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what I want to do is get cpanel on my dedicated server. Would the VPS optimized edition work? I will only be using it for personal purposes. I have maybe 5 of my own sites that I would like to host. Would it work? Thanks.

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closed as off topic by John Gardeniers, rnxrx, Michael Hampton, Ward, dunxd Sep 12 '12 at 13:47

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From a quick look, I'd say this probably violates the license. –  Michael Hampton Sep 6 '12 at 20:48
    
This is technically off topic, as you state this is for personal use, rather than professional. –  dunxd Sep 12 '12 at 13:47

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When you install cPanel, it checks the environment and licenses that server accordingly. You can't install a VPS license on dedicated hardware, and vice versa.

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I have couple Virtual servers with VPS cPanel license. As far as I know, the only requirement is that server has to be virtual. So if your dedicated server is Virtual - it will work.

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ITs not virtual xD. How could cpanel even tell... –  CJ Sculti Sep 6 '12 at 21:15
    
Well, look at last answer here: <serverfault.com/questions/65718/…; –  Serhiy Sep 12 '12 at 16:34

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