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When creating a cPanel account through WHM, it will ask for a Package for the new account. If unfamiliar with cPanel / WHM, this may confuse. Essentially this is a group of common settings that the cPanel accounts using the package will share. This can also make it easier to change a group of cPanel accounts that share the same package. This guide is intended for Hostwinds clients who have a Cloud VPS or Dedicated Server with a cPanel license.
Step One: Log into your WHM Administrative Dashboard
Step Two: From WHM, in the upper left search box, type in "_Packages_" and hit Enter
Step Three: This will display a few options, though, from the list, select Add a Package
Step Four: This will bring you to a page where you will be able to customize the details of the new package that is being added
Step One: The first field to fill out is the Package Name. This will be used to identify this package easily when creating new cPanel accounts.
Step Two: Next, there will be a few different options to select from. These are the resource limitations that will be set for the accounts created using this package.
Step Three: Lastly, there will be some additional settings that can be set for the Package that you are creating
Step Four: Once you have finished inputting the information for the new Package, at the very bottom, click the Add button.
Step Five: After the package has been successfully added, there will be a little notification in the lower right indicate success. Proceed with creating new cPanel accounts using that package.
Written by Hostwinds Team / February 26, 2019