Step By Step Tutorial – How to Install cPanel On a CentOS VPS

In this tutorial, I will explain how to install cPanel on a new Linux server with CentOS installed on server.

Step 1:

Before installing cPanel, make sure you have a cPanel license for your VPS. If you do not have cPanel license, you can get a free 15-days trail license. It will take hardly 1-minute to get a 15-days trail licence.
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Step 2:

Login to your server as root via SSH. Update CentOS

yum update

Step 3:

Install Apache

yum install httpd

Step 4:

Install perl

yum install perl

Step 5:

Make sure you have a valid hostname. Verify hostname on your VPS using command


Step 6:

In this step we will install cPanel. Run following commands

cd /home
wget -N
sh latest

This can take about 30-45 minutes to complete. So, relax and get some snakes. tea.

Step 7:

After cPanel installation has completed. Login to WHM using URL


Step 8:

Agree cPanel Agree license agreement and perform basic cPanel configuration.
You have successfully installed cPanel / WHM on your server.

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