Install Softaculous on CentOS cPanel/WHM VPS

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Install Softaculous on CentOS cPanel/WHM VPS



Overview

 
The following guide will show you how to install Softaculous on a CentOS VPS with cPanel/WHM.
 

Requirements

 
A server with cPanel
If you have a firewall, then please allow access to download all packages from *.softaculous.com
 
Note : Please allow access to the following domains to your firewall as these are the mirrors used to download the script packages.
s2.softaculous.com
s4.softaculous.com
 

Installing Softaculous

 
Note: Before starting the installation make sure ionCube Loaders are enabled. You may refer to the following guide Enable_Ioncube_cPanel. Please make sure that the Ioncube loader is selected for the backend copy of PHP. Now SSH to your server and enter following commands:
wget -N http://files.softaculous.com/install.sh
chmod 755 install.sh
./install.sh
 
Now go to : WHM > Plugins (Add-Ons on older versions than 11) > Softaculous - Instant Installs
The following webpage will open if the installation was successful:
 
 
Thats it the installation of Softaculous is completed!
 

suPHP Settings

 
If you have suEXEC or suPHP enabled on your server, please read the suPHP Settings page for configuring Softaculous.
Thats it the installation of Softaculous is completed!
 

Quick Installation

 
If you wish to finish the installation quickly and then download the script packages in background use this method.
Note: Before starting the installation make sure ionCube Loaders are enabled. For that go to WHM and click on Tweak Settings. Please make sure that the Ioncube loader is selected for the backend copy of PHP. Now SSH to your server and enter following commands:
wget -N http://files.softaculous.com/install.sh
chmod 755 install.sh
./install.sh --quick
 

How to disable use 3rd Party PHP

 
If you do not want Softaculous to use 3rd Party PHP binary they you can simply pass a parameter and Softaculous will use cPanel's default PHP binary.
wget -N http://files.softaculous.com/install.sh
chmod 755 install.sh
./install.sh --nocpphp


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