AlmaLinux is one of the most popular Linux distributions available today. With its powerful and reliable package manager, it is easy to install and maintain software packages. One of the most popular and versatile applications in the Linux world is cPanel, and this tutorial will show you how to install it on AlmaLinux.
Before you can install cPanel on AlmaLinux, you will need to meet the following prerequisites:
- A system running AlmaLinux
- A root user account
- At least 1GB of RAM
- At least 30GB of disk space
- A working internet connection
Step 1: Update System Packages
Before you can begin the installation process, you will need to update the system packages on your AlmaLinux system. This can be done by running the following command:
sudo dnf update -y
This will ensure that all of the system packages are up to date, which is necessary for the installation process.
Step 2: Download cPanel
Now that the system is up to date, you will need to download the cPanel installation package. This can be done by running the following command:
This will download the latest version of the cPanel installation package to your system.
Step 3: Install cPanel
Once the installation package has been downloaded, you can install cPanel by running the following command:
This will begin the cPanel installation process. The installation may take some time, so be patient while it completes.
Step 4: Access the cPanel Web Interface
Once the installation is complete, you can access the cPanel web interface by opening a web browser and navigating to the following URL:
This will open the cPanel login page, where you can log in with your root user credentials.
Step 5: Configure cPanel
Now that you have logged in to cPanel, you can begin configuring it according to your needs. This will include setting up your domain name, setting up email accounts, creating MySQL databases, setting up FTP accounts, and more.
Step 6: Run the cPanel Post-Installation Script
Once you have finished configuring cPanel, you should run the cPanel post-installation script. This can be done by running the following command:
This will ensure that all of the necessary files and directories are created, and that cPanel is properly configured for use.
In this tutorial, you learned how to install cPanel on AlmaLinux. You began by updating the system packages, then downloading the cPanel package, and finally installing and configuring cPanel. Once you have completed the installation process, you can log in to the cPanel web interface and begin managing your website.