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To improve our ability to support our customers and provide the best possible experience, we sometimes remove features from cPanel & WHM. When possible, we attempt to provide advanced notice of any deprecations or removals. Check this documentation often for updates to our plans.
We use the following terminology to describe features that we plan to remove from cPanel & WHM:
- Deprecated — We no longer recommend the feature, and plan to remove it from cPanel & WHM soon.
- Because we no longer perform active development on the feature, future bug fixes are unlikely.
- Update any customizations on your server that use or depend on the feature as soon as possible.
- Removed — We have removed the feature from the cPanel & WHM codebase.
- Any bugs are unsupported.
- In many cases, you cannot use the feature.
- Any customizations on your server that continue to use or depend on the feature will experience problems.
We currently plan to deprecate or remove the following features in the following cPanel & WHM versions:
|The WHM API's XML output format.||Use JSON output format to call WHM API functions.||cPanel & WHM version 68.||cPanel & WHM version 72 (proposed)|
|TLS version 1.0||Use TLS version 1.2 to connect to cPanel & WHM via SSL/TLS.||cPanel & WHM version 68.||cPanel & WHM version 72 (proposed).|
|cPanel & WHM's Mongrel Ruby code base.||Use cPanel's Application Manager interface (Home >> Software >> Application Manager) to manage Passenger Ruby applications.||cPanel & WHM version 66.||cPanel & WHM version 70 (proposed).|
|WHM's Remote Access Hash interface||Use WHM's Manage API Tokens interface (Home >> Development >> API Tokens).||cPanel & WHM version 64.||cPanel & WHM version 68 (proposed).|
|cPanel's Simple Zone Editor interface||Use cPanel's Zone Editor interface ( Home >> Domains >> Zone Editor ).||cPanel & WHM version 62.||cPanel & WHM version 66 (proposed).|
|cPanel's Advanced Zone Editor interface||Use cPanel's Zone Editor interface ( Home >> Domains >> Zone Editor ).||cPanel & WHM version 62.||cPanel & WHM version 66 (proposed).|
We completed the deprecation and removal of the following features in recent cPanel & WHM versions:
|MySQL® 5.1 and earlier||Update your servers to use MySQL 5.5 or greater or MariaDB.||cPanel & WHM version 60|
cPanel & WHM version 62
|cPanel's CGI Center interface||Remove any CGI applications from your active cPanel accounts.||cPanel & WHM version 60||cPanel & WHM version 64|
|Earlier versions of ImageMagick||cPanel & WHM version 58||cPanel & WHM version 62|
|Internal Perl 5.18||Update all third-party applications to ensure that they are compatible with Perl 5.22 and later.||cPanel & WHM version 56||cPanel & WHM version 58|
Update all of your servers' cPanel accounts to use the new default cPanel theme.
If you customize the cPanel interface, or if you have developed any custom cPanel plugins, you may need to update them to use the new theme.
For more information, read our Guide to cPanel Plugins documentation.
|cPanel & WHM version 11.52||cPanel & WHM version 60|
|CentOS 5, CloudLinux™ 5, and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 5||Upgrade your servers to a newer version of your operating system.||cPanel & WHM version 56||cPanel & WHM version 58|
|32-bit architectures for all supported operating systems.||Upgrade your servers to use a 64-bit architecture.||cPanel & WHM version 56||cPanel & WHM version 58|
|Do not use ||N/A||cPanel & WHM version 58|
|Ability to customize cPanel & WHM ports||Use the default secure ports for WHM (2087) and cPanel (2083).||N/A||cPanel & WHM version 58|
|Earlier versions of suEXEC modules||Update your servers to use EasyApache 4.||N/A||cPanel & WHM version 58|
|stunnel||cPanel & WHM has NativeSSL support, so no action is necessary.||cPanel & WHM version 11.32||cPanel & WHM version 58|
|The ||Update any custom translations of the cPanel or WHM interfaces, and any custom plugins that use localization, to use the locale system.||cPanel & WHM version 11.26||N/A|