How To Install ISPConfig on CentOS 7

Install ISPConfig on CentOS 7

In this tutorial we will show you how to install ISPConfig on CentOS 7 server. For those of you who didn’t know, ISPConfig is an open-source hosting control panel for Linux which has a user-friendly web interface – with it, users can manage their websites, email addresses, FTP accounts, DNS records, databases and shell accounts.

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 RubyMine on a CentOS 7 server.

Install ISPConfig on CentOS 7

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

Step 2. Install LAMP server.

A CentOS 7 LAMP stack server is required. If you do not have LAMP installed, you can follow our guide here. Also install required PHP modules:

Step 3. Installing Dovecot.

You can execute the following command to install Dovecot on CentOS:

Next, create a dovecot-sql.conf file using the command below, after which you’ll make a symbolic link pointing back to the file you just created:

Now use the following commands to restart and enable the Dovecot service on the server:

Step 4. Installing Amavisd-new, ClamAV, and SpamAssassin.

Install ClamAV, Amavisd, and SpamAssassin, along with all of these additionally required packages, all in one go:

Step 5. Installing PureFTPd.

We will install PureFTP server because it is simple to install and easy-to-use. To install it on your server you only need to execute the following command:

Step 6. Installing BIND.

Install BIND using following command:

Step 7. Installing ISPConfig on CentOS.

Download the ispconfig tar file from official site by using “ wget” command as follows:

Run the “ install.php” file by using “ php &ndash q” command to perform the initial configurations:

Step 8. Accessing ISPConfig Web Interface.

You should be able to access the ISPConfig control panel on your web browser. Open your preferred web browser and type your server’s IP address with the default configured port for ISPConfig, as shown below:

The default credentials are “admin” for the username and “admin” for the password. You should change these immediately, as anyone who knows these can administer your server and compromise it remotely.

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed ISPConfig 3. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing ISPConfig on CentOS 7 systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official ISPConfig website.

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