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Setup Remote Access Key


A Remote Access Key automatically creates scripts for an account, external billing software, and other applications that need to call Web Host Manager to create, remove, or modify accounts. A Perl and a PHP module are available for applications using those technologies.

How to generate an access key

  1. Log in to WHM.
  2. Look for the Cluster section. The quickest way is by typing the keyword on the Search box on the left-side panel.

    HostGator WHM Search box
    Alternatively, you can use the Search box at the top.

    HostGator WHM Search box

  3. Select Remote Access Key.

    HostGator Remote Access Key

  4. Click on the Generate New Key button to generate a new key.

    HostGator Generate New Key

  5. On the appropriate file or location on the server copy and paste the new access key.