How to setup your Remote Access Key in WHM?

Follow this detailed image – text based article and the tutorial video that follows to get a complete knowledge on creating Remote Access Keys in WHM. In general, a remote access key is what’s needed if you want to have a script automatically connect to your WHM for the purposes of creating new accounts, deleting accounts, etc.

  1. Log into WHM and click Setup Remote Access Key.remote-access-key-whmlink
  2. The remote access key is a random series of alphanumeric characters. If you copy this key and paste it into a script that’s designed to connect to WHM, you’ll be able to have that script perform tasks that you would normally have to login to WHM to do.generated-remoteaccesskey
  3. You may need to reset your remote access key when setting up a new script. Let’s do that now. Scroll down a little and click on Generate New Key .generate-new-key
  4. That’s it! The remote access key has been reset, and is shown here at the bottom.reset-key

How to setup your remote access key in WHM?

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to setup your remote access key and where to go to retrieve it for use in scripts that connect to WHM.


Kimberly Ashton is an employee at SkyNetHosting.Net.Inc and mainly concentrates on web designing and technical blogging. She is interested in SEO social media and all things web related. Her focus is on making absolute beginners comfortable with different web related methodologies and to help them grasp the basics of web designing easily.