How to Sign Up for a Trial License
Last modified: December 2, 2021
If you are installing a new instance of cPanel & WHM on to a server, you are eligible for a 15-day trial license. This will allow you a chance to test the product prior to purchasing a full license for your server.
This document explains the two methods for signing up for a trial license.
rootaccount’s interactions with the WHM interface by default. We collect this data to help us understand how customers use our software during trial periods. We use the gathered information to improve the WHM interface for new users.
Activating during Getting Started
To sign up for a trial license for cPanel & WHM during the Getting Started in WHM process within WHM, follow the steps below:
After accepting the End User License Agreement, the interface will display a “Get Started with a Free cPanel Trial!” message.
Click Log in. The cPanel Store will appear.
Log in to your cPanel Store account. If you do not have one, you can register for an account.
Once successfully logged in, you will be redirected back to the WHM interface. You will see a green check mark next to Activate Trial License if the activation was successful.Note:You will receive an email for an order for the 15-day trial license. The license is free and you will not be charged.
Your server is now ready to be used. Click Server Setup to finish setting up WHM.
Using the cPanel Products Trial Form
To sign up for a trial license for cPanel & WHM using the trial form, follow the steps below:
Visit the cPanel Products Trial Form
Fill out the form with the following required information:
- Job title
Click Submit. A new interface will appear.
Select the Subscriber consent box to consent to receiving email communications. This will allow you to receive the email regarding your free trial license.
Select the I’m not a robot box.
Click Submit. A new interface will appear that states “Thanks for signing up!”.
Check your email for an email from [email protected] with the subject of Install Your Free Trial of cPanel & WHM.Important:You must wait for the email to arrive prior to completing the next step.
Use SSH to connect to your server and run the following command found in that email:
cd /home && curl -o latest -L https://securedownloads.cpanel.net/latest && sh latestMore:For more information on how to access SSH, read our SSH Access documentation
Your server is now ready to use.