How to Setup cPanel on GB Cloud

cPanel is a control panel for web hosting that simplifies the establishment and management of web hosting on a server.

Server administrators can create a new hosting account for a domain using the Web Host Manager interface, and the domain owner can log in to their cPanel account to handle files, databases, email, and more.

cPanel also contains hundreds of server management utilities and addons, including as mail queue management, virus scanning, and backups, making it easier for server administrators to administer their servers without having to use the command line as much.

In this article, we’ll show you how to connect your GB Cloud server to cPanel and set up your first web hosting account. Simply follow the steps below to get started with cPanel.

Step 1 : Sign up with GB Cloud

To begin, sign up for GB Cloud if you haven’t already. To get started, click here.

Step 2 : Create Instance.

Setting up a new VPS with GB Cloud is straightforward and quick. To get started, navigate to your GB Cloud control panel’s cloud section and select create an instance. You can click this link to see how to create instances.

Step 3 : Access Putty as SSH

Use the root username and password to connect to the server via SSH.

ssh [email protected]


Step 4 : Open the screen

Install screen if it is not yet installed:

yum install screen


Then open the screen


Step 5 : Set a hostname

Before the cPanel installer can begin, it needs a valid FQDN specified as the hostname. If you don’t have a suitable hostname, use the hostname command to create one

hostname domain.tld

Step 6:  Run the install command.

The following command can be used to install cPanel:

cd /home && curl -o latest -L && sh latest

Step 7 : Continue with the web installation.

After the installation is complete, you will be given a URL to use to complete the web installation. In your browser, go to this address.

Accept the following terms and conditions:

Enter the email or username. Also enter the password.

Enter the email and name server.

After that, you’ll be taken to the WHM management page, which looks like this:

Step 8 : Restart the server

Restart your server to complete the installation.


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