These days Hosting websites can be very expensive.Cpanel price is hiked. So if you are looking for Cpanel alternative then this article for you. CyberPanel is the open-source control panel which supports OpenLiteSpeed. You can get all the features of a premium host for FREE!
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In this tutorial we’ll cover installing CyberPanel on an Centos 7 Server. We will configure some of CyberPanel options, and we will finally use it to set up a WordPress website.
What is CyberPanel?
CyberPanel Features You’ll Love :
- Opensource and Free
- LiteSpeed Cache
- Unlimited Installs
- One Click Free Let’s Encrypt SSL
- ModSec and CSF
The CyberPanel developers and community are also focused on website speed and Core Web Vitals. That alone is probably a reason enough for some webmasters to try it out.
What is OpenLiteSpeed?
OpenLiteSpeed is a free, open source, high-performance web server. It is based on the popular Apache HTTP Server, but with a different architecture and a few key features. It is the free version of LiteSpeed. You can check the differences between the two on their official website OpenLiteSpeed vs. LiteSpeed Enterprise.
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- What is CyberPanel?
- What is OpenLiteSpeed?
- Install CyberPanel on CentOS
Server with a fresh install of Centos 7.x, Centos 8.x, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, AlmaLinux 8. In this article I’ll be using Centos 7
1 GB RAM or higher
10 GB Disk Space
Python 3.x installed on your server
Install CyberPanel on CentOS 7
To install CyberPanel just run the following command, which will download and run the CyberPanel install script.
Step 1: Connect to your server via SSH
The installation of CyberPanel is quite simple. First, log into your server via SSH as the root user. You can get the login details from your web host.
Step 2: Update packages
sudo yum check-update sudo yum update
sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y
Step 3: Run the installation script
Run the following command. It will initiate the automated installation script, which will prompt you for a few decisions about which version of LiteSpeed and which add-ons you would like to install.
sh <(curl https://cyberpanel.net/install.sh || wget -O - https://cyberpanel.net/install.sh)
Step 4: Select the version of LiteSpeed that you would like to use
Select which version of LiteSpeed to install.
Note: If you select LiteSpeed Enterprise, please ensure that you have obtained a license key first. It is free for 1 domain, but you still need to obtain the key. Visit the pricing table to decide your desired plan.
We will Enter 1 to Install Cyberpanel with OpenLiteSpeed. Check image for reference.
Step 4: Select options and add-ons
You will be presented with a series of prompts for different options and add-ons that are available.
Full Service : Enter Y
Remote MySQL (default N): Enter N
CyberPanel Version (default Latest Version):
Password (default “1234567”):
It is recommended that you use “s” to set your own strong password
Memcached (default Y):
Distributed memory object caching system
Redis (default Y):
In-memory data structure store, used as a database, cache, and message broke
Watchdog (default Yes):
Check below image for details
Kernel watchdog is used to monitor if a system is running. It is supposed to automatically reboot hanged systems due to unrecoverable software errors
Step 5: Installation
The installation process will proceed automatically. It will take 5-10 minutes, depending on the speed of your server.
Step 6: Finalize Installation
At the end of the installation process, you will be presented with the following screen which contains important information about your configuration.
Select and copy it to a safe location for future reference.
Cyberpanel default login credential.
Username : admin
Reboot your Server.