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This document is for a previous release of cPanel & WHM. To view our latest documentation, visit our Home page.

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:

  • Apache
  • AngularJS
  • AWStats
  • Bandmin
  • BIND
  • Catalyst Perl Framework
  • Cairo
  • ClamAV
  • Courier
  • Curses
  • Dovecot
  • EAccelerator
  • elFinder
  • Exim
  • Freetype
  • Horde
  • ImageMagick
  • Interchange
  • ionCube Loader
  • Git
  • glib
  • jQuery
  • Logaholic
  • Mailman
  • MooseX
  • Munin
  • MyDNS
  • MySQL
  • openSSH
  • Pango
  • PCRE
  • Pear
  • PECL
  • Perl
  • PHP
  • phpMyAdmin
  • PigZ
  • Pixman
  • PostgreSQL
  • ProFTPd
  • Pure-FTP
  • PuttyGen
  • Python
  • RoundCube
  • rrdtool
  • Ruby
  • rsyslog
  • SOAP
  • SourceGuardian Loader
  • Apache SpamAssassin™
  • SquirrelMail
  • Suhosin
  • suPHP
  • Tomcat
  • XCache
  • Webalizer
  • yui (Yahoo User Experience Tools)
  • Zend Optimizer 

License information

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-2 file 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:

  1. Run the rpm -q cpanel-pixman-0.24.2-1.cp1136.i386 --info command.
    • Replace cpanel-pixman-0.24.2-1.cp1136.i386 with the RPM for which you wish to view information.
  2. Information about the selected RPM will display.

    Name        : cpanel-pixman                        Relocations: (not relocatable)
    Version     : 0.24.2                               Vendor: (none)
    Release     : 1.cp1136                             Build Date: Thu 02 Aug 2012 12:37:26 PM CDT
    Install Date: Tue 11 Dec 2012 02:37:27 PM CST      Build Host: rpmb-32-centos-6
    Group       : System/Libraries                     Source RPM: cpanel-pixman-0.24.2-1.cp1136.src.rpm
    Size        : 3605053                              License: MIT
    Signature   : (none)
    URL         :
    Summary     : The pixel-manipulation library for X and cairo
    Description :
    Pixman contains lowlevel pixel manipulation routines and is used by both xorg and cairo.


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:

  1. Go to
  2. Navigate to the directory for the version of cPanel & WHM for which the RPM was shipped.
  3. Navigate to the src/ directory. All SRPMs will be listed as .src.rpm files.

For example, the SRPM for pixman is available at as the cpanel-pixman-0.24.2-1.cp1136.src.rpm file.


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