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

user1:$THE_HASH_OF_USER_1:16283::::::

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

/home/user1/etc/domain.com/shadow

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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