Last modified: July 12, 2023
If the Manage Team feature does not appear, ask your system administrator to enable it in WHM’s Feature Manager interface (WHM » Home » Package » Feature Manager).
The Edit a Team User interface lets you edit an existing team user. It is part of the cPanel Manage Team interface (cPanel » Home » Preferences » Manage Team).
To edit a team user, click Edit User in the List Team table (cPanel » Home » Preferences » Manage Team). A new interface will appear. It displays the various settings for a team user, such as their username, password, role, and other settings.
Edit a Team User
To edit a team user, change the desired settings:
Enter a new username for the existing team user in the Username text box. The username will always precede the cPanel account’s primary domain (for example,
In the Security Information section, enter a secure password in the Password text box to reset the team user’s password. Or, click Send a Password Reset Email to send the team user an email to allow them to reset their password. For information on requirements for secure passwords, read our Password & Security documentation.
- If desired, click Generate to let the system create a secure password for you. The system will reveal this password. You can also click the more icon () to select password complexity settings. The system will use these settings when it generates a new password.
Enter the team user’s new email address in the Contact Email text box.
Select the desired options from the Roles menu to assign roles to a team user. If you do not assign roles to a team user, that team user will only be able to edit their personal account preferences. Roles are a set of privileges, features, files, or tasks that a team user can use.Note:
Role Description Administrator This role enables a team user to access high-level tools and modify files in the team owner’s cPanel account. It includes all privileges connected to each of the other roles. Database This role enables a team user to access tools and modify files related to database management for the team owner’s cPanel account, such as MySQL Manager. This role enables a team user to access tools and modify files related to email administration for the team owner’s cPanel account, such as email routing and mailing lists. Web This role enables a team user to access tools and modify files related to website functionality, such as Wordpress Toolkit and bandwidth.
Select the I have read and understood the security risk warning. checkbox.
In the Notes text box, enter any notes related to the team user. The text box can contain up to 100 characters. This text box is optional.
In the Security Settings section, you can enter expiration information for the team user. The expiration setting suspends the account on the specified date in the future.
- If desired, select a date from the Expire On menu.
- In the Expire Reason text box, enter a reason for the expiration. The text box can contain up to 100 characters. This text box is optional.
- Click Set Expire Date to set the expiration date. You can select Set expire date and notify user from the menu to send an email to the team user with the new expiration information.
Click Save to save the changes to the team user and return to the Manage Team interface. You can click Go Back to cancel this action and return to the Manage Team interface.