whm control panel install setup in centos

Web Host Manager, or WHM, is a powerful program that allows administrative access to the back end of cPanel. There are two versions that Host Gator uses. Reseller accounts get basic WHM.
cPanel Features
Mail
Create email accounts, forwarders, and autoresponders as well as account and user-level filtering to manage email. Fight spam with BoxTrapper, Apache SpamAssassin, and email authentication. Then, use mailing lists to broadcast your message.
Security
Configure password-protected directories, IP address denials, SSL/TLS, and GnuPG key settings to restrict access. Protect your site with HotLink Protection, Leech Protect, and ModSecurity.
Domains
Set up subdomains, addon domains, parked domains, and redirects to point visitors in the right direction. Identify your site with Simple DNS Zone Editor and Advanced DNS Zone Editor.
Apps Galore
Take advantage of third-party software for blogs, bulletin boards, guest books, eCommerce, and more to build a robust, dynamic site.
Files
Edit and back up files and folders while monitoring your website’s disk space usage.
Databases
Store large amounts of data and limit access using MySQL and PostgreSQL databases.
Logs
Know your audience and track your website’s performance using Webalizer and AWStats.
WHM Features
Powerful GUI controls on your server with WHM.
Can perform tedious tasks like Backups, Migrations and restorations in a very easy and smooth manner.
Excellent DNS and mail server management for main server and as well as client account.
Can easily switch/enable/disable services for server.
Can configure SSL/TLS for all server services and client domains.
Easy integration with Phpmyadmin to provide a web based interface to manage your MySQL databases.
Feel free to Rebrand it.
Can be easily integrated with WHMCS to automate billing management.
Installation of cPanel in CentOS
Before installing cPanel you must have Perl installed on your server as cPanel is written in Perl. To install Perl on your system, login as root user and run the following command.
yum -y install perl
Now you will need to set the hostname for your server. A hostname is a FQDN or Fully Qualified Domain Name which will be used to identify your server. For example consider cpanel.kosecurity.in – this is a FQDN which you can use as your hostname. To change your hostname run the following command
hostname cpanel.kosecurity.in
You can replace cpanel.kosecurity.in with your hostname. You must own the domain of which your are setting up the hostname.
Next, you will need to change your current directory to /home directory, run the following command to do this.
cd /home
Download the installation script from cPanel website by executing the following command –
curl -o latest -L https://securedownloads.cpanel.net/latest
Now run the installation script by executing the following command –
sh latest
This will start your cPanel installation, you can now sit back and relax as the installation takes around half hour to complete. Once the installation script is finished you will see the following output:
2017-07-19 08:42:33 222 ( INFO): cPanel install finished in 21 minutes and 23 seconds!
2017-07-19 08:42:33 938 ( INFO): Congratulations! Your installation of cPanel & WHM 11.56 is now complete. The next step is to configure your server.
2017-07-19 08:42:33 938 ( INFO): Before you configure your server, ensure that your firewall allows access on port 2087.
2017-07-19 08:42:33 938 ( INFO): On RHEL, CentOS, and CloudLinux systems, execute /scripts/configure_firewall_for_cpanel to accomplish this.
2017-07-19 08:42:33 938 ( INFO): After ensuring that your firewall allows access on port 2087, you can configure your server.
2017-07-19 08:42:33 938 ( INFO): 1. Open your preferred browser
2017-07-19 08:42:33 938 ( INFO): 2. Type https://10.59.60.184:2087 in the address bar
2017-07-19 08:42:33 938 ( INFO): 3. Enter the word root in the Username text box
2017-07-19 08:42:33 938 ( INFO): 4. Enter your root password in the Password text box
2017-07-19 08:42:33 938 ( INFO): 5. Click the Login button
2017-07-19 08:42:33 938 ( INFO): Visit https://go.cpanel.net/whminit for more information about first-time configuration of your server.
2017-07-19 08:42:33 938 ( INFO): Visit http://support.cpanel.net or https://go.cpanel.net/whmfaq for additional support
2017-07-19 08:42:33 938 ( INFO): Thank you for installing cPanel & WHM 11.56!
You can now open your browser and go to https://your-server-ip:2087 to access WHM. Login with username root and your root account’s password. Make sure that you use https to access WHM in browser. For example if your IP is 10.59.60.184 then you will have to go to https://10.59.60.184:2087

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