How To Install CentOS Web Panel on CentOS 8

Install CentOS Web Panel on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install CentOS Web Panel on CentOS 8. For those of you who didn’t know, CentOS Web Panel is a free alternative to cPanel and provides plenty of features and designed for a newbie who wants to build a working hosting server easily and to take control or manage his/her server all in an intuitive web interface without having to open an SSH console. CentOS Web Panel provides Apache, Varnish, suPHP & suExec, Mod Security, PHP version switcher, Postfix and Dovecot, MySQL Database Management, PhpMyAdmin, CSF Firewall, CageFS, SSL Certificates, FreeDNS (DNS server) and many more.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation CentOS Web Panel on a CentOS 8 server.

Install CentOS Web Panel on CentOS 8

Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Setup Hostname.

Login in to your server as root and make sure to set the correct hostname:

Step 3. Download and Installing CentOS Web Panel.

After setting hostname, now download script installation Centos Web panel using the following command:

The installation script will take some time to complete, and once it’s done you will be provided with an URL to access the panel and your MySQL root password.

If the system does not reboot automatically simply type “reboot” to reboot the server:

Step 4. Accessing the CentOS Web Panel.

CentOS Web Panel will be available on HTTPS port 2031 by default. Open your favourite browser and navigate to or https://server-ip-address:2030. Login to the panel using the system’s root account. You got the password in the previous step. If you are using a firewall, please open port 2030 to enable access to the control panel.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed CentOS Web Panel. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing CentOS Web Panel in CentOS 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official CentOS Web Panel website.

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