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To use the Manage Team feature in cPanel

Attentive users may have noticed that a new functionality called "Manage Team" has been added to cPanel. This innovative option allows you to create team user accounts that allow multiple people to access, manage, and work on the same cPanel account without having to share their credentials.

Through the "Manage Team" feature in cPanel, the account owner can make it easier for developers and administrators to manage their company's websites. Each team member has an individual login and gets access to the same cPanel account resources. This allows a clear separation of tasks and creates an overview of all accounts.

One of the main objectives of the new Team Manage feature is to give different roles specific access to the features they need. For example, when an account owner hires an email administrator, that team user is placed in the role of email administrator. This gives him access to the email functionality in cPanel and ensures that all the necessary tools are available for his tasks. This approach also allows an account holder to hire web designers, web programmers or database administrators. All of these positions have access to the resources necessary for their activities without interfering with the account owner's cPanel login process.

Adding a new user or team via cPanel

This article explains how to use "Manage Team" in cPanel.

  1. Log in to your cPanel account. If you don't know how to log in to your cPanel account, please read this article: How do I log in to cPanel.
  2. On the "Tools" page, in the left menu area (dark blue), click "Manage Team" or go to the "Settings" section and click "Manage Team".
To use the Manage Team feature in cPanel
Click on "Manage Team" in cPanel

On the Manage Team page, click Create Team User:

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Click on "Create team user

In the User Name text box, type the user name you want to use: User names have the format username@example.com, where example.com represents your domain name.

Manage team in cPanel - create a team user
Fill in the fields to create a team user.

In the "Password" section, select "The user sets the account password" or "Set the user's password". If you select "Set user's password", enter the password or click "Generate" and cPanel will generate a random secure password for you.

6. in the Contact email text box, type the email address of the new user.

In the Roles list box, you can assign roles to the new user:

  • Administrator: This role includes access to the Database, Email, and Web roles.
  • Database: This role provides access to tools related to the Database management.
  • Email: This role provides access to tools related to email management.
  • Web: This role provides access to tools related to website functionality.

To view the specific functions assigned to each role, click View Functions.

8. in the text field "Notes" you can optionally add notes to the new user.

9. click on "Services" and then select all the services you want the new user to access:

  • Email: You can enable or disable email access for the user.
  • FTP: You can enable or disable FTP access for the user.
  • Web Disk: You can enable or disable Web Disk access for the user.
Click on "Services" and then select all services
Manage team in cPanel: click on "Services" and then select all services

10. If you want the new user's access to be time-limited and expire on a specific date, click Security Settings. Select the date on which the account expires. After this date, the user will no longer have access to the cPanel.

Manage team in cPanel: Restrict access to the cPanel using date
Manage team in cPanel: Restrict access to the cPanel using date

11. click Create. cPanel creates the new user.

We hope that this guide "Manage Team in cPanel" has helped you and you are now equipped with the necessary knowledge to successfully complete your tasks. If you have any further questions or need additional support, don't hesitate to contact us. Our team is at your disposalto help you and ensure that you get the most out of your projects.

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