FIX: The provider “cPanel (powered by Sectigo)” cannot currently accept incoming requests. The system will try again later.

A while back I noticed my cPanel/WHM server was struggling with renewing certificates through its AutoSSL feature. The error I got back was this: The “cPanel (powered by Sectigo)” provider cannot currently accept incoming requests. The system will try again later. Scouring the web for solutions I found some potential ones such as chmod’ing some …

Getting correctly signed SSL Certificates for cPanel/WHM Services

Back in the day I set up a few VPSes with WHM/cPanel on to host some sites. As back then the certificates for the cPanel services (FTPD, SMTP, WHM, …) were self-signed and Let’s Encrypt was still in its early days, I also ordered a wildcard certificate for *.3rds.be along with that and configured WHM …

Change cPanel Document Root

Recently I needed to change the document root (viz. the public_html folder) of a specific account on a WHM/cPanel server. Here’s how (root access required): Edit /var/cpanel/userdata/USERNAME/DOMAIN.COM Change the line documentroot: /home/USERNAME/public_html to reflect your needs Rebuild the Apache config files by executing /scripts/rebuildhttpdconf Restart the Apache service using service httpd restart

cPanel mass delete forwarders

One of the things I miss in cPanel is a way to mass delete forwarders. With the current version of cPanel you need to click the delete link next to each forwarder. Above that you don’t actually delete that forwarder upon clicking, you are taken to a confirm page where you need to click “confirm” …