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Accessing cPanel via Port 80

The default cPanel installation for cPanel control panel , Webmail and WHM is running on the following port:

cPanel - 2082
WHM - 2086
Webmail - 2095

For some users who is on a LAN which the firewall is blocking the above outgoing port, they may by pass the above ports by enable cPanel Proxy into theircPanel hosting account. This can be done easily by contacting us through our Helpdesk System.Please be reminded that there is a possible security risk of enabling this feature on your hosting account. For every successfull login attempt to the cPanel control panel ( without the cPanel Proxy), you will see a message "Last login from: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx" where xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx is the IP address of the last user who login to the control panel on top of the cPanel control panel. This is a security feature to keep trace of the last login user to your cPanel control panel.

However, with the installation of cPanel Proxy to your cPanel account, the last login from IP will be always showing 127.0.0.1 which is a local IP. This will wipe off any foot steps of tracing in case yourcPanel control panel is being compromised.

As such, we would urge user who have this installed to only login with the cPanel Proxy on cases where TCP port 2082 / 2086 / 2095 is blocked on the LAN firewall and the administrator does not allowed to have this bypass. User who have this installed may still access their cPanel using http://yourdomain.com/cpanel ( access via port 2082 ) or http://cpanel.yourdomain.com ( access viacPanel Proxy).

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