How to check cpanel license details?

WHM/cPanel is one of the most commonly using web-hosting control panel. It’s a paid one. The installation of cPanel in a server is quite simple. After installing cPanel, you’ll only get a 15 days trial version of it. You need to purchase license for that particular server IP address to continue the service. You can refer this link to install WHM/cPanel control panel to your CentOS server.

You can simply check all details about your WHM/cPanel license from the below pasted URL. Click the URL and search with your WHM/cPanel severs IP address.

License verification link

“Invalid License error for cPanel” : Some times you may got error like this, The first step to solve this is a license verification check by using the above mentioned link.

Error : "Invalid License error for cPanel"


Step 1: Check the validity of the license from the above link.
If it is a valid one, go ahead with the following steps.

Step 2: Login to ssh.

Step 3: Make sure that port 80 is open to contact cPanel license server and your server’s hostname is a FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name).

Step 4: Stop the firewalls running in the server and run the below command.


This should update the correct license.


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