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Installing cPanel on a Self-Managed VPS

To install cPanel on your self managed VPS, you can follow the instructions below.

Please note, only CentOS/RHEL based operating systems are supported.

Official cPanel Documentation: https://documentation.cpanel.net

Installation Instructions:

We assume that you’re already logged into your VPS with root privileges for this install.

cd /home

yum install -y wget

yum install -y nano

yum install -y perl

wget http://httpupdate.cpanel.net/latest

sh latest

Once the install has completed, you should be able to log into your WHM using the root credentials by visiting the URL as follows: https://SERVERIPADDRESS:2087

In the event you log into WHM and it shows a license inactive notice, please run the following command below:

/usr/local/cpanel/cpkeyclt

If the steps above listed in this article do not resolve your issue, please feel free to open a support ticket and we’d be happy to take a look.

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If the steps above listed in this article do not resolve your issue, please feel free to open a support ticket and we’d be happy to take a look.  

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