CloudLinux is a popular operating system focused on providing a secure and stable platform, as well as enhancing server performance and security.
At Hostinger, we have two CloudLinux templates available for automatic installation - Cloudlinux OS 8 and Cloudlinux OS 8 Solo. You can learn about their features here: CloudLinux OS editions.
This means that you will only need to purchase and activate a Cloudlinux license to take full advantage of its features and benefits. Just follow these steps:
Step 1 - Obtain a License Key
Visit the CloudLinux website and and follow the instructions to purchase a license suitable for your needs
If you will get an IP-based license, check your VPS IP address. In this case, you will not require a license key
Get your valid license key after purchase and keep it at hand - you will need it in the next step
Step 2 - Activate the License Key
Access your server using SSH using the following command:
vps-ip with the IP address of your VPS.
Next, run the
rhnreg_ks command to activate the license key:
/usr/sbin/rhnreg_ks --activationkey=[activation key]
[activation key] with your key value.
If you have an IP-based license, use the
clnreg_ks command instead:
Step 3 - Verify the Activation
To verify that your CloudLinux license is properly activated, use the following command:
If the license does not appear to be active, go over the activation process once more.