.38 deprecated Interchange. 
  • cPanel & WHM version 11.46 removed this ACL and all other references to Interchange from the cPanel & WHM codebase. 
  • Do not use this ACL in cPanel & WHM version 11.38 and later. 
frontpageManage Microsoft® FrontPage Extensions

The user can modify account FrontPage settings.

Note:

cPanel & WHM ignores all Microsoft® FrontPage® settings and parameters if either of the following statements are true:

  • The server runs cPanel & WHM version 11.44 and FrontPage extensions are not installed on the server.
  • The server runs cPanel & WHM version 11.46 or later.