error instal cpanel

Posted September 28, 2018 2.2k views

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2018-09-28 02:26:59 547 (ERROR): ********************* ERROR *********************
2018-09-28 02:26:59 548 (ERROR):
2018-09-28 02:26:59 549 (ERROR): Your hostname (centos-s-1vcpu-2gb-lon1-01) is invalid, and must be
2018-09-28 02:26:59 550 (ERROR): set to a fully qualified domain name before installing cPanel.
2018-09-28 02:26:59 551 (ERROR):
2018-09-28 02:26:59 552 (ERROR): A fully qualified domain name must contain two dots, and consists of two parts: the hostname and the domain name.
2018-09-28 02:26:59 553 (ERROR): You can update your hostname by running hostname, then re-running the installer.
2018-09-28 02:26:59 555 (ERROR): ********************* ERROR *********************
2018-09-28 02:26:59 556 (FATAL): Exiting…
Removing /root/installer.lock.

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You need to:

  1. Open the file /etc/sysconfig/network and set the HOSTNAME variable to a valid hostname (ex: server.yourdomain.tld)

  2. Run this command as well: hostname server.yourdomain.tld

Rerun the installer

Hello, bodyguardtanjungmas

You need a fully qualified domain name as your server hostname. Run this command in order to set the hostname


Also please make sure to check our existing tutorial on how to install cPanel:


by Etel Sverdlov
cPanel is a convenient application that allows users to administer servers through a GUI interface instead of the traditional command line. Although the installation for cPanel is relatively simple, the script does take several hours to run. Here's how to install cPanel on a virtual server running Centos 6