How to Create a New Account for a New Domain in WHM

How to Create a New Account for a New Domain in WHM. WebHost Manager (WHM) is a tool that allows server administrators to quickly and easily add new hosting accounts on a Web server. Avoid problems when creating a new account for a domain in WHM with this step-by-step guide.

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Log into WHM. You will need your username and password.

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Click the Create a New Account link from the Account Functions menu.

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Enter the domain name into the Domain field, and the username into the UserName field. The UserName field will initially default to a name based on the domain you enter, but you may change it if you wish.

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Enter a password into the Password field, and the disk quota into the Quota field. The Quota field, measured in MegaBytes, controls how much hard-disk space the new account is allotted.

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Decide whether to allow CGI access, Shell access and FrontPage extensions, then check the respective boxes accordingly.

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Decide on limits for the following boxes and enter values for each in the text field for each: Max FTP Accounts, Max Email Accounts, Max Email Lists, Max SQL Databases and Max Sub Domains.

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Enter the maximum bandwidth for the account (in MegaBytes) into the Bandwidth Limit field.

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Click "Create."