How Install LiteSpeed Web Server Plugin for cPanel/WHM

1.Install LiteSpeed WHM plugin

Run the following commands from ssh as root

cd /usr/src
wget http://www.litespeedtech.com/packages/cpanel/lsws_whm_plugin_install.sh
sh ./lsws_whm_plugin_install.sh
rm -f lsws_whm_plugin_install.sh

Note: To uninstall WHM LiteSpeed plugin, run command at

/usr/local/cpanel/whostmgr/docroot/cgi/lsws/lsws_whm_plugin_uninstall.sh


2.Install LiteSpeed Web Server from within WHM

 
  1. Click “LiteSpeed Web Server Plugin for WHM” in “Plugins” section of WHM.
  2. Click “Install LiteSpeed Web Server”
  3. Fill in the form to sepecify
    • Trial license key or serial number
    • LiteSpeed target installation directory
    • Port Offset ( set to 0 to replace Apache otherwise set a number like “2000” to try LiteSpeed on port 2080 )
    • Whether to enable PHP SuEXEC
    • Assign user name and password for LWSW web admin console
    • Your email address as the Administrators email.
  4. Click “Next” to install LiteSpeed

If you set Port Offset to “0”, it may stop Apache and start LiteSpeed after a successful installation, you may want to switch back to Apache temporarily as we still need to build PHP binary for LiteSpeed.