In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Froxlor on CentOS.

Froxlor is Server Management Panel. The lightweight server management software for your needs. Developed by experienced server administrators, this open source (GPL) panel simplifies the effort of managing your hosting platform.

Prerequisites

You will need:

  • VPS running CentOS

Step 1 – Install LAMP

Froxlor requires Apache, PHP, and MySQL. First, install the epel repository:

rpm -Uvh https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm

After, install webtatic repository:

rpm -Uvh https://mirror.webtatic.com/yum/el7/webtatic-release.rpm

Now install Apache, PHP, and MySQL by running this command:

yum install httpd mod_ssl openssl mariadb mariadb-server php70w php70w-opcache php70w-common php70w-cli php70w-mysql php70w-pdo php70w-mbstring php70w-bcmath php70w-posix

Next, run Apache and MySQL:

systemctl start httpd

systemctl start mariadb

After, enable them:

systemctl enable httpd

systemctl enable mariadb

Step 2 – Download Froxlor

Now it’s time to download Froxlor. Navigate to web directory /var/www/html

cd /var/www/html

Download the latest tarball version :

wget http://files.froxlor.org/releases/froxlor-latest.tar.gz

After, extract tarball file:

tar xvfz froxlor-latest.tar.gz

Set permissions to Froxlor folder:

chown -R apache:apache /var/www/html/froxlor/

Step 3 – Installation

Open your browser and navigate to your server URL http://youripaddress/froxlor/

Start installation. After, the installation will check if all requirements are satisfied.

Click on Click here to continue button and complete the setup.

First, choose the installation language:

Next, complete database connection details:

After, complete administrator account:

Now choose your server settings and click on Click here to continue button.

If Froxlor was installed successfully you will get this:

Click on Click here to login button

Log In with the administrator account that you created in installation.

You have successfully installed Froxlor on CentOS.

Enjoy.