How to Install Hestia Control Panel on Debian 10

Hestia is a software for hosting control panel which is forking from VestaCP and developed by the open source community. Hestia Control Panel can be accessed via the web or command line interface, designed for administrators to easily and quickly deploy and manage web, domain, email, DNS, and databases from a centralized dashboard without having to perform complicated manual installation and configuration.

*Features and Services*

Features and services available in Hestia Control Panel:

· Apache2 and NGINX with PHP-FPM · Multiple PHP versions (5.6 – 7.4, 7.3 as default for optimal compatibility) · DNS Server (Bind) with clustering capabilities · POP/IMAP/SMTP mail services with Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam, and Webmail (ClamAV, SpamAssassin, and Roundcube) · MariaDB or PostgreSQL databases · Let’s Encrypt SSL support with wildcard certificates · Firewall with brute-force attack detection and IP lists (iptables, fail2ban, and ipset).

*Supported operating systems*

Operating systems supported by Hestia Control Panel:

· Debian 9, 10 · Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS · *Catatan*: Hestia Control Panel harus diinstall di atas sistem operasi yang masih kosong, belum terinstall aplikasi server

*Install Hestia Control Panel*

This tutorial uses:

· Operating system Debian 10 · Domain · Public IP

Log in to the server via SSH.


1 ssh root@

Download the Hestia Control Panel installer.


1 wget

Displays the installer help.


1 bash -h

Runs the installer with the default packages.


1 bash

The package that will be installed is displayed, answer ‘y’ to continue. Enter an email address. Enter the FQDN hostname.

Hestia installer

Hestia Control Panel has finished installing. Write down the URL, username and login password. Then answer ‘y’ to restart.

Hestia successfully installed

Access the Hestia Control Panel login URL.

Hestia dashboard

*DNS settings*

Here we will use DNS with its own domain name, for example the domain with the nameserver

Login to the domain provider control panel, create *Private Nameservers* or *Child Nameservers*.

Enter the nameserver, for example ** and *server IP address*

Private nameservers

Then in Hestia Control Panel, on the *Users* page, click *Packages*.

Edit the *default* package. Under *DNS Template*, change to *child-ns* and then Save.

Package – DNS Template

*Adding the Web*

To add a web or host a domain at Hestia, click *WEB*, then *Add New Domain*.

Enter *Domain*, *IP Address*.

Check *Create DNS Zone*, to create a DNS Zone or DNS records.

Click *Advanced Options*.

Check *Enable SSL for this domain* and *Use Lets Encrypt to obtain SSL certificate* to install SSL from Let’s Encrypt.

Finally click *Save*.

Add web

Check on *WEB* and *DNS* to see the domains that have been added.

Domain access to test whether the added domain is online.

Website hosted on Hestia

Good luck 🙂

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