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SolidCP Extended For WHMCS

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About SolidCP Extended For WHMCS

SolidCP Extended For WHMCS makes the provisioning of accounts fully automated.

The module allows quick and easy management of FTP accounts, websites, emails and many others, all that performed directly in the WHMCS client area.
Inbuilt admin panel will let you adjust each product individually and decide which functionalities shall be available to your clients.

  • Admin Area Features:
✔ Create/Suspend/Unsuspend/Terminate Account
✔ Change Package And Password Of Account
✔ Log In To Each SolidCP Account On Click
✔ Log In To Each SolidCP Admin Panel On Click
✔ Configure Client Area Features Per Product
✔ Define Hosting Plan To Limit Resource Per Product
✔ View All SolidCP And SolidCP Extended Products And Servers In One Place
✔ Run API Connection Test
  • Client Area Features:
✔ Remote Access And Management Of:
✔ Web Sites
✔ Email Accounts
✔ Email Aliases
✔ Email Domains
✔ Email Groups
✔ Email Lists
✔ FTP Accounts
✔ Files Manager
✔ One Click Login To SolidCP
✔ Change Account Password
  • General Info:
✔ Integrated With Server Allocator For WHMCS - Automatic Assignment Of Most Suitable Servers To Products (read more)
✔ Multi-Language Support
✔ Supports PHP 7.2 Up To PHP 7.4
✔ Supports WHMCS Theme "Six"
✔ Supports WHMCS V7.10 And Later
✔ Easy Module Upgrade To Open Source Version

Installation and Configuration

Read the below instructions to learn how to install and then configure SolidCP Extended For WHMCS properly.

We will guide you step by step through the installation procedures.


1. Log in to our client area and download the module.
2. In the downloaded file you might find one or two packages that support different PHP versions.

In the most recent versions of the module, you will find only one package that supports PHP 7.2 and later.

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Previous updates of the module may contain two packages dedicated to various PHP versions.

The first one that supports PHP 5.6 up to PHP 7.1, and the second one addressed to PHP 7.2 up to PHP 7.4.
Note: Keep in mind that PHP versions 5.6 up to 7.1 are no longer officially supported and their security issues are not fixed or released any more. Find more info here.

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Note: You can check the current PHP version in your WHMCS. To do so, proceed to 'Utilities' → 'System' → 'PHP Info'.
3. Extract the package and upload its content into the main WHMCS directory.

The content of the package to upload should look like this.

4. When you install SolidCP Extended For WHMCS for the first time you have to rename 'license_RENAME.php' file.

File is located in 'modules/servers/solidCPExtended/license_RENAME.php'. Rename it from 'license_RENAME.php' to 'license.php'.

5. In order to configure your license key you have to edit a previously renamed 'license.php' file.

Enter your license key between quotation marks as presented on the following screen. You can find your license key in our client area → 'My Products'.


Activation of Addon

6. Now you have to activate the module in your WHMCS system.

Log in to your WHMCS admin area. Click 'Setup' and find 'Addon Modules'.
Afterwards, find 'SolidCP Extended Center' and press 'Activate' button.

7. In the next step, you need to permit access to this module.

To do so, click on 'Configure' button, tick desired admin roles and press 'Save Changes'.

8. SolidCP Extended For WHMCS is now successfully installed!

Access the addon under 'Addons' → 'SolidCP Extended Center'.

Configuration of Server

9. To begin, you must add a new server.

Go to 'Setup' 'Products/Services' 'Servers' and press 'Add New Server'.

10. Enter your server name, IP address, username and a password. Choose 'SolidCPExtended' from a dropdown menu and press 'Save Changes'.

If you connect with your SolidCP server via SSL, then make sure that you checked 'Secure' located at the bottom of the page.

11. Once your server has been configured correctly, you will see a following screen.

Create a new group for your server. Press 'Create New Group' to follow.

12. Enter name, click on your previously created server, press 'Add' then 'Save Changes'.

Configuration of Product

13. In order to create a product, go to 'Setup' → 'Products/Services' → 'Products/Services'.

If you do not have a product group, click on 'Create a New Group'. If you do, simply skip step 13.

