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How to use VPS dashboard in Hostinger?
How to use VPS dashboard in Hostinger?
Understanding your VPS management panel
Updated over a week ago

Whenever you purchase a new VPS it will be displayed on the VPS dashboard:

Once you select your VPS you will be presented with these sections on the left side:

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

  2. Settings - main settings like root password, emergency mode, firewall, SSH, hostname

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

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

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

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

  7. Help - 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:

Not only that: here you can also Reboot or Stop your VPS completely with a few clicks!

VPS access

This is a section where you can find all the information for connecting to your VPS via SSH:

  • SSH IP

  • Username

  • Port

  • The full command to paste into a terminal

  • And a button to change SSH password

Plan details

Here you can find details about the plan of your VPS: the name of the current plan, its expiration date, and assigned resources:

Manage VPS

The bottom of the Overview page always displays your current order usage and provides options for upgrade and information about the expiration date:


Main settings

In this section you can easily reset your root password as well as change DNS resolvers:

If you scroll down a bit you will see buttons to Reset Firewall or Reset SSH, these options will help if you get locked out of your VPS:

Lastly, this section gives you an option to change your hostname as well as enable Disk Quota or NFS support:

IP address

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

Emergency mode

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

SSH keys

Here you can easily add SSH key or manage existing SSH keys:

Server Usage

On this page, you can see a comprehensive order usage of your VPS: CPU usage, Incoming traffic, Number of processes, and many more.


  • You can also choose a period for which to see statistics: 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. In case you see any failed actions be sure to contact our Customer Success team and we will help you out:

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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