Hestia Control Panel (CP) is a free, open-source control panel for web servers that allows you to manage your server and websites easily. In this article, we will walk through the process of installing Hestia CP in DigitalOcean.
Create Digital Ocean Account
The first step in installing Hestia Control Panel (CP) on a DigitalOcean droplet is to create a DigitalOcean account. You can use this link to get a $200 credit on your DigitalOcean account. Once you have created your account, log in and click on the “Create” button. From there, select “Droplets” as shown in the screenshot below.
Next, choose the region that is closest to your location and configure your droplet by selecting the appropriate options. It is important to note that you will need to choose Ubuntu 20.04 as the operating system for the droplet. If you are new to this process, select the “Password” option in the authentication method, choose your password, and make sure to keep it safe. Now, provide a hostname of your choice, for example, your name or the server name. Once you have configured your droplet, click on the “Create” button to launch it.
Great, you have now created a Ubuntu droplet in your DigitalOcean account. The next step is to install Hestia Control Panel (CP) on your Ubuntu machine. To do this, you will need to connect to your droplet via an SSH client such as Terminal or CMD. The following are the steps to connect to your droplet via SSH:
- Open the Terminal or CMD on your local machine.
- Type the following command to connect to your droplet via SSH:
ssh [email protected]_droplet_ip_address
- Replace ‘your_droplet_ip_address’ with the actual IP address of your droplet. You can find the IP address of your droplet in the DigitalOcean control panel.
- Press Enter and you will be prompted to enter the password you created while creating your droplet.
- After entering the correct password, you will be logged in to your droplet via SSH.
Finally, it’s time to install Hestia Control Panel (CP) on your Ubuntu droplet. To do this, you will need to run the following commands:
Update and Upgrade Ubuntu
sudo apt get update sudo apt get upgrade
Download the Hestia CP installation script by running the command:
Run the script by using the command and follow the promot:
After running the above commands you have to wait for a minimum of 5 minutes and 20 minutes max. After that, it will ask you for your email address, hostname, and more, type everything carefully and hit enter.
Your hestiaCP has been installed. Visit your ipaddress:8080 to login.
If you need help to Install or manage HestiaCP you can email me at [email protected] or contact via Facebook for paid installation and support.