The instructions below will walk you through installing Softaculous on Interworx.


  • A server with Interworx
  • If you have a firewall, then please allow access to all packages from *.softaculous.com

Note: The following domains are used to download the script packages, so please allow access to them through your firewall. # api.softaculous.com # s1.softaculous.com # s2.softaculous.com # s3.softaculous.com # s4.softaculous.com # s7.softaculous.com

Installing Softaculous in Interworx

Note: Before starting the installation make sure ionCube Loaders are enabled. Otherwise you will not be able to Install Softaculous. The ionCube Loaders can be downloaded at the ionCube Downloads

Now SSH to your server and enter following commands:

wget -N http://files.softaculous.com/install.sh
chmod 755 install.sh

The Installer will begin to display the Installation Processes and will indicate when they are complete. NOTE: During this process, scripts will be downloaded. The Download Activity will be displayed on the screen as well.

If Softaculous was successfully installed, go to your control panel and access the Softaculous link. The following screen will appear if Softaculous was successfully installed.

suPHP Settings

Please read the suPHP Settings page for Softaculous configuration if you have suEXEC or suPHP enabled on your server.

That’s it, Softaculous is now up and running!

Quick Installation in Interworx

This method is useful if you want to complete the installation quickly and then download the script packages in the background.

Make sure ionCube Loaders are enabled before beginning the installation. Ioncube is required by Softaculous Installer. Now connect to your server via SSH and run the following commands:

wget -N http://files.softaculous.com/install.sh
chmod 755 install.sh
./install.sh --quick

Using Proxy settings

If you want Softaculous to use proxy settings then you can simply pass the parameters and Softaculous will use the proxy setting provided by you.

wget -N http://files.softaculous.com/install.sh
chmod 755 install.sh
./install.sh proxy proxy_ip=YOUR_IP:PORT proxy_auth=USERNAME:PASSWORD

Proxy Parameters  :

  • proxy_ip (Required) : Enter your Proxy server’s IP and port.
  • proxy_auth (optional) : Enter the proxy server’s authentication details i.e. Username and Password