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WHM API 1 Functions - unsuspendacct - Developer Documentation - cPanel Documentation
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This function unsuspends an account.


Only the root account and root-enabled resellers can unsuspend a locked account.


 Command Line
whmapi1 unsuspendacct user=username


  • 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)
         "raw":"<script>if (window.clear_ui_status) clear_ui_status();<\/script>\n 
Changing shell for username.\n 
Shell changed.\n 
Unlocking password for user username.\n 
passwd: Success\n 
Unsuspending FTP accounts...\n 
Updating ftp passwords for rosie\n 
Ftp password files updated.\n 
Ftp vhost passwords synced\n 
username's account is now active\n Unsuspending mysql users\n Notification => username@example.com via EMAIL [level => 3]\n"
 Output (XML)
                <script>if (window.clear_ui_status) clear_ui_status();</script>
                Changing shell for username. Shell changed.
                Unlocking password for user username. passwd: Success
                Unsuspending FTP accounts... Updating ftp passwords for username Ftp password files updated.
                Ftp vhost passwords synced username's account is now active
                Unsuspending mysql users Notification =&gt; username@example.com via EMAIL [level =&gt; 3]


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



ParameterTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample


The account to unsuspend.

A valid cPanel or WHM username on the server.username



This function only returns metadata.