This document explains a Subaccount user's experience when you request that they set their initial password.
In the Add User section of cPanel's User Manager interface (cPanel >> Home >> Preferences >> User Manager), you can prompt the Subaccount user to set their initial password. When you select that option, the following details the user's experience:
To start the process, create a new Subaccount and select the The user will set the account password. option.
The Subaccount user will receive a welcome email.
From: cPanel for example on example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: [example.com] Welcome to your new account: email@example.com To: firstname.lastname@example.org Welcome to example.com! Your new account username is email@example.com. Note: Before you can use your new account, you must set your password at the following URL: https://server.example.com:firstname.lastname@example.org&cookie=wWqqnW3aLzrSDdyX The system generated this notice on Thursday, Aug 29, 1997 at 6:14:44 AM UTC. Do not reply to this automated message.
The user will click on the provided URL.
The cPanel interface will prompt the user to set a password.