How to Setup a Remote Access Key in cPanel 11

Reading Time: < 1 minuteRemote Access Keys are a cPanel feature that allows external servers and software to communicate with a cPanel & WHM server. Access keys can be used by multiple services and servers, including a cPanel DNS Cluster, Liquid Web’s SSL Automation, or to WHMCS, to communicate without needing each of the server’s root passwords.
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  • These instructions are intended specifically for setting up a Remote Access Key in cPanel 11.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Fully Managed cPanel 11 server, and I’ll be logged in to WHM as root.
Once you’re logged in as root, click on Clusters: How to Setup a Remote Access Key in cPanel 11 Then click on Remote Access Key: How to Setup a Remote Access Key in cPanel 11 On this screen is where you’ll find the Remote Access Key for the user root. You can also generate a new key with the Generate New Key button: How to Setup a Remote Access Key in cPanel 11
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