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How to install cPanel?

cPanel is a #1 Hosting Control Panel in the web hosting industry and you can easily install cpanel.

What are the requirements?
– Fresh CentOS 6 or 7, installed on your VPS/Server.

How to install cPanel?
1. Login to your VPS Server /Cheap Dedicated Server via the SSH Client.
2. Copy the following command and paste it in the SSH Console. Then press enter.
cd /home && curl -o latest -L https://securedownloads.cpanel.net/latest && sh latest

3. The cPanel Installation has begun. It can take from 30 to 45 minutes.

cpanel installation started on console - How to install cPanel?

4. Once the installation is complete, the console will display a message like “the cPanel Installation has been completed”.

cpanel installation completed - How to install cPanel?

5. Open https://your-server-IP-here:2087 (WHM)
6. Enter the username “root” (without quota) in the username field.
7. Enter your root password in the password field.
8. Click the “Login” button.

cpanel whm login first time - How to install cPanel?

cPanel/WHM Setup Wizard:

Step 1: Read and accept the agreement.

cp whm agreement accept - How to install cPanel?

Step 2: Setup Networking:
– Dedicated Server Contact Email Address: Enter your email address. You will receive а cPanel related alert on your email.
Hostname: If the hostname is ok, leave it as it is.
Resolvers: Enter 8.8.8.8 in primary and also enter 8.8.4.4 in secondary.

Scroll down to the end of page and click the “Save & Go to Step 3” button.

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Step 3: If you have a more than one IP and the IPs are not listed, add your new IP address and then click the “Go to Step 4” button. Alternatively, if you do not have any additional IPs, simply click on “Go to Step 4”.

cp whm step3 ip - How to install cPanel?

Step 4:
1. Under “Nameserver Configuration”, you can choose a Nameserver program like Bind, PowerDNS, etc or leave it as it is.

2. Under “Choose which nameservers domains on this Cheap Dedicated server will use” enter your domain nameserver such as ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com (Replace example.com with your domain name).

cp whm step4 ns - How to install cPanel?

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3. Under “Configure Address Records for Nameservers & Hostname”, mark the option “Configure Address Records for Nameservers”, enter your IP address in IPv4 for NS1 and NS2, and should you have an IPv6, enter it into the IPv6 field as well.

Tick mark the option “Add “A Entries” for Hostname” and then click on “Save & Go to Step 5”.

cp whm step4 ns2 - How to install cPanel?

Step 5: You can leave all the options as they are or change them should you want it. Then click on “Save & Go to Step 6”.

cp whm step5 services - How to install cPanel?

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Step 6 – (Final Step): Tick mark “Use file system quotas” and click the “Finish Setup Wizard” button.

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Congratulations, the cPanel Installation is complete and now you will need to compile Easy Apache, change settings, install a firewall, etc.

 

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