What is VestaCP?
Vesta Control Panel (VestaCP) is an open-source control panel for web hosting that can manage multiple users, websites, sub-domains, databases, email accounts, create and manage FTP accounts. Also, manage firewall and DNS records. VestaCP is FREE. Vesta uses the latest and greatest versions and depending on available system resources it delivers optimized configuration for Low/Medium/High RAM server types. Web Interface is extremely fast.
Supported OS –
RHEL / CentOS = 5.x, 6.x, 7.x
Debian = 7.x, 8.x, 9.x
Ubuntu = 12 . 04 – 18 . 10
Minimal System Requirements
RAM = 512 Mb
HDD = 20 Gb
CPU = 1 Ghz
How to install VestaCP?
If you are a Linux user, open your terminal, and if you are a Windows user then open PuTTY from your pc.
The Vesta Control panel can be installed on an RHEL, CentOS, Debian, and Ubuntu server. For a smooth installation, you will need a clean system “minimal install base”. If installation fails you can force it using –force option.
First, log in to your server from the “root” user.
Use the following command to check if your server is updated.
# yum check-update
If your server is not updated then update with the following command.
# yum update -y
Download installation script
#curl -O http://vestacp.com/pub/vst-install.sh
Run the script
If this command does not work for any reason, then use the following command.
#bash vst-install-rhel.sh --force
Would you like to continue [y/n]: (press “y” hit enter to install VestaCP)
Please enter admin email address: (email@example.com)
Please enter FQDN hostname [Natsav]: (blog.natsav.com)
Congratulations, you have just successfully installed Vesta Control Panel
Here are your login details, follow the instructions from here and log in to your VestaCP.
When you go to login VestaCP for the first time, the website will look insecure, you will have to go ahead by clicking Proceed to unsafe.
Now you will get your login screen and login there with login information from your server.
If you log in properly with your login information, you will see the VestaCP dashboard like the image below.