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Important cPanel/WHM & Config files

Listed below are important cPanel/WHM & Config files:

  • /etc/vfilters/domainname - Email filters are set here

  • /etc/userdomains - All domains are listed here (addons, parked,subdomains along with their usernames)

  • /etc/cpbackup-userskip.conf - To exclude users from backups

  • /etc/resolv.conf - Resolvers configuration file (WHM -> Networking Setup -> Resolver Configuration)

  • /etc/nameserverips - Name Servers for DNS service (WHM -> DNS Functions -> Nameserver IPs)

  • /var/cpanel/resellers - Permissions for Resellers while using addpkg script

  • /etc/chkserv.d - All the services managed by Chkservd are stored here as files (WHM -> Service Configuration -> Service Manager)

  • /etc/ipaddrpool - Lists the free IP addresses on your server

  • /etc/domainips - Dedicated IP addresses assigned to domains

  • /etc/ips - Lists IP addresses on the server (WHM -> IP Functions -> Show IP Address Usage)

  • /etc/wwwacct.conf - Account creation defaults file in WHM (Basic cPanel/WHM Setup)

  • /etc/cpupdate.conf - Update configuration file for cPanel/WHM, Packages installed by cPanel/WHM & Operating System, SpamAssasin rules

  • /etc/cpbackup.conf - Backup configuration file

  • /var/run/chkservd - WHM -> Server Status -> Service Status

  • /var/log/dcpumon - Top log process

  • /root/cpanel3-skel - Skeleton directory

  • /var/spool/exim/msglog - Email message logs

  • /var/spool/cron - Cron jobs are stored here for all users

  • /var/cpanel/users - cPanel user file that defines account settings

  • /var/cpanel/users.cache - User cache files that are read by cPanel

  • /var/cpanel/cpanel.config - cPanel configuration file (WHM -> Server Configuration -> Tweak Settings)

  • /var/cpanel/userdata - Defines parked, addon, subdomains as well as VirtualHost

  • /var/cpanel/logs - Transfer logs

  • /var/cpanel/easy/apache - EasyApache build files/profile

  • /var/cpanel/userhomes - Session home for cPanel, Horde, Roundcube, phpmyadmin

  • /var/cpanel/serviceauth - chkservd service authentication data

  • /var/cpanel/updatelogs - upcp Daily logs

  • /var/cpanel/horde - Directory which stores Horde Version, Backups and Logs files

  • /var/cpanel/roundcube - Directory which stores RoundCube Version, Backups and Logs files

  • /var/cpanel/squirrelmail - Squirrelmail version file is stored here

  • /var/cpanel/cpanelsync - DNS Clustering files

  • /var/cpanel/bandwidth - This directory includes .rrd files of domains

  • /var/cpanel/<reseller_username>.accts - Reseller account file

  • /var/cpanel/packages - Hosting packages configuration files are stored here

  • /var/cpanel/root.accts - root owned domains are listed in this file

  • /var/cpanel/suspended - All suspended accounts are listed here

  • /var/cpanel/users - cPanel users file (user account configurations such as - theme, bwlimit, addon, parked, sub-domains, etc.)

  • /var/cpanel/zonetemplates - DNS Zone template files are stored here


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