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Using the User Manager Interface to Add, Edit and Delete cPanel Sub Account

Posted by Allura on 02 07 2018.

A Brief Introduction

Subaccounts can be managed by using the User Manager interface. The same login and password information are used by the sub accounts for the email, as well as FTP and Web Disk services. Email, FTP. And Web Disk accounts can also be merged into a single Sub account or link  by using this interface.

How to Link accounts?

The User Manager interface allows the user to merge those email, FTP or Web Disk accounts into a Sub account having the same username.

  • The service accounts that the user could merge are grouped by the User Manager interface.
  • The option Link is clicked in order to merge accounts. If you do not wish to merge the service account. The option Dismiss is clicked if the user does not want to merge the service account.

How to Add  Sub account?

The following steps must be performed in order to add a Sub account:-

  1. The option Add User must be selected in order to create a new Sub account.
  2. The user’s name must be entered in the Full Name text box.
  3. The username must also be entered in the Username text box.
  4. The appropriate domain has to be selected from the Domain menu if more than one domain has to be managed.
  5. A contact email address must be entered for the user.
  6. When an email has to be sent to the user to set their own password, The user will set the account password option must be selected .If the password has to be set by yourself, the Set the user’s password option  must be selected.
  7. The new password must be entered and confirmed in the appropriate text boxes.

 

What are the Services provided?

Email

The Sub account’s email address is enabled by the Email.

Option Description
Quota How much hard drive space can be used by the Sub account to store email is defined by the option Quota.

●        The quota value should never be more than 4096 TB

FTP

The website’s files can be managed by FTP.

Option Description
Quota How much hard drive space can be used by the Subaccount in their specified Home Directory can be defined by the option Quota.

This is a key function of Quota

Home Directory The Sub account’s FTP home directory and Web Desk can be specified by the Home Directory Text Box.

It is an integral function of Web Desk

 

Option Description
Permissions

 

 

 

 

The Sub account’s home directory permissions can be specified by the option Permissions.

●        Read-Write — The Sub account can have access to read and write files inside the directory by using this setting.

●        Read-Only — The Sub account can have access to read files inside the directory by using this setting.

 

How to Edit Sub account?

The following Subaccount properties adjusted within this section and the option Edit must be clicked in order to edit a Sub account.

  • Full name—  The first and last name of the Sub account’s user.
  • Contact Email Address — The email address which would be the alternative email address for the Sub account’s user.
  • Security Information — The Sub account’s password must be updated

Concluding Note

User Manager is an integral part of cPanel through which sub accounts are managed and this article shows the ways to link accounts and how to add and edit sub accounts. They can also be deleted by clicking the Delete option.