In this guide, we will show you how to install CloudLinux OS. CloudLinux is offered by almost all hosting providers, especially in a shared environment, which supports various webhosting control panels such as cPanel, Plesk and DirectAdmin. This OS is a Linux-based operating system, which is especially used in a shared environment to isolate each user in its own light weight virtualized environemnts (LVE). In LVE, each user consumes a predefined amount of resources for it. The resource usage of any user will not affect other users. Each user will be allocated a specific amount of resources. If a user utilizes all his resources then other users will not get an effect. Only that particular user will face problems related to this. When a user uses all its resources, just that particular user will get a "Resource limit reached "error when he access his website. Now let's start Cloud Linux installation steps.
First download Cloud Linux ISO image. Insert or boot with installation media, 'Select Install or upgrade existing system ' options.
wait until it starts installation process.
Here it will prompt you about media testing. You can choose skip installation media check.
Cloud Linux welcome screen, press Next .
Now choose your preferred installation process language:
Select your required Keyboard layout:
IF your hard drive is attached locally, select a basic storage device else select Specialized storage devices.
Since our hard storage is empty and we do not have data in it, we can click Yes, discard any data to continue:
In this step you can give a hostname to the system. Click on Configure Network button if you want to configure network settings during installation. You can also configure the network manually later.
If you press the Configure Network button to manually configure your server network configuration, you will face this window. You must select 'eth0' network adapter and edit it.
Do all settings and tick the boxes like below and enter your IP detail in related boxes. Select Connect Automatically , go to the ipv4 settings tab and select Method and select Manual in drop down. Click on Add tab to fill address box with IP Address , Netmask , Gateway and DNS Server .
Close network configuration window after setting.
Select your Time Zone.
Set root password two times .
Select Replace Existing Linux Systems , if you want to verify or edit the file system partitions manually, click on Review and Modify partitioning layout .
Click on Write changes to disk.
Select the applications you want to install and click on Next
Installation started, this may take several minutes.
Installation Completed . Please remove the installation media and reboot system.
Restarting Cloud Linux system.
Cloud Linux Login Screen .
Congratulations! You have learned how to install CloudLinux OS .
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