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This function returns the contents of the /etc/cpanel/ea4/ea4-metainfo.json file.


 Command Line
whmapi1 ea4_metainfo


  • Unless otherwise noted, you must URI-encode values.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to WHM API 1 documentation or run the whmapi1 --help command.
  • If you run CloudLinux™, you must use the full path of the whmapi1 command:


 Output (JSON)
   "data" : {
      "additional_packages" : [
      "default_php_handler" : "cgi",
      "default_php_package" : "ea-php72"
   "metadata" : {
      "result" : 1,
      "version" : 1,
      "command" : "ea4_metainfo",
      "reason" : "OK"


Use WHM's API Shell interface (WHM >> Home >> Development >> API Shell) to directly test WHM API calls.


This function does not accept parameters.


  • This function's returns vary based on the contents of the /etc/cpanel/ea4/ea4-metainfo.json file.
  • This function returns an empty value if the /etc/cpanel/ea4/ea4-metainfo.json file does not exist.