A trial license can be obtained through the cPanel store. This article provides the steps necessary to obtain a trial license for cPanel/WHM.
Please note that Partners are ineligible for trial licenses.
- Install cPanel/WHM on your new server.
- Log into WHM as the 'root' user.
- You will receive an alert that a license is needed and you will be prompted to log into your cPanel Store account.
- If you have a store account, log in to continue the process
- If you do not have a store account, please create one here.
- A prompt will appear about activating your trial license.
Please note that if you are redirected to a checkout screen for purchasing a full cPanel license, your server previously had a Trial License and is not eligible for another one.
- Once the activation has been completed, SSH into your server as the 'root' user.
- Run the following command to update the license on your server: