This article will provide you with a solution to the below common questions…
- How do I access cpanel when blocked by a firewall?
- How can I bypass my company firewall and access cpanel?
- How do I access cPanel behind a firewall?
- Can I access cPanel if my company uses a firewall?
- Can’t access cPanel due to firewall, what can I do?
Rest assured there is a solution for most situations in which cPanel access is blocked due to a firewall in place on the network. Just following these simple steps to bypass the firewall and still gain access to cPanel.
Note: AvekHost.com web hosting clients can avoid these below steps by submitting a support request. Our support team will be more than happy to do this for you. Or, you are welcome to do yourself.
- Visit http://cpanelproxy.net and download the zip file.
- Extract your zip file
- Log into cPanel and create a sub-domain titled cpanel. Note you will need access to cPanel from a computer in which most folks are able to do so from home.
- Once you create your sub-domain name in cPanel upload the contents from the file you just downloaded into the cpanel subdomain name folder which is usually in this directory: /public_html/cpanel/ directory. Note: include all files including the .htaccess file.
Once these steps are completed you should be able to access cpanel by visiting http://cpanel.yourdomain.com and access cPanel and webmail when you behind a firewall.