As we know,in cpanel, the password of emails storing in shadow file like this


but what about the CPanel password? for example in this case we have user1 and in etc folder we can find the specific shadow just for email not for cpanel


by default the port number of cpanel is 2082

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On a cPanel installed server, the entry for cPanel password is made in /etc/shadow file itself. Whenever a cPanel user is created, a user is added on your Linux server. So, every entry for the password is made in /etc/shadow file for every cPanel user you create.

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