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How do I install cPanel on my VPS or Dedicated Server?
cPanel is probably the most popular and secure server management automation control panel. This short guide will help you to install cPanel within your VPS (Virtual Private Server) or Dedicated Server. Please obtain (or purchase one from Host Color) a valid cPanel/WHM VPS or Dedicated Server license. If you already have one, please follow the steps described in the installation guide:
The cPanel Installation Guide:
- Login to your cPanel VPS or cPanel Dedicated Server via SSH
- Move to the correct directly by running: # cd /home/
- Run the following command to download the cPanel installer:
wget -N http://httpupdate.cpanel.net/latest
- Once downloaded, simply run: sh latest
Now the cPanel installation process should start. Do not close your SSH console window. If you do so you could stop the cPanel installation process. If you are experiencing difficulties with the cPanel/WHM installation, login to your Account Management Zone. Got to "My Support Tickets" and click on "Contact Us (Submit Ticket)". Then choose category "System Administration" and type "Help with cPanel/WHM installation" as subject.