The server must be in run level 3 before the installation can continue.


This tutorial will help you in solving the above error which cPANEL installation by changing your OS run level 5 to run level 3.

#systemctl get-default


Let’s check the current run level for our centos OS based server by running following command

#systemctl get-default


P.S : You might get but still continue with the guide to solve your issue.


We will now change the default run level to 3 (it’s a

#systemctl set-default


Now confirm the current default run level

# systemctl get-default


Reboot and run the installation again

# reboot


You should be now able to complete the cPanel installation without the above error.


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