cPanelID is an integrated set of credentials that customers can use to log in to various cPanel websites and services. This reduces the number of usernames and passwords to remember for systems such as the cPanel Store, the cPanel Tickets system, or the Manage2 billing system.
To request additional cPanelID functionality, create a Feature Request.
cPanelID uses OpenID standards to allow cross-platform authentication and logins. For more information about OpenID Connect, read OpenID Connect's website.
You can use cPanelID to log in to the following resources:
The cPanel Store.
cPanel & WHM does not currently allow you to navigate from your server to the cPanel Store without the need to log in again.
All cPanel & WHM license owners possess a cPanelID by default. cPanel, WHM, or Webmail users must register to obtain a cPanelID.
You can use either of the following methods to obtain a cPanelID:
External Authentication through cPanelID allows better integration between cPanel & WHM and other systems, such as purchases and installation of products and licenses through the cPanel Store. For more information about External Authentication, read our Guide to External Authentication documentation.
To use an external authentication method, you must access your WHM, cPanel, and Webmail accounts via an SSL connection.
If you do not access your accounts via an SSL connection, the Log in via cPanelID option will not display in the login interface.
For more information, read our How to Configure Your Firewall for cPanel Services documentation.
System administrators can disable the cPanelID External Authentication identity provider in WHM's Manage External Authentications interface (WHM >> Home >> Security Center >> Manage External Authentications). If you disable this provider, users can continue to log in to your server, purchase and install SSL certificates, and perform administrative and user tasks through the existing functions.
A customer's reseller earns the referral fee for certificates that a customer buys through the cPanel Store. If you do not wish to connect your
root user to cPanelID, you must transfer those customers to a reseller (or
To do this, perform the following steps: