Step 3: Choose an Operating System
- cPanel & WHM 11.40
- cPanel DNSONLY 11.40
Our system requirements
document lists these operating systems as compatible with cPanel & WHM 11.38:
- CentOS (version 5.x or 6.x)
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux (version 5.x or 6.x)
- CloudLinux (version 5.x)
- CloudLinux (version 6.x)
Next, let's examine the basic differences between these operating systems.
About CentOS and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
is a free operating system based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CentOS vs. Red Hat Operating Systems
|| RedHat Enterprise Linux
| Community-supplied updates
|| Updates from Red Hat
| Community-supplied support
|| Support from Red Hat
is an operating system based on CentOS
Unlike CentOS, CloudLinux modifies the kernel to contain spikes in usage. This modification enhances your server's reliability.
: CloudLinux is compatible with virtual environments that allow you to select a kernel. It is not
compatible with OpenVZ or Virtuozzo.
We no longer support FreeBSD as of cPanel & WHM 11.30. We recommend that you do not create new FreeBSD servers for use with cPanel & WHM. For more information, please read our End of Life Policy
Topic revision: r13 - 22 Oct 2013 - 19:16:23 - Main.JenniferDoubrava