How To Install VestaCP on CentOS 7

September 25, 2016

What is VestaCP?

What is VestaCP? VestaCP is a Free Open Source Control panel for server systems. It can help ease the burden of common system administration tasks such as website creation, database deployment and management, and more. This guide will help you get up and running with VestaCP on your CentOS linux VPS or Dedicated server.

How To Install VestaCP?

Before you begin the steps in this guide, make sure you fulfill the following prerequisites:
• A clean installation of CentOS 7 on a linux vps or dedicated server
• All commands should be run as the root user


You’re going to start with a standard clean and up to date CentOS 7 installation.


Install the basic default packages.


Go ahead and disable SElinux.


Before installing VestaCP, you will need:
• A valid hostname that will resolve on the IP used for the control panel
• An email address and a password to set during the install

Download the VestaCP installation script.


Make this script executable and start the installation. You can also use the advanced setup if that’s what you prefer. See this link on the VestaCP official website for more information on what options are available.


The installation process can take some time depending on the speed of your network connection, so be patient. At the end of the installation, you should see the URL, the username and the password for logging into the panel written to STDOUT.


Go to the URL in your web browser and enter the username and password. You should be logged in.

As you can see, setup is simple and painless. If you’re running a RHEL or Ubuntu-based distribution of Linux and anticipating the need to accommodate less experienced users, consider installing VestaCP as your web hosting control panel.

 

How To Install VestaCP