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Setting Up VestaCP Control Panel on Ubuntu 14.04

Published on: Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 3:32 am EST
Server Apps Ubuntu

VestaCP is a simple and easy to use control panel for web hosting, and it is also an alternative for cPanel. This simple guide will teach you how to install VestaCP on Ubuntu 14.04.

VestaCP features

Some of the features that VestaCP offers include:

  • Nginx web server
  • Database server
  • Mail server
  • DNS server
  • WHMCS billing support
  • Wildcard support
  • SSL certificates & SNI
  • FTP server

How to install

Connect to your server with an ssh client (such as PuTTY) as the root user.

Update packages.

apt-get update

Download the install script from the official site.

curl -O http://vestacp.com/pub/vst-install.sh

Run the installer.

bash vst-install.sh

Login to your VestaCP control panel using port 8083 and login credentials received from the installer. Replace [SERVER_IP] with the IP address of your VPS.

https://[SERVER_IP]:8083

That's it. You have successfully installed VestaCP Control Panel on your Ubuntu server.

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