cPanel is a popular web hosting control panel that allows website owners to manage their websites, domains, email accounts, and other aspects of their web hosting services. In this article, we will discuss how to install cPanel on AlmaLinux, a popular open-source Linux distribution.
Before you start the installation process, make sure that your server meets the following requirements:
- A fresh installation of AlmaLinux
- A static IP address
- A minimum of 1GB RAM and 20GB of disk space
- A valid cPanel license
2. Update the System
The first step in the installation process is to update the system packages. This can be done using the following command:
sudo yum update
3. Install Dependencies
After updating the system, you need to install the required dependencies for cPanel. Run the following command to install the dependencies:
sudo yum install perl gcc-c++ make automake autoconf gd-devel libjpeg-devel libpng-devel libtiff-devel freetype-devel openssl-devel net-snmp-devel krb5-devel libxml2-devel libicu-devel libxslt-devel libevent-devel zlib-devel libcurl-devel libuuid-devel
4. Set Hostname and
Next, you need to set the hostname of your server and configure the network settings. This can be done using the following commands:
sudo hostnamectl set-hostname yourhostname.domain.com
Edit the /etc/hosts file and add the following line:
your_ip_address yourhostname.domain.com yourhostname
Replace your_ip_address with your server’s IP address.
5. Download and Install cPanel
After setting the hostname and network configuration, download the latest version of cPanel from the official website. You will need a valid cPanel license to download the software.
curl -o latest -L https://securedownloads.cpanel.net/latest
Once the download is complete, run the installation script:
The installation process may take some time, depending on your server’s specifications.
6. Access cPanel
Once the installation process is complete, you can access cPanel by navigating to https://your_ip_address:2087 in your web browser. Log in with your cPanel username and password, and you will be redirected to the cPanel dashboard.
In this article, we have discussed how to install cPanel on AlmaLinux. By following these steps, you can easily install and set up cPanel on your AlmaLinux server and start managing your web hosting services. Remember to keep your server updated and secure by regularly applying updates and patches.