How to Fix an SSH Lockout on a VPS or Dedicated Server w/cPanel

From Acenet Knowledgebase
Jump to: navigation, search

If you're unable to access your server via SSH because of a mistake made to your SSH configuration file, it is simple to reset your SSH configuration file back to defaults if cPanel is installed on your server.

All you need to do is append the following to your WHM URL and then log in using your root log in details when prompted:


For example, if your server IP is, then you would use: