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WHM API 1 Functions - unsuspendreseller - Developer Documentation - cPanel Documentation
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This function unsuspends a reseller account.


This function also unsuspends all of the cPanel accounts that the reseller owns. 


 Command Line
whmapi1 unsuspendreseller 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)
  "metadata": {
    "version": 1,
    "reason": "OK",
    "output": {
      "raw": "Changing shell for example.\n
Shell changed.\n
Unlocking password for user example.\n
passwd: Success\nFound /etc/proftpd/example with contents. It will be archived as
'/etc/proftpd/example.unsuspend_failed' and replaced with the previously suspended version.\n
Unsuspending FTP accounts...\n
Updating ftp passwords for example\n
Ftp password files updated.\n
Ftp vhost passwords synced\n
example's account is now active\n
Unsuspending mysql users\n
Notification => username@exampleowner.com via EMAIL [level => 3]\n"
    "result": 1,
    "command": "unsuspendreseller"
 Output (XML)
                Changing shell for example. Shell changed.
Unlocking password for user example. passwd: Success Found /etc/proftpd/example with contents.
It will be archived as '/etc/proftpd/example.unsuspend_failed'
and replaced with the previously suspended version.
Unsuspending FTP accounts...
Updating ftp passwords for example
Ftp password files updated. Ftp vhost passwords synced
example's account is now active
Unsuspending mysql users Notification =&gt; username@exampleowner.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 reseller's username.

A valid reseller username on the server.username


This function only returns metadata.