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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 BETA – integrated AI consultant

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

  4. Server Usage here you can find your server’s usage for the last 24 hours, week, month, or even a year

  5. Snapshots & Backups all of your backups and snapshots will be shown here with the ability to restore them with ease

  6. Latest Actions – this section shows all the latest actions along with their statuses (if they are still running or were completed)

  7. Operating System here you will see your operating system, main information about it, and have an opportunity to change the OS if needed

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

  9. Help – the help section contains a load of useful articles for your VPS


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 BETA

Ask the integrated AI consultant anything that's on your mind, and it will help you best it can!

Disclaimer: The AI consultant may produce inaccurate information, please use it with caution 💡


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.

Server Usage

On this page, you can see a comprehensive order usage of your VPS, including CPU usage, RAM usage, average load, incoming traffic, number of processes, and many more:

The VPS Server usage section in Hostinger


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

  • The time is shown in the GTM+0 timezone

Snapshots & Backups

Here, you can find all of your 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 simply a full backup of your whole VPS. Restoration is as easy as clicking one button 😊

Latest Actions

In this section, you can see all of your latest actions like rebooting or shutting down your VPS, changing your OS, or restoring a backup:

Operating Systems

We offer a variety of operating systems for your VPS, and this section consists of everything OS-related. There ,you will see:

  1. Short information about your current OS and control panel

  2. Opportunity to change your Operating System

  3. Opportunity to reinstall your Operating System

Here you can find short information about the template you’ve chosen, change your OS to a different one, or reinstall a current one.

Changing or reinstalling OS will delete everything 💡

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