Scripts

For WHM version 11.24

When cPanel and WHM is installed, a number of predefined scripts become available in your server’s /scripts directory. You can use any of the scripts simply by typing its location in a terminal session. For example, if you wanted to run the update script, you would type:

  • /scripts/upcp

ALERT! Warning: Do not use a script within the /scripts directory if it is not listed here. Executing one of these scripts may damage your server.

  • easyapache — Upgrades and reinstalls Apache.
  • phpextensionmgr — Manages PHP extensions.
  • *up — Updates a service. We currently provide the following update scripts for the services noted:
    • bandminup — Bandmin application.
    • courierup — Courier mail server.
    • cpaddonsup — cPanel’s addon scripts.
    • dovecotup — Dovecot mail server.
    • eximup — Exim mail exchanger.
    • ftpup — FTP servers (ProFTP and Pure-FTP).
    • imapup — IMAP mail server.
    • mysqlup —MySQL service.
    • nsdup — BIND nameserver.
    • phpup — Current version of PHP.
    • suphpup — SuPHP tool for handling PHP requests.
  • restartsrv_* — Restarts a service. We currently provide restart scripts for the following; simply replace the asterisk (*)in restartsrv_* with the term in bold:
    • apache — Apache web server.
    • bind — BIND nameserver software.
    • chkservd — cPanel’s AllDocumentation/AutomationIntegration.TailWatch log processing service.
    • clamd — ClamAV anti-virus software.
    • courier — Courier mail server.
    • cpdavd — cPanel’s WebDAV server.
    • cppop — cPanel’s POP server.
    • dovecot — Dovecot mail server.
    • entropychat — Entropy chat client.
    • exim — Exim mail exchanger.
    • eximstats — Exim mail statistics tracker.
    • ftpserver — FTP server.
    • httpd — Apache web server.
    • imap — IMAP server.
    • inetd — Super-server daemon for managing Internet services.
    • interchange — Interchange e-commerce software.
    • ipaliases — IP aliasing software.
    • melange — Melange chat client.
    • mysql — MySQL database server.
    • named — BIND nameserver software.
    • nsd — Open-source NSD nameserver daemon.
    • postgres — PostgresSQL database service.
    • postgresql — PostgreSQL database service.
    • proftpd — ProFTP server daemon.
    • pureftpd — Pure-FTP server daemon.
    • rsyslogd — Open-source log forwarder daemon.
    • spamd — Spam-deferral daemon.
    • sshd — Secure shell daemon.
    • syslogd — Log forwarder daemon.
    • tailwatchd — cPanel’s AllDocumentation/AutomationIntegration.TailWatch log processing service.
    • tomcat — Apache Tomcat service.
    • xinetd — Open-source super-server daemon.
  • addpop — Adds a POP account.
  • delpop — Removes a POP account.
  • wwwacct — Adds a cPanel account.
  • killpkg — Removes a package.
  • restorepkg — Restores a package.
  • cpbackup — Backs up all accounts.
  • pkgacct — Handles cPanel packages.
  • upcp — Updates cPanel and WHM.
  • setupmailserver — Allows you to switch between mailservers.
  • setupftpserver — Allows you to switch between FTP servers.
  • setupnameserver — Allows switching between DNS servers.
  • checkperlmodules — Contains a list of standard CPAN modules to install on cPanel servers. This script is used in conjunction with realperlinstaller, below. This script can be used with the following arguments:
    • --force will reinstall everymodule regardless of whether or not it is working.
    • --full will ensure that all modules are present as opposed to only checking for essential modules.
  • realperlinstaller — A wrapper script that automates the installation of Perl CPAN modules.
  • suspendacct — Suspends an account.
  • unsuspendacct — Unsuspends an account.
  • runweblogs — Updates statistics for a user.
  • runstatsonce — Updates statistics for all users.
  • makecppphp — Re-installs cPanel’s internal PHP.
  • portsup — Updates ports (FreeBSD® systems only).
Topic revision: r9 - 27 Aug 2010 - 16:06:12 - MelanieSeibert