Look in /etc/profile. Cpanel make non-standard modifications to this file to stop normal users from doing just about anything! You'll need to ask them how to change it if you do not know. Unfo... [by TrevorH]
My client wants me to give him access to cPanel. However; I don't want to give away my account that I need for managing the domain, nor do I want to share my account with another person for security reasons.
I have a vps on which one of the accounts cPanel username/password was apparently hacked and spam emails were attempted - fortunately damage has been limited (I think) because the domain was limited to 1 email per hour. There has been no actual login to the domains cPanel - only email usage.
It there's a few days of this, I bought a dedicated server at OVH with CentOS and cPanel preinstalled. I started to create accounts for my clients and now when they access their accounts and change their passwords, they can not access their accounts to their new or password or with the old.