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This function unsuspends a reseller account.


 Command Line
whmapi1 unsuspendreseller user=username reseller-only=0


  • Unless otherwise noted, you must URI-encode values.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to WHM API 1 documentation or run the whmapi1 --help command.
  • If you run CloudLinux™, you must use the full path of the whmapi1 command:


 Output (JSON)
	"metadata": {
		"version": 1,
		"reason": "OK",
		"output": {
			"raw": "Changing shell for example.\n Shell changed.\n Unlocking password for user example.\n passwd: Success\nFound /etc/proftpd/example with contents. It will be archived as '/etc/proftpd/example.unsuspend_failed' and replaced with the previously suspended version.\n Unsuspending FTP accounts...\n Updating ftp passwords for example\n Ftp password files updated.\n Ftp vhost passwords synced\n example's account is now active\n Unsuspending mysql users\n Notification => via EMAIL [level => 3]\n owned's account has been unsuspended"
		"result": 1,
		"command": "unsuspendreseller"
 Output (XML)
                Changing shell for example. Shell changed.
Unlocking password for user example. passwd: Success Found /etc/proftpd/example with contents.
It will be archived as '/etc/proftpd/example.unsuspend_failed'
and replaced with the previously suspended version.
Unsuspending FTP accounts...
Updating ftp passwords for example
Ftp password files updated. Ftp vhost passwords synced
example's account is now active
Unsuspending mysql users Notification =&gt; via EMAIL [level =&gt; 3]
owned's account has been unsuspended


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ParameterTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample


The reseller's username.

A valid reseller username on the server.username

Whether to unsuspend only the reseller account.

This parameter defaults to 0.


We introduced this parameter in cPanel & WHM version 66.

  • 1 — The function only unsuspends the reseller account. The function will not unsuspend the accounts that the reseller account owns.
  • 0 — The function unsuspends the reseller account and the accounts that it owns.


This function only returns metadata.