cPanel/WHM enable shell_exec



SSH into WHM server

ssh root@cpanel.host.com

Modify Website php-fpm Config File

Edit the following config file. Replace “website.com” with the website your enabling the shell_exec for

vi /opt/cpanel/ea-php72/root/etc/php-fpm.d/website.com.conf

Locate the following line and remove shell_exec from the list of disabled_functions

php_admin_value[disable_functions] = exec,passthru,shell_exec,system

The line should look like the following

php_admin_value[disable_functions] = exec,passthru,system

Restart Apache PHP FPM Service

Save the file and restart the apache_php_fpm service

/scripts/restartsrv_apache_php_fpm

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