How to disable cPanel redirection to SSL?

There are times you want to disable automatic to SSL connection while accessing WHM, cPanel, Webmail, so you can access cPanel/WHM via standard ports 2082 and 2086, this is pretty useful if you have SSL issue that’s preventing you from loging into your server or cPanel account because it may unable to decrypt your stored password.


Login to WHM >> Tweak Setting >> Uncheck the following options under Redirection

Always redirect users to the ssl/tls ports when visiting /cpanel, /webmail, etc.

Also you have to uncheck the following option under Security in Tweak Settings.

Require SSL for all remote logins to cPanel, WHM and Webmail. This setting is recommended.

If you are unable to login to WHM backend, you can disable those options from the shell. SSH to the server as root.

SSH to your server as root


# nano /var/cpanel/cpanel.config and set the following options to 0 (zero).






Save the file and exit.