cPanel/WHM install on the Almalinux

The installation processes for cPanel, JetBackup, and Softaculous can be detailed and might vary based on the server’s operating system, the specific version of the software, and individual preferences. Below is an overview of the installation steps for each of these applications:


cPanel is a widely-used web hosting control panel. To install cPanel, the process typically involves:

  1. Pre-Installation Checklist:

    • Ensure the server meets the system requirements specified by cPanel.
    • Have a clean installation of a compatible operating system (commonly CentOS).
  2. Access to Installation Files:

    • Acquire the cPanel & WHM installation file by purchasing a license from the official cPanel website.
  3. Execute the Installation Script:

    • Run the installation script via SSH as root.
      cd /home && curl -o latest -L && sh latest
  4. Follow the Installer Instructions:

    • The installation script guides you through the installation process. Follow the prompts and provide the necessary information.
  5. Post-Installation Configuration:

    • Access the cPanel control panel through a web browser at https://your-server-IP:2087 and set up and configure additional settings.


JetBackup is a backup solution that works with cPanel servers. To install JetBackup:

  1. Download Installation Script:

    • Download the installation script from the official JetBackup website.
  2. Run the Installation Script:

    • Execute the installation script on your cPanel server as root or with elevated privileges.
  3. Configuration:

    • Follow the setup steps provided in the installation script.
    • Configure backup settings, storage locations, and schedules through the JetBackup web interface in WHM/cPanel.


Softaculous is an auto-installer tool that integrates with various control panels, including cPanel. The installation process often involves:

  1. Login to SSH:

    • Access the server via SSH as root or with elevated privileges.
  2. Download the Installation Script:

    • Fetch the Softaculous installation script.
      wget -N
  3. Run the Installer:

    • Execute the installation script.
      chmod 755
  4. Finish Installation:

    • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.
    • Access Softaculous through the cPanel interface and configure settings as needed.

Please note that these instructions are general and can vary. Always refer to the official documentation provided by the respective software vendors for the most current and detailed installation instructions, ensuring compatibility with your server’s operating system and setup

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