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Overview

This document lists the various system user accounts that your cPanel & WHM server contains. These accounts perform various functions, such as managing services.

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Third-party plugins and software may create additional user accounts. Check your software's documentation for more information.


Accounts

AccountDescriptionOS userAdded by cPanel & WHMAdded by third-party program
clamavThis user manages the ClamAV anti-virus plugin.

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cpanel

This user manages various cPanel services.


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cpanelanalyticsThis user manages the cPanel Analytics service on the server.
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cpanelcabcacheThis user manages the local Certificate Authority (CA) cache for SSL.
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cpanelconnecttrackThis user manages the Passive OS fingerprinting (p0f) system.
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cpanelloginThis user manages logins to the cPanel interface.
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cpaneleximfilterThis user manages the filtering of mail in the Exim mail server.
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cpaneleximscannerThis user manages the scanning of outbound mail by Apache SpamAssassin.
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cpanelhordeThis user manages Horde webmail processes.
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cpanelphpmyadminThis user manages PHPMyAdmin requests for MySQL® databases.
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cpanelphppgadminThis user manages PHPPgAdmin requests for PostgreSQL databases.
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cpanelroundcubeThis user manages RoundCube webmail processes.
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cpanelrrdtoolThis user manages Round Robin DNS requests.
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cpanelsolrThis user manages Apache Solr™ requests.
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dovecotThis user manages the Dovecot mail service.

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nobodyThis unprivileged user handles various script requests.(tick)

rootThis is the root user for the operating system.(tick)


Additional documentation

Localtab Group


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