CPanel CPU Suspend

Installation & configuration instructions:

Latest files that require to be added to cPanel ( and are located in /includes/modules/Other/cpanel_cpu_suspend directory of your HostBill installation


  • login as root to ssh
  • file copy to /scripts directory
  • file copy to /usr/local/cpanel/Cpanel directory
  • execute command:
  • add following crontab line: (crontab -e)
  • you can edit threshold for account suspension and warning ticket in file by editing %defconfig hash values. By default ticket notification value is set to 20% of CPU usage, so for testing purposes please set it to lower level.


  • proceed to Plugins section in your HostBill
  • activate Plugin Cpanel_cpu_suspend
  • under Extras menu new item will show up - cPanel: CPU overusage protect - use it to set your plugin configuration
  • You will see list of your cPanel servers - you can check whether module is in place, check servers you wish to monitor (with module in place)
  • You can pick predefined reply that will be used as ticket message for clients that should be warned.
  • Administrators that normally receives cronRun results will also receive module log - if any account would require taking action, or action was taken, they will be notified.

For testing purposes use just ticket notification option, without auto suspension option on.