CentOS Web Panel – Installation

Installation guide
To avoid any issues, please make sure to read all of this documentation carefully before you begin the installation process.

Before you start CentOS Web Panel installer, you must know the following information:

– We only support static IP addresses. We do not support dynamic, sticky, or internal IP addresses.

  • We do not provide an uninstaller. After you install CWP, you must reinstall the server to remove it.
  • Only install CWP on a freshly installed operating system without any configuration changes.

For the best performances we suggest you to order a VPS or Dedicated servers with our NOC Partners.


CentOS Web Panel – System Requirements

System Requirements

Make sure that you complete the following tasks before you start the CentOS Web Panel installation:

1. Setup Hostname
This hostname cannot be the same as any domain that is on your server (for example, if example.com is a domain on your server, use hostname.example.com as your fully qualified hostname).

You can use the following command for hostname setup eg. srv1.example.com

hostname srv1.example.com

2. Setup Server IP addresses
Define additional IP address, subnet address, and default gateway IP address for your server — Your service provider can provide you with this information.

3. Software Requirements
You must have a clean/fresh installation of Supported Operating Systems:
CentOS 6, RedHat 6 or CloudLinux 6, MINIMAL installation and English version only!
CentOS 7 is NOT supported.

4. Hardware Requirements
32 bit Operating System requires minimal of 512 MB RAM
64 bit Operating System requires minimal of 1024 MB RAM
Recommended is to have 4 GB+ RAM so you would have the full functionality, like Anti-virus scan of emails.

OPTIONAL: You can download CentOS 6 Installation here (if your hosting provide doesn’t have it.)
Download CentOS 6 64bit (minimal)

Download CentOS for openVZ


CentOS Web Panel – Server Update

1. Preparing Server
Let’s install required packages for CWP installation

yum -y install wget

2. Server Update
Now we need to update your server to the latest version

yum -y update

3. Reboot Server
Reboot your server so that all updates can take affect.




CentOS Web Panel – Installation

Now you are ready to start CWP Installation
CWP installer can run more than 30 minutes because it needs to compile apache and php from source.

Start Installer from command line

cd /usr/local/src
wget http://centos-webpanel.com/cwp-latest
sh cwp-latest

If download link doesn’t work then you can use the following: http://dl1.centos-webpanel.com/files/cwp-latest

Reboot Server
Reboot your server so that all updates can take affect and to start CWP.


CentOS Web Panel – Configuration

CentOS Web Panel Configuration

Login to your CWP server using link provided by Installer on your server
CentOS WebPanel Admin GUI at http://SERVER-IP:2030/
Username: root
Password: your root password

– Setup nameservers

  • Setup shared ip (must be your public IP address)
  • Setup at least one hosting package (or edit default package)
  • Setup root email

& now you are ready to host domains…

Thank you for using and Supporting CWP.

You can always and freely donate the CWP Development, don’t forget that the every donation you make will go only for this project.