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Installing Hostwinds Reseller Module

The location of the Hostwinds’ reseller Module can be downloaded from


Download this zipped directory to your desktop, and using your FTP program of your choice, login using your cPanel / FTP login credentials. This will be your domain name or your account’s IP address as the Host, your cPanel username as the username, and your cPanel account’s password for the password using FTP port number 21.


Once there, navigate to the directory where your WHMCS installation is installed. This will generally be within public_html/WHMCS or whatever document root you have chosen during the installation process.


On your desktop, unzip the downloaded file, and navigate to the directory now that it is unzipped.


There are 2 parent folders, named modules and servicesResellerAPI.


Modules and serviceResellerAPI Folder Images


Within your FTP account that you are connected to, you will find a folder labeled modules. Simply double click and open this folder within your FTP program.


Modules Location Image


From your desktop, do the same and open the folder labeled modules. Here, you will now see 2 folders labeled addons and servers.


You may now select both of these folders, and drag them into the folder for modules on your FTP program.


This will upload the appropriate files into your WHMCS installation for later use. Next, we will upload the folder for servicesResellerAPI.


The servicesResellerAPI folder within your desktop is one of the two parent folders from the unzipped file, you will upload this folder directly to your WHMCS installation folder, the default being public_html/whmcs if your have installed WHMCS using Softaculous.


Configuring and Installing ServicesReseller Module

Once the files mentioned above in the steps have been uploaded, you will now be able to see the module within your WHMCS admin area. If you were already logged into your WHMCS admin area, you will need to refresh your browser session to see this, it will be found under Setup -> Addon Modules


Hostwinds Reseller Setup AddonModules Image


Next, you will need to press Activate, this will activate the module. Then, you will press Configure, and select the admin role groups that are allowed to access this module, If you have not set up any additional admin role groups, checking the box for Full Administrator will provide you with access.


Reseller Access Control Image


Once checked, select the option to Save Changes.


You should now be able to navigate to Addons -> Hostwinds Reseller


WHMCS Reseller Addon Location Image