How to Access cPanel

cPanel is a fully featured web based control panel that provides you with tools to manage your website(s).

 

How do I Access my cPanel Account?

There are a few ways that you can access your cPanel account, the first of which is adding /cpanel to the end of your domain name in a web browser. For example, if your domain name was tutorials.hostwinds.com you’d navigate to tutorials.hostwinds.com/cpanel.

 

Shared/Business hosting

If for some reason the aforementioned method does not work, such as if your domain name has not yet been set up or propagated, and you’re on a shared or business hosting server you can login to your cPanel account from your Hostwinds client area. To do this you’ll first need to login to your Hostwinds client area then:

 

  1. Select “Services”
  2. Click “My Services”

 

Services

 

  1. Select the shared or business hosting product

 

Showing the My Products and Services page in the Hostwinds client area

 

  1. Select the “Login to cPanel” link

 

Showing the Login to cPanel link in the Hostwinds client area

 

  1. This should open up your cPanel account in a new tab

 

Cloud Server/Dedicated Server

If you’re on a Cloud or Dedicated server you can access your cPanel account by using your dedicated IP address. For example:

 

  • http://yourip/cpanel
  • http://yourip:2082

 

For a secure connection you’d navigate to:
https://yourip:2083


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