VestaCP is free and open source Cpanel Alternative, that you can use to manage your websites. In this article, I am covering how to install VestaCp on Ubuntu 18.04
In this article, I am covering how to install VestaCp on Ubuntu 18.04
How to Install VestaCP on Ubuntu 18.04
You can install VestaCP by creating installer from the official site. VestaCP can be launch directly from Amazon Marketplace, Softaculous. I am going to cover traditional methods to install VestaCP on Ubuntu Server. So let’s dive in.
Minimum Server Requirements
- Ubuntu 20.04 Server.
- Minimum 512 MB memory.
- 20 GB storage.
- 1 Ghz CPU
VestaCP Installation Steps
Step 1: SSH to the Ubuntu Server
In the server, first run below commands.
$ sudo apt update $ sudo apt upgrade
Step 2: Download installation script
Download VestaCP installation script and run it on the server.
$ curl -O http://vestacp.com/pub/vst-install.sh
After downloading the script change the permission by running following command.
$ sudo chmod +x vst-install.sh
Now, start installation by running following command.
$ sudo ./vst-install.sh --force
Output Congratulations, you have just successfully installed Vesta Control Panel https://vestacpanel.example.com:8083 username: admin password: a-random-password
Step 3: Access VestaCP Web Interface
Open web browser and type the URL https://vestacpanel.example.com:8083. You will be redirected to the VestaCP login page as shown below:
After login with admin credentials, you can access the VestaCP dashboard.
Now, you can host any website such as wordpress, Joomla, or Prestashop by adding an account to the VestaCP dashboard. Before adding any domain to the panel, please change the default admin password.
Top 5 VestaCP Alternatives
- Cpanel (Most Poplular) – Paid
- Plesk – Paid
- ZesleCP – Paid
- Webmin – Free
- CentOS Web Panel
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