WebCP Script Installation

Script installation of WebCP web hosting control panel using our simple installer script is an absolute breeze.

Requirements

WebCP is a web hosting control panel. Its used to manage all aspects of a web hosting server including setting up new web hosting accounts, adding email addresses, mysql databases and even installing apps like WordPress!

  • Newly installed minimalist version of Ubuntu 16.04.
  • Root access via SSH
  • 45 minutes!

If you’ve met the above requirements you’re ready to install WebCP web hosting control panel!

 

Quick Start (TL;DR)

SSH into your server as root and run the following command from the command line:
cd /tmp && wget https://api.webcp.io/downloads/2.0.0/setup/installer.sh && chmod 755 installer.sh && ./installer.sh && rm -fr /tmp/installer.sh

Follow any prompts and you’re done! You will need an active license before it will work though. Click here to register and get a license.

 

Detailed script installation Guide

Log into SSH and run the installation command
cd /tmp && wget https://api.webcp.io/downloads/2.0.0/setup/installer.sh && chmod 755 installer.sh && ./installer.sh && rm -fr /tmp/installer.sh

WebCP Web Hosting Control Panel - Script Installation

That will download the installation script and start running it

WebCP Web Hosting Control Panel Script Installation - FQDN

The installation script will first ask you for the server’s FQDN. It will attempt to guess the correct name. If it is correct you can simply press enter, otherwise correct it and the press enter to continue.

Next, the installation script will ask you to create a new user. This is because for security reasons root access to SSH is blocked by WebCP servers, so we create an unprivileged user account which you can SSH into and then su if needed.

WebCP Web Hosting Control Panel User Account

Enter a new user name and then enter the password twice to create a new user account.

WebCP Web Hosting Control Panel Installation Starting

Once that’s been done you’ll see a message that the installation is starting.

WebCP Web Hosting Control Panel Installation Complete

The installation will run through and once done you will get a message that the installation is complete.

The installation complete message also has info on how to access your server.

To access your newly created WebCP web hosting control panel go to http://example.com/webcp

To access your server by SSH, ssh into your server on port 7533 using the user account you created in step 1 above.

 

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