Server specification and configuration

This information should help you to decide whether cPanel meets the technical requirements of any specific software you may wish to install.

Specification

  • Operating System: CloudLinux OS 7
  • Apache: 2.4
  • PHP: 5.6 or 7.1 (5.3 temporarily available to support transition of legacy code to a newer PHP version)
  • MySQL: 5.6
  • Firewall: most outbound and inbound connections are blocked
  • Shell access (SSH): shell access is not available
  • HTTPS access: this is available by default for standard cPanel web addresses
  • Backups: full account backups are taken daily. The most recent is kept, as well as one from a week and a month ago. Individual file restoration from retained backups is possible. N.B. you should also keep your own copies of any important data on your cPanel account.