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Hestia Control Panel - Open-source web server control panel Fast, reliable, open-source. The control panel you’ve always wanted is just a command away.


In order to enter the HestiaCP control panel, you need to enter the address from which the panel will be available in the address bar of your browser, and then enter the login and password in the appropriate fields. All these data will be sent to you by e-mail after installing the operating system and control panel (for this, check the "Hestia control panel" checkbox on the OS selection page). Access data comes in this form (example):

Credentials to access HestiaCP:


Username: admin

Password: WiNUH28A

Fast & easy to learn

Hestia is made with ease of use in mind. Creating a user or a website is as easy as clicking a button and filling out a couple of fields, while advanced features are easily accessible.

Made with love & pride

Hestia is open-source software that is built by passionate people from around the world. This means that the code is reviewed by multiple people and that anybody can contribute to it!

Extendable & powerful

Hestia is extendable while being easy to learn. You can build your own themes, web templates, quick install applications and can interact with it using third party software via its API.

Supported by the community

Hestia has a great support community - join the forum https://forum.hestiacp.com !

Key features of the control panel


Share access to your server with other users and restrict their resources.

  • Support for SFTP chroot jails
  • Two-Factor Authentication support for the Admin Panel
  • SSH keys for login via SFTP and SSH

Web domains

Add multiple domains and quickly install apps on them.

  • Nginx FastCGI cache support for Nginx + PHP-FPM
  • Nginx Proxy cache support for Nginx + Apache2
  • Per-domain TLS certificates for web domains
  • MultiIP support for Web/Mail/DNS
  • MultiPHP support for PHP 5.6 (EOL),PHP 7.0 (EOL),PHP 7.1 (EOL),PHP 7.2 (EOL),PHP 7.3 (EOL),PHP 7.4 (EOL),PHP 8.0, PHP 8.1,PHP 8.2

One-Click Install Apps

  • WordPress
  • Dokuwiki
  • Drupal
  • Grav
  • Laravel
  • MediaWiki
  • NextCloud
  • OpenCart
  • Prestashop
  • Symphony


Manage your own DNS server!

  • Create your own nameservers
  • Easy DNS cluster setup
  • Support for DNSSEC on domains


Host your own emails, no need to pay a business mail provider!

  • Per-domain TLS certificates for inbound and outbound mail services (Exim 4, Dovecot, Webmail)
  • SMTP relay setup for Exim in case port 25 is blocked by the provider
  • Rate limit adjustable per user or email account
  • Let’s Encrypt support for mail domains
  • Latest version of Roundcube
  • Optional Rainloop installation


From e-commerce to blogs, databases are always useful and you can choose between MySQL and PostgreSQL.

  • Support for MariaDB 10.2 -> 10.11 with 10.11 as default
  • Support for MySQL 8
  • Support for PostgreSQL
  • Latest version of phpMyAdmin and phpPgAdmin

The developer provides an online demo, which can be viewed at the link https://demo.hestiacp.com:8083/