How to Install cPanel
Before installing cPanel, we recommend your server be partitioned appropriately. The default partitioning scheme for Virtual Servers is sufficient. Acenet has a recommended partitioning scheme for Dedicated Servers. cPanel should only be installed on a fresh, clean Operating System. Once your server has the appropriate partitioning and has been licensed for cPanel, follow the below steps for installation.
 Login to your server as the root user via SSH.
 Run the following commands to install cPanel:
iptables -F service iptables save mkdir /home/cpins cd /home/cpins yum -y install wget perl screen wget -N http://httpupdate.cpanel.net/latest sh latest
 Once the installation has completed you can login to WHM as the root user using the following URL:
You'll need to replace xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx with your server's main IP. For exmample if your server's main IP is 192.168.100.1, then you would use the following URL:
 If you receive a license warning upon first logging in to WHM, run the following command from SSH as the root user to update your license:
Not sure what to do after you have finished installing cPanel? We have a cPanel Beginner's Guide here: