How to Check the Version of cPanel / WHM

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Pre-Flight Check

  • These instructions are intended specifically for checking your version of cPanel or WHM via the command line or the WHM dashboard.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Managed CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

Method #1: Checking the Version of cPanel / WHM by the ‘cpanel’ Command

Using the cPanel command:

/usr/local/cpanel/cpanel -V

11.50.0 (build 27)

Method #2: Checking the Version of cPanel / WHM by Looking at the Version File

Using the version file:

cat /usr/local/cpanel/version

11.50.0.27

Method #3: Checking the Version of cPanel / WHM Via the WHM Dashboard

Once you’re logged into WHM you can see the version of cPanel / WHM displayed at the top:

How to Check the Version of cPanel WHM From the Command Line

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