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Digital Ocean Installer

On this page, we explain step by step how to install CloudPanel on Digital Ocean.

Launching a Droplet

  1. Login to your Digital Ocean account.

  2. In the left navigation, click on Droplets and then on Create Droplet.

Choose Region

Choose the Region where you want to run your Droplet.

Datacenter Region

Choose an image

Select Ubuntu 24.04 or 22.04 or Debian 12 or 11 as OS Image.

Choose an image

Droplet Size

Choose the size of your Droplet, e.g., Premium AMD with NVMe SSD.

Droplet Size

Authentication Method

Select your Authentication Method, SSH keys or Password.
How to create an SSH Key, is explained on the site: How-to Add SSH Keys to New or Existing Droplets

Authentication Method

Finalize and Create

Enter a Hostname, and click on the button Create Droplet to launch your Droplet.

Finalize and Create

Assigning a Reserved IP

A Reserved IP (static ip) is highly recommended to have the same IP after changing the size of your Droplet.

To create a Reserved IP, do the following steps:

  1. In the left navigation, click on Networking.

  2. Select your Droplet and click on the button Assign Reserved IP.

Assigning a Reserved IP

Install CloudPanel

After launching the Droplet, log in with SSH and run the installer script.

  1. Login via SSH to the Droplet.
ssh -i path_to_your_private_key root@yourIpAddress
  1. Update the system and install the required packages.
apt update && apt -y upgrade && apt -y install curl wget sudo
  1. Run the installer with your preferred Database Engine.
curl -sS -o; \
echo "2aefee646f988877a31198e0d84ed30e2ef7a454857b606608a1f0b8eb6ec6b6" | \
sha256sum -c && sudo CLOUD=do bash

Access CloudPanel


For security reasons, access CloudPanel as fast as possible to create the admin user. There is a small time window where bots can create the user. It's highly recommended to open port 8443 only for your IP via firewall.

You can now access CloudPanel via Browser: https://yourIpAddress:8443

Ignore the self-signed certificate warning and click on Advanced and Proceed to continue to CloudPanel.

Ignore Self-Signed Certificate