Subaccount Initial Password Guide
Last modified: September 28, 2020
This document explains a Subaccount user’s experience when you request that they set their initial password.
New Subaccount invitations
In the Add User section of cPanel’s User Manager interface (cPanel >> Home >> Preferences >> User Manager), you can prompt the Subaccount user to set their initial password. When you select that option, the following details the user’s experience:
The Subaccount user will receive a welcome email.
From: cPanel for example on example.com <email@example.com> Subject: [example.com] Welcome to your new account: firstname.lastname@example.org To: email@example.com
Welcome to example.com! Your new account username is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: Before you can use your new account, you must set your password at the following URL: https://server.example.com:email@example.com&cookie=wWqqnW3aLzrSDdyX The system generated this notice on Thursday, Aug 29, 1997 at 6:14:44 AM UTC. Do not reply to this automated message.
The user will click on the provided URL.
The cPanel interface will prompt the user to set a password.
They will enter and confirm the new password in the appropriate text boxes and click Set Password.
The system will confirm that the user set their password and list the Subaccount’s active services.