Initial setup of WHM/cPanel

cPanel/WHM configurations

cPanel/WHM configurations

In this post i am going to describe how to setup your whm/cPanel for the first time. Login to your whm/cPanel with root username and password by typing your ip address and port number in url bar of browser as stated below:

http://your-ip-address:2086/

First Step:

On very first page you will see license agreement of cPanel/WHM just accept it.

  • Agreement: Accept the agreement.

2nd Step:

Here you are required to configure networking options for the WHM/cPanel.

  • Setup Networking: 
  • Hostname: In the server’s host name write your host name such as server1.yourdomain.com
  • Resolvers: Leave these options as they are, as they are configured automatically.

3rd Step:

Here you will see all available ip address and the actions that can be done on them.

  • Setup IP address: Leave these fields as they are. Skip this option Read More