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How do you Rearrange a cPanel Account?

Posted by Allura on 23 10 2018.

Introduction
This feature is for cPanel and WHM version 68. One needs to navigate to (WHM >> Home >> Account Functions >> Rearrange an Account) in order to work on this feature.

The interface allows one to change the home directory which stores an account. One can make a use of this feature when suppose a hard drive begins to run out of space and one’s server has in it an additional hard drive.

As a warning it must be kept in mind that if a script relies on a hardcoded path to a resource that one moves, one must update that path so as to use the new location or else the script will fail.

Rearrange An Account
Steps:

 	Firstly, one needs to select a domain from the Domains menu or else select a user from the Users menu.
 	Then, one can click on Rearrange.
 	After this, one needs to select the home directory…

Introduction

This feature is for cPanel and WHM version 68. One needs to navigate to (WHM >> Home >> Account Functions >> Rearrange an Account) in order to work on this feature.

The interface allows one to change the home directory which stores an account. One can make a use of this feature when suppose a hard drive begins to run out of space and one’s server has in it an additional hard drive.

As a warning it must be kept in mind that if a script relies on a hardcoded path to a resource that one moves, one must update that path so as to use the new location or else the script will fail.

Rearrange An Account

Steps:

  • Firstly, one needs to select a domain from the Domains menu or else select a user from the Users menu.
  • Then, one can click on Rearrange.
  • After this, one needs to select the home directory where one wishes to store the account.

As a note one must remember that the new home directory should exist in one of the following settings in WHM’s Basic WebHost Manager Setup  interface (WHM >> Home >> Server Configuration >> Basic WebHost Manager Setup):

  • Here, additional home directories matching the following value will also be used for new home directory creations.
  • One can enter the location where one wish for new users’ home directories to be created. settings
  • Lastly, one can click on Move Account.

Conclusion

This feature helps to change home directory that stores an account and rearrange that account with certain technical steps.