How to install cPanel on CentOS 7

How to install cPanel on CentOS 7

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As of my knowledge and experience, you can easily install the cPanel on CentOS 7 through this article. I have also prepared a detailed video for all of you, in which I have shown how to install cPanel in CentOS 7 (Step by Step).

Here's a general outline of the installation process

1st Step - Buy Server:

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Prepare Your Server:

Before installing cPanel, make sure your CentOS 7 server is up to date. You can update the system by running the following commands:

sudo yum update
sudo reboot

Set a Hostname:

Ensure your server has a proper hostname that is fully qualified (FQDN). You can set the hostname using the following command:

sudo hostnamectl set-hostname

Install cPanel:

cPanel provides an installation script that you can run to install the control panel. Connect to your server via SSH (Secure Socket Shell) and execute the following commands:

cd /home
curl -o latest -L
sh latest

The installation process might take some time, and you'll see various messages on your terminal during the installation.

Access cPanel:

Once the installation is complete, you can access the cPanel interface by navigating to:


You'll need to use the root username and password to log in.

Remember, cPanel has licensing costs associated with it, and it's essential to have a valid license before installing and using it on your server. If you buy the cPanel License, then BlueHost is World's No 1 Hosting Provider company.

Once the installation is complete, you can access the cPanel interface by navigating to:

What is cPanel 

cPanel is a widely used web hosting control panel that provides a Graphical User Interface (GUI) and automation tools to simplify the process of managing and administering websites, domains, email accounts, databases, and other aspects of web hosting.

It is designed to make it easier for website owners, administrators, and developers to handle various tasks related to hosting and managing websites without requiring extensive technical knowledge.

Some key features of cPanel include:

Website Management: cPanel allows users to manage their websites, including uploading files, creating subdomains, managing domains, and setting up redirects.

Email Management: Users can create and manage email accounts, set up email forwarding, configure spam filters, and manage email lists.

File Management: It offers a file manager that allows users to manipulate files and directories on their server directly through the control panel interface.

Database Management: cPanel supports popular database systems like MySQL and PostgreSQL, enabling users to create and manage databases, users, and access privileges.

Security: Users can set up security measures such as SSL certificates, Password Protection, IP blocking, and firewall rules.

Software Installation: cPanel provides tools to easily install and manage software applications, such as content management systems (CMS), e-commerce platforms, and blogs.

Backup and Restore: Users can schedule automated backups of their website data and files, and easily restore them when needed.

Metrics and Analytics: The control panel offers tools to view website traffic statistics, error logs, and resource usage.

DNS Management: Users can manage DNS records, including creating subdomains, managing MX records for email, and configuring other DNS settings.

cPanel is typically used by hosting providers to offer their customers an intuitive way to manage their web hosting services. It has become a popular choice for shared hosting environments due to its user-friendly interface and comprehensive feature set.

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