How To Install ISPmanager on Ubuntu 22.04

This guide intends to teach you How To Install and Configure ISPmanager on Ubuntu 22.04.

ISPmanager is a popular commercial Linux-based back-end dashboard. The panel was developed in 1997 and the panel is functionality similar to other panels like cPanel or Plesk. ISPmanager provides features for managing websites, creating users, handling domains, emails, databases, etc like other control panels. It also has lots of integrations such as Let’s Encrypt, website builder, anti-viruses, etc. Also, you can create plugins by yourself by using open and well-documented API.

ISPmanager has two versions, ISPmanager Lite, and ISPmanager Business.

The ISPmanager Lite can use to set up your web server for your website: Install a CMS, add web domains and DNS, upload files, and add databases. ISPmanager Lite users can easily install free SSL certificates from Let’s Encrypt, free nameservers from Cloudflare, popular web apps through Softaculous, protection from Virus die, and DDoS-GUARD. You can also change PHP and MySQL versions. IPv6 is supported.

ISPmanager Business is developed for hosting management. It allows setting limits for users and tracking resource consumption. CloudLinux integration module improves server stability and performance.

Steps To Install and Configure ISPmanager on Ubuntu 22.04

To complete this guide, you must log in to your server as a non-root user with sudo privileges and set up a basic firewall. To do this, you can follow our guide on the Initial Server Setup with Ubuntu 22.04.

Install ISPmanager on Ubuntu 22.04

First, you need to update your local package index with the command below:

sudo apt update

Download ISPmanager Installer Script

Now use the following command to download the ISPmanager installation script on your server:

wget -O

Install ISPmanager 6 on Ubuntu 22.04

At this point, you can use the following command to install the latest ISPmanager on your server:

sudo sh

During the installation, you will be asked to set up the correct hostname. Then, you need to select a version. Stable or Beta. It’s recommended to select the stable version.


Next, you need to select an ISPmanager version, it’s recommended to choose ISPmanager Lite (Pro, Host) with recommended software applications.


At this point, For ISPmanager Lite (Pro, Host) with the recommended software, select the web server. Here we choose Nginx and Apache.


After installation, a link is provided to access the ISPmanager dashboard.

ispmanager-lite is installed
Go to the "https://your-server-ip:1500/ispmgr" to login
Login: root
Password: <root password>

Configure Firewall For ISPmanager

At this point, you need to configure firewall rules for ISPmanager on Ubuntu 22.04.

First, allow port 1500 by using the command below:

sudo ufw allow 1500

To send data through FTP, you allow the following port:

sudo ufw allow 20/tcp

For remote access to a server through SSH, allow the following port:

sudo ufw allow 22/tcp

To handle user requests to websites on the server with ISPmanager on Ubuntu 22.04, use the command below:

sudo ufw allow 80,443/tcp

For domain name servers, allow the following port:

sudo ufw allow 53/tcp
sudo ufw allow 53/udp

For the database server, allow the below port:

sudo ufw allow 3306/tcp

Finally, reload the firewall to apply the new rules:

sudo ufw reload

Access ISPmanager Web Interface

At this point, you can access your ISPmanager on Ubuntu 22.04 through the web interface by using the URL provided for you during the installation.


You will see the ISPmanager login screen. Enter your root user and root password and click Log in.

ISPmanager login screen Ubuntu 22.04

On the next page, read the END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT and click I Agree button.

At this point, you can see your ISPmanager dashboard.

ISPmanager dashboard Ubuntu 22.04

Here we want to activate the trial license.

To activate a trial license, go to the ISPmanager 6 menu, then click on any menu item. Locate Trial and click Go to.

ISPmanager trial license

This will direct you to a page for registration. Click on Registration.

ISPmanager registration

Supply your user details i.e name, email address, name of your country, and city. An email address will be sent to the supplied email address. You will be required to click on the email link to confirm your details.

supply ISPmanager credentials

Once you supply your details, click Activate or if you are purchasing the license, click Add to Cart and proceed with the payment method.

That’s it, you are done.


At this point, you have learned to Install and Configure ISPmanager on Ubuntu 22.04.

Hope you enjoy it.

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