Change runlevel 5 to 3 for cPanel Installation

Mike9876

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Jun 21, 2016
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Hello, I am trying to install cPanel on a RHEL 7.3 guest and Windows 10 as host. After running the code to install (cd etc...) I enter my hostname and domain name and it continues installing. Then, I get an error saying to "switch runlevel from 5 to 3." Running "init 3" freezes my VM. I tried using "systemctl set-default multi-user.target" and it shows it's on multi-user.target (Level 3) but my software I'm trying to install still says it's on runlevel 5. Does anyone know how to change the runlevel without crashing? Thanks.
 

Mike9876

Member
Jun 21, 2016
14
3
3
Indianapolis
cPanel Access Level
Root Administrator
Hi, I thought Red Hat would be good since CentOS works with cPanel. I changed to runlevel 3 and rebooted, and it worked. Now, I have an error: "The installation process was unable to synchronize cPanel and WHM. Verify that your network can connect to http.update.net and rerun the installer." This might be too easy of a question but how do I do that? Please respond so I can finish installing cPanel.