In this post, we will help you to install VestaCP on Ubuntu 18.04.
VestaCP is a simple yet fantastic control panel hosting, but at the same time very intuitive and easy to use. It is used to manage user accounts, domains, web directories, FTP, Email, SSL Certificates, backups, etc.. VestaCP is very simple, but at the same time very intuitive and easy to use. You can install vestaCP on many GNU/LINUX distributions, especially those focused on servers, such as Debian or CentOS.
Main features of VestaCP
Despite being simple and intuitive, it is also a powerful tool with many utilities. VestaCP offers us:
- A very neat Web interface open source and written in PHP. So compatibility is guaranteed.
- Vesta core is written in bash. It is native programming language of Linux server administrators. You can execute 381 commands on Core.
- Its license is GNU GPL3. Its source code can be studied and modified
- A powerful CLI ready to give you control of what happens on the server.
- Commercial plugins extend the functionality of VestaCP.
As you can see, it’s a ready-to-use application for everyday work.
So, let us start.
Installing VestaCP on Ubuntu 18.04
First, update the system completely to have everything ready.
:~$ sudo apt update :~$ sudo apt upgrade
VestaCP has a pretty competent installer that you have to download using curl.
:~$ curl -O http://vestacp.com/pub/vst-install.sh
Once you download it, you can run it with the following command:
:~$ sudo bash vst-install.sh
This will start the wizard.
The first thing it will ask you is your Email and the FQDN of the server.
Then, it will start the whole installation. Be patient, the installation will take a while.
Once the installation is finished and if everything has gone well, you will see the following information:
The image shows all the information you need to access VestaCP. Remember that if you are working in a local network without internet access, the internal IP address is the one you should type.
Also, you can customize the installer with many options that you can generate on this site.
Test VestaCP on Ubuntu 18.04
Now let’s access the tool. Open your favorite web browser and go to
https://your-server:8083 and you will see the login screen.
Now type in the credentials that were generated earlier and you will see the VestaCP dashboard.
Now you can see all the information on the server. For example, it’s a good idea to check the graphics:
Or check the cron tasks:
So, enjoy it.
VestaCP is a control panel for Linux with many features that facilitate the administration of a server. So today you have learned to install it in a very simple way.
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