Hestia Control Panel | A lightweight and powerful control panel for the modern web.
Latest stable release: Version 1.3.5 | View Changelog
Hestia Control Panel is designed to provide administrators an easy to use web and command line interface, enabling them to quickly deploy and manage web domains, mail accounts, DNS zones, and databases from one central dashboard without the hassle of manually deploying and configuring individual components or services.
While we have taken every effort to make the installation process and the control panel interface as friendly as possible (even for new users), it is assumed that you will have some prior knowledge and understanding in the basics how to set up a Linux server before continuing.
To start the installation, you will need to be logged in as root or a user with super-user privileges. You can perform the installation either directly from the command line console or remotely via SSH:
bash ssh [email protected]
Download the installation script for the latest release:
bash wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/hestiacp/hestiacp/release/install/hst-install.shIf the download fails due to an SSL validation error, please be sure you've installed the ca-certificate package on your system - you can do this with the following command:
bash apt-get update && apt-get install ca-certificates
To begin the installation process, simply run the script and follow the on-screen prompts:
bash bash hst-install.shYou will receive a welcome email at the address specified during installation (if applicable) and on-screen instructions after the installation is completed to log in and access your server.
You may specify a number of various flags during installation to only install the features in which you need. To view a list of available options, run:
bash bash hst-install.sh -hAlternatively, @gabizz has made available a command-line script generator at https://gabizz.github.io/hestiacp-scriptline-generator/ which allows you to easily generate the installation command via GUI.
Automatic Updates are enabled by default on new installations of Hestia Control Panel and can be managed from Server Settings > Updates. To manually check for and install available updates, use the apt package manager:
bash apt-get update apt-get upgrade
IMPORTANT: We cannot provide support for requests that do not describe the troubleshooting steps that have already been performed, or for third-party applications not related to Hestia Control Panel (such as WordPress). Please make sure that you include as much information as possible in your forum posts or issue reports!
If you would like to contribute to the project, please read our Contribution Guidelines for a brief overview of our development process and standards.
"Hestia Control Panel", "HestiaCP", and the Hestia logo are original copyright of hestiacp.com and the following restrictions apply:
You are allowed to: - use the names "Hestia Control Panel", "HestiaCP", or the Hestia logo in any context directly related to the application or the project. This includes the application itself, local communities and news or blog posts.
You are not allowed to: - sell or redistribute the application under the name "Hestia Control Panel", "HestiaCP", or similar derivatives, including the use of the Hestia logo in any brand or marketing materials related to revenue generating activities, - use the names "Hestia Control Panel", "HestiaCP", or the Hestia logo in any context that is not related to the project, - alter the name "Hestia Control Panel", "HestiaCP", or the Hestia logo in any way.