Install and Uninstall Virtualizor On CentOS 8

Virtualizor is a powerful web based VPS Control Panel using which a user can deploy and manage VPS on servers with a single click. Virtualizor supports KVM, Xen, OpenVZ, Proxmox, Virtuozzo, LXC, etc with an inbuilt hourly billing system.. Virtualizor is designed for you to deploy and manage VPS on servers with a single click. As this module supports non-standard functions, end users can start, stop, restart and manage their VPS. Virtualizor is perfect for operations because it supports OpenVZ, Xen PV, Xen HVM, XenServer, and Linux KVM virtualization. So, in this tutorial we will learn, how to install Virtualizor on centos 8

Before begin installation

Add the hostname to the /etc/hosts file. virtualizor.unixcop.local is the FQDN in my case

Virtualizor uses ports from 4081 – 4085, Allow these ports in the firewall

Run the following command

sudo firewall-cmd --zone=public --permanent --add-port=4081-4085/tcp

Reload the firewall configurations with the following command

sudo firewall-cmd --reload

Install Virtualizor on CentOS

Virtualizor is a complete virtualization solution that supports all major operating systems including Linux and Windows.

We will follow the steps below to install Virtualizor on CentOS 8

We will use the installation script for install the Virtualizor in our system. Open a terminal & run the following commands

wget -N

Give the script proper permission to run

chmod u+x

Install with the following switch attaching to the script. Change the mail that appropriate with you. We will go with KVM kernel.

./ [email protected] kernel=kvm

After a while, you will get a screen like this, saying that you have done the installation process successfully.

Reboot the system after the installation process is done.

Access the Virtualizor GUI

You can log in to the Softaculous Virtualizor Admin Panel. after the successful installation.

To do so go to this address




You will get a login page like this. Login with your system’s root username & password

After login successfully, you will get page like this


To uninstall Virtualizor from your system completely, do the followings

sudo systemctl stop vrtualizor
sudo rm -rf /usr/local/emps
sudo rm -rf /usr/local/virtualizor
sudo rm -rf /var/virtualizor
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