Check cPanel License Validity from Command Line


This article provides a guide for verifying a cPanel license.

Check cPanel IP Address

To check cPanel IP address, run command as root user:

# curl -w '\n' -s http://myip.cpanel.net/v1.0/

Example Successful Output:

[root@cp ~]# curl -w '\n' -s http://myip.cpanel.net/v1.0/
 127.0.0.1
[root@cp ~]#

Verify cPanel License

To check cPanel license, run command as root user:

# /usr/local/cpanel/cpkeyclt

Example Successful Output:

[root@cp ~]# /usr/local/cpanel/cpkeyclt
Updating cPanel license...Done. Update succeeded.
Building global cache for cpanel...Done
[root@cp ~]#

Check Whether Server Can Resolve cPanel Servers

To check cPanel license, run command as root user:

# host auth.cpanel.net

Example Successful Output:

[root@cp ~]# host auth.cpanel.net
auth.cpanel.net has address 208.74.121.82
auth.cpanel.net has address 208.74.121.86
auth.cpanel.net has address 208.74.123.2
auth.cpanel.net has address 208.74.121.83
auth.cpanel.net has address 208.74.123.3
auth.cpanel.net has address 208.74.121.85
[root@cp ~]#
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