I've noticed that the accounts created from WHMCS will use the first 8 letters of the domain name for the WHM account. I was wondering, what happens if the domain names are similar? For example; www.rapidhostuk.co.ukwww.rapidhostus.com -- wouldn't that cause an error as the accountnames would both be rapidhos? How do you get around this?
I'm pretty sure that the latest version of WHMCS will be able to detect this and will make sure that a different username is used for the new account. You may wish to contact WHMCS directly to confirm this though
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I have tried it and it doesn't allow me to register a domain Not sure if there's an option to fix this.
I think you are trying to create a hosting account here rather than register a domain, but there shouldn't be any problem because WHMCS won't ever try to create 2 accounts with the same username. And you don't need to be using the random usernames feature either.
WHMCS will automatically detect if a username is already assigned to another domain within the database and then append a number to the username to ensure it's unique. So that should ensure the account creation doesn't ever fail simply due to the username being taken, even for domains where the first 8 letters are the same.
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