For cPanel & WHM 11.44
cPanel & WHM ships with a large collection of third-party software that performs a wide variety of functions.
A large portion of this software is distributed under various open-source license agreements. cPanel includes copies of all applicable open-source licenses on your server, and ensures that source RPMs (SRPMs) are publicly available.
SourceGuardian Loader, ioncube, and Zend Optimizer are not open-source applications.
List of third-party software
The following is a list of third-party software that cPanel & WHM manages:
- Catalyst Perl Framework
- ionCube Loader
- SourceGuardian Loader
- Apache SpamAssassin™
- yui (Yahoo User Experience Tools)
- Zend Optimizer
You can find copies of all of the license agreements that apply to cPanel's third-party software in the
/usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/share/common-licenses directory on your server.
- For example, the
/usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/share/common-licenses/LGPL-2file is a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License version 2.
View RPM information
To view information about a particular third-party software, perform the following steps:
- Run the
rpm -q cpanel-pixman-0.24.2-1.cp1136.i386 --infocommand.
cpanel-pixman-0.24.2-1.cp1136.i386with the RPM for which you wish to view information.
Information about the selected RPM will display.
Some RPMs are distributed under multiple licenses. Because of this, you may see multiple License: entries.
You can also find information about license and copyright information in the
/usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/share/RPM/copyright file, where
RPM is the name of the RPM.
Find an SRPM
To find the SRPM for a specific third-party software, perform the following steps:
- Go to http://httpupdate.cpanel.net/RPM/.
- Navigate to the directory for the version of cPanel & WHM for which the RPM was shipped.
- Navigate to the
src/directory. All SRPMs will be listed as
For example, the SRPM for pixman is available at
http://httpupdate.cpanel.net/RPM/11.36/src/ as the
- How to Build and Install Custom RPMs — This document provides steps to allow you to customize, rebuild, and install cPanel-provided RPMs.