Install WHM / cPanel webhosting on CentOS 7 RHEL 7 and CloudLinux

& version 86 Stable Release long term support tier has been launched on 18 March 2020. WHM / is the best software to manage website hosting server, email, domain, and security management, which can be installed in a virtual private server (VPS )  as well as on a cloud hosting server and dedicated server. This control panel is using most users, clients, and companies and it is a premier web hosting automated software used worldwide.

cPanel License you can get from here .  ==> CLICK HERE

Here in this article we will discuss about latest cPanel & WHM Version 68 feature and prerequisites and installation on fresh  /   Version.

Features of cPanel  & WHM web hosting Version


Below are some new features of latest version.

Support for Virtuozzo 7

Large Amount of Outbound Email Detected

Notification New Separate file

Restoration from a backup

Upgrade EasyApache 4’s OpenSSL to OpenSSL 1.1.1

mod_http2Set SSL/TLS via the command line

phpMyAdmin performance setting etc.

You can read more about new features from cPanel documentation .  Click Here

Installation Recommended settings

  • Disable OS Firewall before installation
  • Recommended Hardware
  • Minimum & Recommended Processor should be 226MHZ
  • Minimum RAM should be 1 GB
  • Minimum Disk Space should be 20 GB

Installation of cPanel in CentOS 7 / RHEL 7 /  

Before doing cpanel & WHM installation first ensure your OS Version , RAM and disk space.

Requirement Check


Below command for check OS , RAM and diskspace.

Version check Command

# hostnamectl

Disk Space Check

[email protected][~]# df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/xvda1 12G 7.4G 4.7G 62% /
devtmpfs 476M 0 476M 0% /dev
tmpfs 496M 0 496M 0% /dev/shm
tmpfs 496M 20M 477M 4% /run
tmpfs 496M 0 496M 0% /sys/fs/cgroup
tmpfs 100M 0 100M 0% /run/user/1000

Memory Check

 [email protected] [~] # free -m
total used free shared buff/cache available
Mem: 990 192 224 11 574 586
Swap: 1023 19 1004

Deactivate firewall on CentOS 7 , CloudLinux 7 and RHEL 7

# iptables-save > ~/iptables.rules
# systemctl stop firewalld.service
Failed to stop firewalld.service: Unit firewalld.service not loaded.
# systemctl disable firewalld.service
Failed to execute operation: No such file or directory

Disable Security Enhanced Features ( SELinux )

If your server running SELinux Features of security, then disable this features . To disable , run the below command. Edit the configuration file /etc/selinux/config and set the parameter SELINUX to disabled, below is my configuration file , after set the parameter you need to reboot the server.

 # vim /etc/selinux/config
# This file controls the state of SELinux on the system.
# SELINUX= can take one of these three values:
# enforcing - SELinux security policy is enforced.
# permissive - SELinux prints warnings instead of enforcing.
# disabled - No SELinux policy is loaded.
SELINUX=disabled
# SELINUXTYPE= can take one of three two values:
# targeted - Targeted processes are protected,
# minimum - Modification of targeted policy. Only selected processes are protected.
# mls - Multi Level Security protection.
SELINUXTYPE=targeted

Installation set up steps

cPanel installation need perl package , so we need to install perl before instaalation .

 # yum install perl

After installation of perl, set the hostname of server , the hostname should be in FQDN i.e fully qualified domain name. Below is steps to set hostname in Centos / RHEL 7. Below command to check  hostname of server :

# hostnamectl  

To set hostname :

# hostnamectl set-hostname cpanel.techtransit.org

OUTPUT

Output will be like below :

[email protected] [~]# hostnamectl
Static hostname: cpanel.techtransit.org
Icon name: computer-vm
Chassis: vm
Machine ID: d1f142097d497f24c021d7de9b81cab4
Boot ID: f2b4ef4fb0b14a668ddc89672a20dd7c
Virtualization: xen
Operating System: CentOS Linux 7 (Core)
CPE OS Name: cpe:/o:centos:centos:7
Kernel: Linux 3.10.0-693.11.1.el7.x86_64
Architecture: x86-64

Install cPanel/WHM

Now we will download cpanel script on home directory of server ,  which will install cpanel & WHM  .Follow below steps for installation.

# cd /home
# curl -o latest -L  https://securedownloads.cpanel.net/latest
# sh latest

OUTPUT  

Now script will run some hours and after installation you will get some output  like , time taken in installation as well as server access url and access details, you will use in login root as a user and use password of root user. You will get WHM access like below url.

ACCESS URL

https://your –server-public-ip:2087
OR
https://server-hostname:2087 

After access of url in browser and put the username password details in access url and accept license agreement, you can configure server networking, ip address and nameserver as according to you , you should have good nice knowledge of System Admin part. Hope you enjoy this post , for any concern please comment here and give us feedback. Thanks [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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7 comments on “Install WHM / cPanel webhosting on CentOS 7 RHEL 7 and CloudLinux

cPanel and WHM as well as some other web application make use Perl. So install it or update it incase already installed.

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Yes , the steps is there ..

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Hello Devansh,

What command you are you using to download ? In your system , the wget command should be install on server or system .

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It really works!

cpanel installation will never works in any other type of installation. MUST BE MINIMAL!

thanks in advance!

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Hello Sachin,

i successfully install whm on my cloud ..thanks for that

but problem is that i can not login in whm panel something my-ip:2087

user is root but password i entered which i used while accessing root access please help me to reset whm password using commands

thanks in advance.

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Hello Prashant,

You have not remember , what password you have reset. Please email me [email protected] , i will assist on this.

Thanks

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