How to Install Webmin on Your VPS

Webmin is one of the best web-based interfaces for system administration for any Unix-like system. It’s completely free and open-source. With Webmin, you can configure services like Apache, PHP, DNS, file sharing, setup user accounts and much more, just by using your web browser. You don’t have to manually edit any Unix configuration files like /etc/password, you can use Webmin to do that. Webmin lets you manage a system from the console or remotely. Lots of servers use Webmin as it’s easy to use even for beginners. If you already know how to use another control panel like cPanel or Ajenti, getting used to Webmin will be much easier for you. You can quickly install a Webmin instance on your server and try it out before deciding whether or not you should use it. Continue reading “How to Install Webmin on Your VPS”

How to Install Let’s Encrypt Certificate on VestaCP

Here’s how you can install and setup properly free SSL certificate on VestaCP from Let’s Encrypt which I believe it is the easiest way so far. Before we take steps a little further, let’s firstly take a look on what Let’s Encrypt is. For you who didn’t know it yet, Let’s Encrypt is a new certificate authority providing free SSL certificate for any websites. The project was started in 2012 by two Mozilla employees, Josh Aas and Eric Rescorla, together with Peter Eckersley at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and J. Alex Halderman at the University of Michigan. Since May 2013, Internet Security Research Group incorporated the project. Continue reading “How to Install Let’s Encrypt Certificate on VestaCP”

How to Install VestaCP with Nginx + PHP-fpm

VestaCP is known nowadays as the best free and easy to use hosting control panel (according on me). Well, as you may know that by default Vestacp implements Nginx as frontend webserver while makes use of Apache as backend. This becomes the most common configuration allowing its users to enjoy the speed of Nginx –in delivering static contents– while also the easiness and flexibility of Apache. Continue reading “How to Install VestaCP with Nginx + PHP-fpm”

How to Install Zend and Ioncube Loader on Vestacp (Ubuntu)

Installing Zend Guard Loader and ionCube Loader on latest Ubuntu server can be so tricky but here’s the tutorial you can follow to get it installed correctly on your Ubuntu server with Vestacp software on top of it. Well, I can explain what is Zend Guard Loader and what is ionCube Loader but I’ve done that in my previous article so please take your time to read it if you want. Continue reading “How to Install Zend and Ioncube Loader on Vestacp (Ubuntu)”

ISPmanager – A Short Review

There are many free control panel apps I’ve reviewed and posted a tutorial about how to install it. But today I’m gonna introduce you a non-free control panel with very affordable license price but capable to delivering awesome premium features. I know you might think it’s WHM/cPanel but no. There are many reviews about it already so I’m gonna introduce you another great panel called ISPmanager. Continue reading “ISPmanager – A Short Review”