cPanel Notes

Useful scripts

Restart ssh from URL

http://11.22.33.44:2086/scripts2/doautofixer?autofix=safesshrestart

To setup nat

The /var/cpanel/cpnat file acts as a flag file for NAT mode. If the installer mistakenly detects a NAT-configured network, delete the/var/cpanel/cpnat file to disable NAT mode.

/scripts/build_cpnat
cpmove

Create a cpmove for all domains

#!/bin/bash
while read line
do
echo "-----------Backup cPanel : $line ---------------"
/scripts/pkgacct $line
done < "/root/cPanel_Accounts_list.txt"

Restore cpmove from list

#!/bin/bash
while read line
do
echo "-----------Restore du compte cPanel : $line ---------------"
/scripts/restorepkg $line
done < "/root/cPanel_Accounts_list.txt"
Access logs for all account by date
cat /home/*/access-logs/* > all-accesslogs.txt && cat all-accesslogs.txt | grep "26/Nov/2017:17" | sort -t: -k2 | less
Update Licence
/usr/local/cpanel/cpkeyclt

Fix account perms

#!/bin/bash
if [ "$#" -lt "1" ];then
  echo "Must specify user"
  exit;
fi

USER=$@

for user in $USER
do

  HOMEDIR=$(egrep "^${user}:" /etc/passwd | cut -d: -f6)

  if [ ! -f /var/cpanel/users/$user ]; then
    echo "$user user file missing, likely an invalid user"
  elif [ "$HOMEDIR" == "" ];then
    echo "Couldn't determine home directory for $user"
  else
    echo "Setting ownership for user $user"
    chown -R $user:$user $HOMEDIR
    chmod 711 $HOMEDIR
    chown $user:nobody $HOMEDIR/public_html $HOMEDIR/.htpasswds
    chown $user:mail $HOMEDIR/etc $HOMEDIR/etc/*/shadow $HOMEDIR/etc/*/passwd

    echo "Setting permissions for user $USER"

    find $HOMEDIR -type f -exec chmod 644 {} ; -print
    find $HOMEDIR -type d -exec chmod 755 {} ; -print
    find $HOMEDIR -type d -name cgi-bin -exec chmod 755 {} ; -print
    find $HOMEDIR -type f ( -name "*.pl" -o -name "*.perl" ) -exec chmod 755 {} ; -print
  fi

done

chmod 750 $HOMEDIR/public_html

if [ -d "$HOMEDIR/.cagefs" ]; then
  chmod 775 $HOMEDIR/.cagefs
  chmod 700 $HOMEDIR/.cagefs/tmp
  chmod 700 $HOMEDIR/.cagefs/var
  chmod 777 $HOMEDIR/.cagefs/cache
  chmod 777 $HOMEDIR/.cagefs/run
fi

Run on all accounts

for i in `ls -A /var/cpanel/users` ; do ./fixperms.sh $i ; done
Find IP's of users in CLI
cat /olddisk/var/cpanel/users/* | grep "IP\|USER"
SharedIP 
vim /var/cpanel/mainips/root

IP1
IP2

WHM Directories

The below directories can be located under /usr/local/cpanel

  • /3rdparty - Tools like fantastico, mailman files are located here

  • /addons - Advanced GuestBook, phpBB, etc.

  • /base - phpMyAdmin, Squirrelmail, Skins, webmail, etc.

  • /bin - cPanel binaries

  • /cgi-sys - CGI files like cgiemail, formmail.cgi, formmail.pl, etc.

  • /logs - cPanel access_log, error_log, license_log, stats_log

  • /whostmgr - WHM related files

  • /base/frontend - cPanel theme files

  • /perl - Internal Perl modules for compiled binaries

  • /etc/init - init files for cPanel services