Can't install wordpress on a new server, webmin+virtualmin+lamp

Hi virtualmin community, I am very happy to join you!

**OS type and version: **OS: Cent OS 8 (64 Bit)
**Webmin version: 1.979
**Virtualmin version: 6.16
**Related products version: I’m also using LAMP

I install wordpress with “install scripts” in virtualmin. The files install with no errors, but when I try to enter my website or mywebsite com/wp-admin/install.php I get the 503 error (service unavailable). I’ve bought my vps at

Hello @Robotas and welcome to the community.

If you are using Contabo’s pre-installed Webmin / Virtualmin then it won’t work. This is a known problem with Contabo.

See Error installing in CentOS VPS on Contabo - #7 by calport

The best way forward for those who use Contabo’s pre-installed Webmin / Virtualmin is to kill that VPS, spin up a new one with just the OS installed and then install Virtualmin using the instructions at the official documentation page:

Hi calport,
Thank you very much for your response. I am completely new to VPS services, could you please tell me how do I kill the VPS and spin up a new one with just the OS?

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