Using two-factor authentication (2FA) with reseller accounts is simple and straightforward. 2FA is an improved security measure for the login interface of cPanel and WebHost Manager, and is available for all reseller accounts. With 2FA, you use two forms of identification to log in to an account:
When you use 2FA, an application on your smartphone generates a code that you must enter in addition to your password to log in to WHM. Without an application to generate the security codes, you cannot log in.
cPanel recommends the following apps for use with 2FA:
To configure 2FA for your account, follow these steps:
Click the Settings tab. In the Issuer text box, type the name you want to use.
Click the Manage My Account tab, and then click . This creates a link between your account and your 2FA app:
In addition to your own account, you can manage 2FA for your user accounts. To do this, follow these steps:
Click the Manage Users tab:
To view the official cPanel documentation for two-factor authentication, please visit https://docs.cpanel.net/whm/security-center/two-factor-authentication-for-whm.
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