How do I install cPanel on my VPS? Print

  • VPS, cPanel, SSH
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This guide requires a VPS with an active cPanel license. 

cPanel installation using PuTTY

  1. Open PuTTY and enter the IP or Domain address, selecting SSH as connection type.
  2. Enter your VPS username, When prompted either copy & paste or type the password for your VPS.
  3. Head over to the official cPanel installation guide
  4. Enter the command from the cPanel installation guide into PuTTY it will look similar to the command below:
    cd /home && curl -o latest -L && sh latest​
  5. Allow some time for the cPanel installer to run. [Message will appear in PuTTY upon completion]
  6. Enter your VPS' IP/Domain information into your browsers address bar with either :2087 or /WHM at the end. [See example below] 

 *Putty can be downloaded here

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