14. Fill in a product group name and press 'Create Group'.
15. When you have a product group added, you can create your product and assign it to SolidCP Extended module.
16. Afterwards, choose your product type and product group from dropdown menus, enter your product name and press 'Continue'.
17. Now, go to 'Module Settings' section, choose both 'SolidCPExtended' and a previously created server group from dropdown menus and press 'Save Changes'.
18. Fill in required data to form you product.

Confirm through pressing 'Save Changes'.

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Configuration of Addon

19. You have just correctly created and customized a new product.

Go to 'Addons' 'SolidCP Extended Center' in your WHMCS. You will find there dashboard with precise data on products and servers:

  • see the number of active/suspended/terminated SolidCP and SolidCP Extended products
  • check the number of active accounts
  • log into Admin Panel
  • press 'Documentation' tab to be moved to this very site!
20. Proceed to 'Features' section and find the product you are interested in and press 'Configuration' button next to it.
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21. You should find there boxes dedicated to 'Copy Configuration' and 'Features'.

If you have already another product configured, you may copy its configuration now.

22. To show you an example, we will set the configuration from the beginning, we will not use other product's configuration.

Select the features you would like to activate for your customers and save the changes.

23. From now on, all your clients who ordered a previously created product will be able to manage their SolidCP accounts via your WHMCS system.

Here a view of the ordered product summary in admin area. Available actions:

  • Log In To Control Panel
  • Use Module Commands: 'Create', 'Suspend', 'Unsuspend', 'Terminate' the product; 'Change Package' and 'Change Password'
This is what your customers should see in their client area:


SolidCP Extended allows your customers to manage their SolidCP accounts without being logged into the server.

Read the below descriptions to become familiarized with all of the SolidCP Extended functionalities.

Client Area

In the following section, features available in the client area will be presented.

Web Sites

Under the first subsection you can add your websites. Type in the web site address and select one from your domains.
Press 'Create'.
You may always delete (2.) or edit (1.) an existing website. Use action buttons marked on the screen to do so.
When you press the pencil icon, you are moved to place where details on your website can be updated.

Available options:

  • Home - directory and its details
  • Website Pointers
  • Extension
  • Custom Errors
  • Headers
  • MIME Types

Email Accounts

Create and edit email accounts that are associated with your domains. Modify or remove mailboxes.

To add a new mailbox, press 'Create'.


Email Aliases

Set up email aliases, fill in the address of one of your mailboxes and choose its domain.

Then, fill in the full list of email addresses to forward to and press 'Add Forwarder'. You may remove the forwarder whenever you need.


Email Domains

Addon domains allow you to link the domain to a subdirectory of your account.
Manage addon domains, create subdomains, use password generator to enjoy full security. Redirect and assign users to crated addon domains.

Email Groups

Now, provide an email address which will be used as an email resender.

Additionally, fill in the list of email addresses which should receive email and press 'Create'.


Email Lists

Prepare email lists. Add several email addresses to one list to avoid sending one message to numerous users one by one.

Predefined lists make the sending notification system much more advanced and faster.


FTP Accounts

Add and configure FTP Accounts in the easiest way possible. Just type in login, generate a totally secure password, provide directory and define access rights.
Use action buttons to:

1. Change access rights
2. Change password
3. Delete account


File Manager

Manage files and folders of your SolidCP account. Upload files, create folder to categorize the files, compress, extract etc.

View the list of files with specific data on them: name, file size and last modification date.

Actions allowed on each file or all selected files:
  • compress one file or more
  • extract compressed files
  • copy files (if in target folder there are files with the same name they will be replaced with the new ones)
  • move files (if in target folder there are files with the same name they will be replaced with the new ones)
  • delete files
  • rename files
  • change permissions (read/write)
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One Click Login to SolidCP

Get quick access to your SolidCP Panel with just one click. You don't even need to fill in your username and password!


1. If you have plenty of products in your offer, you may quickly copy their features to save a lot of time.

Simply find option 'Copy Configuration' under each of the products.

2. As this module supports templates system, any changes made in the module's templates files will be saved after the upgrade process.

Update Instructions

Essential guidance through the process of updating the module is offered here.

Keep in mind there is a quick and easy option in our client area that will let you upgrade the license of your module to an open source version at any time - and at a lower price!
To take advantage of it, simply use the License Upgrade button located on the product's page and a discounted invoice will be generated automatically.

Common Problems

1. When you have problems with connection, check whether your SELinux or firewall does not block ports.
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