For cPanel & WHM version 11.50
If you have questions,
yum (Yellowdog Updater Modifier) is an RPM package management tool for Linux servers. yum automatically installs with your operating system.
- When you install cPanel & WHM, you must only use vendor-provided repositories.
- Third-party repositories, such as RepoForge, may replace vital parts of the system and cause unexpected results.
Because cPanel & WHM handles its own installation of services through the rpm.versions system, you must exclude several packages before you install cPanel & WHM.
To exclude these packages, perform the following steps:
rootuser, use a text editor to open the
Locate the line that begins with
exclude=and confirm that it contains the following entries:
If you do not find the line that begins with
exclude=, add it to the file under the
In this document, this code appears as two lines for formatting purposes. In your
/etc/yum.conffile, make certain that you enter it as one line of code.
- Save and close the file. You may then use your preferred method to install yum on your server.
Remove yum groups
Before you install cPanel & WHM, make certain that the following yum groups are not installed on your server:
- FTP Server
- GNOME Desktop Environment
- KDE (K Desktop Environment)
- Mail Server or E-mail Server
- Web Server
- X Window System
To obtain a list of yum groups, run the
grouplist command. To remove a yum group, run the
For example, to remove the Mono and Mail Server groups, run the following command:
To remove multiple yum groups, use quotation marks (
" ") around each group that you wish to remove.