Definition of Vesta functions

Vesta Control Panel, or Vesta, is a simple and capable server management panel for websites, email, databases, and the users and systems around them. This guide will cover the options available across the top of the Vesta administration panel.

Vesta Control Panel Admin header
Vesta has a very simple but powerful interface.
  • Packages – Lists the available user account types that can be created, and lets you create/modify/delete them.
  • IP – Lists the IP address(es) of the server and lets you add/delete them and set owner/user groups.
  • Graphs – Shows Daily/Weekly/Monthly/Yearly graphs for Load Average, Memory Usage, Bandwidth, etc.
  • Statistics – Shows monthly or overall statistics like the number of Web/Mail/SSL domains, accounts, databases, etc.
  • Log – Activity log for changes made in Vesta
  • Updates – Shows software versions for installed programs and allows auto–update to be toggled and manual updating of programs
  • Firewall – Shows the firewall rules and allows add/delete/suspend for them, as well as the Fail2Ban listing
  • Apps – Links to Softaculous to allow website app installation, including WordPress, PrestaShop, and many others.
  • Server – lists the server processes and their ram/cpu/uptime; allows configure/stop/restart for them.
  • User – Lists user accounts for Vesta and allows to Add, and Edit/Suspend/Delete existing users.
  • Web – Lists web domains and allows to Add, and Edit/Suspend/View Logs/Delete existing web domains.
  • DNS – Lists domain zones and allows to Add, and List Records/Add Records/Edit/Suspend/Delete existing DNS Zones
  • Mail – Lists email domains and allows to Add, and List Accounts/Add Accounts/Edit/Suspend/Delete existing email domains.
  • DB – Lists databases, links to PhpMyAdmin, and allows to Add, and Edit/Suspend/Delete existing databases.
  • Cron – Lists cron jobs (secheduled programs) and allows to Add, and Edit/Suspend/Delete existing cron jobs.
  • Backup – Lists captured backups and allows to Download/Restore/Delete, as well as capture new backup.
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