aapanel is a very useful dashboard, with which you can easily manage your websites.

You can easily install it by using the following command.

CentOS

yum install -y wget && wget -O install.sh http://www.aapanel.com/script/install_6.0_en.sh && bash install.sh

Ubuntu/Deepin and Debian

wget -O install.sh http://www.aapanel.com/script/install-ubuntu_6.0_en.sh && sudo bash install.sh

The picture above shows the homepage of aapanel. It's very powerful. You can monitor the status of your server on the homepage. In the left panel, you can manage your websites, FTP, databases. You can also make your server safer by closing the unused ports. You can manage your files as long as you have the permission. You can create timed tasks via web UI. And the most important, you can install a lot of softwares by using this panel.

Let's go through the functions of aapanel.

Website

It's super easy to manage your websites on the website page of the panel. You can create a new website, delete a website or stop a running website. You can create a website just by giving the information needed, and aapanel can automatically create the config file of Nginx or Apache.

Once you created a website, you can install the famous SSL certification Let's encrypt. The SSL certification can be easily renewed.

FTP

In the FTP page, you can also create, delete and modify the FTP accounts very conveniently.

Database

In the database page, you can create, delete and modify the databases. If you installed the phpMyAdmin on the server, you can easily manage the databases on webpage.

Security

In this page, you can manage the ports on your server. You can change the default SSH port to whichever you want. Because the default SSH port is well known, change it can make your server safer. You can also select which port should be open on this page.

Cron

In this page, you can easily set up a cron task. It's very simple to create a task on webpage compared with create with the command crontab -e.

APP store

There's a lot of softwares on this page, you can install them just by clicking the the button. You can freely close the webpage and the aapanel can install the softwares on background.

There's a very useful software called one key migrate, which allows you to migrate all your website to another machine. In order to use this software, you just need to have the same environment on both machines (LAMP or LNMP).

I highly recommend you guys use this panel. It's super easy to manage your server by using this panel. Try it and you will love it!

Last modified: February 15, 2020

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