Vestacp is among the most popular free alternatives to CPanel. Here’s how you can install it on your Linux VPS / Dedicated Server easily.
1. Connect to your server as root via SSH
2. Download installation script
curl -O http://vestacp.com/pub/vst-install.sh
3. Run it
The Vesta Control panel can be installed on a RHEL, CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu server. For a smooth installation you will need clean system “minimal install base”. If installation fails you can force it using –force option. If you want to get full list of available options run installer with –help argument.
Installer categorizes servers into 4 groups. Micro – less than 1Gb of RAM. Small – less than 3Gb of RAM. Medium – less than 7Gb of RAM. Large – more than 7Gb of RAM. Antispam and Antivirus packages are only installed on a medium and large servers. Micro server also do not support phpfcgi template. However, you can install missing software manually