Have you ever set up a domain name within one cPanel account, only to realize you really want it to have its own account – and then sporadically run into the "defaultwebpage.cgi"?
I first tried fixing this issue by cleaning up the dns entries via WHM, but found a quick fix right in the domain root folder: it's simply updating the .htaccess file with 3 lines of code.
cPanel redirecting to /cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi – Silverark
Stop your cpanel account redirecting to the cgi-sys defaultwebpage.cgi page. A quick one minute solution.
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