Remove redirection to cPanel Access URL from domain

There are various methods to reach your cPanel login page such as,, etc. Anyone can always reach your cPanel Login page via these methods. In the following guide, we are going to remove the redirection to the cPanel access URL  – in order to stop others to visit your cPanel login page.

Requirements :

  • cPanel based server
  • SSH access

Steps to remove the redirection to cPanel Access URL:

  1.  Copy the Apache 2.4 template for EasyApache 4 to allow customization. By using the following command.
    cp -a /var/cpanel/templates/apache2_4/ea4_main.default /var/cpanel/templates/apache2_4/ea4_main.local
  2. Edit the copied file using your preferred text editor.
    vi /var/cpanel/templates/apache2_4/ea4_main.local
  3. Here we are going to remove the /cpanel from the access URL.
    Remove the following line from the file ea4_main.localScriptAliasMatch ^/?cpanel/?$ /usr/local/cpanel/cgi-sys/redirect.cgi

  1. Save the file.
  2. Rebuild the Apache Configuration file. Using the following command.

    You have successfully removed redirection to the cPanel access URL. Now the will not take users to the cPanel login page.

Need to set up redirects for domain? You can follow the guide here.

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