Enable SSH access through WHM
- Login to WHM
- Select 'Modify Account'
- Select the account to change, and click 'Modify'
- Scroll down to the bottom of the page where it shows Shell Access check box. Click the checkbox. - Save the changes
Enable SSH access through the command line
It can sometimes be easier to enable SSH access for a cPanel account directly from the command line...
whmapi1 modifyacct user=$USER HASSHELL=true