Automatically Creating an Account with a Dedicated IP Using WHM

The steps listed below are fitted to explain the process of enabling automatic dedicated IP assignment for new cPanel accounts created through the WHM interface. Before proceeding, it is highly recommended to have the latest WHM / cPanel version to follow these steps on.

 

How Can I Automatically Have Dedicated IPs Assigned to cPanel Accounts?

 

To automatically have an IP address assigned during cPanel account creation, you’ll need to create a custom package when logged into your WHM.

You’ll need to have additional unused IP addresses for this to work.

  1. Using the search box in WHM, type in the word package
  2. From the matches that populate below the search bar select Add a Package
    1. You can also click on Packages
    2. Select Add a Package

Showing the Add a Package location in WHM

  1. Set the Package Name to something that will help you identify the package later
  2. You can set various options or limits that can be put in place during account creation, however to assign a dedicated IP scroll to the bottom and locate the Settings section
  3. Click the checkbox next to Dedicated IP

 

Showing the Dedicated IP option for the Add a Package interface in WHM

 

  1. Click the Add button at the bottom of the page to save your package

Showing the Add button for the Add a Package interface in WHM

  1. Again using the search bar in WHM, type in the word create
  2. From the matches that populate below the search bar select Create a New Account

Showing the Create a New Account location in WHM

 

  1. Fill in the necessary information for the cPanel account and scroll down to the Package section
  2. In the Package section, select the package that we created earlier from the Choose a Package dropdown list

 

Showing the Package section for the Create a New Package interface in WHM

 

  1. Once you’ve entered in all of the necessary information for the account click the Create button at the bottom of the page

 

Showing the Create button in WHM

 

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