WHM cPanel helps to manage Linux servers which are widely used by Linux server users due to its friendly interface and features. This is one of the best control panels for every web hosting services.
As a part of our server management services, we will install WHM Cpanel on Almalinux 8 server on your behalf. For further detailed information, you can contact our technical team support for any assistance
Installing WHM CPanel on AlmaLinux 8
Follow the steps to install WHM Cpanel on Almalinux 8
Following are the installation requirements for CPanel and WHM in Almalinux8:
1. A valid static IP address and hostname
2. 1.1 GHz CPU, 64-bit
3. Minimum: 1 GB and Recommended: 2 GB
4. Free space on the 20 GB hard drive, 40 GB is recommended
Run system update
Update the system to the latest version.
Executive the commands:
yum update yum upgrade
Install Perl and Curl
Hence the Cpanel is written in Perl, you need to install the Perl on AlmaLinux 8. And also install the curl to download the cPanel installation script.
yum install perl curl
Download WHM cPanel installation script
Executive the commands to download the script to our main directory that will automate the installation process.
cd /home curl -o latest -L https://securedownloads.cpanel.net/latest
Run cPanel installation script on AlmaLinux 8
Next is the execution process of the downloaded script by using the commands.
Login to WHM
For accessing WHM, go to a browser and enter the following line in the address bar:
Enter the Almalinux root user and password in order to access the data for WHM.
Apply for Cpanel & WHM Trial license
Click >> login button >> create account >> WHM service
After login, a 15 days free trial license will be issued.
Enter >> email address and hosting service naming Server details.
Next start creating a Cpanel account on it tostart hosting a website.
Here are few directories for cPanel installed items, in case we want to access it manually on AlmaLinux 8 using the command line.
CPanel directories: /usr/local/cpanel Third-party tools: /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/ Directories of addons or cPanel add-ons: /usr/local/cpanel/addons/ Basic files like PHPMyAdmin, themes: /usr/local/cpanel/base/ CPanel binaries: /usr/local/cpanel/bin/ CGI files: /usr/local/cpanel/cgi-sys/ Access to cPanel & Error event files: /usr/local/cpanel/logs/ WHM files: /usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/ Apache configuration: /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf Configuration of the Exim mail server: /etc/exim.conf Named configuration files: /etc/named.conf Configuration files ProFTP and Pureftpd: /etc/proftpd.conf and /etc/pure-ftpd.conf CPanel user files: /var/cpanel/users/username CPanel configuration files (tweak settings): /var/cpanel/cpanel.config Network configuration files: /etc/sysconfig/network Addons and subdomain information: /etc/userdomains CPanel update files: /etc/cpupdate.conf Clamav configuration files: /etc/clamav.conf MySQL configuration files: /etc/my.cnf PHP.ini configuration files: /usr/local/lib/php.ini
Key features of cPanel
1. Reselling of hosting services
2. Web hosting accounts managing
3. User-friendly interface
4. It will allow us to create email accounts, redirects and automatic replies.
5. Apache and MySQL integration
6. More than 500 applications and plugins to expand its features
7. Also, it allows transfers and backups
Use to get a hostname error while running the Cpanel installation script, then set-hostname by using the command:
Replace cpanel.skynats.com with the actual hostname
In brief, follow the steps to install WHM Cpanel on AlmaLinux 8 Server. If you need any assistance you can contact our technical team support for any installation are migration be to done on your behalf.