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How To Update cPanel/WHM License Key

Sometime you may get an error message as “Invalid cPanel license” after logging into WHM.

There are multiple causes when you face such errors like

  • cPanel license expiration.
  • Change in the main IP of the server.
  • License not updated.

If you want to update new cPanel license key, follow the steps:

Verify cPanel license key at the URL below.

After verifying the cPanel license key, login into the server with root user and run following command.

# /usr/local/cpanel/cpkeyclt

Output of the command:

Updating cPanel license…Done. Update succeeded.
Building global cache for cPanel…Done

Now you should be able to login to WHM and navigate through it.

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