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How to Use the VPS Dashboard in Hostinger

Understanding your VPS management panel

Updated over a week ago

Whenever you purchase a new VPS it will be displayed in the VPS section of your hPanel.

Click on your server, and you'll find the following sections on the left side:

  1. Overview – the general information about your VPS, like its status, VPS IP, uptime, location, and so on

  2. AI Assistant – integrated AI consultant

  3. Settings – the main settings like root password, emergency mode, firewall, SSH, hostname

  4. Operating System main information about your current operating system, and the option to change it if needed

  5. Backup & Monitoring here you can find your server’s backups, usage and latest actions

  6. Security – here you'll find firewall settings and a malware scanner for your VPS

  7. Add domain – The option to add domain to your account and manage it from the Domains section of your hPanel

  8. Tutorials – a collection of useful articles to make the most of your VPS

  9. Refer to A Friend – the option to join the Referral program or manage your existing referrals

Overview

The overview page consists of several sections 👇

VPS information

This is the first section you see after selecting your VPS. Here you can see your VPS IP, server status, uptime, current OS, location, and node. Additionally, here you can also Reboot or Stop your VPS completely with a few clicks.

SSH information

Here you can find the details necessary to connect to your VPS via SSH:

  • SSH IP (you may also find the IPv6 below)

  • SSH username

  • SSH password (the option to change it)

  • The default SSH port

  • The full command to paste into a terminal

Panel access

Here, you'll find the login URL, your username and the option to reset the password:

Plan details

Here you can find your VPS plan details, such as the name of the current plan, its expiration date, and assigned resources.

VPS overview

Below, you'll find the VPS overview section that displays the resources' usage, including CPU usage, memory, disk usage and bandwidth*.

* The monthly VPS bandwidth limit resets on the first day of every month

Manage VPS

The last section is Manage VPS. Here, you'll find the options to upgrade or renew your VPS.

AI Assistant

Ask the integrated AI consultant your VPS related questions, it will help you the best it can!

The AI Assistant may produce inaccurate information, please use it with caution 💡

Settings

This page consists of four main sections 👇

Main settings

Here, you can do the following:

IP address

Here, you can set up a PTR record for your IPv4 or IPv6 address:

Emergency mode

This section provides you with the option to enable emergency mode, which is crucial when accessing corrupted VPS via SSH.

SSH keys

Here, you can easily add an SSH key or manage existing SSH keys.

Operating Systems

We offer a variety of operating systems for your VPS, and this section consists of the following:

  • Operating System - Information on your current OS and how to change or reinstall it

  • Licenses - Information on the avaliable VPS licenses and purchasing options

Changing or reinstalling OS will delete all the current data on your server 💡

Backup & Monitoring

Here, you can find the following:

  • Backups and snapshots - A snapshot is a copy of the VPS state, exactly as it is at the moment the snapshot is taken, while a backup is a full backup of your whole VPS. In this section, you can create a snapshot, upgrdade to daily backups, the list of available backups with the option to restore your VPS.

  • Server Usage - On this page, you can find the comprehensive order usage of your VPS, including CPU usage, RAM usage, average load, incoming traffic, number of processes, and more

    • You can also choose a period for which to display the statistics: the last 24 hours, last week, last month, or last year

    • The time is shown in the GTM+0 timezone

  • Latest Actions - in this section, you can find a list of the latest actions of your server, such as VPS reboots, shutdowns, OS changes, backup creation and restoration, among others.

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