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Is it possible to only allow access to Cpanel/WHM to certain IP's? I know how to do it for standard folders, but I don't believe that will work for this purpose as they are on different ports or something & don't exist in the standard directory structure.

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Yes, using Host Access Control which is part of cPanel.

For example:

Daemon      Access List  Action  Comment
cpaneld     1.2.3.4      allow   Allow cPanel from my specific IP
cpaneld     ALL          deny    Deny access from all other IPs
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Thanks. I have just been having a dig around WHM & found the Configure Security Policies section & something about "Limit logins to verified IP Addresses" - any idea if that's basically the same thing? –  Brett Mar 10 '13 at 17:25

In apache2 configuration

Alias /phpmyadmin /usr/share/phpmyadmin

<Directory /usr/share/phpmyadmin>
    Order Deny,Allow
    Allow from IP.AD.DR.ESS
    Deny from All
</Directory>

Then restart apache2

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What does phpmyadmin have to do with cpanel/whm? –  Brett Mar 10 '13 at 17:34
    
Oops my bad. a VirtualHost container has a directory statement. It is within this area you can ALLOW or DENY by IP address. But i see CPanel provides a means to do this without having to edit configuration files manually. –  CodeCryptor Mar 10 '13 at 18:01

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